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My car is a 10-year-old Saab 9-3 2.2TiD. On a recent journey it suddenly failed to accelerate and large clouds of smoke came out of the exhaust. I called the AA and they told me it looked as though the...
I’ve just changed from Citroen Xsara to a new Citroen C4 Picasso VTR+ HDI EGS. My neighbour informs me that this model has a turbo whereas my dealer states not. How do you find out which is correct?
I purchased a used 2006 Kia Sorento 2006 a few months ago. The car cost £10,995 from a Kia dealer and had 70,000 miles on the clock. We took out a HP agreement as the dealer gave six months warranty on...
You often advise about cooling down turbos before switching off the engine. I have a TC petrol engine and during normal driving the oil temp rises to 94/95C. What temp should it drop to before switching...
My Honda FR-V 2.2iCTDI, bought from a Honda dealer on 3 February 2013 with a warranty, broke down on the M25 two weeks ago. The engine began smoking and revving on its own, so we pulled over and switched...
My 2009 Mazda 6 2.2 diesel has covered 66,000 miles and is two months out of warranty. Last week I noticed a loss of power and took the car to the dealer to be inspected. After £160 of diagnostics it was...
My Audi A4 recently developed a fault that caused the ECU to switch to ‘limp home’ mode under various driving conditions. I took the car to an Audi dealer to have the fault diagnosed – at a cost of £90...
I’m having some problems with my 2004 Citroen Xsara Picasso. The engine management light comes on and the car goes into limp home mode. I’ve had a diagnostics test carried out and was informed that the...
I have a BMW 3 Series Touring diesel automatic bought from new in September 2006. I have had 50,000 miles of excellent trouble-free motoring and arrange regular servicing at the local BMW dealer. Recently...
My 2002 Rover 75 CDT has been a good car for me over the past eight years but is now suffering from an overheating problem when towing my caravan. It was fine when I towed to Norfolk in April, but I had...
 

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