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How good is the Mercedes 190 diesel?

How good is the Mercedes 190 diesel?

Filed under reliability - Asked by William Lawlor (Wexford) - Sun, 10 Feb 2013 10:55

How reliable is the Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi?

How reliable is the Ford Focus 1.8 TDCi Sport?

Filed under reliability - Asked by Shane Flynn (Waterford) - Mon, 18 Feb 2013 12:41

Do delivery charges for new automobiles vary?

Is it cheaper to buy a 2018 Peugeot 3008 in Dublin instead of Wexford? We are finding the delivery charges as high as €2,100.

Filed under choosing new automobile - Asked by Catherine Harris (Wexford Town) - Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:02

Should I worry about outstanding finance?

I am purchasing a used automobile imported from the UK by a dealer in Dublin who appears to specialise in this type of automobile sales. I have paid a small deposit to the dealer but have discovered via a Automobiletell.ie check that the vehicle has outstanding finance of a type called 'Unit Stocking' from a UK finance company. Interestingly the start date is shown as 01/02/2018 with a term of six months. I was told there was no finance outstanding on the automobile and the vendors appear to be respectable and trustworthy.

What steps should I take to protect my interests prior to completing the purchase?

GH, Tullamore

Filed under finance - Asked by Gabriel Hannon (Tullamore) - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 21:22

Can you get me an ECU part number?


If i give you the VIN number of my automobile would you be able to supply me with the ECU part number?



Filed under parts - Asked by Aaron Mccann (Co.Louth) - Tue, 20 Feb 2018 12:19

Can I write off cost of EV in first year?

I was told that if I buy a fully electric automobile for my business that I can write off the cost of it in the first year. Is this correct?

Filed under electric automobiles - Asked by William Doyle (Dublin 6) - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 21:00

What's a Volkswagen Transporter 4Motion?

What's a Volkswagen Transporter 4Motion?

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Ray Brophy (Kilkenny) - Sun, 18 Feb 2018 11:22

Does the Kia Stinger need lots of servicing?

I notice in the detailed UK specs for the Kia Stinger (which otherwise appears like a wonderful automobile), it says, both for the 2.0-litre and 3.0-litre petrol engines, that the service interval is a mere six months. This seems weird when many new automobiles with powerful engines have a two-year service interval, at least for the first service. What do you think?

Thanks Philip

Filed under servicing - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 03 Feb 2018 14:55

Why did my diesel Peugeot lose power?

Why would a 2009 diesel Peugeot with 66,000km on the clock lose power and stop on the motorway at 100km/h? I turned it off and restarted it and it was perfect for about 40km then it happened again.

Filed under DPF issues - Asked by Michelle Roche (Limerick) - Fri, 01 Mar 2013 19:32

Is this Ford Kuga timing belt schedule right?

I bought a Ford Kuga in Jan 2015 and have done 127,000km. I was asked to change the timing belt today at a Ford service. I Googled and found out that I can do up to 200,000km or 10 years between timing belt replacements. If that is so I could save money now and do it later. Can you advise? Mine is three years old and I service it regularly, at least every three months, as I am always driving long distances alone.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Bee Hoon Lim (Batu Pahat, Johor) - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 13:04

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