UK Car

UK car repair questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related UK Car Questions
My 2007 1.8 vectra has been sat outside for about 12 months.
Hi, my 2007 1.8 vectra has been sat outside for about 12 months. I put fresh petrol in fitted a new battery and it started within 3 cranks. Then cut out and will only restart using easy start. I have … read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
5,751 satisfied customers
Morning I was driving home from work the car started fine
morning I was driving home from work the car started fine all gears worked up to 5th then when I went to drop down gear to 4 it would not engage any gear except 5th.help … read more
Technicaldan
Technicaldan
Technician
Accredited
120 satisfied customers
I drive vauxhall astra sri year 2011 recently bought it from
i drive vauxhall astra sri year 2011 recently bought it from adealer, i discovered that when i am in a traffic and slow down i cant keep my gear on second gear unless i drive on gear one, whenever,i r… read more
Kevin
Kevin
workshop foreman /master tech/mot tester
5,751 satisfied customers
Vectra: Hi I have a vauxhall vectra 2.2sri petrol manual transmission
Hi I have a vauxhall vectra 2.2sri petrol manual transmission 55 reg Which is backfiring and not always giving transmission but will occasionally drive to 30mph with shudders. Diagnostics came back wi… read more
Mark
Mark
1,154 satisfied customers
A vauxhall vectra 2.2 sri x reg i..drove..mile..timing chain
Hi there i have a vauxhall vectra 2.2 sri x reg i have had prob s with it it is now in the garage where i recently had it serviced when i took it in the engine had been rattleing and was quite noisey … read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
there is a clicking noice..over 60 mph..steering wheel..warranty cover
there is a clicking noice from my vauxhall astra sri 2008 wen taking off and over 60 mph the steering wheel starts to shudder i got told this could be a bent drive shift is that the problem ? and will… read more
Engineering Pro
Engineering Pro
Automotive Development Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
1,366 satisfied customers
98 peugeot: automatic..a petrol station..journey..cars
Hi my wife currently has an automatice driving licence only and we currently have a 98 peugeot 306 1.8 automatic petrol and almost need to have a petrol station at regular intervals if we are doing a … read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
i have an astra G 1.6 16v ecotech,petol on a 04 plate.i have
i have an astra G 1.6 16v ecotech,petol on a 04 plate.i have had the problem of the car kangarooing on acceleration and when not.a couple of times it has cut out when stationary and the ecu lights hav… read more
Engineering Pro
Engineering Pro
Automotive Development Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
1,366 satisfied customers
Astra..000 miles..engines../scraping noise under acceleration
I have just bought a 56 plate astra 120 cdti sri. The car has been regularly serviced and has now covered 48,000 miles. Once the engine is warm the engines makes a feint shushing/scraping noise under … read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
Subaru Impreza: reg..litre..exhaust smells a bit rich, it used..petrol
I've got a P reg Subaru Impreza (2 litre non turbo model) with an engine problem. The exhaust smells a bit rich, it used up a whole tank of petrol to do just 90 miles, and it has problems getting goin… read more
Bill_Crosby
Bill_Crosby
UK Car Mechanic
3,307 satisfied customers
Hi. just broken down and been told my turbo is on the way out if
hi. just broken down and been told my turbo is on the way out if not already shot. Its a 2.0 astra coupe 52 reg. Any ideas as to ballpark cost of repair/replacement?… read more
Bob
Bob
Diagnostic Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,037 satisfied customers
Reg..fuel injection..Im having trouble starting it in the mornings
I have an N reg vauxhall astra, manual, fuel injection. I'm having trouble starting it in the mornings. The engine always turns over but doesn't always start. Sometimes it starts and then cuts out str… read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
My Vauxhall Astra (V) reg is running very rough and my local
My Vauxhall Astra (V) reg is running very rough and my local garage have not been able to fix it properly. The main symptoms are not idling correctly, not showing any engine termperature, using too mu… read more
Bill_Crosby
Bill_Crosby
UK Car Mechanic
3,307 satisfied customers
Astra 1.6 8v s reg estate , guzzling petrol..steady..leaks
astra 1.6 8v s reg estate , guzzling petrol like no ones business, saturday 40 litres for 150 miles, today 40 litres for 100 miles, both motorway runs and both times not pounding the engine, nice stea… read more
StokeMechanicNo1
StokeMechanicNo1
Car Mechanic/ class 4 Mot Tester
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
122 satisfied customers
v reg 1.8 -vectra estate intermittant reduction..pedal..petrol
v reg 1.8 -vectra estate Intermittant reduction in power even though foot still on the pedal -car died on incline coming off a r/about. eml came on before this happened - have changed lambda sensor ai… read more
Bill_Crosby
Bill_Crosby
UK Car Mechanic
3,307 satisfied customers
vectra 1.9 cdti diesel turbo 04 reg..jump..getting fuel..petrol
i own a vectra 1.9 cdti diesel turbo 04 reg, when criusing at any speed and the rev counter between 1000 and 2000 revs the engine will be running nice then it will jump like its not getting fuel. Feel… read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
The car is ideling ithe tempiture gauge sits a 90 wich is..drives fine
i have brought a vauxhall astra 1.8 sri 2001 i have noticed when the car is ideling ithe tempiture gauge sits a 90 wich is normal but when i drive it goes rite down to the cold mark but it drives fine… read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
I have an 06 astra sports hatch sri 1.8..vauxhall..fitted..sport
i have an 06 astra sports hatch sri 1.8 and i am getting a lot of road noise from the rear wheels .i have had it cheked at a vauxhall garage and they tell me it is the tyres , stepping , uneven wear o… read more
mercvanandtruc
mercvanandtruc
mercedes truck/van diagnostic techn
18 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Marty

Marty

European Car Expert

470 satisfied customers

ASE & Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 30 years experience.

Greg

Greg

Shop Owner

1,494 satisfied customers

17 years Shop Owner /Technician. 27 years experience,

Richard

Richard

UK Car Mechanic

676 satisfied customers

12 years as a technician at a Ford and Jaguar dealer Ford and Jaguar factory certified

Matt

Matt

Mechanical Engineer

4,872 satisfied customers

BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years

Trevor

Trevor

UK Car Mechanic

853 satisfied customers

NVQ 3, Modern Apprenticeship, MOT Tester, 15+ years experience diagnostic technician

Rob

Rob

UK Car Mechanic

823 satisfied customers

city and guilds level 1 2and 3. mot tester , 28 years experience set up training college in afghanistan

martin jones

martin jones

UK Car Mechanic

647 satisfied customers

25 years as a mechanic and mot tester, owned own business for 10 years city and guilds trained

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x