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We bought three Skoda Kamiqs 1.0 autos (DCT) in May 2022. All three have less than 3,000 miles so far. We checked the oil levels and all are about half full or less. One of the cars has been back to a...
I have a 2012 Ford Fiesta Zetec 1.25 that doesn't have start-stop technology. The manual says get Castrol Magnatec professional a5 5W-30. But this is no longer available. There is a start stop version....
I'm looking for hybrid SUV with electronic oil level. I was thinking about 2021 Hyundai Tucson or 2022 Kia Sportage but don’t think these come with such devices fitted.
My car maker advises fully synthetic 5W/30 engine oil. Are all oil brands of 5W/30 equal?
I purchased a 2012 Land Rover Defender in a private sale. Within 30 days there was a warning light for the oil pressure followed quickly by engine failure. The car now requires a new engine at approximately...
Can there really be any difference in engine oils with specification 5W/30 and that meet ACEA C3 for diesel cars? I see that several oil manufacturers produce engine oils for specific cars, eg. VW cars,...
I've applied myself to the quite practical task of oil draining and replenishment on my current luxury vehicle in order to acquire a more manly approach to life. I've been using Mobil 1 oil, but have noticed...
My 2010 petrol 1.8 TSI is drinking oil at 65,000 miles. The missing engine gasket has been replaced (and the sump protector emptied). Would a quality mineral oil last longer than synthetic?
I have a Subaru Outback 2.0d Premium which I have owned from new. It has done 11000 miles (mostly high speed long distance and motorway) and I have noticed that the oil level is creeping up. The car was...
My 2016 Toyota Yaris diesel fuel consumption meter indicates a large increase in consumption for about 25 minutes every 350-400 miles. Is this the DPF regenerating?