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Iam purchasing a B.Max this week, its a 1.5 TDCI Tiatanium Navigator ,5 door ( 2017 ).
It has 11,000 miles on the clock.
Low mileage as the car has been a Mobility car.
Is there anything i need to know/watch out for on this model.
 

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the diesel cars tend to need a good run occasionally, helps them 'regenerate' the particulate filter.
this is equally important on a car that normally only does short journeys.

 

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the diesel cars tend to need a good run occasionally, helps them 'regenerate' the particulate filter.
this is equally important on a car that normally only does short journeys.

Thanks Gremlin,
Being retired an what with covid restrictions , I dont do a lot of long drive. Does it need motorway type of driving.
 

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Thanks Gremlin,
Being retired an what with covid restrictions , I dont do a lot of long drive. Does it need motorway type of driving.
Thanks I have just read the AA report.
Looks like i will have to go out for more joy rides, I have some fast A roads not far away, but the nearest motorway is 25 miles away.
Iam selling my Dacia Sandero Stepway, only three years old, and was looking to up grade to the new model but there is a nine month waiting time for new cars.
The dealer gave me more for part exchange than I paid for my Dacia three years ago.
So I think I have a very good deal on a low milage B.Max
 

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Iam purchasing a B.Max this week, its a 1.5 TDCI Tiatanium Navigator ,5 door ( 2017 ).
It has 11,000 miles on the clock.
Low mileage as the car has been a Mobility car.
Is there anything i need to know/watch out for on this model.
 

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Stay away from auto gearbox if you can. Lots of info online
 

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Check the lowest part of the boot for any water,
And upgrade the front light bulbs
Thanks.
I have had a test drive, and looked over the car, I did not see any water in the lower boot.
Not sure about the lights yet, what do you recommend
 

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Personally I use Phillips racing vision+150% they’re about the best halogen, You can get an led conversion kit for brighter still
 

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don't use led replacement bulbs in standard fittings, they will Fail an MOT.
Point noted.Thanks

I am noted for anything I touch goes wrong and creates another job, so I leave lights and wipers ect. to Halfords mobile fitting service.
 

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I have got my car now, well Pleased, I had to phone the dealer after getting home.
the tyre pressure warning light came on.. Checked the tyres at the local air pump, all ok.
Handbook not very helpfull, all it says is
press the ok button.
dealer got a mechanic to phone me and talked me through the settings menu, Now all OK.
on B Max specification it says Vented disks on the front and disks on the rear.
but I have drums on the rear did Ford change the specification.
 

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Ok Thanks.
I did read a specification on line , I can't remember where was, if I find it again
I will post the address on here
 
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