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Post by TheGingerOneNI » Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:02 am

Isn't that where the ACC sensor lives in the car?

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Post by Ledg » Tue Feb 16, 2021 5:45 pm

TheGingerOneNI wrote: Tue Feb 16, 2021 2:02 am Isn't that where the ACC sensor lives in the car?
no idea. But the car doesn’t have ACC

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Post by ronk » Thu Feb 18, 2021 12:59 am

I got a magpie wedged in the same area on my 335 - it took some dragging to get it out.
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Post by mr.tourette » Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:01 am

No sympathy for the hare here :cry: :D
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Post by enuff_zed » Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:35 am

mr.tourette wrote: Thu Feb 18, 2021 10:01 am No sympathy for the hare here :cry: :D
Bet it was hopping mad!
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Post by Pondrew » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:02 pm

OP. Just a word of warning in case you were looking into claiming on your insurance.
I had a similar thing a few years ago. A pheasant ran out and broke a (£900!) headlight on my E class.
I rang the insurance company to see if it was worth me claiming. I didn't claim and paid for the repair but the insurance company logged it on the insurance database as "an incident". My premiums went up by 15% for the next 3 years AND I paid for the repair! They wouldn't take it off the database, either even though I argued that it was never a claim.
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Post by ronk » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:06 pm

Bandits!
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Post by srhutch » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:10 pm

Pondrew wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:02 pm OP. Just a word of warning in case you were looking into claiming on your insurance.
I had a similar thing a few years ago. A pheasant ran out and broke a (£900!) headlight on my E class.
I rang the insurance company to see if it was worth me claiming. I didn't claim and paid for the repair but the insurance company logged it on the insurance database as "an incident". My premiums went up by 15% for the next 3 years AND I paid for the repair! They wouldn't take it off the database, either even though I argued that it was never a claim.
I had this but on home insurance when a kitchen worktop blew. It would have needed 4 bits replacing due to location. Never went ahead and like you phoning round the following year and it had been logged as a claim.
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Post by Pondrew » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:52 pm

ronk wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:06 pmBandits!
That a much more polite word than the ones I called them! :)
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Post by Silverstar » Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:57 pm

srhutch wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:10 pm I had this but on home insurance when a kitchen worktop blew. It would have needed 4 bits replacing due to location. Never went ahead and like you phoning round the following year and it had been logged as a claim.
I am puzzled how does a kitchen worktop blow up? :o
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Post by ronk » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:01 pm

Silverstar wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:57 pm
srhutch wrote: Sun Feb 21, 2021 1:10 pm I had this but on home insurance when a kitchen worktop blew. It would have needed 4 bits replacing due to location. Never went ahead and like you phoning round the following year and it had been logged as a claim.
I am puzzled how does a kitchen worktop blow up? :o
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Post by Ledg » Sun Feb 21, 2021 2:16 pm

ive not called the insurance, I just knew it would end up costing more in the long run. Its going in on Wednesday and they are going to try and repair it. I think its worth ago before we order a whole new bumper.

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Post by TheGingerOneNI » Sun Feb 21, 2021 9:07 pm

I lost my TTS in really bad snow a couple of years ago. Only my vehicle involved but needed a new Matrix LED headlight and clamshell bonnet plus painting and buffing. Total claim was for about £4,500. Claimed off insurance and premium went up by £20 the next year. I then changed to the Z4 and premium has gone down by £70.

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Post by Robsterrob » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:45 am

Insurance is a mystery to me. My 19YO son wrote his car off in a knock-for-knock accident on a country lane - a 2 and a half year old Hyundai i10. The insurance paid out fairly, and he decided to add some funds to upgrade to a nearly new Fiesta - and his insurance was £200 less with the same firm.

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