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My five year old Ford Kuga with 48,000 miles on the clock requires a new engine. Ford doesn't think this is unreasonable and refuses to pay for the repairs. It has been serviced according to the manufacturer's...
I own a Peugeot 307cc, which broken down recently. The car was towed to a local garage, who told me it needed a new water pump and casing. They also said the engine was damaged, with nine out of 16 valves...
I own a 2009 BMW 1 Series 118i petrol (chassis E87, engine N43). I have covered just over 40,000 miles and the engine has seized. The crux of the matter is now with BMW UK Customer Services, who say they...
I own a 2010 Volkswagen Golf, which has done 34,000 miles. A few weeks ago the car developed a misfire and my local dealer charged eight hours at £80 per hour. The diagnosis is a cracked piston ring and...
My sister was recently driving to work when the engine in her Audi A3 (2008) started knocking. It was taken to Audi who diagnosed a new engine was needed. The car has done 103,000 miles and is out of warranty,...
My Ford S-Max diesel (2007) with 60,000 miles has blown its engine. Before this it was worth £6500. Is it worth replacing the engine? I've been told the new engine will cost £1500 and £1200 to fit/ Will...
I hope you can advise me on problems with an MoT test I have had on my Astra 1.7d Merit (mileage 118,000) recently. The test was carried out and I was given a failure notice on emissions, plus a couple...
After my Ford Focus C-Max was returned from its annual service at my local branch of a major service centre, I noticed a slight intermittent rattling from the engine. Having returned the car three times...
My question concerns a motorcycle, but that is not significant as I believe the circumstances would apply equally to a car. On 22 June this year I bought myself a brand new motorcycle as a fun bike. It...
My 2005 Vauxhall Astra's engine light came on and the car lost power, and then a loud noise came from the bonnet. I took it to a Vauxhall garage for a diagnostic test, only to be told the camshaft had...
 

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