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You quite rightly advocate running a turbocharged engine at idle for a minute or so after a vigorous run in order for the turbo to 'cool off', and my last car (Toyota Yaris Diesel - bought on your recommendation...
I endorse your advice to "GS" regarding travelling too slowly on motorways. I recently travelled south on the M1 from Jct 40 to Jct 37 and, arriving at my destination, found that my nearside rear tyre...
There is a bus stop near my house that has had an island with keep left bollards on nearby. I stopped behind a bus that was dropping passengers at the bus stop but people behind me were overtaking the...
My wife's 2010 Volkswagen Polo with DSG has shown exactly the same bad characteristics as AD of Chorley has experienced. The problem, which took ages to diagnose, was with the ‘Mechatronics’. The car was...
I am taking possession of a new Honda CR-V 2.2 iDTEC EX auto at the end of the month. With previous diesel vehicles I have driven them from new following your guidelines with no problems. Unfortunately...
Is positioning of the vehicle when turning right not taught by driving instructors any more? When I took lessons in the early 1970s I was told to position the car as far over to the right as possible without...
I have a Toyota Yaris 1.0-litre petrol. Could you tell me what is the best rpm to shift gear? Also is 50mph or 55mph the optimum on a motorway?
During the recent flooding a friend of mine came up to a section of flooded road and, seeing that the two cars in front of him had successfully edged their way cautiously through the water, proceeded to...
You will have seen recent pictures of a Porsche in water up to its roof. The Porsche was in a dip in the road (not a ford - as was widely and incorrectly reported). The dip in the road is beneath a railway...
I believe you would be doing UK Road Users an immense service if you assisted in encouraging New Years Resolutions among drivers, namely to adopt the correct use of direction indicators at roundabouts....
 

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