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Six months ago I bought a new Ford KA. The car has only done 3000 miles, but started smoking and misfiring on start up. It seems to clear itself after a minute, but something is clearly wrong. It has...
I'm at my wits end with my 2003 Daewoo Matiz. I bought the car with an alternator problem, which I fixed and the car started fine. However, after five miles, the battery drained and I discovered that the...
My Volkswagen T4 won't start. I've checked the fuses under the dashboard, all fine, but it just turns over and puff blue smoke out of the exhaust. Could it be the glow plugs?
My 1998 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 petrol has started making strange engine noises yesterday. It sounds like an exhaust blow and rattle under 2000rpm, but cleared after acceleration. I pulled over and switched...
My 1999 Ford Galaxy 2.3 petrol automatic won’t start. I’ve turned the key, but nothing happens. I've tried charging the battery and using jump leads, but still nothing. Can you help?
My Renault Scenic 1.9 DCi recently cut out when being driven out of the local supermarket car park. It could not be re-started and the AA was summoned. The AA man suggested that the problem was likely...
I have 2003 skoda Octavia diesel that blows smoke on start-up. Any idea what's wrong?
My 2007 KIA Sorento 2.5 CRDI blows smoke on every cold start up. The problem usually clears as the car gets going, but it never happens when the engine is hot, what’s going on?
I have a starting problem with my 1996 Peugeot 106. The engine turns over, but the car won’t start. Any ideas?
This year I have bought myself a Fiat 500. I love it. When at traffic lights and I put the car into neutral, with the hand brake on, the engine cuts out. It is designed to do this to save petrol used while...
 

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