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My car is a 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 7G-Tronic automatic. It has covered 68,000 miles and has been well looked after and serviced regularly. I've had it two years and, after about three months, I found...
Not so much a question, more a case of strange advice. I have been a vehicle technician for over forty years. Two months ago my daughter bought a brand new Toyota Yaris and from day one (the day I road...
I bought a 2006 Renault Clio three years ago with 22,000 miles on the clock; it came with a new MoT certificate. I do about 6000 miles a year, mainly on local roads, but noticed that when I joined a motorway...
My daughter's 2006 Citroen C2 has just had a second suspension coil spring fitted. I was interested when the repair garage said this was number 20 this week, not dependent on the make of the car. Tended...
We have a 2006 Fiesta 1.25 petrol Zetec 3-door that we have owned for six years. It has broken down twice in the last year (a plug of some sort let water out of the engine, and a front suspension spring...
In a recent letters page, under the heading "Hard Luck" you suggest that GT of Derby checks to see if the transportation blocks have been left in his car’s springs. How do you check these? Our Ford Focus...
I drive a Ford Mondeo petrol estate. I recently hit a deep pothole in the road, causing the suspension spring on my front passenger side to break which has cost me over £200 to replace, including parts...
This morning I came to take my wife's 2005 Fiesta auto out of the garage and heard a horrible scraping noise. I called Green Flag and the mechanic diagnosed a fractured front offside coil spring. The car...
At a recent brake pad change the BMW dealer did a safety check and reported a broken rear spring, and recommended a new pair at a cost of £233.80. My E83 X3 had covered 53,300 miles. Can this failure be...
My daughter was driving her 70,000 mile 1999 Ford Fiesta 1.4L petrol at very slow speed whilst parking, when the front offside suspension coil spring suddenly snapped without warning. The breakdown recovery...
 

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