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My 2013 Peugeot Boxer had water leak into the engine compartment, this has been happening from new. It's damaged the computer and the ABS system. Estimated repairs are £3000 and the van has only done 16,000...
I bought a car in April and it came with a third party warranty. Just over a month later it developed a fault and I claimed it under the warranty I had. The warranty company have refused the claim stating...
I recently purchased a 2006 Volkswagen Crafter from a dealer with 161,000 miles on clock. I had it a couple of weeks but I'm now having issues with blue smoke - mainly going up or down hills or sudden...
We bought a new GLC in early 2016. In July last year the fuel pump failed and the car stopped suddenly on a busy A road. In September the air suspension failed totally and the car had to be towed away...
I have a problem with the clutch pedal on my 2004 Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi staying on the floor occasionally, causing no disengagement of the gears. I lift the pedal up with my foot and clutch works again,...
I have a Jeep Grand Cherokee that I purchased from a dealer and after seven days it overheated, causing damage to the engine. He's refusing to do anything under the warranty he provided with the car or...
I bought a Volkswagen Passat Estate from a big car supermarket last year for £18,000. It was 10 months old, had done 5000 miles and was in immaculate condition. Had it week weeks when the emissions light...
I've got a 2013 Ford Focus 1.0 EcoBoost - it went in for a service and MoT but came back with the engine vibrating when turned on. After several trips to the garage they've worked out It's losing coolant....
I bought an Alpha Romeo from a dealer in March. The wheel bearing and rear boot went within two weeks and now the turbo is faulty. I have a two year warranty but they are squirming about paying by trying...
I have a four year old Mercedes-Benz SLK with 19,700 miles on the clock. I've owned it for a year and it has been covered by a warranty, which has now just expired. So far, it has had a new RPM sensor,...
 

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