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What should I look out for on a 2002 Audi A4?

Audi A4 2.5 quattro, 2002 model: anything I should look out for?

Very interested in buying one of these; it has 130,000 miles on the clock but is a local family automobile and well maintained in the local Volkswagen garage. I don't drink myself so I am willing to let the Audi do the drinking! And I know about tax and tyres etc but I love driving so I don't mind that, just wondering if there are any majorly costly pitfalls with these automobiles as the one I had nearly purchased last week blew its fan before I arrived to drive it and that's going to cost the guy €1,300 - so I had a lucky escape!

Cheers guys

Filed under reliability - Asked by Adrian Lynch (Drumshanbo, Co. Leitrim) - Thu, 20 Sep 2012 17:10

What's the change schedule for my Mondeo's timing belt?

Does a 2007 1.8 TDCi Ford Mondeo need its timing belt changed? At what mileage?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Maurice Clarke (Enniskillen) - Sat, 22 Sep 2012 20:45

Land Rover Discovery or Volvo XC90?

Is the 2005 Land Rover Discovery a good automobile? Does it give problems? Is it better than say the Volvo XC90?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Joseph Jabilia (Dublin) - Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:24

Is there much difference in size between Volvo S60 and S80?

What's the size difference between a Volvo S60 and a Volvo S80 - length, width, boot capacity etc?

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Stephen Kent (Leixlip, Kildare) - Tue, 18 Sep 2012 21:15

Any ideas why my Skoda Octavia won't start?

Hi, I have a 2007 Skoda Octavia. It has problems starting when cold. It can take up to six tries to get it going. I have changed the air flow meter. Any ideas what else should be checked?

Filed under fault - Asked by Pat Doyle (Dublin) - Wed, 19 Sep 2012 15:47

What's the sportiest automobile my €3,000 will buy?

What is the best "male" automobile to be bought for 3000 Euro?

Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Bilal Durrani (Dublin) - Fri, 03 Aug 2012 09:08

Why is the Suzuki Jimny so expensive to tax?

I am confused! I saw a 2008 Suzuki Jimny 1.3 I liked the look of. Went on to motortax online to see how much tax for the year was. It said tax band 171-190g/km, which is 677 euros!!! Emailed dealer and he said tax correct. Surely something seriously wrong? My husband's Suzuki Grand Vitara 2.0-litre is €660 and other Jimnys are 358 Euros.

Filed under taxation - Asked by Holly Darling (Wexford) - Mon, 20 Aug 2012 17:20

How reliable is the Opel Vectra?

How reliable is the 2005 model Opel Vectra SRi 1.9 CDTi 16v with 150hp?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Craig Nolan (Dublin) - Sun, 16 Sep 2012 17:39

How much is my BMW 320i worth?

How much is a 2000 BMW 320i M worth? It has 140,000 miles (225,000 kilometres) on the clock.

Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Davo P (Dublin) - Sat, 15 Sep 2012 21:25

How economical is the BMW 520d?

What mileage per gallon would I get from a 2009/2010 BMW 520d?

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Colm Costello (Dublin) - Thu, 06 Sep 2012 15:07