Make sure AC says 'off' if you don't don't need it. Remove excess weight from trunk and seats. Check engine air filter. Slow down accelerations. Check tire pressures! Try putting in at least 35psi per tire.
Reset the fuel gauge and watch what affects the mpg
After 3 years and 50K miles this just happened to me for the first time. Opened trunk to drop off some items and then tried the handle with no luck.
Used the actual key and got the alarm until I started the vehicle.
-repeated- draining of battery kills them. So sure you can do it like 20 times but you will kill your battery. Study up on lead acid batteries and they are damaged by draining. Irreversible damage especially to the high CCA batteries because of thin plates for more surface area. They aren't...
"The contaminated oil loses its ability to protect and lubricate the engine". I wonder if they have concrete evidence of this or are they making assumptions. None of us 1.5L owners had any unusual wear metals in any of our oil analysis.
Remember the maintenance minder defaults to CANCEL when you go to reset it. You need to move the up/down arrows to the items you want to reset.
I have the new software and I just did it with no issue, so the update is good.
I believe the fuel dilution was by design for the turbo versions. The fuel acts as a solvent and keeps the intercooler and other parts clean and 'sludge free'. I have no issue with it since there are no excessive wear particles in my oil analysis.