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I have a 2011 FIAT 500 1.3 MultiJet diesel purchased in March 2016. I've had a problem with sporadic engine noise, vibration and black smoke coming out of the exhaust. I've been told there is nothing wrong...
I recently fitted a new battery on my 1994 Mazda MX-5 after making a few small journeys and it started with no problem. I returned home and within half an hour the alarm sounded a few times and then clicking...
Our 2011 Toyota Yaris Mk2 has problems with both front and rear windscreen washers. The rear one is now barely a trickle, and the front ones seem low on power. I can hear the pump working, so I'm guessing...
I have a four year old Nissan Qashqai. Recently the map display says the card is not inserted even though it is. Sometimes the problem cures itself and other times the card needs to be taken out and re-inserted....
I own a Volvo 960 and the lambda warning light keeps coming on. My local garage reset the system, but the light came back after 100 miles. Any idea what's causing this?
I own a 1.2-litre 2009 Fiat 500 Sport. The head gasket went in six months ago I had the head skimmed and the engine rebuilt. An hour after I picked it up from the garage the car stopped and has been stopping...
My daughter owns a Fiat 500 soft-top and the power steering has failed. She has spent £300 trying to get it sorted but no-one seems to know what to do. I am told this is not a rare occurrence with this...
I've used every suggestion known to get rid of smears on the windscreen on my 14 month old Qashqai. The wipers seem to clear the screen, but they leave smears. Could it be the wipers? I've cleaned these...
Can you tell me what the two little arrows on the dashboard mean?
The EGR cooler has failed on my Volkswagen Golf. Is this common?
 

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