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My one month old Skoda Yeti 1.2 TSI has started to make a rubbing sound when the engine is running. Sounds like a loose belt or something. Can you shed any light on it?
My 2010 Ford Kuga will be coming up for its sixth service this year. At the third service the main dealer replaced the Powershift transmission oil and advised this was a three yearly event. This procedure...
I have decided to buy a used Ford Mondeo. I have up to a £10,000 to spend. I do quite a lot of motorway mileage.I'd like a Titanium model, diesel engine, auto box. Which model/engine is best to go for?
I remember reading about several issues with the Volkswagen group DSG gearbox. I recall many saying they were best to be avoided. However I believe this was the previous sven-speed incarnation, and the...
I have recently bought a used Volkswagen Golf 1.9 DSG to tow my caravan. I was told that the car would be powerful enough to tow, but the mechatronic unit has just failed. Is this related to towing? I...
I have bought a used Ford Focus with a "Full dealership history" and indeed the service book is fully stamped up to 38k. At 37.5k the Powershift fluid should have been changed but the Ford garage who did...
With the well publicised issues with DSG automatic gearboxes, is it even worth considering buying a second hand VW, Seat or Skoda? If yes what should I look for? Have most issues been solved? Is it worth...
I have a Nissan Juke 1.6 automatic. The vehicle has covered 31k mileage, but is five months outside the original three year warranty. Nissan have quoted me over £7000 for the replacement of the gearbox. I...
I bought an Audi A7 eight months ago from a BMW dealership. Last week the car developed gearbox problems I took the car to an Audi centre and was told that it has the wrong oil in the gearbox. The problem...
Do you know where the drain and refill plugs are for the 2005 Renault Espace automatic gearbox?
 

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