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Vehicle maintenance and repair questions in here please for all questions relating to Cars, Vans etc.

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 Post subject: Car scratch repair cost
PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:27 pm 
Hello there,

I managed to scratch my car against a brick pillar while pulling into a tight driveway. Does anyone have any idea how much this will take to fix? There are both superficial and deeper scratches which have taken away the paintwork. I've contacted ChipsAway for a quote but haven't heard back so far. Pics are attached if anyone could kindly give a rough estimate of what I can expect to pay.

Thank you.

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 Post subject: Selling a broken car for more than scrap?
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:43 pm 
Well, my car's latest used but newly fitted rear differential is cack (it drives, but with horrible grinding noises on cornering). :cb

This has been an ongoing saga and I'm not sure that I can face going on with it any more, so am seriously thinking of just writing the car off as a money pit before yet more cash, time and grief get expended, in order ...

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 Post subject: Vauxhall movano new engine non starter
PostPosted: Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:08 pm 
I have recently replaced my vauxhall movano engine with a recon engine
Its a 2.5 dti g9u engine 2003
We believe we have done everything right timing and all after numerous checks
We did have to use everything from my old engine as the recon was just a tall bare engine.
She wont start on her own, she needs a spray of easy start then she runs fine and idles fine no lights on ...

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 Post subject: Nissan Micra c+c (K12) roof repair.
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 11:47 am 
I have ordered and will be fitting in a day or two, a hydraulic pipe for the convertible roof as one of the pipes has split.

To save time and clip breaking does anyone know the location of the pump so as panel etc removal can be targeted as opposed to guesswork and searching?

I assume it is behind the seat or in a wheel well? :dunno: ...

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 Post subject: Van recommendations
PostPosted: Fri Jun 08, 2018 7:55 am 
Due to circumstances beyond my control ( a dopey cow in an Audi driving into me and writing the van off) my transit has now to be replaced and before I go off spending I'd ask here for recommendations . As I said I've got a transit , low roof short wheel base and I'm looking to get something similar. It also needs to be able to tow a twin axle box trailer which comes ...

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 Post subject: Mazda 6 - Ongoing issue with brake calliper binding ?
PostPosted: Sun Jun 03, 2018 9:25 pm 
I have a 2008 Mazda 6 which had new brake disks and pads fitted in January.

In March the OSR disc had to be replaced as the calliper was apparently binding, this was replaced also as was the hose.

In April the same thing happened again and the calliper and hose were replaced under warranty assumed faulty.

In June the same problem on the same wheel has happened again and it is binding.

What could ...

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 Post subject: peugeot 206 1.6 glx Whistling/rattling sound
PostPosted: Thu May 31, 2018 6:28 pm 
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I was wondering if anyone has any ideas what is wrong with my car (youtube video link below)

The sound seems to come back more when it has rained (if that could be possible..)

It's like a rattling/ticking sound, was just wondering if i could get any ideas from people before i take it to the garage..

Sorry, I'm not a car I could ...

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 Post subject: Peugeot v Citroen
PostPosted: Tue May 22, 2018 10:31 pm 
I'm on the lookout for a used van 4 or 5 years old.

I've been looking at Citroen Berlingo and Peugeot Partners and notice that the latter is the more affordable option.

Both are extremely popular, 1.6 turbo diesel engine in either 75 or 90 bhp and exactly same body shape.

Is there something superior about the Berlingo that's reflected in the extra cost?

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 Post subject: 'Clacking' noise on Peugeot 206
PostPosted: Sat May 19, 2018 6:56 pm 
Hi guys

Please can somebody offer some advice?

My car has just started making a 'dull clacking' noise. It's a Peugeot 206 2005 model. Manual. Reasonable condition.

Symptoms are:

+ When I have my foot on the accelerator it doesn't make the noise at all.
+ When I'm cruising or braking it does
+ The sound is coming from the front (possibly near side) of the car
+ It is very fast (like a vibration/rattling ...

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 Post subject: Car wash...
PostPosted: Mon May 14, 2018 5:54 pm 
So after an awful winter/spring time to get the work vehicle nice and clean (Had already washed it underneath a month or two ago)

Today had a couple of hours to spare, so gave the bodywork a wash and wax treatment (Morrisons, not as good as the turtle wax equivalent) Dried then gave it a treat...

AutoGlym super resin polish...

Not bad for a 19 year old...

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