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My local Subaru dealer recently charged me £400 to replace the spark plugs on my 2005 Forester. They charged three hours labour as they reckoned the plugs were seized. The car was still idling badly so...
What is a reasonable point at which to replace flexible brake hoses? I have a low mileage 1998 MGF in excellent condition and with a well documented service history. While it has had brake fluid changes...
My 2012 Jaguar XF 2.2 D now has 65000 miles on the clock and I intend keeping it for a few more years yet. Apart from a regular yearly service is there anything I should plan for that will ensure it continues...
I recently had an engine fault light come on. I took the car to my local garage and they ran a diagnostic - it came up with a rear lambda sensor fault. They cleared the code and told me that it would be...
I have just taken my 2016 Ford Kuga in for its three year/30,000 mile service. Ford apparently does not change the brake fluid unless you specifically ask for it to be done and it is at extra cost? Surely...
I have just purchased a used Jaguar F-Pace with 10,000 miles on the clock. Jaguar says the next service is not due until October 2020 or after 21,000 miles. I seem to recall you suggesting that diesels...
I'm thinking of buying a cheap second-hand car with a little bit of heritage that's still fun to drive. I'm thinking MG TF. That was until I saw how difficult it is to just change the plugs. Does that...
Will the long term maintenance on hybrid and/or electric cars have a higher repair cost compared to current petrol or diesel cars due to the different components needed?
I own a 2012 Seat Exeo ST 2.0 TDi Auto. One morning I found a pool of transmission fluid and water on my drive. It was towed to a SEAT main dealer and they informed me that the coolant system is contaminated...
I am wondering whether I need to get my Fiat 500L TwinAir serviced at a Fiat garage or if a regular garage would do the job just as well? There isn't a warranty issue so that isn't such a factor.
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