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My sister's car, a 151 Hyundai ix35 that she ony bought six months ago, decided to cut out on her when she was out driving today. What could the problem be? The engine malfunction light came on. Could it be to do with the timing chain in it or a relay in the engine or something else altogether?
Thanks in advance for the reply.
Filed under fault - Asked by Alan Carty (Edenderry) - Wed, 25 Dec 2019 19:25
I don't know where to turn, but you might be able to help. I have a 2015 VW Polo bought a as an ex-hire from a VW main dealer in Dublin. Full service history etc. There was some engine noise so I brought it back in to be told that essentially the bottom half of the engine needs to be rebuilt (although by their own admission have not done any report or can give me same to confirm the position). My question is, do you know of any history of engine problems in 2015 or similar 1.0-litre Polo engines?
Filed under fault - Asked by Nigel Healy (Dublin) - Wed, 20 Nov 2019 15:15
My 2014 Skoda Octavia Estate has very light steering; it feels like driving on ice and the tyre pressure is OK.
Filed under fault - Asked by Andy Wallis (Bedford) - Tue, 03 Dec 2019 00:42
I drive a 2014 Mercedes E 220 model saloon and it has start-stop technology, but recently it's just switching the engine on and off at the traffic lights; it's doing this quite often so I have to turn it off. I have heating on as per usual and I have never had this problem before.
Filed under fault - Asked by Tahir Aurangzaib (OLDHAM) - Fri, 01 Nov 2019 22:11
I bought a 181 Ford Fiesta 1.5 diesel and to date I have had to call the AA out three times for engine faults. Also the engine warning light comes on every few weeks, but the last time the AA came out, I was told to ignore it as they could find nothing wrong. Ford Ireland is saying they are covered because I have the free AA cover, but I have lost three days work waiting for a replacement car etc. Do you know if there have been other reports of faults in the Fiesta?
Filed under fault - Asked by Brian Scott (Navan) - Wed, 04 Dec 2019 11:30
Had my car's stop-start checked by Land Rover when it didn’t operate. They said it was the battery. They fitted a new heavy duty battery and the stop-start worked for about a week... It now only works with fan off. Could this be due the recent heat wave and use of the air conditioning? Very temperamental. Advise if possible.
Filed under fault - Asked by Harry Stokes (Bedford) - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 17:15
My Citroen C4 doesn’t start-stop when sitting still at the lights. The dash lamp goes green on the dash, but that’s it; what can I do?
Filed under fault - Asked by Cathy Fay (Monaghan ) - Thu, 18 Jul 2019 17:04
I am buying a Dacia Duster 162 reg from the UK and the garage says it has to repair a motor for the window washer; is this common?
Filed under fault - Asked by Brian Chapman (Waterford) - Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:07
I just bought a 2015 Audi A1 model and the start-stop was working but now it doesn't turn the engine off when I come to a standstill; why is this?
Mr S Button
Filed under fault - Asked by Stewart Button (Bradford) - Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:09
I have a 2016 Kia Sorento and my stop-start does not work when I brake and come to a stop. The lamp in the dashboard is amber, not green and the stop-start does not activate like it use to.
Filed under fault - Asked by Abdul Rahman (London) - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 19:26