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I recently purchased a 2015 Vauxhall Astra diesel 1.6 CDTi, attracted by the high quoted MPG of 76 (combined). I always calculate the cars MPG when I fill up, as well as recording the figure the car says....
My 2010 SEAT Leon 1.6 TDI is being called in for its emissions fix. But before this could be done my car went into limp mode and a failed injector was diagnosed. Is this common on this car?
My SEAT had the "fix", which has ruined the performance and fuel consumption and will likely lead to EGR failure in the future. Can I reset it by disconnecting the battery? Slim hope, I know.
I had the emissions update on my SEAT Ibiza 1.6 TDI Sportrider. Eight weeks later, the turbo blew. SEAT tried to blame me by saying there was too much engine oil. I got an oil sample done and the oil was...
Our 2012 diesel Volkswagen Caddy had its emissions fix and, a week later, it refused to start. RAC identified it as the ERG valve. Volkswagen said to bring it in for a diagnostic test which would be FOC...
How do you know if your DPF is regenerating while driving?
200 miles after the update, my 2010 Audi A3 Cabriolet 1.6 has broken down and needs a new EGR valve. These are on back order and, after two weeks, I have no idea when I will get my car back. I am concerned...
I stumbled across a couple of issues which seem to do the rounds on various forums, so I thought I'd ask here for a definite answer. One is that the Start-Stop mechanism, as implemented in the Audi A6...
The emissions fix was done on my 2010 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI in January 2017 and it now drives very differently. The DSG gearbox changes up into seventh gear much earlier than before (at around 40mph)...
How can you be so dismissive of the problems your readers are reporting shortly after implementation of the VAG emissions upgrade? We know that soot increases three-fold after the upgrade. We know that...
 

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