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I've been looking at a 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC for sale for £15,950. It has everything I wanted but has 60,500 miles. Would this be considered high? Can I haggle the price stating that this is more mileage...
I recently purchased a secondhand Nissan Navara, which I have been informed (by DVLA) has a manufacturer recall on this vehicle that has not been resolved. The recall is for chassis corrosion and cracking....
I have a 2013 Ford Focus 1.0T. It is currently having a new engine fitted as there was a problem with the coolant, turbo and subsequent oil loss - which I had no warning lights for, or in fact any indication...
My 2013 Ford Focus ST experienced uneven engine running in December. A Ford dealer traced the problem to the engine wiring harness - a problem for which the car was recalled in the USA. The harness was...
I see there is a safety recall on 2010 - 2014 Ford Focus, C-Max, Fiesta ST and Kuga for possible cracked cylinder heads, which could result in a fire. I've been unable to identify which engine is involved,...
My daughter recently bought an 2010 Audi A3 TDI. It cost £6500 and she had it for seven months when the EGR valve needed replacing. We took it back to the dealers and they charged her £750 to replace it....
My engine recently failed due to the faulty degas pipe, I have been in contact with Ford and they have asked for Service History records. I have provided my log book with stamps but they will only accept...
I've been told by my local Skoda dealer that my 2012 Octavia 1.8 TSi DSG Estate needs a new DSG as it suffered a failure. They found metal debris in the gearbox when they stripped it. Any ideas why it...
I had an accident whilst driving my Audi A3 and have now received a letter regarding a safety recall for NOx emissions. The letter states that until the safety modification has been carried out, I must...
My 2013 Peugeot Boxer had water leak into the engine compartment, this has been happening from new. It's damaged the computer and the ABS system. Estimated repairs are £3000 and the van has only done 16,000...
 

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