Silent reversing!!

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    andynem
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    As a new owner of a new Zoe R110 I was surprised that there is no artificial sound on reversing. The artificial tone works between +0-20 mph but nothing on reversing. Assuming it is not a fault with our car, this is a serious design weakness. Already we have had two incident in car parks with pedestrians being unaware of the car coming out of the parking space. I would imagine that this could be rectified by reprogramming the computer but no one at Renault has offered this as a solution.

    #44252

    reboot
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    Renault don’t listen to customers and nothing will change.
    I’ve been asking all my life why they won’t fit a light bulb to the area behind the driver so that the light comes on when you open the rear doors, not the tailgate. No answer.

    #44268

    andyfras
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    Apparently reversing sounds are not permitted for cars in the UK, so it’s not Renault’s fault.

    If you don’t mind going non-standard, it’s possible to replace the reversing light bulb with one that makes a noise too.

    https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/283439070523

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