CompleteCar.ie logo | Car Reviews, News and Features

Quick car review finder - select below

4,819 Irish motoring queries answered to date.

On CompleteCar.ie there is no such thing as a silly question. No matter how small or complicated an issue seems, we'll help. Our experts will quickly answer your queries in a friendly and jargon-free manner. What are you waiting for? Ask us Anything!

Please remember that we offer advice, not gospel. We cannot be held responsible for recalls, a second hand car's history, acts of God, changes in car pricing or Government policy. We are here to help and offer independent, impartial and free advice. What you do with it is entirely up to you!

By submitting a question you are agreeing to this statement. Thank you.

Ask Us Anything

The process for submitting questions has temporarily been restricted to registered users.

To register, go to the registration form.


CompleteCar.ie aims to be completely compliant with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), implemented on 25 May, 2018. At no stage shall we contact you without your express permission (by entering your email address, you are consenting for us to send you emails relating directly to your question). Your data will never be shared with a third party and it is kept in a secure database on our servers, with limited personnel access. You have the right to have your data deleted at any time and also to get a copy of your data on file. For any related queries, please send us a message using the form on the Who we are page.

Who makes the Mitsubishi Lancer's engine?

Who makes the 1.8 diesel engine in the 2011 Mitsubushi Lancer?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Laura Doyle (Longwood) - Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:01


What decent diesel suits a young driver?

I'm only 19 and buying a good quality diesel car in the next week. Looking at an Opel Astra 1.3 CDTi or a Ford Focus 1.6 Zetec. What would you reccommend? I'm thinking between 2005 and 2008.

Filed under diesel - Asked by David Egan (Kilmihil) - Sun, 08 Mar 2015 19:20


How much biofuel is in our diesel?

How much biofuel is in the diesel sold at petrol stations?

Thanks

Filed under diesel - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:59


What's causing low fuel pressure in my Honda Accord?

On the diagnostics it says pressure too low on the fuel rail system on my 2009 2.2 Honda Accord diesel? Is there an adjustment that can be made on the diesel pressure pump or what is the solution please?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Gary Ryan - Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:24


Should I go for the 1.6 or 2.0 TDI Golf?

What to get, a 1.6-litre TDI Golf or 1.9/2.0-litre?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Caitriona O Donnell (Liimerck) - Thu, 16 Oct 2014 23:09


Does my Astra have a DPF?

Hi, I need to know if my 2009 Vauxhall Astra 1.3 diesel has a DPF.

Filed under diesel - Asked by Ger Glynn (Clare) - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 13:57


Petrol or diesel Mazda6 for my mileage?

I have to drive 260km a day. I am trying to decide on Mazda6 1.8 petrol or 2.0 diesel?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Alan Downey (Newbridge) - Mon, 25 Aug 2014 13:58


Should I get the 1.6 or 1.8 diesel Ford Focus?

I want to buy a diesel Ford Focus, but which engine is best? 1.6 or 1.8?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Sean Beggy (ASHBOURNE) - Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:40


I need help finding a diesel car for €2,000...

I need help finding a diesel car for €2,000: I need a car to carry two small kids also, something up to 1.6 maybe, was thinking of a car in the Peugeot 307 or Renault Mégane size, looking for something reliable to keep for a few years, so any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks for your help,

Barry

Filed under diesel - Asked by Barry Slye (Cork) - Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:12


Is EGR valve failure an inherent defect?

The EGR valve on my Volkswagen Golf Plus (purchased new Oct 2010) has failed due, I am told, to low use (17,000 miles on the clock). The repair cost was €674 and Volkswagen is not interested because the repair was carried out by an independent garage. I have been told that this problem is known to Volkswagen and other makers. Is this correct and is it the result of an inherent defect?

Filed under diesel - Asked by Keith Manners (Alsager) - Wed, 18 Jun 2014 15:40


Back to Question list