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We are thinking of buying a car with a Ford Ecoboost engine. This, I understand, is a petrol engine with a Turbo. In the past you have recommended that people driving diesel turbos should allow the car...
I have a 2009 BMW X3 2.0 diesel which is 3 years 10 mths old. It has covered 57,000 miles and the turbo has failed. Is there anyway I can claim from BMW as this may be a design fault. It is our of warranty...
I have just ordered a Volkswagen Golf 1.4SE with the DSG gearbox. My reason is that, after test-driving most of the other manufacturers in this range, I feel this is the best car. However there are two...
I own a 2005 Nissan X-Trail 2.2 diesel Sport that was five weeks old when I bought it, now with 39,000 miles on the clock. A local garage has diagnosed a whining fault as indicative of my turbo about to...
My turbo has just blown. Mileage is only 66k. Is it very early for the turbo to go? The BMW garage checked the car and said that my oil was gloopy, and both this and the air filter were well overdue for...
Against repeated advice in your column I decided to continue running my gorgeous Audi A6 diesel estate car beyond the three-year warranty period. 18 months later and just a couple of miles after the car...
We own an 18-month-old 150PS Land Rover Freelander 2, which was serviced at 12 months and 10,000 miles. We will shortly be six months on from the first service and 5000 more miles (90 per cent of which...
I wonder if you can give us some advice. Our Land Cruiser has done 90,000 miles with no problems whatsoever until the engine suddenly died while overtaking a lorry up a hill on the A46. It had to be put...
You quite rightly advocate running a turbocharged engine at idle for a minute or so after a vigorous run in order for the turbo to 'cool off', and my last car (Toyota Yaris Diesel - bought on your recommendation...
Will my turbo from my Citroen Picasso 2005 2.0 hdi fit on my 1.6 hdi Picasso?
 

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