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Why do rear-drive cars get stuck in the snow?

Hi,

I understand why performance drivers like to separate power wheels and "steering" wheels, but why are rear-wheel drive cars much more likely to get stuck in snow and mud?

Many thanks

Philip

Philip Donegan (Ballina)

Feb 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Any advice for driving through Europe?

We're travelling to France in September on a motoring holiday in a MINI Countryman Cooper D. We'll be travelling into Northern Italy and possibly Switzerland. What advice can you give us about motoring in Europe?

Martin Moroney (Dublin)

May 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Where can I make a complaint?

Where can I make a complaint against auto mechanics in Ireland please?

Kamal Lamid (Limerick )

Mar 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Which auto petrol mobility car makes sense?

A relation is looking for a Fiat Qubo size mobility car, but only petrol and automatic. As the Qubo is only available with diesel, can you suggest any mobility car this size or one that can be converted to take a small disability scooter and have a swivel passanger seat? Failing that, could you suggest a car that could be adapted?

F D (Dublin)

Mar 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Do I tell people about my in-car camera?

Do you have to advertise an in-car camera recording inside the vehicle?

Francis Keogh (Bray)

Jan 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Is my Opel Mokka warming up quick enough?

I have just bought a second hand Opel Mokka and my question is, what is the warm up time for the diesel engine? At the moment it takes 10 kilometers of driving to reach a temperature of just under 90 centigrade where it stays. Is this correct?

David Walker (Surrey)

Jan 2016 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Is the engine different in later Citroen Picasso?

Did Citroen change its 1.6-litre petrol engine from 2004 to 2007 in the Picasso?

Damien Butler (Galway)

Sep 2015 Filed under: miscellaneous

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What do you think of dealer delivery charges?

Hi,

What are your views on the lack of transparency of dealers' delivery and related charges that get added to the brochure price of cars? Surely it is in the consumer's best interest to know the actual price of a car up front?

Regards Paul

Blessington Co. Wicklow

Paul Vickers (Blessington)

Jun 2015 Filed under: miscellaneous

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How do I set the clock in my Peugeot 307?

How do I set the clock in my 2006 Peugeot 307?

Ann Enright (Listowel)

May 2015 Filed under: miscellaneous

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Is there a way to track a new car in transit at sea?

Hi guys, I've been told that my new car is in transit. Is there anyway of seeing where it is at sea?

Simon MacMahon (Dublin)

Mar 2015 Filed under: miscellaneous

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