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What's up with my Toyota Yaris?

My Toyota Yaris's power steering light comes on and car loses power. What's going on?

Filed under fault - Asked by Lee Davis (London) - Mon, 06 Apr 2020 18:39

My new L200's stop-start is erratic...


I have a new Mitsubishi L200 series 6 Barbarian. Done less than 500 miles, mixed driving. The auto stop-start is totally unreliable. Green light comes on first start, goes out, may occasionally flash whilst driving. Over a 40-mile trip the stop-start functioned only once. Worked less than half a dozen times since purchase. Dealer says no fault or error codes.

Any ideas?

Filed under fault - Asked by Dave Lewis (Portsmouth) - Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:01

What's up with my Fabia's stop-start?

I bought a Skoda Fabia and the stop-start doesn't work, plus it says low volt battery. I've been back to the dealer and he hasn't got a clue.

Please help

Filed under fault - Asked by Sue Williams (Craven Arms ) - Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:56

My F-150's auto stop isn't working...

I have a 2015 Ford F-150 and the auto stop just stopped working.

Filed under fault - Asked by Andres Rios (Edinburg) - Thu, 27 Feb 2020 16:26

What's wrong with my Opel Zafira?

I have a 2010 1.7-litre diesel Opel Zafira and it's cutting power on acceleration and changing gears from second to third. What's wrong with it?

Filed under fault - Asked by Winstyon Luza (Dublin) - Thu, 30 Jan 2020 13:21

Issue with my new Ford Focus...

Hi there.

I purchased a brand new Ford Focus last week and I have just noticed that the dashboard on the driver's side is not fitted correctly. There is a gap of about 10mm between the windscreen and the top of the dash on the driver's side and the bottom of the side panel of the windscreen is not flush with the dashboard. It appears the dash is not sitting on a mount that I can feel with my finger.

Question is, should I ask garage to refit the dashboard or will this result in other issues of damage and noises in the dash after a refit? So annoyed after spending so much on the car.

Please help

Filed under fault - Asked by Mark Geoghegan (Mullingar) - Sun, 25 Aug 2019 23:47

What's wrong with my Focus?

My Ford Focus cuts out when driving and there's oil on top of the piston...

Filed under fault - Asked by Lana Matthews (Folkestone) - Tue, 10 Sep 2019 11:13

Will my car stop if stop-start is broken?

Will my car stop if the auto stop-start feature stopped working?

Filed under fault - Asked by Sherry Smith (Dunn) - Wed, 15 Jan 2020 21:48

Issue with my 2011 Audi A6 gearbox.

I have a 2011 model Audi A6 and thecar jumps when driving, says gearbox malfunction, but you can still drive. I flushed out oil and changed the gearbox filter and still the problem remains. But I noticed when the car has driven for a while it will stop and it drives smoothly.

Please help

Filed under fault - Asked by Felix Ndukwe (Cape Town ) - Sat, 21 Sep 2019 02:11

Do I have to fix the stop-start system?

Hi, my auto stop-start stopped working and a symbol keeps on flashing on the dashboard. Will it damage my car if I don’t get it fixed right away? I’ve a Nissan Note.

Filed under fault - Asked by Sandra Clarkson (Dundee) - Fri, 20 Dec 2019 10:40

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