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by jamesiow
Mon Jan 28, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Front USB ports stopped working
Replies: 12
Views: 1223

Re: Front USB ports stopped working

I believe the front USB unit connect directly to the back of head unit, thereby wonder if the fuse is the in back of head unit. I managed to find this manual a few years ago which other readers might like too download:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/lvvyoechk9oci ... g.pdf?dl=0
by jamesiow
Sun Jan 27, 2019 11:20 am
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Non - dealer servicing
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: Non - dealer servicing

The other option could your local Skoda or VW dealer? As they are all VAG any subsequent warranty work or claims would not be argued over. Only issue might be SEAT dealers tend to be the cheapest of the lot! Eg fixed 2 year service for mine 239 at SEAT with breakdown cover. VW dealer £349 without an...
by jamesiow
Wed Dec 19, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Steering too light on 1.0L models?
Replies: 9
Views: 922

Re: Steering too light on 1.0L models?

No my steering is no lighter than my previous Leon which also rode on 18 inch wheels, they were lower profile than Ateca’s. I also had a 4x4 tdi Ateca for a week on loan, And you could adjust the steering weight by going into the customise options of the menu under drive mode, to make it a bit heavi...
by jamesiow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:58 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Park brake recall
Replies: 8
Views: 1405

Re: Park brake recall

Just phoned Mr dealer and had absolutely no idea what I was talking about. And untill look on computer they told me to wait for the letter. Er no you book it in now and give you a date to fix it. Which stated some point in mid January.

Wonder why SEAT have such bad satisfaction post sales!
by jamesiow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 10:42 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Park brake recall
Replies: 8
Views: 1405

Re: Park brake recall

But there is also 2 other recalls for cars built this year too! https://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/apps/recalls/searches/search.asp?cboStartMonth=1&cboStartYear=1992&cboEndMonth=1&cboEndYear=2020&cboMake=SEAT&cboModel=ATECA&cboSortOrder=rec_launch_date&cboAscDesc=ASC&PageSize=10&tx=0.9178888&newsearch=news...
by jamesiow
Thu Dec 13, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Park brake recall
Replies: 8
Views: 1405

Park brake recall

Hi All On honest John sites he lists a new recall for this month with Ateca ‘park brake recall’ https://www.dft.gov.uk/vosa/apps/recalls/searches/expand.asp?uniqueID=4E3BD1DE6CEDE9A680258340004E7D70&freeText=Blank&tx= Have not heard anything from my dealer or SEAT but I may phone them today and ask ...
by jamesiow
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:04 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Car has arrived with the wrong engine and no rear camera - wasn't expecting that!
Replies: 8
Views: 1220

Re: Car has arrived with the wrong engine and no rear camera - wasn't expecting that!

If you look at page 41 of: https://web1.seat.co.uk/sites/default/files/seat_ra_file/SE_Accessories_Range_brochure_2018_5.pdf They list the rear camera of the Ateca as dealer fit part - no idea of price however as mine came with 360 ones. Today the newish Ateca look bad value with kit offered vs Skod...
by jamesiow
Mon Nov 12, 2018 6:51 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Ateca Key just stopped Working
Replies: 23
Views: 3937

Re: Ateca Key just stopped Working

I had this with old Leon mk3; make you get "Duracell CR2025 3V Lithium Coin Cell Battery". Don't buy the cheep ones!
by jamesiow
Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:00 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Failed clutch on my Ateca
Replies: 69
Views: 17021

Re: Failed clutch on my Ateca

Thank you for your time posting it!
by jamesiow
Thu Oct 18, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Main Seat Ateca chat
Topic: Velvet Red?
Replies: 27
Views: 5829

Re: Velvet Red?

The Samoa Orange was originally a Audi design paint colour for the R8. Have owned one for 18 months Ateca that is I would not pick the colour again. For starters you stand out a lot on road and paint easily shows any marks

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