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    Parking sensors - are mine faulty?

    Just wondering if my parking sensors are faulty as I dont get any warning when reversing near something. I get one beep when putting the car into reverse but that's all.

    Do they need turning on?

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    it's telling you there's a fault of some description. you really should have thought about that before you bought the car! sensor problems can be expensive to fix and who knows the car might have lost an argument with a lamp post causing the fault
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    Quote Originally Posted by Agent_Trig View Post
    Just wondering if my parking sensors are faulty as I dont get any warning when reversing near something. .

    Do they need turning on?

    Thanks
    Quality question :P

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    give them a stroke may turn them on




    mine did this they were just full of crap a good clean sorted them

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    yeh run your nail around the inner ring :P idid this on my bug and all way good after

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    Quote Originally Posted by olliea3 View Post
    yeh run your nail around the inner ring :P idid this on my bug and all way good after
    Ewwwwww i bet the bug loved that !

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    Quote Originally Posted by olliea3 View Post
    yeh run your nail around the inner ring :P idid this on my bug and all way good after
    Each to there own I guess

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    hahah

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    I dont think power washing does them any good either
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    Quote Originally Posted by Cabbyfan View Post
    I dont think power washing does them any good either
    The sensors or Ollie's ring

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    hahaha u gimp lol

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    My mouth is sealed lmfao

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