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What would a 2000 Volvo S40 1.8 petrol be worth?
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Magdalena Zaprzalka (Dublin) - Sun, 25 Dec 2011 15:02
I have a Volkswagen Passat BlueMotion with just 4,000 miles on the clock. The fuel consumption is increasing and has gone from 53mpg average in October to 48mpg now. Dealer says he can find no fault on electronic test rig. Any ideas please? Previously got over 60mpg on same journey now getting 48-49mpg and seeming to be dropping. Variables like fuel etc. all same as is possible and driving style not changed. Best regards and Happy New Year to all.
Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Richard Paterson (Solihull) - Tue, 03 Jan 2012 14:12
Hi, the blower on my 2005 Hyundai Santa Fe works fine when on face/floor mode, but when I turn it on to window no air or very little air blows out. I have replaced the cabin filter thinking that would work, but no joy. Any help would be appreciated.
Filed under fault - Asked by James Brady (Clonsilla) - Sat, 05 Nov 2011 20:33
What's the best bank for a automobile loan?
Filed under finance - Asked by Eric Mullins (Dublin) - Tue, 03 Jan 2012 19:57
Hi, am I being ripped off on my Volvo servicing? I was quoted €229 for 20,000 service, €259 for 40,000 service, €360 for 60,000 service. The first is for oil, oil filter and fluid top-ups; 40,000km service includes oil, oil filter, pollen filter and fluid top-ups, plus Volvo wipers were €48. Servicing for other automobiles I've owned (VW, Ford and Opel) was nearly €100 cheaper. I am sorry I bought a Volvo now.
Filed under servicing - Asked by Jimmy Dillon (Swords, Dublin) - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 17:15
I'm thinking of getting an SUV. Nothing fancy, just big enough to get a couple of bikes in the back, won't be much off road done in it, and preferably low emissions for tax reasons. What would you suggest? My budget isn't great, under €10k if possible. Is that way too little to get something half decent?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Rob Davis (Dublin) - Mon, 02 Jan 2012 00:22
Why is the Land Rover Discovery 4 called the "LR4" in the USA?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Shane Hickey (Dalkey Co Dublin) - Tue, 27 Dec 2011 21:29
What is the fuel consumption of the 2004 Opel Meriva 1.6?
Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Bokane Baleseng (Gaborone) - Tue, 22 Nov 2011 05:13
Would it be a good idea to change my 2011 Nissan Qashqai 2011 for the Twice is Nice Deal? With the VAT increase and new diesel engine, is it still a good deal? Thanks.
Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Joe Malon (Dublin) - Tue, 29 Nov 2011 12:02
Please help: I have exhaust fumes on driver's side when the window is down. Automobile was recently tuned. Cold start switch also replaced. I also used foam strips to seal boot lid and had the exhaust checked for leaks and there were none. I have a five-month old baby that drives with us and am very concerned. I am desperate...
Filed under fault - Asked by Lee Capo (Cape Town) - Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:50