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I wish to buy a secondhand left-hand drive diesel MPV such as a Renault Kangoo or Peugeot Partner but with a cam chain drive, as I live in France. What would you suggest?
As a parent-to-be, I have found out that the boot of my BMW 320d Touring is not going to be big enough to accommodate anything other than a small pram. I'm therefore looking for something with more boot...
I am after a 4x4 and I've got around £4000 to spend. I've being doing a lot of research on the net and have looked at, and test driven, a few, including the Nissan Patrol, Daihatsu Fourtrak and Mitshubshi...
Does my 2004 Ford 2-litre TDCI C-Max engine have a timing belt or chain?
Does a Toyota Corolla Verso 2005 2.0 d4d 114 bhp have a timing belt or chain? Does it need replacing after five years?
I've noticed for a while that my girlfriend's 2001 Nissan Micra emits a high pitched noise/squeak when you gently press the accelerator. She has just informed me that it's getting worse - the car recently...
I would like to know if my Mitsubishi L200 Triton is belt or chain driven? My husband says chain, but a Mitsubishi mechanic has told me that all L200s are belt driven. It is a 3.2-litre import on a 2007...
Can you please tell me which of these diesel engines come with cam belts and which with cam chains: Nissan Micra 1.5, Renault Clio 1.5 and Ford Fusion 1.4. I do about 4000 miles per year.
Please could you explain what differences there are between belt driven and chain driven cam shafts? Is one more fuel efficient, less noisy, more reliable and costly than the other? What makes one engine...
I'm trying to decide between the following: a brand new Skoda Octavia Elegance 1.4 TSI from Drivethedeal for around £14,500 (includes some extras) or a year-old Skoda Octavia Elegance 2.0 TDI PD for around...
 

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