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What should I look for on a 2009 Audi A3?

I am thinking of buying a 2009 Audi A3, which is a UK or NI import with 93,000 miles (about 150,000km) on the clock. Are there any specific questions I should be asking the salesman? When should the timing belt/chain be changed?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Fergus Capper (Dublin) - Tue, 13 Nov 2012 22:39

Where will I get a luggage cover for my Hyundai?

Where can I get a rolling luggage cover for the rear of a 2002 Hyundai Santa Fe?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Michael Jones - Tue, 13 Nov 2012 23:36

How reliable is the Range Rover Sport?

Hi. I am considering a 2006/07 Range Rover Sport. Some say they give mechanical trouble and can be expensive to repair. What is your opinion?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Jim Cowan (Donegal) - Wed, 14 Nov 2012 11:29

How often should the timing belt be changed in the Hyundai Trajet?

How often do you change the timing belt on a Hyundai Trajet? It's a 1,998cc diesel.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Richard Foy (Dublin) - Mon, 05 Nov 2012 20:52

What's causing my Mercedes battery to drain?

My 2004 Mercedes-Benz M 270 CDI is discharging the battery within two hours when parked up. It has a new battery, the sam units, alternator, interior overhead lighting, door sensors and dash clocks were all checked and none of these seem to be the problem. Have you any suggestions to what may be the cause of this?

Filed under fault - Asked by Shane Evans (Cork) - Thu, 08 Nov 2012 12:16

Is there a timing chain in my Mercedes-Benz M-Class?

What mileage should I change the timing belt in a Mercedes-Benz M 270 CDI?

Filed under servicing - Asked by George Sparling (Adare) - Sun, 11 Nov 2012 19:18

Can I get a spare wheel for my Skoda Yeti?

I own a Skoda Yeti Greenline and it has no spare wheel. Where could I get one? I don't like the system supplied with the automobile.

Filed under tyres - Asked by John Connaughton - Mon, 08 Oct 2012 23:18

Where can I get seat covers for my Ford S-Max?

Where can I get top quality automobile seat covers for my people automobilerier (Ford S-Max)?

Filed under seating - Asked by Clodagh Murphy (Tralee) - Fri, 09 Nov 2012 14:14

What is the new system for imported automobiles' registration numbers?

Hello, first of all congrats on a great Irish automobile website. It seems that the system of registering a imported used automobile has changed since late last year. It is now easy to spot imported Dublin registered automobiles because the plate starts at 120,000 upwards. I cannot find any information on the Revenue website but I remember reading a newspaper article in early 2012 about it. What are the starting numbers for other counties especially Wicklow?

Filed under registration - Asked by Jerome O'Connor (Wicklow) - Wed, 07 Nov 2012 19:55

Any major issues with the Honda Civic Hybrid?

Is the Honda Civic Hybrid a good automobile?

Filed under reliability - Asked by James Li (Port Louis) - Thu, 01 Nov 2012 17:06