Ask a Question

Ask Honest John

Most recently answered wear and tear questions
I bought a 2012 Honda CR-V with 39,000 miles from a franchised dealer in July 2018. I have completed 3700 miles and have been advised front tyres are worn to the ‘canvas’. The front discs are 70% worn...
When a dealership offers an approved used car for sale with the final year's balance of the manufacturer's warranty still in place, is it fair to expect them to put right any wear and tear faults before...
I have no knowledge regarding vehicle mechanics. However, I have been driving for over 30 years and have never had to replace a clutch before around 70,000 + miles. I have had my Hyundai i20 from new (2014)...
I have an Hyundai ix35 on three year PCP. It was one year old when I got it. It has some kerb scratches on the alloy wheels and minor scratches on the body, will the garage try to charge me to rectify...
I own an 18 month old BMW 2 Series Active Tourer which has just had it's first service at 17,100 miles. I'm told that the rear brake pads are worn and need replacing (£275). Having owned many cars, I've...
My dealer-maintained Hyundai i40 CRDi urgently needs replacement front discs due to 70 per cent wear on one side and 30 per cent on the other. Surely this would indicate a fault on a carefully driven car...
I bought a car in April and it came with a third party warranty. Just over a month later it developed a fault and I claimed it under the warranty I had. The warranty company have refused the claim stating...
Six weeks ago I bought a 2011 BMW 530d Touring with 99,000 miles from a non franchised dealer. The car has developed brake judder which was not evident at the time of purchase. Assuming it is the brake...
In April 2016 I bought a 2014 Vauxhall Zafira Tourer with 9500 miles on it. Now, just 11 months and 6000 miles later, the clutch has burnt out. The car is still under the manufacturer's warranty but the...
I'm buying my first car and have found a very plush 2007 Renault Clio 1.2 16V for £1100, however, it has 173,000 miles on the clock. It's been looked after fantastically and most of those miles are motorway...
 

Value my car