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I have been driving for 45 years. Normally I buy new and trade in or sell after four or sometimes five years. I do a low annual mileage, a max of 10,000 and as little as 6000 pa. I recently put in my Focus...
Last year my Nissan Micra had a problem with ABS and corroded wiring. Estimate £2000. After much to-ing and fro-ing Nissan agreed to authorise a fix on goodwill. Eight months later the car developed the...
I have a 2007 Vauxhall Astra SRI with a faulty ATE Teves Mk 60 ABS sensor. Vauxhall is yet to confirm that this part is in the car but the symptoms match. Can you help me as I understand you have helped...
I have a 2004 Honda Jazz automatic which has served me well. It has 127,000 miles on the clock and, apart from the occasional very costly service (courtesy of Honda, whom I no longer use) and a minor repair...
We have a 2002 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 hatchback, which we bought seven months ago. It now has a Kelsey Hayes ABS pump fault, which we thought we could cure with a secondhand part. It would appear after several...
We own an Alfa Romeo 159 JTDm lusso 58 plate. ABS not available has flashed up on the dash display. What could this mean before we take it to a garage?
While sliding helplessly across a road junction and into the opposite hedge I had time to consider that ABS isn't really any help at all on thin or slushy ice. It thinks "Whoops, slippy here. Might lock-up"...
The brakes seem to lock and grind on release when breaking at low speed. The pads and discs have recently been replaced, therefore I suspect an ABS malfunction. Braking does not seem to be otherwise impaired....
I have a 2007 Volkswagen Touran and it has done about 75,000 miles. Last Monday when I started my car in the morning the ESP sign came up on the dash and it is there permanently. I went to independent...
please can you help, I bought a nissan micra three years ago (it was a year old) and it is now 4 years old. It has always been serviced at a nissan garage at the intervals recommended. It has done just...
 

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