DIY gasket and fuel tank clean
In a previous thread I asked about the carb on my 1987 Mazda 626 1.6 LX and its idle problems. One of the suggestions was to have a look at some of the carb needles, which involves taking the carb apart. I've already taken off and replaced the carb a few times, so that bit's easy. But the original carb gasket h... 12 Jul 2010 18:34
Tesco - Castrol oil
I'm working from memory, but think this ends 13th, and it's how I seem to remember seeing it.. Castrol - semi synth, 2L, 10-40 �8.50 Castrol synth, 2L �9.00 sounds like a deal to me. ... 13 Jul 2010 09:49
Auto loves 1st gear
Hi. I have a honda accord 2ltr 96...less than 120k And it doesn't matter if the engine is cold or hot but I'm lucky if the box moves into 2nd gear before 2600 revs. Is this normal or fixable? Thanks. Arthur ... 12 Jul 2010 06:22
I need to re-bond a rubber bush onto an anti-roll bar. The only place that I can find that sells anything vaguely like I want is Eli-Chem, but they charge about £35 which seems quite a lot for some black goo. Does anyone know of anywhere else that sells something suitable? -- Rich ... 10 Jul 2010 23:44
2003 Ford Ka Dripping water from under centre console.
Does anyone know what the small pipe is which is under the centre console of the above stated car. The car does have Aircon which we were using today when I spotted the puddle of water underneath. http://s8.photobucket.com/albums/a32/kirkofski/?action=view¤t=DSC00005.jpg Many Thanks ... 12 Jul 2010 06:22
Hi everyone, I've got an old Ford Escort 95 and its got the standard Ford crappy stereo fitted. I'd like to put the more usual slim stereo in that you can buy from most places. Is there an adaptor that I can buy to do this with please? Many thanks in advance. McKevvy ... 11 Jul 2010 08:19
Clio cutting out?
My son's girlfriend has a 2000 (Y) Clio 1.2, and the engine keeps cutting out. It has been in to a garage, the coil pack replaced, and it's been fine for a couple of weeks. Then it's not been driven for a few days, and today it's cutting out again. Any ideas before her dad takes it to a main dealer (and gets his ... 9 Jul 2010 16:09
Zafira A Car Part Query
Car Details as follows Zafira A 52 Plate 2.0 DTi Elegance Engine Code Y20DTH I have a coolant leak in the pipe/hose that connects to the oil filter housing, am trying to get this part. Question is what is the name of this part and how much would it cost. ... 8 Jul 2010 03:46
Car Insurance Online
Anyone recomend Online car insurance, Which allows you to make changes. Like change the car or add a driver. many thanks Garry ... 8 Jul 2010 12:34
Car Spares - World Shortage?
The Yew and Yewers programme on R4 today highlighted a number of cases where vehicles have been immobilised due to the lack of spare parts. The motor trade seems to have scraped through the recession, but some parts manufacturers have gone bust (allegedly). The worst case was a Landrover with steering lock fro... 7 Jul 2010 10:12