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I recently purchased a 2013 Ford Mondeo 1.6 EcoBoost and have noticed after parking it up that a burning smell, similar to when a clutch is overridden, is present. There are no problems with the clutch...
I am currently driving a Skoda Fabia 62-plate 1.4 TSI vRS Estate with the CTHE engine that I have had for about a year. It has done about 30k miles from new. I am looking to replace it with something...
It's time to change my Toyota Corolla 1.6 VVTi which has basically given 128,000 trouble free miles. I intend to gift this car and then buy a petrol replacement outright. Not so sure about a Toyota Auris...
I have a 2013 Mazda 3 Venture 1.6d which has done 42,000 miles. I have owned it from new and had it serviced annually at a Mazda main dealer. Last week it lost power and the engine warning light came on....
I know you advocate to let diesel engines run for a few minutes at the end of a journey with turbos fitted. Will this also apply to petrol engines as there seem to be more of these about now?
I've just watched your Volkswagen Polo economy driving video. I recently bought a new Vauxhall Astra ST 1.4 150 T (i.e. same sort of small capacity turbo engine) which I run on Shell Nitro for low end...
I am considering the Citroen C4 Picasso 1.2 Puretech EAT6 as a long term proposition (up to 7 years) but would be interested in your thoughts as to reliability, particularly of the transmission, having...
I have a new Ford Fiesta Ecoboost turbo 140PS. After a 400 mile journey the coolant level had risen to above maximum. I removed some coolant so that it returned to the maximum level. After another journey...
I've noticed that heated air comes out of the vents more or less instantly when I start my 2015 BMW 320i in the morning and turn on the air conditioning. How does it do this? Is there an electric heating...
The inlet hose came off my 2008 Toyota Avensis 2.2 diesel (106,000 miles) and unfortunately it sucked in some debris which has damaged the air compressor blades causing a loss in turbo pressure. I have...
 

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