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My 2005 Peugeot 307 1.6 HDI has started losing power. It starts fine, motors well too but blows grey/black smoke when increasing speed from 30-40 mph. At this point the engine feels sluggish too. Any ideas?...
On 16 May, ten minutes after my BMW 320d's 87,000 miles dealership oil service the turbo failed. I top up the oil between services and always use the correct oil. Was this possibly dealer error and,if...
What do you know about turbocharger re-conditioners? Last week in the Daily Telegraph you replied to a letter from someone who had encountered an engine warning light on his 2005 Honda CR-V2.2 CDTi while...
I read sometime ago that Peugeot were developing a new small turbo petrol engine and that it would be fitted to the 2008. Are you able to find out from your contacts whether this is true, please and, if...
Can you tell me if stop/start systems are bad for engine life? I’ve been told they contribute to the early failure of turbos and I can’t imagine that the amount of fuel saved will pay for a replacement....
I took my van into my garage as it was belching smoke and making a whirring noise on acceleration. I thought it might be the turbo, but the garage said it was two faulty injectors. I had these replaced...
I bought a seven year old Xsara Picasso from a Citroen dealer 16 months ago. The car has one year’s warranty and 60,000 miles on the clock. After six months the injectors had to be replaced (covered by...
I have just purchased a new SEAT Ibiza ST FR petrol. I have in the past read about leaving an engine running until the turbo cools. I have also read that some models have pump which will continue to run...
We bought a used Ford Focus from a dealer one month ago and now the turbo has failed. We’ve been told the repairs will cost £1600. Where do I stand in refusing the car now and asking for money back or...
The turbo on my BMW 1 Series does not function when started in the morning. Yet, when stopped and parked for a while, the turbo performs normally. What's going on?
 

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