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After we test drove A Ford Fiesta 1.0, we looked under the bonnet and the expansion tank was bubbling. We were told this is the car cooling down as it has an ecoboost in it, we would like to know if this...
I've just acquired my first turbo car, a Renault Megane GT Sport and am somewhat unclear about the need for turbo cool down. My manual doesn't mention it and the dealer says its not necessary on modern...
I've booked my Vauxhall Mokka SE 1.4 turbo in for a service. They tell me I need to pay £20 extra for special oil as my car is a turbo. Is this correct?
I currently own a 2015 Renault Kadjar 1.5 diesel. We bought the car due to its ability to carry large loads, comfort on long journeys and fuel economy. It's been brilliant. I'm now considering changing...
I own a 2007 Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTI. Does the turbo share the engine oil or is it self-contained?
I understand the issue with red-hot turbos carbonising the oil if they are switched off immediately after a motorway journey, especially with diesels like ours. How long should they be idled before switching...
I have a 2014 Volvo XC60 Twin Turbo, which has done 40,000 miles. Should I have the oil pipes changed at the next service? I know you're often saying they can get blocked. I do a lot of long journeys,...
The engine management light came on in my 2012 Nissan Qashqai 1.6 diesel, which has done 42,000 miles. RAC diagnosed and exhaust and throttle control actuator fault, and felt that the turbo was about to...
I have recently purchased a new Ford Fiesta (not the very latest model) with a 1.0-litre Ecoboost engine. After returning from a drive around town today, I lifted the bonnet and noticed that the water...
The other day I was driving my 2012 Renault Scenic 1.5 DCi when the Check Anti Pollution System Message came on with a slight loss of power. I managed to get the car to a mechanic. He took the vehicle...
 

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