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BMW timing chains
Hi all, Can anyone tell me at what mileage a 2006 BMW 530d SE (diesel saloon) should have its timing chain and tensioner renewed, please? I've heard they can just come off without prior warning a...
1 week ago 10
 
B cat Driving Licence
Registered into Data base licence £400(B Cat only) Theory tests registered and with cerificate £150 also can help get wery cheap insurance, NCDB ETC. all real on ur name. PRICE...
2 weeks ago
 
Headlight restoration
At the time of the discussion about restoring headlights, I needed to do one of mine. The car is a 2002 Renault, and in 2011, a pheasant took out the passenger side front lamp unit. I replaced it wi...
2 weeks ago
 
Tesla coolant?
I bought some coolant today, for my Renault, and amongst the suitable cars for it, it lists Tesla. I didn't expect that.
2 weeks ago 1
 
Nissan micra 2005 radio code
SN : BP334958125724 8635123393
2 weeks ago
 
Manufacturer Reliability
Hi, At my age I've had enough of crawling about under cars or trying to hire some nerd to hook up his computer to my motor and tell me what's wrong with it. I'm too old for all that sh1t. Is ther...
3 weeks ago 1
 
OT North West London to M3. Which Route ?
Any opinions for a Car Route from North West London (Finchley Central) to joining the M3 traveling South West. Looking for the least Hassle. (ie free flowing traffic as much as possible) Wit...
3 weeks ago 2
 
OT North West London to M3. Which Route ?
Any opinions for a Car Route from North West London (Finchley Central) to joining the M3 traveling South West. Looking for the least Hassle. (ie free flowing traffic as much as possible) Wit...
3 weeks ago 13
 
There's a hole in my bucket...
Alternator on the old car is playing up. Output low - only reading 13.1v instead of the usual 13.8v, engine running. Battery tested and just fine. When the original alternator played up, I decided...
3 weeks ago 10
 
The van has done it again
Need I say any more? AA took 57 minutes to turn up, my longest ever wait. A very simple breakdown but they just did not have the part. Alternator belt. Would most cars or vans give a warni...
4 weeks ago 19
 
Starter saga.
Some may remember the saga of this a few weeks ago, but here's a summary and update. Ish. Old Rover went into a local garage to get the sump gasket changed. I'd sorted out all the other oil leaks...
1 month ago 4
 
List of Chevrolets from the 1940s
On an idle whim, I?m trying to remember what car my parents owned when we lived in the USA many years ago. They had a black 4 door Chevy, not too dissimilar to a Morris Minor on steroids. Pretty ...
1 month ago 3
 
SOT - car computer functions
I have a Jazz just over 4 years old. Like many modern cars, it can "sense" speed signs and show the limit on a dash display (this is /not/ the satnav display). If required, I can set the speed lim...
1 month ago 1
 
OT: bloody W10 and networked printer.
Trying to print a couple of pages to a networked laser (Brother HL) from my desktop, I must have mis-keyed and accidentally sent the whole (very large) doc. So I did my usual trick of pulling ou...
1 month ago 1
 
Flooded Cars?..
Seeing a great number of cars in water recently, some just up to the sills some to the roof bars. IN this day of lots of electronics in cars what are the chances of them working again, or are the...
1 month ago 28