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Questions from December 2013
How do vans used for short journeys cope with DPF contamination?
I have a 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class automatic and the original tyres fitted were Continental 225/45/R17. Are these tyres and size still the best for this...
We have had a Citroen C3 Picasso1.6HDI Exclusive for almost 3 years and the time has come to buy a new car. We want a similar sized car (perhaps slightly...
I will shortly need to replace tyres on my 56 Reg Skoda Roomster 3 Diesel 1.4TDI which has done 70,000 mainly trouble-free miles. Currently running on...
I am considering buying a 1972 Rover P5B Coupé and the Vehicle Check shows a Cat C Accident in August 2004 and a VIC test in April 2009 (Pass). Can I establish...
I have a 1990 Renault Trafic 2.5 diesel and my brake pedal is rock hard. I have bled the system OK, but pedal is still rock hard.
My father-in-law bought a brand new VW Passat about 18 months ago on finance. Sadly, he was recently diagnosed with a serious illness and will no longer...
I have a friend who has a 1995 Vauxhall Astra that, in this weather, suffers severe internal condensation. Do you know of any way in which this can be...
Five years ago I purchased in the UK a 2003 Jaguar X-Type 2.0 litre petrol, one previous lady owner with 43,000 miles and a Jaguar service history. Since...
We run two cars, a Jazz and an Avensis. Both have tyres that have reached 3mm depth so need replacing. In the past, you have recommended Michelin Energy...
I have driven a SEAT Leon Cupra 1.8 20VT for the last 10 years. I can hardly fault it, but it's time to change cars because the SEAT is getting old, and...
Arnold Clark has confirmed its £3300 plus quotation for a new DPF for a Fiat Sedici. Is it cast in gold? What are your thoughts on the DPF being professionally...
My much-loved 2000 Mercedes-Benz CLK 230K cabriolet is now up to 103,000 miles, and is starting to cost serious money so I fear it has to go. I would hope...
Last week we visited the Lake District and decided to take a walk from Grasmere. We chose a walk that was listed as taking three hours and duly parked...
I am the registered keeper of a car that was given a private parking ticket. I was not driving the vehicle at the time and I supplied the driver’s name...
While my wife was in labour we were talking about how much she loves her Audi (just to take her mind of things). It’s a 2006 TDI Sportline with beautiful...
I drive around 20,000 miles per year on business. I currently have a leased Mercedes-Benz SLK (a bad move for long distances) that goes back in March....
I am 83 and have a Ford C-Max 1.6 diesel automatic, registered in 2006. I am very concerned about the many reports of gearbox trouble and I am beginning...
I noticed that someone else had written to you about damage to their car from a newly-tarred road surface. I asked your advise in August 2012 and over...
Aviva has told me that I don't need to tell them I have fitted cold weather tyres, but I understand that other insurers do require it. A colleague told...
I just scrapped my 22-year-old Audi 100 for a used approved 2008 Audi TT. The manual says it will run best on 98Ron petrol but that 95Ron can be used....
A warning to all car rental users. Check the tyre condition before taking car out of the dimly-lit airport collection point. In August, I rented a car...
My 2008 Audi A6 2.0 TDI had an engine oil pressure pump failure in November 2012. Audi refused to assist on the basis that it had not been purchased or...
I am soon to buy a new car. I need one around four metres long with a bit of "poke". My driving is mainly mountain roads and motorways. I have three cars...
My son sold a motorbike back in the spring. Nothing wrong with the deal. He sent the relevant bits off to the DVLA next day. Now, six months later, the...
People appear to think they have the right to join a trunk road or motorway from a slip road by just putting on their indicator and pulling out into the...
I have been driving a Citroen DS4 HDI 160 for about a year. I really enjoy this car, it is comfortable, nippy, fun to drive and economical. It was a great...
While in Austria earlier this year I was told that on roundabouts, the rule is that one only gives a signal just before exiting. This strikes me as quite...
I bought a new Ford Kuga Titanium X in June this year, and have recently noticed that the rubber trim round the windows and some of the plastic trim on...
After reading your column regarding CB's complaint about damage to a Yaris a/c condenser, I feel I should write to tell you that both my Saab 9-3s suffered...
I have a 2003 Mondeo 2.0TDCI which has just turned 100,000 on the clock and well maintained. The computer warning light has been coming on periodically...
I have been offered a 70 per cent goodwill payment from Audi towards the repair/respray of some minor rust in the roof strips of my 2003 Audi A4 saloon....
I have recently taken a subscription for Road Pilot, which warns one of speed cameras and shows my speed on my iPhone (which is fixed onto my car windscreen)....
I was interested to see that you think the Qashqai 1.6DCI would be suitable for an annual mileage of 8500 with only two 20 minute regular journeys per...
I have been offered a 2.8-litre 1998 BMW Z3 for £2000. I have known the lady owner and her husband for some time and she has told me that the only reason...
I purchased a nearly-new 2012 Ford Mondeo 1.6 Ecoboost in June 2012 with 3500miles on the clock. The car is parked on my driveway at all times when not...
I drive a 2008 1 Series BMW 3-door. I have driven BMW cars for over 30 years, but I am now finding, as I get older, that I am having difficulty in the...
I have a Ford Transit-based Auto-Sleeper motorhome with Continental Vanco tyres. I have the axle loadings. Could you please help me with the correct tyre...
I have a 2007 BMW X3 2.0dSE with 55,000 miles. Despite a new turbo a year ago, replacement of the inlet manifold and cleaning up the EGR six months ago,...
My wife and I both recently retired. We want to buy a new or used 4/5 door car. It would need to be economical to run and reliable over an annual mileage...
I bought a new Corsa SE 1.4 petrol auto which we collected last Friday. After about ten minutes we got on the M1 and after about five more minutes there...
I had my Volkswagen diesel Touran serviced yesterday. When I got home, I checked the service book and found that they had ticked the 'Oil change: No' box....
I am going to change my wife's 2009 1.4 Corsa. She requires five doors, reversing sensors and aircon. The car does around 7000 miles pa, mostly short journeys...
I have a Nissan X-Trail diesel that had a DPF problem, cleared by JFE Nissan at Exeter. They cleared the warning, but after a few weeks, it came on again....
My 2011 A1 TDi recently had a service. I have been advised that the tyres are wearing like a 50 pence piece. What could be the reason for this?
I have. A wheelchair accesible vehicle which I need to sell. Do you have suggestions as to the best place to advertise and sell it?
The radiator fan continues to run indefinitely after the engine has shutdown even in winter temperatures. Also, the batttery discharges after a period...
We bought a car from a small garage in November. Before we got the car it needed an MOT and service, which the garage did for us as part of the deal of...
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