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Hi guys. Might be a tricky one as its really a matter of opinion but i'm trying to replace a money pit '01 BMW 5 Series with something a little cheaper to run.
I've about 8 to 9k to spend on something in the Mondeo/407/Passat region. Has to be Diesel. I'm not too pushed about mileage as age is more of a concern reliability wise. Obviously very little compares to my current motor for comfort and build quiality but any major flaws you know of with automobiles that class would make the decision a bit easier.
For instance i've heard the Passat has major issues with it's electronic handbrake, A/C, and electrics and the Rover 75 may be tricky for parts. Obviously any recomendations would be personal taste but i'm stumped so any help would be much appreciated. My only absolute no is the Vecta. Been there. No interest in going back. each of suggestions greatly appreciated.
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Gareth O'Neill (Drogheda) - Mon, 08 Aug 2011 01:51
Hi, I heard from a mate recently that its now possible to change the county of the automobile reg eg Dublin to cork. Is this correct.
Filed under registration - Asked by Jim O'Sullivan (Co.Cork.) - Sat, 30 Jul 2011 21:59
How much is my 2007 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0 DSG five-door worth?
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by David Mller (Cork) - Fri, 05 Aug 2011 05:30
I have a 2007 Volvo S80 D5 and it's giving me 7 litres per 100km. I'm thinking of exchanging it for either a Ford Mondeo 1.8 TDCi or a Citroen C5 1.6 - both 2008. Which automobile is better from economy, reliability and safety point of view or should I change at all?
Filed under choosing used automobile - Asked by Justin Patrick McElwee (Sligo) - Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:04
Hello, I am looking around for quotes to renew my automobile insurance and I would like to know if Its4women is an ok company, as I was thinking of getting insurance from them as they have given the best quote. This includes my no claims bonus of six years fully protected. Thanks.
Filed under insurance - Asked by Pauline Murphy (Cork) - Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:41
Hi. I just wanted to know how would I find out if my automobile's head gasket is gone. When I start the automobile heaps of water comes out of the exhaust, but I'm not that sure if it is the gasket. Can you help me?
Filed under fault - Asked by Mohammed Sid (Palmerston North) - Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:21
My Toyota Camry suddenly started leaking coolant from the radiator and the engine stopped. Any ideas why?
Filed under fault - Asked by Nilofar Majumdar (Yanboo) - Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:21
I recently purchased a 3.0-litre Toyota Landcruiser in Northern Ireland and have noticed some rust in the chassis and exhaust, but more worrying is a whining noise it has developed in first, second and third gears at around 2,000rpm - the noise dissipates at about 2,300rpm. Have you any idea what the problem could be? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Filed under fault - Asked by Neville Case (Wicklow) - Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:09
Should I buy all-weather tyres?
Filed under tyres - Asked by John O'Shea - Tue, 26 Jul 2011 10:32
How much is my 2005 Volvo V50 worth as a trade in? It is a diesel. It's NCT until 2013 and taxed until June 2012.
Filed under used automobile values - Asked by Ria Delaney (Kildare) - Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:17