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Should an Audi A6 clutch need replacement this soon?

Is it common for a 2010 Audi A6 TDI to require a clutch replacement at 42,000km?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Patrick Hickey (Limerick) - Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:45


Do you think my automobile was serviced?

Hi, I bought a 2009 Opel Insignia four months ago. The place where I bought it from promised it had a full service done. A few weeks ago I noticed that every time I used the brakes there was a grinding sound. Also the code 'no 82' came up on the dashboard. Apparently this means that the engine oil needs to be changed.

Over the four months the automobile has not been used a lot. My question is if the place did a full service, would these problems still occur? The guy who I bought the automobile from was very dismissive and agreed to do the brakes. But he wouldn't even find out what the code 82 meant - I had to do that myself.

Thanks

Filed under servicing - Asked by Jackie Cullen (Dublin) - Tue, 23 Oct 2012 00:36


Does my 2008 Ford Focus TDCi have a timing belt?

Foes my 2008 Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi have a timing belt? If so, when should it be changed?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Ger Glynn (Clare) - Fri, 19 Oct 2012 23:06


Does my Mondeo Estate have a timing belt or chain?

Does my 2002 Ford Mondeo Estate 2.0-litre TDCi have a cambelt or chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Sharon Wyatt (Taunton) - Sun, 07 Oct 2012 15:10


What's the change schedule for my Mondeo's timing belt?

Does a 2007 1.8 TDCi Ford Mondeo need its timing belt changed? At what mileage?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Maurice Clarke (Enniskillen) - Sat, 22 Sep 2012 20:45


Does my Mondeo have a timing belt or chain?

Does my 2005 Ford Mondeo LX have a timing belt or chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Delroy D'Oyley (Luton) - Fri, 17 Aug 2012 23:09


How often does the Nissan Almera's timing belt need changing?

How often does the timing belt need to be changed on a Nissan Almera?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Paul Kerrigan (Leixlip) - Mon, 06 Aug 2012 21:29


When does the timing belt in my BMW 1 Series need changing?

Hi, we have a 2005 BMW 116i with 124,000 kilometres on the clock. When do the timing and fan belts need to be changed? They haven't been done before.

Thank you

Filed under servicing - Asked by Ruairi Mc Automobilethy (Mullagh Co Cavan) - Mon, 16 Jul 2012 01:18


Why did the sump plug o-ring have to be changed on the Corsa?

My mam's 2007 Opel Corsa came back from a service with the garage saying it had to replace the 'sump plug o-ring' and I am wondering what could have caused this?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Karl Treacy (Malahide, Co.Dublin) - Fri, 13 Jul 2012 10:44


Does my Ford Mondeo Estate have a timing belt?

Hi. I own a 2001 Ford Mondeo Ghia X Estate 2.0-litre petrol automatic. My question is, does my automobile have a timing belt or timing chain? I have owned the automobile for five years now and had it regularly serviced, but no one has mentioned a timing belt or that it may need replacing, so I thought I would ask you guys.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Philip Prince (Swinton. Manchester.) - Thu, 14 Jun 2012 16:37


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