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At a recent service for my Volvo XC60 I asked for the wheels to be swapped back to front to even out wear - as suggested in the Volvo handbook. This was not done as I was initially told that it was not...
Are aftermarket tyre pressure monitoring systems safe and how much do they cost?
Is a tyre pressure light showing an MoT failure even if the pressures are correct? Can I just disconnect the light?
At a recent annual service for my 2017 Peugeot 3008, I requested that the front and rear wheels be swapped round so that tread wear was evened out. However, I was informed that although this was possible,...
What's the most accurate tyre pressure gauge?
I need to replace the 19-inch wheels on my Nissan Qashqai for 17-inch wheels with Michelin Cross Climate tyres. Where would you recommend sourcing these please? Also how does the TPMS system adjust to...
I purchased a Toyota RAV4 hybrid earlier this month (after a nine month wait) and whilst the advertising booklet (dated December 2015) has every model fitted with tyre pressure monitoring as standard,...
I've just had new winter tyres fitted to my 2013 Honda CRV. I was advised that the tracking was incorrect so I had a 4 wheel laser check to correct the alignment. On the first straight road after the fitting...
I ordered a set of winter wheels and replacement alloy wheels which were delivered to a local garage for fitting. After they were put on, I drove about 6 miles and a warning light came on indicating a...
In 2011, I bought a 2010 BMW 520d touring and a set of extra alloy (327 style) 17 inch wheels with 225/55 R17 run-flat winter tyres. This year I traded the car in and bought a June 2014 320d xDrive Touring....
 

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