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I have a 2016 Renault Twingo Dynamique S. It is serviced annually by the main dealer. The first year it did about 6000 miles but the last four years, it has only done just over 6000. It gets a 20 mile...
My car is due for a service shortly. The last three services have been done via a main dealer. It is a 2016 model with less than 19,000 miles on the clock and does less than 1000 miles a year. Is it worth...
I bought a Jaguar XK Convertible 5-litre last August. It was serviced in March 2019 at 76,600 miles and has travelled only 4000 miles since. It's used as a second car, no short trips usually 20+ miles....
My Mk5 Golf has had one cambelt replacement done at the main agent in 2011. I have now done over 100000 miles and have booked in at an independent garage specialising in Volkswagen for a cambelt and waterpump...
I have just had a reminder for my Corsa 1.4T third year service and MoT from the dealership. It came with recommended TLC like bacterial cleanse at £24.95, brake fluid change at £49.95 and engine flush...
I have cleaned the windscreen of my Yaris and replaced the blades with Bosch soft blades, but on the driver's side I still get a raking noise as the wipers seem to judder across the screen. Any ideas?
The garage that sold me my Suzuki Baleno has offered a service contract. Are they a good idea to get at an average cost of £16.82 a month over 35 months including MoTs?
My 2011 Fiesta has a leaking water pump. Is replacing it a big job to do myself?
What's the right engine oil for a 2009 Citroen C5 2.0-litre petrol? There are so many brands and so many different types of 5/30 and 5/40 oils but which is the right one?
My six-year-old Skoda Superb has done 34,000 miles. I have been told that I need to replace the timing belt and I presume the water pump, is this right?
 

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