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In line with your offer to ask you "anything", is it possible to know what proportion of a car's weight is lifted when you jack up on one side to change a wheel? Presumably some of the weight is being taken by the two wheels that remain on the ground. I ask this because, for a different job unrelated to the car, I want to buy a small hydraulic bottle jack (the smallest smallest possible to fit into a particular space) and I'm wondering if the max lift of the bottle jack is less than the total weight of the car, would it be safe to use it for changing a tyre.
As always, many thanks in advance, Philip
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sun, 28 Oct 2018 08:58
On start-stop on a Nissan Juke, is it normal for the engine to completely cut out so you have to start it again through the ignition if you take your seat belt off?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Lindsay Pidcock (Redditch ) - Wed, 16 Jan 2019 19:17
I notice in Spain that there are a pile of pre-registered cars labelled "zero km" being sold at a discount to get rid of stock before the WLTP regs come into effect. Has the same thing applied here? I haven't noticed it.
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Philip Donegan (Ballina) - Sat, 15 Sep 2018 13:40
I have a Volvo V40 D3 Pro Nav with Xenium Pack and Intellisafe Pro. Can the mph on the speedometer be easily changed to km/h or is it stuck on mph forever?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by JOHN ROONEY (DUBLIN) - Thu, 09 Aug 2018 10:24
I am interested in buying a new Ford Fiesta; the model I am interested in is priced online at €20,150. One dealer in the Cork area quoted me €22,000 for the exact same thing, another quoted €21,395, making delivery charges €1,850 and €1,245 respectively. Audi quotes €650 delivery for the A1. Would you ask Ford Ireland for a comment and if it intends to do anything about it?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Pat Mc Sweeney - Wed, 27 Jun 2018 15:47
What's the difference between a Volkswagen Passat and a Volkswagen Passat Sport? I have a Passat Sport and there don't seem to be many in Ireland. My car is a TSI 1.4 by the way.
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Alan Brady (Tallaght, Dublin) - Tue, 14 May 2013 13:15
Can my father change the Motability car he got in April 2017 due to my parents struggling to get in or out due to the car being too big for them? Both have mobility problems.
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Robert Fraser (Glasgow) - Tue, 26 Sep 2017 20:19
I have two questions:
1) What are the most sold cars in Ireland?
2) What is the pricing range for cars people are buying the most in Ireland?
Looking forward to hearing from you
Kind regards, Stan
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Stan Melnis (Dublin) - Tue, 16 Jul 2013 14:46
Can the speedo on the new Peugeot 3008 SUV be changed from mph to kph and back?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by John Freeman (Newry) - Fri, 18 Aug 2017 17:31
I have recently purchased the 2013 4th generation Renault Clio. I bought this car in the UK, but am due to have an extended stay in Germany with the army shortly. I will be there approximately six months. I know when travelling abroad for long periods it is advisable to alter headlights. Could you advise if the 2013 Clio dCi Dynamique S Medianav has the ability to 'flat beam' headlights as I have been informed that this will be acceptable during my time there?
Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Katie Howard (Portsmouth) - Fri, 10 Jan 2014 18:51