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I recently bought an Austin Seven in Coys Auction. I was unable to view the car so went very much on Coys' description and placed a commission bid. The description read as follows: 'The Austin Ruby 7 on...
My Toyota Yaris will be out of warranty next year. What problems should I be aware of and should I buy a warranty from Warranty Direct as I have done for my other car?
I'm buying a Jaguar X Type from a dealer, it has 153,000 miles on it. They're giving me three months warranty. Are there any companies that offer the same?
Two weeks ago, my grandson bought a 2015 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 for just over £6000 from a main Vauxhall dealer. It came with a one year warranty and the car is on credit taken out with them. Last week, he...
I have a 2009 Honda CR-V CDT-i with 60,000 miles on the clock. Under heavy acceleration there is black smoke out the exhaust - a fair amount. We have done 5000 miles in the five months since buying it...
I bought a Toyota Auris from a main Toyota dealer a week ago. The car is a 16 plate, with only seven miles on the clock when I bought it. The car was a Toyota fleet car, so was unused for over a year....
I've just bought a new Volkswagen Golf. Do I have to take it to a Volkswagen dealer for servicing or can I take it to my local garage as long it's stamped and they use Volkswagen parts?
My husband had an accident that dented the bumper of the car in front. The driver of the car has said that the repair has got to go through the insurance to maintain the warranty on the car. Is this statement...
I've just bought a Peugeot 207 from a garage, but noticed on the MoT it says "wheel bearing slight play". Should I be worried? I know nothing about cars and would appreciate an opinion while I have three...
I purchased two years extended warranty on a Mercedes-Benz C-Class, purchased from Motorpoint. The car recently developed a fault, which was rectified by a Mercedes-Benz garage, having first received authorisation...
 

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