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What's up with my Honda hybrid?

Hi there,

I own a 2012 imported Honda Fit Hybrid. On extended journeys, or if the air conditioning is on for an extended period, the IMA light comes on. It always turns off after the car is turned off and on again and doesn't impact on the car's performance. I bought a cheap Bluetooth scanner but it cannot detect any engine codes. I had a new battery put in but the light still comes on on occasion. Any ideas?

Filed under fault - Asked by John M (Dublin) - Sun, 13 Dec 2020 16:06

My Fiesta's stop-start won't work...


I own a Mark 7 Fiesta that comes with the stop-start button. As I was driving, the light came up saying that the stop-start has been turned off, and I am unable to put it back on again. The light is on and will not turn off. I have read up on possible fixes and attempted most but nothing has helped. I did not have heating or AC running, or lights on. Neither was I doing anything out of the normal. Do you know anything else that may cause this?

Filed under fault - Asked by Ricky-Lee Morgan (Gloucestershire ) - Fri, 09 Oct 2020 18:23

What's up with my Tiguan's clutch?


I drive a six-year-old Tiguan. Recently I noticed the clutch failing to return to normal position when I change gear. Doesn't happen all the time. I pull the clutch up with my toe.

Filed under fault - Asked by Gemma Dunne (Dublin) - Thu, 11 Jun 2020 23:46

My Insignia's stop-start system is faulty.

I have a 2015 Insignia 1.6 CDTi Ecoflex. The stop-start system only works when the battery is charged manually and then stops after a few days. New battery fitted by dealer six months ago.

Filed under fault - Asked by Brian Lochrie - Tue, 30 Jun 2020 17:09

Warning lights on my Fiat 500L...


I was going up hill to join a motorway and I’m guessing I was in too high gear, then my warning light and engine light came on and then a message telling me that to stop-start had been deactivated. The warning lights remained for the rest of the journey. Can you tell me what happened? I have a 2013 Fiat 500L.


Filed under fault - Asked by Tanya Palluotto (Stevenage ) - Sun, 12 Jul 2020 19:56

What's up with my Fiat 500X electrics?

I have a 2016 1.4 petrol Fiat 500X MultiAir. My stop-start system says it is not available and drive mode unavailable with symbols for start-stop and engine fault on the dashboard. This has been happening on and off for some time. The car just seems to reset after a week or so. I have done 58,000 miles and it has just passed its NCT and has had a service.

Filed under fault - Asked by Ann Godfrey (Irvine) - Sun, 26 Jul 2020 13:34

Is my stop-start system working?

How do I know if my car's start-stop system is not broken, given that it is not working?

Filed under fault - Asked by CARLOS COSTA (Luanda) - Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:55

My Jaguar XJ8's floor is getting wet...

I have a 2004 Jaguar XJ8; water is depositing on the floor on the passenger side; what could be the problem? No roof leak.

Filed under fault - Asked by Reginald Davis (Houston Texas) - Mon, 28 Sep 2020 20:51

Major issue with my Mercedes EQC...

Hi there,

I have a Mercedes EQC 400 and the rear axle is lowered and can't raise up. There is message saying that drive max 80km/h displayed. Can you provide technical support?

Filed under fault - Asked by Hiyab Yemane (Ethiopia) - Sun, 14 Jun 2020 18:29

Hot-start issues with my Skoda Octavia...


I have a 2009 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI. It has 116k miles on the clock, so low for the year. I have been having a nightmare of a problem the last two weeks. The car will start no problem when cold but when it heats up it will not start. It tries to turn over but just conks out then. When running the car runs great, no lag, loss of power etc I have changed the fuel pump, coolant sensor and crankshaft sensor and there are no faults coming up on the diagnostic machine. I have read about software problems but speaking to someone who provides mapping says it would not be a software problem and it is a mechanical problem, but I can't find the fault. This is getting very expensive at this stage and I can't afford to keep trying new parts. Can you shed some light on this?

Thank you.

Filed under fault - Asked by Stephen Kavanagh (Dublin) - Sat, 27 Jun 2020 12:09

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