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My Audi A1's stop-start isn't working...

I just bought a 2015 Audi A1 model and the start-stop was working but now it doesn't turn the engine off when I come to a standstill; why is this?

Thanks

Mr S Button

Filed under fault - Asked by Stewart Button (Bradford) - Sun, 11 Aug 2019 13:09


My Kia Sorento's stop-start isn't working...

Hi,

I have a 2016 Kia Sorento and my stop-start does not work when I brake and come to a stop. The lamp in the dashboard is amber, not green and the stop-start does not activate like it use to.

Filed under fault - Asked by Abdul Rahman (London) - Wed, 14 Aug 2019 19:26


Belt or chain in a 131 Avensis?

Does a 131 Toyota Avensis have a timing belt or chain?

Filed under servicing - Asked by John Shaughnessy (Mayo) - Sun, 18 Aug 2019 22:13


When is the new Peugeot 2008 coming?

When will you be doing a review of the new 2020 Peugeot 2008?

Filed under future cars - Asked by Mick Daly (Cork) - Mon, 19 Aug 2019 14:18


My S-Max is less economical than it was...

Hi,

My 2007 Ford S-Max 1.8 diesel has just had the timing belt changed and now has a massive increase in fuel consumption. Instead of 570 miles per tank it's only 400. Any ideas?

Cheers

Roger

Filed under servicing - Asked by Roger Sharp (Kenley) - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 21:49


How good is the Toyota Auris 1.2-litre engine?

How good is the Toyota Auris 1.2-litre petrol engine?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Tom Coughlan (Dublin) - Thu, 22 Aug 2019 10:18


Do I need a van AND a car?!

Hi there,

I am looking to get a van. I wish to use it for commercial purposes as I am a fitness instructor and need to transport gear around. Also for personal use. It seems that I can ONLY use the van for commercial purposes and am denied insurance if it is for personal use as well. It seems unnecessary, and is an unfeasible cost, getting a car for personal use and the van for work. I cannot fit the work gear in a car, hence the need for a van. Any advice would be great!

Thanks a mill!

Filed under commercial vehicle - Asked by Aime Perkins - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 23:06


How to change pick-up to private?

Hi,

I have a 2001 Iveco pick-up; how can I change it to private classification from commercial?

Thanks

Filed under pick-up - Asked by Micheal Conneely (Galway ) - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:23


Can I rent a DeLorean in Ireland to drive?

Hello!

My name is Kira. My husband and I will travel to Ireland in September. And we would like to take a 2-3 hour ride on the legendary DeLorean DMC-12 in Dublin or Belfast for the experience and cool photos! Dates: ~8-22 September 2019. Tell me, please, is it possible? What documents are needed and how much will it cost?

Thanks for your reply, have a nice day!

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Kira Kira (Saint-Petersburg) - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:40


Is my Jaguar's stop-start ok?

On my new Jaguar E-Pace, the stop-start system only turns the engine off for a maximum of 16 seconds; do you think this acceptable?

R Hill

Filed under fuel economy and emissions - Asked by Robert Hill (Tenbury Wells) - Wed, 21 Aug 2019 09:58