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I wonder if you can help? I collected a brand new Fiesta Titanium 1.0 Ecoboost Auto from a main dealer 18 days ago, and it's since only done 300 miles. In the last day or two it has developed a quiet...
We have owned a Subaru Outback diesel from new in September 2009. At the last MoT, it was found that one of the steering gaiters had perished causing rusting to the steering system. A new one was over...
I have had a Ford C-MAX 1.8 TDI. It now has 62,000 miles on the clock and recently I have noticed excessive road noise from the front tyres. My local Ford dealer says that the "alloy wheels may be slightly...
My Mercedes-Benz C-Class has developed a front end 'knock' from the passenger side when driving over irregularities in the road, such as potholes, at low speeds. In the past eight months the car has had...
I bought a Nissan Note six months ago and have done 5000 miles in that time. For a couple of months I noticed a rattle which stopped when the brakes were applied. The supplying main dealer initially thought...
My 2012 Volkswagen CC went back to the dealer for its emissions work back in July 2016; however, since then the engine has developed a very large rattle and no longer gets better than 47mpg (used to be...
I've had my Volkswagen Golf SV for 10 months from new and the DSG seven-speed automatic gearbox has developed a squeal when pulling away in a low gear. The problem only occurs when the engine/gearbox is...
My Ford Fiesta 1.6 diesel has lately started to make a grinding noise when hitting small bumps in the road. It sounds like the floor of the car is scraping the road. It also seems to look a bit low on...
I own a diesel Vauxhall Astra (2005 model). When driving, the car judders as it pulls away and makes a knocking noise. The sound and judder stop when I push the clutch in. Any idea what could be wrong?...
I have noticed a knocking noise between gear changes on my Ford Focus 1.6 diesel. My local dealer has told me this is normal, but I disagree. How do I find out what the problem is?
 

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