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Timing belt on the 2014 Audi A4 1.8 petrol?

I have a 2014 Audi A4, which has a 1.8-litre petrol engine. When do I have to change the timing belt?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Bharat Gurung (Bracknell) - Thu, 03 Jan 2019 14:18

What do you think of VRT rates and imports?

I understand that the import duty tax has risen from 10 per cent to 11 per cent as of 1/1/19. Do you think it should or could increase again after Brexit in order to help save the motor trade in the Republic and to try persuade people to stay and buy Irish? I feel that if the import duty tax went to 12.5 per cent it would stop people going to England or up North. What is your opinion on the matter?

Filed under importing - Asked by Patrick Devitt (Dublin) - Wed, 02 Jan 2019 09:11

Renault Kadjar or Kia Sportage?

I have to change my old 2002 Renault Scenic and I'm just wondering which would you recommend I go for: the Renault Kadjar or the Kia Sportage? I would probably be looking at a 2017 model.


Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Camillus Mulcahy (Castlefinn) - Wed, 02 Jan 2019 14:37

How much is the 2019 Mercedes GLE?

Do we know a starting price for the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE yet?

Filed under pricing - Asked by CiarĂ¡n Cahill (Meath) - Sun, 23 Dec 2018 15:14

What's up with my Mercedes C-Class?

The collision avoidance system and traction control keep switching off on my 2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. When I switch off the engine and restart everything is ok again for approx 20km when they act up again. Any ideas?

Filed under fault - Asked by Charles O'Leary (DUBLIN) - Mon, 31 Dec 2018 20:12

When to change my Astra diesel's belt?

When does the timing belt need to be changed on the 2.0-litre diesel engine of an 2012 Opel Astra GTC?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Lucy Lynch (Dublin) - Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:14

Has Honda improved the Civic's seats?

Has Honda improved the driver's seat in the new civic saloon? Had a 2012 Civic that broke my back. Now have an Accord, but would love a new Civic Saloon if the seats are long enough to support my right leg.

Filed under seating - Asked by David Walsh (Rathangan, Co Kildare) - Sun, 16 Dec 2018 21:34

Am I paying the correct tax on my Audi?


I own a 2009 Audi A3 petrol and wondered if I'm paying too much road tax as many seem to think so including staff of automobile tax office, due to the year as the new regulations were brought in 2008. Was advised to go to NCT by staff at tax office, however NCT says it only deals with imported automobiles. How can I get the assessment on CO2 rechecked?

Filed under taxation - Asked by S. Farrell - Tue, 18 Dec 2018 11:11

I'm having issues with my stop-start system...

My stop-start stops working for about a week or more, then starts working again each time the automobile stops. Why is this? Should I get it looked at?

Filed under fault - Asked by Anne McIntyre (Liverpool) - Thu, 06 Dec 2018 16:17

Have you pricing for the new Audi Q3?

Hi, any pricing on the new Audi Q3 please? Iinterested in diesel auto.



Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Pat Higgens (Dublin) - Thu, 13 Dec 2018 20:40