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I own a MINI Coupe 2.0 diesel and now and again I get a smoke smell like burning oil coming from around the turbo. I took it back to the garage and they said it was a leaking rocker cover gasket. I took...
My Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI has failed its MoT due to excessively high smoke. It was registered on 3 July 2008 and the MoT tester says it has failed the new rules that were introduced on 20 May 2018. I’ve...
What is meant by EU4, EU5 and EU6 when applied to diesel engines?
I read in a recent 4x4 review that the engine oil is quickly contaminated by the DPF. Is this the case on all diesel engines with a DPF, and can it affect the life of the engine?
The Jaguar F-Pace service interval is 21 months. Mine is now 12 months old and has done 7000 miles. Should I have anything done now, like an oil change, or is it okay to wait the 21 months?
Car manufacturers are continuing to manufacture diesel cars despite all the adverse publicity about diesel. Nearly all motoring websites continue to recommend diesel as the best buy in versions of automatic,...
I own a campervan with a Euro 4, 3.0-litre diesel engine. I'm becoming concerned that, because of anti-diesel legislation in the UK and Europe, it will become unusable and therefore valueless. What is...
I have a 2010 Volkswagen Golf Plus 1.6 turbodiesel which had its emissions 'fix' done at 43,000 miles. Is it better to get rid of it or should I just wait and see if the DPF lasts for a couple more years?
I have a Skoda Fabia 1.6 TDI. I just got the recall letter for the emissions upgrade, but I'm not happy to do it. Have any Fabia 1.6 TDI owners had it done and what was the outcome?
I had the emissions "fix" on my 2010 Audi A3 at the end of February and had nothing but problems since. Power has been altered dramatically and even to the point of cutting out on me a few times. I've...
 

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