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I have a 2008 Ford Mondeo Titanium and have two fobs - one locks and unlocks the automobile and engine will start when I press the push button; second fob locks and unlocks the automobile, but engine won't start when I press the push button and screen says doesn't recognise the key. I changed fob battery, but still the same - any idea/solution?
Filed under fault - Asked by Aidan Mackey (Blarney) - Sat, 27 Jul 2013 14:33
My 1999 Toyota Levin AE111 appears to be leaking oil. Recently I put in a new gasket. It looks like the oil is coming out the right hand side and collecting on top of the gearbox. I'm at a loss.
Filed under fault - Asked by Ray Chawke (Cork) - Thu, 11 Apr 2013 23:38
I have a low engine performance message in my 2008 Volvo S40 1.6 diesel. Why?
Filed under fault - Asked by Kevin Anthony (Enniscorthy) - Fri, 22 Mar 2013 00:21
Cost of repair to head? My Peugeot 307 1.4 petrol has an oil leak.
Filed under fault - Asked by Dermot O Mahony (Automobilerigaline) - Mon, 20 Nov 2017 19:18
I have a 2009 Ford Focus diesel. The engine malfunction light came on twice today on way to work. It cut out, I lost power steering and the windows would not work either. The automobile is now parked but it is starting up for me now and the warning light has gone off and all seems fine. What could be the problem please? It is a very cold day here too, maybe the automobile was cold?
Many thanks, Lucy
Filed under fault - Asked by Lucy McDonnell (Blanchardstown, Dublin) - Tue, 28 Nov 2017 09:55
My parents have a 1991 Toyota Previa and lately it has been making a lot of metal grinding sounds from the rear. I took it out to test it and for the first few minutes the automobile seems fine. But after a while, and especially on the motorway, the automobile starts making metal grinding sounds.
We took it to a couple of garages and they said it was the rear axle. To fix/replace it, its going to cost around €700 to €1,000 depending on if we want to fix/replace the whole axle. Can the rear axle really be the problem? And does the price range sound right for this problem?
Filed under fault - Asked by Jin Masaki (Fresno) - Tue, 17 Sep 2013 21:50
I have a 2007 Skoda Octavia 2007 1.9 TDI that sometimes won't start - the engine will turn over, but won't start. When it does eventually start it runs ok for a while, then it cuts out and won't start any more: fuel pump, pipes, filter and fuses etc, have been checked and all ok. Have a fault code but not sure if related - P1650 data bus powertrain: missing message from instrument cluster ECU.
Filed under fault - Asked by Steve Daly (Cork) - Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:26
The air conditioning in my Honda Civic 1.5 Sport makes an infuriating whistling noise. Have there been any similar complaints? Is there a cure?
Thanks in advance
Filed under fault - Asked by Dave King (Folkestone) - Mon, 11 Sep 2017 06:44
Our Peugeot 207 has a problem that the mechanics can't get right. When engage (D) Drive, it loses power even when you step on the accelerator. However, when you engage (R) Reverse, it has all the power.
What could be the problem?
Filed under fault - Asked by Henry Buwembo (Kampala) - Fri, 07 Jul 2017 16:22
I am unable to open the boot-lid on my 1992 Mercedes Benz 300 SL roadster. I have been opening manually on key but lock appears to be broken as key does not catch and runs almost freely from side to side. Any other way to open boot-lid?
Filed under fault - Asked by Gearoid O'Driscoll (Bandon) - Wed, 31 Jul 2013 14:42