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I have owned my 2000 Toyota Yaris Verso [119,000 miles] from new. It has always been serviced at the recommended intervals by either franchised dealers or trusted independents. Just lately, when applying...
My daughter’s 2012 Skoda Citigo recently developed steering wheel judder when braking. She took it to a Skoda dealer who charged her £189 to replace pads and brake discs. The mechanic said that the discs...
My 2002 Vauxhall Vectra is making a scraping noise, which seems to be coming from the front wheels. There's no vibrations, or any performance issues, but the noise is very loud. Any idea what it is?
Can you tell me if the brakes and steering will work without the engine running on a Vauxhall Zafira? My car has run out of petrol and my friend has suggested free-wheeling it down a hill to the local...
I am having new alloy wheels fitted to my SEAT Ibiza Cupra and came across ‘Alloygators’ fitted for protection. Have you heard of these? If so I would value your opinion of how good they are.
I have a 30-month old Discovery 4 3.0d HSE automatic with 28,000 miles from new, with full supplying dealer history. It has just destroyed its electromechanical parking brake. The dealer thinks the shoes...
My wife recently purchased a new Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi (75) ecoFLEX from a main dealer. She does a 130 mile daily commute, only around six miles of which is motorway. We explained the route, use of the...
I asked you where I could purchase different size wheels for a Peugeot 308 CC TVi Allure to improve its ride. It is currently on 225/40 R18s. You suggested a set of four TUV-approved 16-inch Alutec wheels...
I own a 2006 Volvo XC70 Cross Country AWD Estate fitted with a 2.4-litre 185bhp 5-cylinder diesel engine. It has just completed 100,000 miles. During a trip last week a yellow warning triangle appeared...
I have a 2008 Audi A4 TDi which was recently serviced at my local Audi dealership and I was told that the front brake pads would soon need replacing. The warning light has now come on, so I phoned the...
 

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