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Will a remap affect the warranty on my BMW X1?
I need some legal advice. I bought a 2018 BMW M140i in February from a used car garage (not BMW). Car was sold as having BMW warranty until 2021 and no mentions of any accidents. After I bought the car...
I bought a 2013 Volkswagen Transporter from a Volkwagen commercial van dealer in Wales six months ago. I've already had the van back there for a couple of warranty issues, but recently an engine management...
I'm a sole trader who recently sold an Audi A3. The buyer said they were having it remapped even though I told them it would void any warranty on the engine, clutch and gearbox. Subsequently, almost straight...
I bought a Volkswagen Scirocco from a private seller in October 2016. The car was fully serviced and appeared to be in good condition. The other day Volkswagen did the emissions update and it completely...
Based on your advice and all you've written, I bought a Kia C'eed estate auto 1.6 diesel (no DPF) with 37,000 miles on the clock from a Kia dealer this January for £5500. I drive approx 30,000 miles a...
My diesel Audi 2.0-litre has been remapped. Will the emissions fix undo my remap, thus meaning I will have to pay to get it done again?
I've been doing some research on Audi remaps. Is this going to degrade the engine in any way and why do you think superchips are probably the best option?
I'm looking at getting a Superchips Bluefin remap for my new 2016 Ford Focus 1.5 EcoBoost, 147PS with 2600 miles on the clock. The remap boasts a 47PS and 63Nm torque increase, although I'm well aware...
A friend's 2007 Audi A6 2.0 TDI had a DPF removed and deleted, as well as an EGR shut. It also had a remap done. From test drive, the vehicle begun emitting excesses smoke when the engine was heated and...
 

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