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I read that you stated that modern diesels are unsuitable for successive runs from cold, which I fully comprehend, but how does diesel drain into the sump as a consequence?
You may remember I emailed you last week about my colleague's Range Rover Sport 2.7 diesel with a blown turbo at 104,000 miles. Well the turbo has been replaced but the garage has called him to say the...
Having already had engine problems with a Toyota Avensis 2.0 D4D, purchased new in April 2007 (lower engine replaced at 2 years old due to high oil usage - replacement did not resolve problem - plus EGR...
Hi, I own a Mazda 5, 55 registration, about 82,000 miles run. It consumes 4ltrs engine oil almost every 1000 miles now. I checked for leak or smoke in exhaust but can't spot either of these symptoms. I...
What penalty or problems will there be if a car for which it is recommended that synthetic or semi-synthetic oil is used is given 'normal' oil on an oil change?
I contacted you previously when I was first experiencing high engine oil consumption (Longlife) with my Audi A5, purchased new in July 2010. In the last two years I have had regular interchange with the...
Will Ford's three-year warranty be invalidated if my independent mechanic changes the engine oil before the first and between the annual services? I do about 15,000 miles a year and prefer to change the...
I had my car serviced at 15,000 miles back in July. The engine started knocking on Monday. I turned it off and rang RAC; they said it had no oil in the engine. So he put oil in and got me to drive it to...
My daughter's car was serviced in September. When she came to visit last week, my husband checked her oil level to discover it was very black and half full. The garage has since stated that being a...
I have just noticed that I can smell petrol from the oil filler cap and dip stick. The car is running perfectly and mpg and temps seem fine. Am I worrying about noting or does the car just need an oil...
 

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