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I have corrosion on both wing arches of my Audi A4. The car has been inspected by Audi in Stirling. They claim the arches have been painted although badly rusted but I believe this is a fault at manufacture....
We bought a new Skoda Octavia Estate in September 2014, and when we went to collect it we noticed it had small marks (dirt / drops) all round it. We pointed them out straight away and it was assumed that...
I am purchasing a new vehicle and the garage have quoted me £300.00 to provide "AutoGlym Life Shine" protection. Do you think this is worth the cost or would I be better going to a professional detailer...
My wife's Range Rover Evoque is only a few months old. We found some bird droppings on the car that, after attempted cleaning, did not remove the matted look. We took it back to the dealer who, to our...
Can you recommend a paint for a black soft top? Can't find a suitable product in the UK on the internet.
About 2 years ago a Land Rover reversed into my parked vehicle. The matter was settled by the other party's insurer who specified the local repairer. A new bonnet was fitted amongst other parts and the...
We are taking delivery of a new Vauxhall Astra at the weekend and the garage is offering, Diamond Brite paint protection for £149, reduced from £250. Do you think this is a good offer? I know we can do...
What's the best method of removing another car’s paint from your own car’s paintwork?
I was on holiday last week and after my late return flight into Gatwick I discovered that my 2012 Volvo C70 was plastered across the bonnet and drivers door with thick greasy dirty bird droppings. What...
I bought a new Vauxhall Corsa for my daughter in late 2007. Gradually the paint on the front of the bonnet bubbled and rusted and she rang the dealership, which fobbed her off with a story that the bodywork/paintwork...
 

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