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I currently drive a 2005 Volkswagen Golf Plus 2.0 TDI that has done 182,000 miles. What should I replace it with on a maximum budget of £12,000? I need a workhorse to do 20,000 miles a year (80 per cent...
I have a 2014 diesel Fiat 500 1.3 .I purchased it with 35,000 miles on the clock and have now covered 48,000 miles. At what mileage would it be advisable to commence routine work or risk major diesel related...
I cover about 10,000 miles per year, mostly journeys of 50+ miles. I need a 4x4 to negotiate muddy/slippery tracks and to tow a trailer. I'm looking at the 2007 diesel Honda CR-V with 70,000 recorded miles...
I have a 2011 Volkswagen Golf 1.6 TDI Bluemotion. The DPF light was coming on after the emissions fix was done so I went to the dealer but the same problem reappeared after two weeks. However, this time...
Should I have the update to my Audi A4 2.0 and, if so, why? I can see no benefit for me and only risk that it causes a future problem that Audi disown. I've refused the update so far.
I'm experiencing a lot less mpg, more noise, more DPF regeneration and less power since my car had the emissions update in August 2016. If you are in touch with Volkswagen engineers in Germany, can you...
Since I had the emissions fix done I've had numerous incidents of the engine or fan running on after switching off the engine and removing the key from the ignition. This has never happened before, is...
My 2011 Hyundai i20 CRDi 90PS diesel has developed sluggish starting and oil splashed 3/4 way up the dipstick (checked after overnight standing). Coolant level remains normal. The engine has often cut...
I've just acquired a 2004 Citroen C5 saloon that's done 100,000 miles. I've been driving it for a few weeks now and have an anti-pollution warning light on the dash. Is this serious? There is some service...
We have decided to purchase a year old Volvo V40. It's a second car that would have be mostly short journeys and twice weekly 40 mile commutes, doing about 10,000 miles per year. The debate we are currently...
 

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