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My daughter owns a 2008 Volvo C30 1.6 diesel. Our local garage has told us that a shell on the crankshaft has disintegrated and the quickest and cheapest thing to do would be to replace the engine at a...
I bought a six month old Ford S-Max from a dealer in 2011. The car had 6000 miles on the clock when I bought it and has been regularly serviced ever since. This week - at 44,000 miles - the car blew a...
My son purchased an Audi A4 Estate in November, 2014 from Car Giant. He did so on a HP agreement financed through Car Giant. He also purchased an RAC Warranty and GAP Insurance at the time of buying. The...
My wife's BMW 320i SE Touring was bought new in 2006 from Cooper Wimbledon. She does about 5,000 miles a year and to date it has done 49,000miles. It has been regularly serviced by BMW. Earlier this year...
My Qashqai is seven and half years old. Full service history with a Nissan dealership. last service only 6 months ago, and has done approx 53k miles. About five weeks ago, when driving I heard a noise...
I bought a 59 reg VWGolf 1.4 TSI three years ago from my local dealer with 27000 miles on the clock. It has now done just 47000 and needs a new engine! It has been serviced by the dealership as per the...
My 2011 Leon 1.2 TSI Ecomotive needs a new engine. The chain was loose and has apparently done the damage. SEAT has offered 60 per cent of full cost to fix which still leaves me to pay £900. I really believe...
My BMW 5 Series broke down last and was eventually recovered. I operate as a Private Hire Chauffeur so my vehicle is my livelihood. The problem is a snapped top timing chain, which I have found out by...
In May 2011 I bought a 2006 Hyundai Santa Fe 2.2 automatic. I have kept up the maintenance schedule and driven it carefully, with 94,000 miles on the clock. I had the cam belt replaced at 60,000 miles,...
I bought a reconditioned engine last week from a specialist supplier. However, after my local mechanic fitted the engine, it was diagnosed with a leaking head gasket. The engine supplier is offering to...
 

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