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I bought my Skoda Yeti from a main Skoda dealer. They insist I must have my servicing done by them or the warranty will be invalid. Is this true?
I recently returned my car under the voluntary termination clause. Upon returning the car, it was discovered that the dealer didn't stamp the service book and now the finance company want me to pay an...
My Mazda 6 turbo has failed. My local dealer says that Mazda is aware of this problem and will offer a goodwill gesture of £1000 towards the cost of a new turbo. Problem is that my car is serviced by a...
I have a 2014 BMW 3 Series xDrive with 48,000 miles on it, which I intend to keep for at least three years. It's due a service. Is it worth keeping a BMW service history (very expensive) or do I go to...
I recently took my 2015 Ford Fiesta auto (12,000 miles) for its three-year service at our local Ford dealer. We had agreed a price for the service and MoT, but they asked if I wanted to pay £25 more so...
I took my Mazda MX-5 in for a service recently. When paying for the service, I was told that the pads were 90 per cent worn and the discs had a lip, so they required changing at the same time. Being surprised...
I'm about to upgrade to a much newer Ford Focus. I have serviced my previous Focus myself for 10 years. What problems am I likely to come across with a three year old car? Is it still possible to service...
My Mazda 6 is just under three years old with 24,000 miles on the clock. I was told that the pads and discs need to be replaced all round. My first service at 7200 miles noted 8mm on the pads, the second...
Having just purchased a new Ford, I want to set up a service plan. I know Ford do various plans, but my garage have theirs too, which for more cost has a few more aspects of cover. Do you recommend just...
Over the last couple of months I have had continued problems with my car due to excessive oil consumption, loss of power. I've also been told that the engine needs replacing due to piston ring slotting...
 

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