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I recently had to crash my beloved RAV4 into a steel supporting pillar in a multi-storey car park to avoid pedestrians, when my throttle jammed on and the brakes did not respond coming down one of the...
I’m looking at buying a Audi A4 from a local dealer, its a 2000 model and has 116,500 on the clock. The airbags need replacing as the car is now 14 years since manufacture, is this something that is compulsory? Also,...
I have a 2003 Fiat Punto. The engine mamagement light is on constantly until I drive at speed - when it flashes on and off. Why is this and can I stop it?
I am a young 78 years old and have owned a 2000 SAAB model 9-3 SE auto 5-door hatchback from new. It has 45k on the clock and is the best car I have ever owned. To me its comfort, reliability, practical...
My girlfriend has a 2003 Renault Clio 1.2 Billabong, which is starting to cost more and more each year to maintain. We would probably only be able to match the amount that the Clio's worth to buy a new...
I have Chrysler Voyager diesel. When I start it in the morning it produces a lot of smoke. It goes away eventually.
I am thinking of changing my steel wheels for alloys and have found some at a good price. My current wheel size is 185/65 R14, but the ones I have found are 185/60 R14, will these be OK to use?
My E46 started with a misfire then loss of power, uneven idle, white smoke and later it flooded cylinder 4 with fuel, disabling the spark plug and allowing raw fuel to flow into the exhaust system. I thought...
I have been reading your letters page for many years, but have become increasingly frustrated by your toleration of the view that 'older' cars should be disposed of. Might I remind you that not all of...
 

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