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I have a 320d SE BMW Touring on an 04 plate. Mechanics tell me a piston has lost compression and a new or replacement engine is needed. Where can I get such a part? Do I go ahead if it's cost prohibitive,...
My wife has a 56-plate Honda CR-V with the CDTI engine. It has 56,000 miles on the clock and a main dealer service history. The last service was in February 2010. Yesterday it suffered a terminal failure...
I have a motoring query that I hope you can help with. I purchased an Audi A4 Cabriolet 2004 plate on a PCP 5-year hire and purchase agreement just over two years ago from a main Audi dealer, so the car...
My Honda has blown its engine. As far I know a piston snapped resulting in the engine seizing. Just before this happened, I smelt car fumes in the car, then heard a tapping noise coming from the engine....
I have owned my BMW 525 SE automatic since new in September 2001. I have fastidiously maintained it, including recently even changing the so-called for life gearbox oil. It ran perfectly reaching 160,000...
I own a 2000 1.4 Renault Clio with about 114,000 on the clock. The head gasket recently went so I took it to a local garage recommended by a work colleague. After inspection, it also needed a new exhaust...
I bought a 2004 Porsche 911 Carrera Coupe Anniversary secondhand in March 2006 when it had done 8000 miles. I've had it serviced as required at the main dealers ever since. It has now done 29,500 miles....
I bought a 2004 Porsche C4S with 10,000 miles on the clock (40,000 now) from a Porsche main dealer in 2007. Two weeks ago the engine blew up, which Porsche diagnosed as an intermediate shaft failure. I...
We have a 4-month-old Volkswagen Tiguan 2.0TDI Auto. Following a large oil leak we have been told we need a new engine. Should we accept this or demand a new car? We had to wait four months for delivery...
 

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