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Can I change the county registration?

Hi, I heard from a mate recently that its now possible to change the county of the car reg eg Dublin to cork. Is this correct.

Filed under registration - Asked by Jim O'Sullivan (Co.Cork.) - Sat, 30 Jul 2011 21:59

How much is my VW Golf GTI worth?

How much is my 2007 Volkswagen Golf GTI 2.0 DSG five-door worth?

Filed under used car values - Asked by David Mller (Cork) - Fri, 05 Aug 2011 05:30

Should I swap my Volvo S80 for a Mondeo or Citroen C5?


I have a 2007 Volvo S80 D5 and it's giving me 7 litres per 100km. I'm thinking of exchanging it for either a Ford Mondeo 1.8 TDCi or a Citroen C5 1.6 - both 2008. Which car is better from economy, reliability and safety point of view or should I change at all?


Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Justin Patrick McElwee (Sligo) - Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:04

Is Its4women car insurance ok?

Hello, I am looking around for quotes to renew my car insurance and I would like to know if Its4women is an ok company, as I was thinking of getting insurance from them as they have given the best quote. This includes my no claims bonus of six years fully protected. Thanks.

Filed under insurance - Asked by Pauline Murphy (Cork) - Tue, 02 Aug 2011 14:41

How do I know if my head gasket is gone?

Hi. I just wanted to know how would I find out if my car's head gasket is gone. When I start the car heaps of water comes out of the exhaust, but I'm not that sure if it is the gasket. Can you help me?


Filed under fault - Asked by Mohammed Sid (Palmerston North) - Thu, 04 Aug 2011 07:21

What do I do about a leaking radiator?

My Toyota Camry suddenly started leaking coolant from the radiator and the engine stopped. Any ideas why?

Filed under fault - Asked by Nilofar Majumdar (Yanboo) - Sun, 31 Jul 2011 14:21

What's causing the whining noise in my Landcruiser?

I recently purchased a 3.0-litre Toyota Landcruiser in Northern Ireland and have noticed some rust in the chassis and exhaust, but more worrying is a whining noise it has developed in first, second and third gears at around 2,000rpm - the noise dissipates at about 2,300rpm. Have you any idea what the problem could be? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Filed under fault - Asked by Neville Case (Wicklow) - Tue, 26 Jul 2011 00:09

Should I buy all-weather tyres ?

Hi guys,

Should I buy all-weather tyres?

Filed under tyres - Asked by John O'Shea - Tue, 26 Jul 2011 10:32

How much is my Volvo worth?

How much is my 2005 Volvo V50 worth as a trade in? It is a diesel. It's NCT until 2013 and taxed until June 2012.

Filed under used car values - Asked by Ria Delaney (Kildare) - Fri, 22 Jul 2011 11:17

Will I have Freelander problems?


I am thinking of buy a second hand 2007 Freelander 2 with 90k miles. I would be grateful for your insights on 2 questions: 1. What major service issues should i check should have been done already by 90k (e.g. timing belt changes, etc) and what major works / replacements do you think will need doing in the future ? 2. I have read that Freelanders can develop signficant problems (more the old version than this one). Do you think that if this Freelander 2 has not developed such problems by 90k that it is likely that most problems in the future will be related to mileage undertaken ? (i.e. if such problems have not surfaced by 90k they are not likely to) I am not absolutely committed to buy a Freelander 2 so if you warn me to stay away from Freelanders i wont be disappointed!

Regards and thank you in advance, Ciaran.

Filed under choosing used car - Asked by Ciaran Browne (Dublin) - Wed, 20 Jul 2011 11:56