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What's wrong with the brakes on my Lexus?

I replaced the brake discs and pads of my 2001 Lexus GS 300 about 16 weeks ago. They were changed because the whole front end of the car vibrated violently while braking - including the steering wheel. After changing the discs and pads everything was ok, but now it's back the very same again please.


Filed under brakes - Asked by Vincent Markham (Ennis Co. Clare) - Sun, 09 Oct 2011 13:38

How much to repair the balance shaft in my Saab?

How much would it cost to replace the balance chain tensioner and guide on a 2004 Saab 9-3 2.0-litre Turbo?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Gene Lett (Donegal) - Sat, 03 Sep 2011 16:33

Should my brakes be sticking after having them replaced?

I just had my front brakes, rotors and calipers replaced and it now sounds like the brakes are sticking a little bit. Is that normal?

Filed under brakes - Asked by Blake Greiner (Lansing) - Wed, 28 Sep 2011 19:25

Anything I can do about my noisy Corsa?

I have a 2005 Opel Corsa and it is very loud some times - it sounds like a tractor! I had it checked it out and there is nothing wrong, but the noise bugs me.

Any suggestions?

Filed under miscellaneous - Asked by Tia Morgan (Cork ) - Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:13

How much is my 2010 Toyota Avensis auto worth?

Hi guys,

I have a 2010 Toyota Avensis 1.8-litre petrol automatic with 34,000 kilometres on the clock for sale; how much should I be asking for it?

Filed under used car values - Asked by John Carey (Clogheen) - Wed, 28 Sep 2011 18:18

What small automatic to replace my Volvo S40?

We are trying to sell our Volvo S40 1.8 flex fuel purchased in 2009 and road tax paid until May 2012. It is good as new with only 37,000km on the clock and we are trying to get an automatic small car instead. How much do you think is a fair garage offer as it's a hassle to sell privately, and what's a good small automatic car?

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Mary Gonzalez (Kildare) - Sat, 08 Oct 2011 17:39

Which 2011 car to keep for 4-5 years?

Hi guys,

I have it down to two cars; both are 2011 fleet return cars with about 10,000km on them. A VW Passat 1.6D Comfortline or a Toyota Avensis 2.0D Aura/Strata. I hope to keep this car for four to five years. Your advice would be much appreciated. 

Filed under choosing new car - Asked by Jim Cotter (Limerick) - Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:08

Which car to replace my BMW 320d M Sport?

I have a BMW 320d Coupé M Sport model. I'm selling it and I hope to get around €25,000 for it. I don't get to drive it anymore. The missus drives it to work midweek and I only get it at the weekend. She wants something more practical. I want something practical with a bit of class to it. Any suggestions?

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by JP McCormack (Kildare) - Fri, 07 Oct 2011 09:28

What does a higher gear ratio mean on the new BMW 5 Series ED?

Hello, I would like to ask what does 'higher gear ratio' on the BMW 5 Series EfficientDynamics mean please?

Filed under gearbox - Asked by Mary Lynch (Dublin) - Fri, 07 Oct 2011 11:23

How much is my Toyota Yaris worth?


How much is my Toyota Yaris worth? It is registered 2006 and has full service history and has only done 7,000 thousand miles and I have been the only owner. 

Filed under used car values - Asked by Elizabeth Brighton (Worcester) - Thu, 06 Oct 2011 08:40