UK Car

UK car repair questions? Ask a mechanic for answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related UK Car Questions
Driving a Pajero Gen 3 1999 Japan import in Botswana. Motor
Driving a Pajero Gen 3 1999 Japan import in Botswana. Motor 4M41/Turbo/Diesel. I had some overheating issues a long while ago (10 months). After many mishaps with local and South African mechanics, I … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
957 satisfied customers
Corsa D, Z14XEP engine. 120380 Km. Engine hunting. No fault
Corsa D, Z14XEP engine. 120380 Km. Engine hunting. No fault codes logged on 3x scanners. Voltage on map sensor goes up and down but not the MAP pressures. When driving, it is OK. … read more
Merc320
Merc320
Highbury College
358 satisfied customers
I have a 2011 e70 X5 xDrive40d with 40,000 miles. It has a
Hi Roger. I have a 2011 e70 X5 xDrive40d with 40,000 miles. It has a vibration at idle which is strongest in the steering wheel but can be felt in the dash and the rest of the cabin. It also vibrates … read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
34,252 satisfied customers
GLK250: Michael,we have a 2014 GLK250 diesel and the
Hi Michael, we have a 2014 GLK250 diesel and the car vibrates when idling in D or in R . As soon as we put it in Neutral or in Park the vibration disappears. It has 7000km. We changed the engine mount… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
Mitsubishi Pajero io: I have a 1999 Pajero IO GDI with manual
I have a 1999 Pajero IO GDI with manual transmission. The engine was recently overhauled. The idling speed was however quite low. About a week after the overhaul, the engine started giving problems to… read more
Peter Zavarelli
Peter Zavarelli
General auto certifications
34,252 satisfied customers
Mitsubishi 2.8 auto: XXXXX XXXXX diesel running ruff on thick
Pajero 2.8 diesel running ruff on thick over Starts fine but even when warmed up still ruff… read more
Greg
Greg
Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,367 satisfied customers
gears only staying in drive..restart..next time i cold start..garage
i have a 1.6 scenic auto , when in drive as the engine warms up to 4 bars on temp guage i get a thump and a gearbox warning/electronis fault come on screen and i am unable to select gears only staying… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
19,717 satisfied customers
x type: car wont rev..alternator fault..still same problem..ecu
hi i have an x type diesel 2004 and some times when i start the car the fault code light and altrnator charge light stay on and the car wont rev as if the accelerator pedal is not conected there are n… read more
Richard
Richard
UK Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
627 satisfied customers
lift..rumble strips on the motorway, and vibrates..plate..wheels
Land Rover Discovery TD5 , Auto 2004 face lift model. Problem with vehicle around 3000rpm when on load, the vehicle feels like it has hit the rumble strips on the motorway, and vibrates. We have chang… read more
Phil_Harrison
Phil_Harrison
Technician
304 satisfied customers
I have a Zafira Elegance 2TDI Registered 2003. I had a reconditioned
I have a Zafira Elegance 2TDI Registered 2003. I had a reconditioned ECU/Pump unit fitted at a cost of £2,200. It worked OK for about a year, then the engine went into limp mode, intermittently. The f… read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
Wagon: Pajero..01The fuel pressure drops..low pressure..enough fuel
Hello! Engine 6G74 3,5 GDI Pajero Wagon -01 The fuel pressure drops from (should be) between 4 and 6 to 0,3 a couple of seconds in to kickdown. Would this be an issue with the high pressure pump or wi… read more
Greg
Greg
Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,367 satisfied customers
Ford: LX..TDCI..diesel..fuel consumption has risen to give
I have a Ford MONDEO LX TDCI (115) 1998cc diesel estate (2004). It has done 43000 miles. Recently fuel consumption has risen to give about 30mpg (urban). Today I noticed engine was 'hunting' while cru… read more
Bob
Bob
Diagnostic Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,028 satisfied customers
2001 XJ8: started missing..running rough..No rattle or unusual noises
I have a 2001 XJ8 that started missing. My wife started it after fueling the other day and the engine began running rough and missing. No rattle or unusual noises coming from the engine. It will idle … read more
Richard
Richard
UK Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
627 satisfied customers
2000 v70: fitted..runs fine..reverse..the gearbox dipstick, can you
hi, ive just fitted a 70k engine into my 2000 v70 auto t5 estate, it runs fine, but the car has no drive, in forward or reverse? ive done all the checks and cant understand why it wont move?, the auto… read more
jon-t
jon-t
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
895 satisfied customers
workshop..Trail 2.5 Petrol 2005 model..idling..throttle body problem
From a workshop in Pretoria, Sout Africa X-Trail 2.5 Petrol 2005 model. Hunting between 1500 and 2500 rpm when idling at normal operating temperature, seems to be throttle body problem which is a seal… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
528i: reg..cold,It drops gradually towards the mark b4 zero
Hello mate, I have a problem with the revolution counter on my 528i T reg. When i start the engine from cold,It drops gradually towards the mark b4 zero and stops.Then it drops heavily towards zero an… read more
Mick
Mick
Experience
2 satisfied customers
vauxhall..mile temp gauge just move of cold the car stops..car starts
my vauxhall will start on morning run ok when i go about a mile temp gauge just move of cold the car stops when i try to start the car starts to pop and bang like the timeing is outit starts and runs … read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
renault: had am mot done..automatic..reg..readings
hi folks. i have just had am mot done on my renault megane scenic automatic 1.6 r reg 1997. the readings are fAST IDLE SPEAD CO 0.594 SHOULD BE 0.300 HC 200 SHOULD BE 47 LAMBDA 1.034 SHOULD BE NO HIGH… read more
John
John
Vauxhall Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
130 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