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I am driving a 2012 Nissan Qashqai dCi; I am the third owner and I bought it on 158,428km. I had to replace the battery, clutch master cylinder, front and back brake pads. I took it for a service at the required intervals, but this time around I have exceeded the mileage for the next service by over 5,000km due to financial constraints. I'm not having major problems except hearing some funny squeaky metallic sounds when I'm driving. I need to do the wheel alignment/balancing and I was also told at my last service that the sub-frame needs to be replaced because it is bent somehow. I am not in a position to buy a new car and I still owe money on this car; is it advisable to fix this car or just sell it?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Bernadette Dyani (Cape Town) - Thu, 29 Nov 2018 05:49
Greetings to you, I will like to request your view on a 2010 or 2011 Peugeot 3008. We are first time car buyers and we are currently viewing a 2010 Peugeot 3008, with approximately 110k miles on the clock, diesel engine, automatic for €7,500 sticker price (negotiable). We love this car and we would love to have it, but we are wondering what kind of problems and the level of reliability this car has. We will appreciate if you can provide us with your analysis of this car.
Filed under reliability - Asked by Afeez Are (Leixlip) - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 19:01
What should I look out for in a 2003 Fiat Punto?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Anne-marie Bj - Sun, 30 Sep 2012 20:01
Have there been any known faults on the 2009 Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI 105hp?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Tom Walsh (Co) - Tue, 27 Nov 2012 22:41
2012 Kia Ceed diesel: is this a reliable car? I've found a private seller with one for €6,000 - is this good value?
Filed under reliability - Asked by PATRICIA PLUNKETT (Ballyhaunis) - Tue, 28 Aug 2018 08:59
Are there any problems with a 2005 Volvo S40 1.8 petrol?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Veronica Gildea - Wed, 19 Dec 2012 17:59
Any known problems in the 2008 Honda CR-V?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Paddy Gleeson (Blessington) - Sat, 29 Dec 2012 17:59
Any problems with latest Opel Astra?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Joe Gill (Buncrana. Donegal) - Fri, 28 Dec 2012 20:38
I need some help with a decision please. I’m thinking of buying a 2.0-litre sDrive BMW X5. Probably a 171 model. I know there’s a new model coming very soon, but I don’t mind about that. I’m a little worried about the N47 engine that I think this car has. Should I be worried and is there anything else I should worry about?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Joan O Connor (Cork) - Mon, 02 Jul 2018 15:58
I am considering buying a 2008 Ford Mondeo 1.8 TDCi Zetec with 200,000km on the clock for €8,500. Just wondering are they generally a reliable car and are there any common issues to watch for?
Filed under reliability - Asked by Joseph Gallagher (Galway) - Wed, 16 Jan 2013 23:29