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Hi, I have a 1999 Nissan Micra. The crankshaft sensor needs to be replaced. Mechanic told me the part alone will cost €70. Seems expensive? Can you confirm price please?
Filed under servicing - Asked by Ciaran O'Neill (Dublin) - Mon, 16 May 2011 18:42
I am looking at the 2009 Nissan Qashqai diesel. Is it a good buy?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Maty Meehan (Donegal) - Wed, 18 May 2011 22:47
I have a one-owner 2008 Ford S-Max 2.0 TDCi 140 Auto Titanium spec with 75,000km on the clock and wonder at approximate trade-in value? I see a wide variation in asking prices on the web. I am wondering if I should look to change it this year or next, or should hold on as it is a good car but don't want to be left with something worthless in a few years time.
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Andrew Kelly (Limerick) - Tue, 17 May 2011 11:35
My question has two parts. Firstly I am changing car and always drove a diesel but am wondering about improved economy of modern petrol engines, e.g. VW Jetta 1.4 TSI vs. VW Jetta TDI. Maybe you can advise what criteria I should consider?
Also, as my mileage is difficult to predict, I am concerned that if I am not doing enough miles I will have problems with the particulate filter on a diesel. What do you think?
Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Peter Power - Tue, 17 May 2011 14:51
Is there a different cost for road tax for a UK import 2007 Porsche 911 Turbo versus a 2009 Porsche 911 Turbo?
Filed under taxation - Asked by Joe Keane (Limerick) - Wed, 18 May 2011 22:44
Hi, I want to buy my first car. My budget is €5,000. I will be driving it on country roads and returning to Dublin at the weekend. Can you recommend the best car for my needs. I have a full driving license for the past 5 years. I look forward to your reply.
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Julie Travers (Tallaght) - Sun, 15 May 2011 22:42
What is the current value of a 2005 Skoda Octavia 1.6-litre petrol? There are 120,000 miles on the clock and it is in mint condition.
Filed under used car values - Asked by Liam Arrigan (Rathkeale) - Sun, 15 May 2011 14:38
Hello I would like to know if swirl flaps are a problem in BMW cars please. I would also like to know at what stage should you look out for this.
Filed under servicing - Asked by Declan Reidy (Kerry) - Sun, 15 May 2011 18:15
What is the differance between the 2004 Nissan Almera saloon 1.5 and the Nissan Almera Tekna saloon 1.5?
Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Brendan Higgins (Dublin) - Mon, 16 May 2011 01:11
Is a 2007 Toyota RAV4 2.0 Luna with 46,000 miles on the clock a good buy at €11,900?
Filed under used car values - Asked by John O'Brien (Waterford) - Sun, 15 May 2011 21:24