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I'm considering buying a 2016 1.0 petrol Skoda Octavia, but my mechanic is sceptical about a small engine pulling a big automobile. Any advice?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Jan Crowley (Dublin) - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 11:57
What does a Toyota Avensis TR D-4D EURO 3, 2010 have, a timing belt or chain please? If a timing belt at what mileage does it require changing, please?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Charles Bryan (Cork) - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:43
How much oil is in a Vauxhall Zafira Tourer 2.0-litre diesel?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Ste Moore (BISHOP AUCKLAND) - Fri, 29 Mar 2013 20:08
How many km before timing belt replacement on a 2009 Mazda3 diesel?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Martin Quigley (Wexford) - Mon, 22 Jul 2013 12:28
I hope you can help. My 2006 Ford Mondeo 2.0-litre TDCi Platinum revs very high when ticking over and also lately will totally lose power and engine will cut out while driving.
Filed under fault - Asked by Anne Mahon (Galway) - Mon, 22 Jul 2013 14:30
The automobile I'm interested is a Toyota Yaris with reg 06 C XXXXX. What is its history?
Filed under history - Asked by Frank Clarke (Passage West, Co. Cork) - Fri, 26 Jul 2013 00:01
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’m trying to decide between the Nissan Qashqai and the new Skoda Karoq. Any advice for me please?
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Patrick Hogan (Galway ) - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 20:35
We are looking for some good options for a really reliable family automobile. Nothing too big as parking in the automobile park my wife works in is a nightmare as it is very tight. We were looking at a 2014 Nissan Qashqai+2, a 2015 Kia cee'd Sportswagon and might look at the Skoda Octavia. Insignia looks good but it's a monster of a size.
The Qashqai+2 seems expensive for a 2014 model. Would it be a waste? We do mileage of about 11k to 12k a year. Are the automobiles we looked at above the best options or what others would you recommend and best engine to go for? We want a really good boot and rear seat space for young kids with ISOFIX seating.
Filed under family automobile - Asked by Tomas Best (Dublin) - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 09:09