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If I import a automobile from the UK, do any manufacturers provide the balance of the new automobile warranty once the automobile has been re-registered here if the automobile is still in warranty in UK?
Filed under warranty - Asked by Simon M (Dublin) - Mon, 05 Mar 2018 11:08
Why are winter tyres not mandatory on rear-wheel-drive automobiles? I’m on my second Mercedes and know to switch to winter tyres each year. I rarely see other rear-wheel-drive automobiles doing the same yet such vehicles are uncontrollable in icy conditions - much worse than front-wheel drive. This is a serious safety issue not just for owners but other road users. I can guarantee someone will get killed if action is not taken. I suggest campaigns but also really dealers have an onus to notify buyers. Perhaps you could highlight as well.
Filed under tyres - Asked by Sean Burgess - Thu, 01 Mar 2018 19:35
When will the updated Mazda6 hit Ireland?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Eamonn McDermott (Limerick City) - Fri, 02 Mar 2018 17:58
Does my Toyota Avensis 2.0 D-4D have a timing chain or a belt drive?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Jonathan Garvey (Galway ) - Mon, 05 Mar 2018 17:22
Your comments on the Skoda Octavia 1.0 TSI petrol automatic please? Fuel consumption, power, spec level, or any other useful info.
Many thanks in advance
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Angela McIntyre (Co. Offaly) - Mon, 26 Feb 2018 17:12
I was going to give my automobile a service, but before I start, I was wondering is the oil filter hard to gain access to, as there are two pipes running above it; it's a 2011 Skoda Octavia 1.6 TDI.
Any advice would be great
Filed under servicing - Asked by Kevin O Donovan (Dublin) - Tue, 02 Apr 2013 13:34
Done the pedal test on my dad's 2001 Opel Astra (it was running slow and drinking petrol) and got the codes p1122, p1120 and p1155; we were told these are to do with the automobile's computer and will cost in the region of €1,000 to replace the computer and reprogram. Is this correct or is it easily fixed?
Filed under fault - Asked by Maebh Bushe (Dublin) - Mon, 18 Mar 2013 00:19
Why does my engine warning light come back on after I got the two lambda sensors changed, which it said was the problem? My automobile is a 2003 Volkswagen Polo.
Filed under fault - Asked by Danielle Automobileey (Delvin) - Tue, 05 Feb 2013 21:02
I am having radio trouble with my 2008 Ford Mondeo 1.6, radio model 6000CD. The stereo goes to phone mode and won't go back to radio/CD; only way to get it to reset itself is after the automobile has been locked for over an hour.
Filed under infotainment - Asked by David Millar (Dublin) - Mon, 04 Feb 2013 19:12
I have a Peugeot 3008 with only 20,000 miles on the clock. Should I need four new tyres?
Filed under tyres - Asked by Coreen Bromly (Fairford) - Sun, 03 Feb 2013 20:57