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  1. Isofix Child car seat question- 2008 Altea

    Hi, I'm very very pregnant so getting our car seat fitted before baby appears. We have a silver cross Isofix car seat but cannot fit it properly in our 2008 Altea. The pole extender thing that should touch the floor of the car is half an inch shy of touching the floor when fully extended. Has...
  2. Altea XL 2010 - cabin blower not working

    Hi, looking to be pointed in the right direction, any assistance appreciated. Cheers Car (Altea XL SE CR 1.6 TDI ECO 2010) sat for a week doing nothing. On return the blower isn't working on any setting. Car has climate control with auto / dual side and the panel control unit with six or seven...
  3. Altea XL 07 Alarm constantly going off

    HI everyone, I've recently been having problems with the alarm on my Altea XL 07 Diesel. The alarm starts to go off after locking it up. Sometimes it goes off after 10 mins, other times an hour, but it always goes off without fail. I have tried all different methods of locking with the fob but...
  4. Blinking pre glow plug and yellow solid engine management sign

    Hello friends, I have a Seat Altea 1.6 TDI CR 105 style. Year 2010. 107000 km. Manual transmitter. Recently I am having a problem, explained below: For the first time it happened 3 days ago, I was in the road and to be honest for the first time I filled car with fuel/diesel in a fuel station...
  5. Central Locking and Wing Mirror Fault

    Hi, I have searched the forums and haven't found a solution for my combination of faults so have made a new post. apologies if this has been answered before. I have a 05 altea TDI sport and it has developed a fault with the central locking. The key fob died a long time ago so i have been...
  6. maciek.snow

    altea XL roof rails --> Altea Std ?

    Hi Guys, This might sound silly/dumb, but I'm deeply considering fitting XL roof rails to the standard version. Anyone maybe did or thought about that already ?. Don't want these sh**ty roof bars that go under the door seal. Already have couple of ideas, but would be good to hear if someone...
  7. clicking noise on altea

    hello just been driving the wifes 1.9tdi ref sport altea and i noticed a sort of clicking/ticking sound when pressing the clutch to change gear. any ideas? thanks
  8. Altea Tdi oil leak?

    Hi all Noticed a bit of an oil leak going on with my Altea 1.9 Tdi. Ive attached a picture for info, any ideas where it could be coming from? Sorry, not too familiar with this engine at all Lee
  9. Altea keeps getting broken into, yet alarm is not being set off

    My 2004 Altea 2.0 FSi has been broken into three times in the last 6 weeks. It is alarmed (factor fitted) but whoever is getting in, is doing so without any apparent damage or setting the alarm going off. They are rummaging around looking for valuables (there aren't any) and leaving all non...
  10. 2004 altea sat nav?

    hi ive the standard cd in the altea, is it possible to get a sat nav unit, and is it anygood?
  11. a few altea questions

    hi guys....... 1. the DSG, I take it it has a clutch, how many miles before they go, and approx how much to replace? 2. brakes and discs, and recommend a make or just go with stock? 3. cam belt. the service book says 80k miles on the 2.0tdi engine. is this correct as I thought it was...
  12. Altea 2.0 TDi Timing belt intervals

    Hi , Iv got a 56 plate Altea FR 2.0 TDi , Can anyone tell me when the timing belt should be done , its got 33k on the clock and alsowhat kind of oil semi syn or fully syn and what viscosity . cheers
  13. My Altea 140 Sport..

    Well despite all the problems I've had with my 2005 Altea... Im slowly starting to like it again!! Ordered a Honey combe grill from SEREMOTORS.. will be here tomorrow :D .. Got my little stubby C4 aerial to fit after they change my aerial Amp This week. My New SEAT Sport 18" BBS Alloys and...
  14. 56 Altea FR interior query

    Just bought a Altea FR last friday , just noticed that the front seats are both different , the head rest on the passenger one goes down into a recess in the top of the seat and the drivers one dosent , the drivers one seems to be more rounder and wider at the top , also under the FR badge on...
  15. Skoda Alloy Rims on my Altea

    Hi guys, I bought these Sputnik Skoda Allloy rims with Dunlop Sport Maxx 225/45/17 tyres today and want to mount them on my Altea. I don't like the Skoda sign on them though and wpuld like to use the Seat covers. I believe there are Seat alloy models with such covers, but i don't know the alloys...
  16. Altea Newbie!! ...... with some questions!!

    Hi Guys and Girls.. Picked up my 2005 Altea TDI 140 on Tuesday. Great car.. lots of torque and "go" ... and trip avaerage of 51mpg! !! but im having some teething troubles with it :( 1. Whurring noise from front end above 30MPH ... susspect Wheel brearing and booked in next week with the...
  17. Altea radio problems

    Hi I don't know if anyone can come up with a solution to this problem? I have an altea on 54 plate the radio has developed a mind of its own. When the car is parked and locked (so alarm is on and the ignition off). The radio comes on at full volume. This of course causes a voltage drop if not...
  18. Altea tfsi remap on 95ron fuel

    Evening all. Was just wondering if anyone has had there fr altea remapped but using only 95ron fuel, reason being the local garage only does 95/97 fuel and its a pain and to get optimax or tesco99 as theyre miles away, and also its my other half who drives the car normally and i know she wont...
  19. Altea / Leon FR Andromeda 18" vs. OE 17" alloys question

    Just wondered if anyone has any experience of either going from 17" OE alloys with 45 profile tyres to the optional Andromeda 18" alloys with 40 profile tyres or vice versa? I've got the latter on our Altea FR TDi and although they look the part, filling the cavernous arches handsomely, I'm...
  20. Altea XL Alarm problems

    Hi all, Recently got a new Altea XL 1.9 SE TDi DSG. Really pleased with it and currently touring the Highlands of Scotland. Beautiful roads for a great car. Just one little fly in the ointment.... Sometimes I need to leave my small dog in the car whilst me and my beloved nip into a local...
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