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Do you have all of the technical service bulletins relating to turbo failure on the 2004 Ford Focus? The turbo on my car has failed and I am putting together information for my local garage.
My daughter has a 2006 MINI Cooper S which needs a new water pump. Sytner MINI Sheffield has quoted £590. I read water pumps have been a problem. Do you think there is any chance of a goodwill contribution...
I have a 2006 Ford Galaxy, which has covered more than 100,000 miles. A few weeks ago we took the car abroad, but the water coolant suddenly emptied and forced us to return home. Before that we'd already...
I have owned two Kia Sorentos for ten years, and have been very satisfied with them driving over 200k miles. At 60k miles in my second one, I experienced a definite loss of power in 3rd, 4th & 5th gears...
I read about problems with turbos, in particular from not letting the engine tick over for a few minutes to cool down after hot running. These all seem to relate to diesel engines. I have a current Mercedes-Benz...
As I am contemplating buying a car with Renault's TCe 90 engine I have read with interest your recent comments on overheating turbos and would appreciate your advice on some points. Does carbonising build...
I have a 2007 Volkswagen Golf GT Sport Twincharger 140 with 54,000 miles and full VW service history. Whilst travelling at 20mph for 4-5 miles on minor roads on holiday in Wales (with blind summits and...
The 1.0-litre 'Ecoboost' petrol engine in the Ford C-MAX is amazingly swift and responsive, can such an arrangement really deliver long-term on A-roads and motorways? I have never owned a turbo-boosted...
We are considering replacing our 2007 Skoda 1.9TDI Estate as it has now done over 100,000 miles. We have been extremely happy with it, mostly using it for 150 miles at a time for motorway driving. We have...
How do you rate the Ford Mondeo 2.0 TDCI 163PS compared with the 2.0 TDCI 140PS version as regards reliability, value for money, known problems, maintenance, DPF reliability, etc.?
 

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