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I have a BMW 116 2006 model where everything seems to be fine until petrol is low the symptoms start to show. First the engine management light will come on and than there will be a loss of power on acceleration....
Last week I filled my Mercedes-Benz Vito van, but 24 hours later the entire injection system was destroyed, with repair cost amounting to £4500. The dealer who carried out the repair confirmed that the...
My son in-law put 1/4 of a tank of unleaded petrol in his Fiat diesel van before realising he had made an error and then filled up with the correct diesel fuel. He has driven the van since and has two...
I am totally mystified as to how my diesel Ford Mondeo got contaminated with petrol. Last week I filled up with diesel at my local supermarket and drove a round trip of 200 miles without a problem. I again...
I purchased a two year old 19,000 mile car from a large car supermarket three weeks ago. I collected the car and drove it the 50 miles to my home. Within a day, the car refused to start and was towed to...
Having given my local Skoda garage £370 to flush contaminated diesel from my Superb estate, a serious cold-start knocking issue persists as bad as ever, disappearing once the engine is just a little warm....
Over the past few months my Skoda Superb Estate has been performing worse and worse from cold starts, with what appeared to be misfires or fuel starvation until it had begun to warm up. At its third variable...
My 20,000 mile Grand C-Max 1.6TDCI, after several transient episodes, recently went into permanent 'limp home' mode. The dealer reported that the fault was due to a partially blocked fuel filter, and...
The night before last I drove, with a friend, to a meeting about 10 miles away in my recently-purchased Citroen 2008 C5 2.0 HDI 138 Automatic, 61,000 miles on the clock. Three hours later, when I switched...
My 14-month-old Hyundai i40 'died' on my way to work on 17 January. There followed a long saga of recovery and the problem was finally diagnosed as frozen water content in the fuel, which turned the diesel...
 

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