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My new L200's stop-start is erratic...


I have a new Mitsubishi L200 series 6 Barbarian. Done less than 500 miles, mixed driving. The auto stop-start is totally unreliable. Green light comes on first start, goes out, may occasionally flash whilst driving. Over a 40-mile trip the stop-start functioned only once. Worked less than half a dozen times since purchase. Dealer says no fault or error codes.

Any ideas?

Filed under fault - Asked by Dave Lewis (Portsmouth) - Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:01

Is my UK Mercedes covered by warranty here?

Will my warranty on a used imported one-year-old Mercedes from England cover me in any Mercedes garage in Ireland?

Thank you


Filed under warranty - Asked by Mary Kelly (Roscommon ) - Tue, 31 Mar 2020 14:00

How to get a replacement NCT cert?

Hi there,

I have lost my NCT disc and cert; I know it passed but how can I prove this and get a new one?

Filed under NCT - Asked by Lydia Casey (Blackrock Dublin ) - Mon, 30 Mar 2020 15:15

Ford Fiesta Active or new Puma?

I am looking at getting a new car, something easy to get into. I have aFord Fiesta automatic (disabled driver) so was looking at an Active model or saving up a bit and going for the Puma (which I like the look of). Both will have to be automatic. Am looking at Fords first before I look at options.

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Emmet K (Westmeath) - Wed, 18 Mar 2020 19:58

Should I buy a new diesel Audi?

Changing my car at the end of the year. Going for an Audi. Petrol or diesel? Worried about diesel resale values in three years or so.

Filed under petrol vs. diesel - Asked by Shane Russell (Dublin) - Sat, 21 Mar 2020 00:07

How to renew my UK licence?

I had a crash with another two months ago, driving licence lost, DVLA find me £80 for driving without it. It was a plastic licence that was three years old. Can I apply for another? I think they know I had the crash. No-one hurt in the accident.

Filed under driving licence - Asked by DAVID BRIDGEHOUSE (FAILSWORTH, MANCHESTER) - Mon, 30 Mar 2020 09:56

What's the 1.0 TSI Octavia in 'old money'?

The 2017 Octavia is described as a 1.0 TSI. But what is that equal to 'in old money'. I just don't get the newer classification. Can you help me to understand?

Filed under performance - Asked by Peter Lumsden (Dun Laoghaire) - Thu, 23 Jan 2020 13:05

What's up with my Fabia's stop-start?

I bought a Skoda Fabia and the stop-start doesn't work, plus it says low volt battery. I've been back to the dealer and he hasn't got a clue.

Please help

Filed under fault - Asked by Sue Williams (Craven Arms ) - Mon, 27 Jan 2020 13:56

Is my BMW 420d's timing belt due?

Hello experts,

Does the timing belt need to be replaced on my 152 BMW 420d Convertible? It has 38,000km on the clock.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Colm Burns (Killiney) - Sun, 22 Mar 2020 00:16

How to change to imperial in my Peugeot?

How to change from Metric to Imperial units in my Peugeot 3008 SUV?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Robert Bease (Kirkcaldy) - Sun, 22 Mar 2020 11:51