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I have a 2007 Skoda Octavia 1.9 diesel estate with 82,000 miles on the clock and at the last MOT the garage said my DMF was showing signs of wear. There is a slight vibration on the clutch pedal. He told...
In January 2012, we bought a brand new Ford Mondeo 2.0L Ecoboost Titanium X Sport. In August 2012, the turbocharger failed. Ford has been telling us for the last 10 weeks that the part will be arriving...
I wonder whether the 18-month-old Polo that needed new front discs and pads after 8500 miles really needed them? In my experience the worst people for try to sell me unnecessary things during a service...
Did you know that a Fiat Scudo combi (van with seats) 2001, 2.0-litre TD and a Suzuki XL-7 2004, also 2.0-litre TD, both have two fuel pumps, one of which is located in the fuel tank? The Fiat has interchangeable...
A couple of months ago, I sought your advice concerning Churchill Insurance's insistence that my MR2's replacement stainless-steel exhaust was a "modification" and therefore merited a premium increase...
One day I am going to write an article about how car design is wholly wrong in environmental terms. We are scrapping cars at 7 to 10 years old when the vast number of components would last at least 20....
A warning. I used www.breakeryard.com to obtain a set of wheels for winter tyres and received a dozen or so competing emails from breakers. I selected my preferred quote and dialled the mobile number 07013...
I am mystified as to why the clutch plate from an air conditioning compressor has become detached on my 2001 Skoda Octavia. The clutch plate was found in the engine well at the car's yearly servicing....
The Engine Management Light has illuminated on my early 2000 Volvo V70 petrol estate. My local garage, which I think is reliable, says it is the heating element that brings the Lambda sensor up to scratch...
I'm thinking of buying a MG ZT-T diesel 135. In a previous answer you suggested a reader consider buying a pre-facelift MGZT-T - any reasons? Is the post-facelift 2004 model not as good? Anything to watch...
 

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