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Can you suggest questions to ask a used automobile dealer?

Good afternoon,

When buying a used automobile from a dealer what kind of questions should be asked?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Paddy Corcoran (Dublin) - Thu, 16 Aug 2012 12:08

Is the Land Rover Discovery a better automobile than the Ford Galaxy?

Would I be silly trading an a 2011 Ford Galaxy Titanium X for 2010 Land Rover Discovery?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Catherine Connolly (Galway) - Sat, 11 Aug 2012 21:36

What's wrong with the door of my Skoda Octavia?

I fixed the window regulator in the rear driver side door of my Skoda Octavia, but now the door won't open from the inside. Please help!

Filed under windows - Asked by Joe B (Automobilerick) - Wed, 15 Aug 2012 15:32

What do I do about the warning light on my Corolla?

Hi, I have a 2004 Toyota Corolla and the engine management light keeps coming on and then going off after a few days. It could be a week or more before it comes on again. I brought it to a mechanic and he said that it was a problem with the oil pressure release valve and he flushed out the system and replaced the oil, but the light still came on. He said that he was onto Toyota and it said it was not a major problem. What do you think?

Filed under fault - Asked by Gemma Maguire (Dublin) - Tue, 29 May 2012 12:09

What do you think of the new Dacia Duster?

Hi, I would like to know what do you think of the new Dacia Duster. I was thinking of buying one.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Patrick Collier (Newbridge) - Fri, 10 Aug 2012 23:07

Manual or automatic Mercedes C-Class?

I am thinking of purchasing a Mercedes-Benz C 180 with the 1.8 petrol engine around 2006-2007. Do I go manual or automatic? What is fuel consumtion like? Are there any problems I should be aware of?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Christopher Perrin (Dublin / Ireland) - Fri, 27 Jul 2012 17:16

How much should I offer for my company Golf?

I have the option of buying my current company automobile from the fleet company. It's a 2008 Volkswagen Golf GT with 172,000km on it. How much should I offer?

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Orla Moloney (Limerick) - Tue, 24 Jul 2012 14:07

Is there a front-wheel drive BMW coming?

When does the front-wheel drive BMW 1 Series go into production in right-hand drive?

Filed under future automobiles - Asked by Ian Mckenzie (Grays/essex) - Mon, 13 Aug 2012 18:05

Can you recommend decent seats for my new Volkswagen Golf?

Is it possible to add an Alcantara sports seat into my new Volkswagen Golf Edition-R? If so, how much would VW charge?

Reason I'm asking is that I'm finding the "Comfort" seats quite uncomfortable and after two months on the road I still cannot find a comfortable driving position. The main issue is the side supports on the seat are too far apart. As I'm fairly thin, my back tends to move side to side a lot when turning etc. no matter what position the seat is in. It's driving me mad. My old BMW had sports seats and I never had this problem. It's detracting from what is an otherwise excellent automobile. I cannot find any seat cushions for my back that will help me fit more snugly. It's gotten to the point where I'm willing to shell out a few hundred if necessary to get a sports seat put in.

Any help appreciated!

Filed under seating - Asked by Eoin S (Dublin) - Sun, 08 Apr 2012 13:30

How do I fit three child seats in the back of my automobile?

Third child on the way, eldest child is in full-size booster seat, what automobiles will fit three across? Ford says its automobiles can but you need a degree in engineering to fit them. I have discussed this question with a number of automobile seat retailers who all lean toward a seven seater.

Filed under child or baby seats - Asked by Neil Batt (Dublin ) - Thu, 22 Mar 2012 14:28