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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...
I often read your technical questions section and see lots of issues with turbos on diesel engines. Do the same issues arise on cars fitted with petrol engines? I note most manufacturers now seem to be...
I am thinking of buying an Alfa Romeo Giulietta Cloverleaf with the turbocharged petrol engine. Do you know if this model has any common faults?
We are replacing our Mazda 2 and wonder what your thoughts are regarding choosing between the 1.2 engine or new 1.0 litre in the i20? The car will be kept for at least five years, so maintenance wise...
My son owns a (2001 model) Mitsubishi L200 2.5 diesel pick-up. When starting from cold, the vehicle belches out smoke. He was warned that the turbo is on the way out; however, whilst driving home from...
Our car is a BMW 120i coupe "non-turbo". The latest 218 etc has twin turbos. In view of all the warnings you have issued over the years regarding turbo bearing failure doe to overheating, would we be storing...
The 1.5 diesel on my Nissan Qashqai broke, due to turbo failure. Nissan has replaced the engine and I am due to get it back tomorrow. What should I check?
 

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