UK Car

UK car repair questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Car Questions
I have a 2010 Fiesta 1.6 tdci with a lumpy idle and
Hi. I have a 2010 Fiesta 1.6 tdci with a lumpy idle and occasional slight hesitancy when accelerating from slow speeds. It also has black smoke when revved from idle when the idle is lumpy. It starts … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
Ford Transit: bob, I purchased an 02 swb transit a few
Hi bob, I purchased an 02 swb transit a few days ago which smokes quite badly from cold, blueish smoke. It doesn't really clear until up to full temp. Driving fine, plenty of power with a very occasio… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
I have a Chrysler grand voyager when you first start up
hi I have a Chrysler grand voyager when you first start up in the morning its fine the minute you drive it smoke pours out the exhaust once car is has been running about half hour the smoke stops and … read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
11 satisfied customers
Ford Mondeo Mk3: , I have a X reg Ford mondeo Mk3 2.0L TD
Hi, I have a X reg Ford mondeo Mk3 2.0L TD Di engine. The problem I had was while driving locally the engine started to drop in power and drop power like I had took my foot of the gas. followed by lot… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
As with a previous customer, approx 100,000 mile 3.2 diesel
As with a previous customer, approx 100,000 mile 3.2 diesel 'chugging' when cold and lack of power. Loads of black smoke, loss of power & management light comes on. Switch off then on, light goes out … read more
Greg
Greg
Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,367 satisfied customers
VW: rev..blank having had pump & injectors serviced, turbo resealed
my son's LT35 5 cylinder has what seems to be an over-fuelling problem that when started from cold will stall if revved and will not restart unless left a couple of minutes, spluttering and dragging t… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
Ssangyong Rodius Hi, my name isXXXXX own a ssangyong radius
Hi, my name isXXXXX own a ssangyong radius 2007 sx. I have recently had a reconditioned engine fitted, this was due to a piston ring trying to escape and left a hole in the side of the engine. Since t… read more
Trevor
Trevor
UK Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
853 satisfied customers
Wagon: fitted..emission..the gearbox it blew out black smoke
I have a 1994 2.8TD Auto 5 door station wagon that has been off the road for a couple of months having a new gearbox fitted. It is due for an MOT and has failed through poor emission. Apparently on th… read more
martin jones
martin jones
UK Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
646 satisfied customers
hyundai: CYLINDER DIESEL..PARKED..MORNING STARTED CAR ONLY..wouldnt
HI I RECENTLY PURCHASED A 2004 3 CYLINDER DIESEL 1.5 HYUNDAI ACCENT. I COLLECTED IT FROM MANCHESTER A TRIP OF 263 MILES . I PARKED CAR UP OVERNIGHT AND IN MORNING STARTED CAR ONLY TO FIND IT WOULDNT R… read more
spiresuzuki
spiresuzuki
Workshop supervisor/tech
29 satisfied customers
My 2.5 td l200 and new turbo when i..blowing..egr valve..mpg
I have just had a new engine in my 2.5 td l200 and new turbo when i get to about 2500rpm the turbo starts to whistle on and off sort of pulsing only going up a long hill.its been blowing a little blac… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
SMOKES A LOT AND REVS DROP AWAY EVEN WHEN YOU KEEP YOUR..PEDAL..AGAIN.
MY SHOWGUN 2.5 STARTS BUT RUNS LUMPY REVS TO 2500RPM SMOKES A LOT AND REVS DROP AWAY EVEN WHEN YOU KEEP YOUR FOOT ON PEDAL DROPS REVS RIGHT DOWN THEM GOES BACK UP TO 2500RPM AND SAME AGAIN.… read more
Technopro
Technopro
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
334 satisfied customers
wont start..revs..fitted..battery is fine when you put jump leads
Basically the thing is erratic at starting, one day fine the next won't start. Engine turning over fine, some times erratic idle revs. had a new coil pack fitted but no improvement, battery is fine wh… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
I have an X Reg 2000 BMW 530D SE Turbo Diesel and have racked
I have an X Reg 2000 BMW 530D SE Turbo Diesel and have racked up 212,000 miles in it! When driving it feels like it is misfiring and kicking back - I had to have the Flexible coupling on the propshaft… read more
Dan
Dan
technical manager
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
143 satisfied customers
2002 partner started playing up with the cold star
argghh...help, my 2002 partner started playing up with the cold starts. I changed the glowplugs yesterday and it sorted it completely. I then drove it for 80 miles today when it suddenly lost power, t… read more
Bill_Crosby
Bill_Crosby
City & Guilds
2,608 satisfied customers
renault: reg..revs..it cuts out and wont start again
I have a renault megane P reg manual. the revs suddenly plunge to zero and it cuts out and wont start again. The battery is fine. After about half an hour of trying to start the engine the rev counter… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
drives fine..smoke..3.2 DID automatic . Have changed the fuel filter
2002 shogun drives fine when just started but when it heats up the rev counter stops working and it revs up by its self and puts out a lot of smoke. 3.2 DID automatic . Have changed the fuel filter an… read more
andy
andy
city and guilds
252 satisfied customers
Hi i have a 1.8 mondeo diesel 1999..ticking..turbo seems to kick
Hi i have a 1.8 mondeo diesel 1999. in the morning when i start her up from cold,it runs smooth for about 10 seconds then goes very lumpy like a bad miss fire. there is loads of smoke until the engine… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
I have a 4-yr old Nissan Micra SE DCI diesel car (1460)cc that
I have a 4-yr old Nissan Micra SE DCI diesel car (1460)cc that has developed a cold start problem - although it starts easily at temps of about 10 degrees C, the idling revs vary from 900 (normal) to … read more
mike
mike
self employed mechanic/boss.
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
56 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

432 satisfied customers

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

Greg

Greg

Shop Owner

1,367 satisfied customers

17 years Shop Owner /Technician. 27 years experience,

Richard

Richard

UK Car Mechanic

627 satisfied customers

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

Matt

Matt

Mechanical Engineer

4,709 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

646 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