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  1. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    Just checked the fine print and it does come with a 5 year warranty, if I need the battery replacing within the 5 years due to failure or defect then any new battery they fit is only covered for the remainder of the original 5 year warranty. But as this is a first fit by RAC then it has full 5...
  2. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    my cover is for me and the wife in any car, the extra for battery cover was 3.50p per month, checked on RAC site and the battery they fitted is £250, badged Rac but made by Varna.
  3. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    Thanks for the help guys, all sorted. Old battery must have been at least 6 years old. Keep it on CTek when wintered in garage. Called RAC out to make sure it was battery before buying one only to be presently suprised when they came reminded me I had battery cover and replaced the battery for...
  4. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    Thanks guys, got key out, opened boot from inside, got battery on CTek charger, its saying bulk charging, will give it a while then look to get a new battery.
  5. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    Update, using key in lock and jiggling the handle buttons door opened, tried to start but no ignition and unusual beeing , now I cantt get the key out of the ignition and also drivers door wont close. Help.
  6. bigsteve

    Car will not unlock.

    My 2012 grancabrio will not unlock, had it serviced 2 weeks ago , new key fob battery and have driven it a few times since service. This morning open car with key, put bags in boot , closed boot and then could not open drivers door, tried using key to remote open but nothing no beeps nothing...
  7. bigsteve

    TRANSPRT CAR BRISTOL to POOLE

    Thanks guys, its for a service at Emblem, they have a recommended guy but its in a premium covered unit so a bit expensive ( I love my 12 year old Grandcab but it doesnt need pampering that much ) will give Dan a ring.
  8. bigsteve

    TRANSPRT CAR BRISTOL to POOLE

    Just thought I would check if any one has any recommendations for car transport between Bristol and Poole, dont need enclosed especially, flat bed OK . Cheers
  9. bigsteve

    Servicing Bristol Area

    Cheers guys Emblem it is.
  10. bigsteve

    Servicing Bristol Area

    Do you mind if I asked where you went instead ( please dont say SportsItalia).
  11. bigsteve

    Servicing Bristol Area

    Anyone used ryland in Bristol ( new main dealer ) to service their ride yet.
  12. bigsteve

    Sportsitalia…the end

    Sad news indeed, best garage I have ever used ( and I am 72 ). Really hope you mange to set up a new garage soon. Good luck for the future to you and the team.
  13. bigsteve

    Recommendations for a trickle charger

    My Grancab is on the maserati branded CTEX that came with car in 2012, store it every winter in garage from October to April, had CTex on pemantaly over those periods, no problems, on its second battery.
  14. bigsteve

    Maseratis - Spotted

    Another white gran cabrio parked on whiteladies road in Bristol yesterday.
  15. bigsteve

    Suspension knocking

    Recently noticed a knocking noise on my GranCabrio, 2012. It started to appear after about 10 minutes driving generally at low speed 20 to 30 MPH and on uneven roads mainly. I had trouble identifying the exact location so took car to a local classic car restorer/builder guy I was recommended...
  16. bigsteve

    Anyone had the jab yet?

    Mine bookeed for Thursday.
  17. bigsteve

    Newbie from Bristol

    Hi welcome from a fellow owner down the road in Clevedon, will keep an eye out for you.
  18. bigsteve

    What a joke the Maserati warranty is

    sorry rocker gasket.
  19. bigsteve

    What a joke the Maserati warranty is

    As Conaero said earlier Maserati warranty of old was good, but now rubbish, as example on my 2012 grancab after about 18 months noticed some excessive wear marks on the roof, mentioned it to main dealer when it was in for service and they said not worry it wouldnt be a problem and would not...
  20. bigsteve

    Sale of ICE cars 9 years left

    Virtue signalling with other peoples money.