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    Bill
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    Aygo Blue
  • Toyota Year
    2009
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    Bedfordshire

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  1. Get an ELM327 OBD2 adapter and the free version of the Torque app. You can then use your phone to provide rev counter, temp gauge, voltage and speedo in analogue or digital. All for about a fiver. Warning, don't leave the OBD2 plugged in if the car is unused for any length of time. It will flatten your battery. You can also read and clear fault codes with this.
  2. It should just slide into place and the little retainer peg clicks home.
  3. Just lift the clutch and try again. Gently. Don't force it or you will get the crunch.
  4. I've never used products on any car I've owned. 2 buckets of warm water and a sponge followed by a chamois off and buff up with an old towel does it for me. There's usually enough shine in the standard lacquer.
  5. Reseal the high level brake light.
  6. Buy an ELM327 bluetooth OBD2 adapter for less than a fiver on ebay and get the free version of the Torque app on your phone. You will then be able to do basic code readings (among other things).
  7. I've just replaced the 35ah FIAMM battery in my 2009 Aygo. It was the original from new date stamped 14/04/09 so no concerns about longevity. I've never had a problem with it. Replaced it because it was starting to struggle a bit on cold mornings. I replaced it with a Varta 063 for £53.00 delivered. It now feels like the engine is trying to jump out the bonnet even on the coldest mornings 🙂
  8. Changed the battery today for a Varta one. The old battery is the original one from 2009 dated 14/4/09! Incredible it's lasted so long. It was starting to struggle on these cold mornings so I decided to retire it.
  9. Another example of the unnecessary junk they stuff cars with these days. 🙄
  10. The bluetooth doesn't go off straight away. It sort of fades. Have you got anything plugged in the OBD2 port?
  11. I've just replaced the original exhaust back box on my 2009. It's only done 40k miles, though. I've done the seal on the high brake light which solved the wet boot. The clutch is original.
  12. The Aygo clutch is like an off\on switch with very little damping. You will get used to it. I've been driving for 45 years and never had any problems stalling a car before the Aygo. Just raise the clutch until you feel it biting the give it some revs as you let it go.
  13. I had the rattling seat problem. I just moved the back of the seat to a different position and it was fine.
  14. No point trying to increase power in an Aygo, too expensive. Anyway, floor an Aygo in 2nd or 3rd. The performance is there you just have to look for it. Why pay out to improve the handling on an Aygo? They handle like go-karts anyway.
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