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What's wrong with my Santa Fe's heater?

Hi, the blower on my 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe works fine when on face/floor mode, but when I turn it on to window no air or very little air blows out. I have replaced the cabin filter thinking that would work, but no joy. Any help would be appreciated.

Filed under fault - Asked by James Brady (Clonsilla) - Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:33

How do I stop the exhaust fumes coming into my automobile?

Please help: I have exhaust fumes on driver's side when the window is down. Automobile was recently tuned. Cold start switch also replaced. I also used foam strips to seal boot lid and had the exhaust checked for leaks and there were none. I have a five-month old baby that drives with us and am very concerned. I am desperate...

Filed under fault - Asked by Lee Capo (Cape Town) - Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:50

Am I being ripped off for repairs on my Micra?

My six-year old Nissan Micra (that has never given me any problems) just suddenly won't start. Apparently the crankshaft and sensors need replacing, and the garage tells me it's a big job, it will take a couple of days of work (engine out etc.) and will cost €750 approximately. What do you think? Expensive or what?

Filed under fault - Asked by Tricia McGovern (Glasgow) - Thu, 01 Dec 2011 12:17

Why does my low coolant light keep coming on?

The low coolant warning light is coming on in my Mazda RX-8 when driving over 120km/h. Coolant level and oil are ok. Any idea what's causing this? The light goes off again after a few minutes.

Filed under fault - Asked by Sean Naughton (Co. Limerick) - Wed, 05 Oct 2011 23:07

Does my Kia Sorento have suspension problems?

Hi, I recently bought a 2008 Kia Sorento (30k miles) privately and really like it. Everything has been great so far except for when I hit bumps in the road. The bang you get from going over bumps is quite hard and travels through your body. I did research on Sorentos before buying it but now going back I see there are suspension problems reported on Kias. Do you think if I replace the shocks it should ease the suspension problem and do you know if there is a type of shock that I should get a garage to install to try and dampen down the bang I get from bumps in the road?

Thanks Ciaran.

Filed under fault - Asked by Ciaran Browne (Dublin) - Tue, 23 Aug 2011 19:06

What's causing my Skoda Octavia starting problems?

My 2006 Skoda Octavia 1.9 diesel takes ages to start in the morning. When it does start it runs all day without any problems. Is it injector related?

Filed under fault - Asked by James Mcghee (Paisley ) - Tue, 09 Aug 2011 08:15

Why am I losing power after changing the spark plugs?

Having changed my spark plugs and leads my automobile loses power after about 10 minutes of driving. What could be the problem?

Filed under fault - Asked by Jason Valentin (Sprighill) - Fri, 05 Aug 2011 02:07

How do I know if my head gasket is gone?

Hi. I just wanted to know how would I find out if my automobile's head gasket is gone. When I start the automobile heaps of water comes out of the exhaust, but I'm not that sure if it is the gasket. Can you help me?


Filed under fault - Asked by Mohammed Sid (Palmerston North) - Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:21

What do I do about a leaking radiator?

My Toyota Camry suddenly started leaking coolant from the radiator and the engine stopped. Any ideas why?

Filed under fault - Asked by Nilofar Majumdar (Yanboo) - Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:21

What's causing the whining noise in my Landcruiser?

I recently purchased a 3.0-litre Toyota Landcruiser in Northern Ireland and have noticed some rust in the chassis and exhaust, but more worrying is a whining noise it has developed in first, second and third gears at around 2,000rpm - the noise dissipates at about 2,300rpm. Have you any idea what the problem could be? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Filed under fault - Asked by Neville Case (Wicklow) - Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:09

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