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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

How to stop my Captur from beeping?!

How to turn off overspeed alarm buzz in my 2015 Renault Captur? It starts beeping after 120km/h and the sound continues every 30 seconds, the car beeping for 10 seconds.

Filed under electrics - Asked by Haytham ALNAHHAL (Harrisburg) - Sun, 22 Mar 2020 14:28

How does the SCEWO wheelchair work?

How, on electric stair climbing wheelchairs like the SCEWO wheelchair, is the power directed from the main wheel to the tracks?

Filed under wheelchair - Asked by Abel Mesfin (Mekelle) - Mon, 23 Mar 2020 10:58

When to change my Kuga EcoBoost's belt?

Does the Ford Kuga 1.5 Ecoboost 2WD have a timing chain or timing belt and at what mileage should it be changed at?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Andries Nothling (Durban) - Mon, 23 Mar 2020 08:01

Does my 2014 Skoda Octavia need a new belt?

My 2014 Skoda Octavia 2.0-litre has 94,000 on the clock. Do I need to have the timing belt done?

Filed under servicing - Asked by Patrick O'sullivan (Cork City) - Tue, 28 Jan 2020 20:06

Does the Ford Kuga have a wet belt?

I'm thinking of buying a Ford Kuga soon... Do they have a wet belt as well as the main cam belt? I'm asking because I had a Focus 1.8 diesel Sport and the wet belt snapped.

Filed under servicing - Asked by Lee Phillips (Caerphilly ) - Wed, 19 Feb 2020 20:02

Should my Polo's stop-start be working cold?

The stop-start system on my 2019 1.0-litre petrol Polo is enabled with a stone cold engine: if I drive 100 yards after a overnight stop the stop-start is enabled. This can't be logical as the diesels all have to reach temperature before enabling it. Spoke to Volkswagen, but can't get a straight answer. I have also driven other petrol Polos and they are exactly the same.

Filed under electrics - Asked by John M (Cork) - Thu, 20 Feb 2020 17:58