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I was interested in your comments about letting a very hot turbo idle for 30 seconds before switching off. Am I correct in interpreting this as applying to all turbos regardless of make of car? Last December...
We have a 2011 Ford Mondeo Estate Titanium X 2.0 litre petrol model. We cannot find details of the optimum revs for each gear. Is this model turbo boosted and if so does your advice re leaving engine to...
The turbo on my diesel Focus 1.6 TDCi (2006) has failed - will this mean automatic failure of the MOT?
Do half hour stints on the motorway warrant disabling auto stop-start so as to avoid engine cut-out when hitting inevitable traffic lights immediately after exiting a motorway? You note in previous questions...
My car is making a whirring noise between 1st and 2nd gear, and I've been told I need the turbo replaced, which is going to cost me over £1000. I have only owned the car for 10 months and done 4000 miles...
I have a 2002 Mercedes E320 diesel automatic estate. It has done 115,000 miles and I now use mainly Shell V-Power or other brand fuel, but I have been guilty of using supermarket diesel in the past. When...
Despite regular maintenance, we were travelling through the Brecon Beacons in our 100,000 mile 2005 Skoda Octavia 2.0TDI estate when the turbo blew, with clouds of while oily smoke. We paid a £1700 bill...
At 32,000 miles and ten months out of warranty, the turbo bearing failed on my 1.6HDi Citroen C5. The turbo was replaced by an official Citroen repairer and the engine flushed twice as required by Citroen....
I am the driver of a new Audi A6 diesel, which has stop-start. I was concerned about an abrupt engine stop after a long or hard drive, and emailed Audi to ask them about it. In their reply they say: "modern...
I have a 2012 Ford Zetec 1.0 litre 125 EcoBoost with Stop/Start. However, it only occasionally seems to work. I asked my garage to check it at the recent service and they said it was OK. They mentioned...
 

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