On changagoidem.ie there is no such thing as a silly question. No matter how small or complicated an issue seems, we'll help. Our experts will quickly answer your queries in a friendly and jargon-free manner. What are you waiting for? Ask us Anything!
Please remember that we offer advice, not gospel. We cannot be held responsible for recalls, a second hand automobile's history, acts of God, changes in automobile pricing or Government policy. We are here to help and offer independent, impartial and free advice. What you do with it is entirely up to you!By submitting a question you are agreeing to this statement. Thank you.
My 2008 Toyota Avensis diesel has just 75,000 miles on the clock, is fully serviced and running well until a week ago. It now will not start and my mechanic cannot get into the diagnostics to find fault.
Filed under fault - Asked by Joseph Mcgowan (Donegal) - Sat, 29 Nov 2014 14:12
My 2013 Toyota Avensis Verso has an auto gear problem. It drives fine when it's cold and the gear change is perfect. Even in reverse it's fine, but it stops moving after two to three minutes driving and reverse won't engage either. What is the problem?
Filed under fault - Asked by John Kerry (London) - Fri, 05 Dec 2014 22:55
The steering on my 2010 Toyota Avensis Aura seems jumpy and light. What's wrong?
Filed under fault - Asked by David Large (Sligo Ireland) - Tue, 05 Jul 2016 16:22
Hi, I am Prince from Wicklow,
I bought a new Hyundai i30 1.6 diesel two months ago. Now the automobile has an engine noise, abnormal pulling and an air conditioning problem. It was admitted to dealer garrage for repair it twice within two months. That took a week each time, but it is still not perfect.
Now it is running forward without pressing the accelerator in second, third and fourth gear and does not slow down immidiately when going down a gear. And there is also some problem with the auto stop and start system. Plus its fuel economy is only 47mpg.
What should I do? Can I ask my dealer to replace this faulty automobile, and what are my rights?
Filed under fault - Asked by Prince Francis (Bray) - Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:37
I'm having a lot of problems with my 2010 Toyota Avensis: problems with front tyres wearing; opening the boot and the doors. These are all problems with the 2010 model. Is Toyota standing behind and fi all these problems?
Filed under fault - Asked by Pat Murphy (Ballina) - Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:12
Is it true that the Opel Insignia had electrical problems and if so have these problems been sorted?
Filed under fault - Asked by Bridie Dollard (Portlaois) - Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:23
I have a 2012 Nissan Qashqai and I noticed that when I go around corners, left or right, there is a noise, not squeaky, more of a knocking noise as I turn the corner - could this be the CV joint?
Filed under fault - Asked by Eoin McCormack (Dublin 7) - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 20:51
Have there been any problems with the new Dacia range in regards to the starter motor?
Filed under fault - Asked by G Kelly - Thu, 01 Jan 2015 16:50
I have a Volkswagen Golf Mk7 TDI diesel, just 10 weeks old, 6,600km on the clock. Engine management light flashing and loses ability to accelerate. Light goes off and acceleration restored once ignition turned off and on again. Gets a 90km spin almost daily. Second time it's happened in past four weeks.
Any ideas what could be wrong?
Filed under fault - Asked by Olive Piercy (Meath) - Mon, 08 Jun 2015 23:13
How much should it cost to get the head gasket supplied and fitted on a 2006 SEAT Altea 1.6 petrol?
Filed under fault - Asked by Tristan Jacobs (Galway ) - Tue, 23 Feb 2016 16:46