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What should I look out for when buying a 2006 Volkswagen T5 Caravelle?
I have a Peugeot 2008 1.6-litre BlueHDI. I'm aware that travelling very short journeys is not good for diesel cars. However, occasionally it is unavoidable to undertake such journeys. Is it beneficial...
I've been reading some of the problems Mazda 6 owners have with DPFs. My Mazda 6 now has 93,000 miles on the clock, it had 90,000 when I bought it. I mostly do short runs (less than 15 miles). What should...
Although I really like my diesel Mazda 6, I had no knowledge regarding the DPF i.e. short runs not doing it any good. Are there any other cars with as good a spec as the Mazda 6, which are less complicated?...
My Kia Sportage oil level reads at well over the max mark when the engine has been running. I've been to Kia and they can't find a problem. What do you think it is?
What are the drawbacks with particulate filters?
I was sold a brand new Nissan X-Trail diesel almost two years ago. I told the dealer that we only travel around 8000 miles a year and now I'm being told the car needs £300 of work due to not being driven...
I recently bought my son a BMW 1 Series for his 18th birthday. Soon after the filter light came on. We took it to a garage to be looked at and the turbo was burnt out, so had to be replaced. We also had...
The DPF on my BMW 5 Series is blocked. Can I add something to clean it as I only do short journeys, or should I give the car a good run on the motorway?
My current car is a four year old Citroen C4 Picasso 1.6 HDI with 33,000 miles on the clock. I tow a small caravan (700kg) several times per year on long journeys, but my regular usage is short trips of...
 

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