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Is it usual for a belt tensioner to go off centre and shred the belt? This was the case with our Peugeot 3008 at 28,000 miles.
I've been told the following about my Zafira by a vaxhuall garage: Fault on inlet manifold and noisy on initial start up –suspect internal swirl flaps have collapsed and possible engine damage Vehicle...
Six weeks ago I made a bad judgement and drove through deep water in my Peugeot 306 the car cut out and I’ve been told that the engine has suffered hydrostatic lock and the rods are bent. With a car of...
I have a 2003 Mondeo 2.0TDCI which has just turned 100,000 on the clock and well maintained. The computer warning light has been coming on periodically over the last few years but now is getting more frequent,...
I bought a new Corsa SE 1.4 petrol auto which we collected last Friday. After about ten minutes we got on the M1 and after about five more minutes there was a big white cloud of smoke from the back. My...
In June 2011 I bought a Fabia vRS new from SMC Skoda Exeter. At the second service, with 12,000 miles, I mentioned the high oil consumption plus the fact the car had gone into limp home mode after some...
I have a 1983 Saab 99. Not having used the car for a month, I was driving to my mother's with lower oil pressure than usual at 40psi when the engine suddenly cut out descending a gentle incline. There...
Two months ago my car broke down and needed to be towed home by the RAC. My local Ford dealer diagnosed the problem as a blown spark plug which had disintegrated and damaged the forth cylinder, requiring...
A family member bought a Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 petrol Ecotec last year (2012 - 62 plate). Despite my reminders, she has failed to service the vehicle (now owned for 14 months) and, low and behold, on Saturday...
Having purchased five Jaguar vehicles, all brand new, in the past five years, my last is an XJ obtained in October 2012. The car is suffering an oil leak. The dealer asked to keep the car for several days...
 

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