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Just out of interest for very high mileage, is there anything that could be described as 'bulletproof'? Or at least, more bulletproof than a VAG 2.0 litre diesel?
I am after your advice with regards to the best option for long term motoring. I presently drive a 2001 BMW 320d which has 117k miles and has started to suffer from minor niggles. I recently secured a...
At present my wife and I are sharing a 53 Honda Stream 2.0 auto (super gearbox) and a 04 FIAT panda Dualogic. We wish to reduce to one vehicle and are considering the new KIA Soul. The auto is a 4 speed...
I have a Skoda Octavia and a friend has a Fabia. We have been informed by our dealer that Skoda recommend that cambelts should be changed every four years, regardless of mileage. I would question the need...
I took my 33,000 mile 2003 Rover 75 2.5 litre V6 in to my garage, which has serviced the car from new, for another annual service. I was advised that the 6-year service was a "big one" and that in addition...
I read with interest your reply to AP on the subject of cambelts. You said that Ford/PSA diesels were "good for 60,000 miles". I have a Berlingo with the 2-litre HDI engine and the handbook says change...
Thank you for your advice. In the end I have bought a Nissan Almera 1.5S. Please let me know your views on this.
I am looking for a replacement for a Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 16V that has a chain cam. Having had two expensive failures of cam belts both with Rover /Honda 213 engines I am nervous about buying anything that...
My wife and I have a dilemma. At present we have a 70,000 mile 1998S Nissan Almera automatic, top spec. We love it: always reliable, cheap to service oil twice a year etc., brake pads yearly. I understand...
You wrote of the Audi A6 2005 on: "All engines apart from base TDI PD 140 four cylinder are chain cam." I asked at the dealer in order to check servicing cost and was told that the 2007 MY 3.0TDi is a...
 

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