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My car is a 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLK 350 7G-Tronic automatic. It has covered 68,000 miles and has been well looked after and serviced regularly. I've had it two years and, after about three months, I found...
My wife went out to her 2007 Fiat Grande Pundo, parked underneath a carport, reversed out and heard a 'ping’. Almost immediatly, the nearside front went down with a broken spring. I've written to FIAT...
Just thought I'd let you know that when my mum took her 5 year old Mercedes A class for an MOT last month, it failed due to a broken front coil spring (no doubt helped by the recent proliferation of pot...
My W211 Mercedes-Benz Estate (2007, 48,000 miles) has gone BANG quite suddenly. The RAC engineer (35 minutes from call to arrival) immediately diagnosed a broken front coil spring. Apparently an increasingly...
My seven-year-old Vauxhall Zafira has been faultless, but lately it seems to make heavy weather of speed bumps. Can the suspension fail gradually or is it always sudden?
I have just had my 2003 Citroen C3 fail it's MoT due to broken front springs. There are approx 46,000 miles on the clock and I bought the car secondhand in 2006 from a major car supermarket, where I was...
I am writing now in respect of your apparent endorsement of Warranty Direct, "The only Honest John approved car warranty service. “ My 2005 SAAB 9-3 Linear Sport TiD has been covered by Warranty Direct...
On the Vectra C forum the spring failure count is now 801. The latest post from ‘Kristian’ was a corker: “Both my rears and the front drivers failed. My front spring failure was the scariest as it went...
On Friday evening my daughter and I were sitting watching TV, my car was parked outside on the drive alongside the lounge. There was a really loud bang and we ran outside to investigate. The front offside...
I have a FIAT 500, which I bought new last September. About one and a half months ago I took it into the garage as it was making a high pitched noise and had a lot of general running noise when I drove....
 

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