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
Octavia: Skoda Octavia 1.9 diesel, 2001 : glowplug warning
Skoda Octavia 1.9 diesel, 2001 : glowplug warning light flashes : diagnostic check shows 'faulty fuel pump';engine is good until it gets hot when it starts to 'miss'; until then it accelerates OK thro… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
Skoda Octavia: I have had a very sorry and very expensive experience
I have had a very sorry and very expensive experience with a Skoda Octavia diesel dsg 2010. The car has done a pretty high mileage; just over 100k. Three months ago the gearbox started to miss gears a… read more
sprinkles08
sprinkles08
Technician
High School or GED
18,152 satisfied customers
Octavia: Hello I have a 2010 skoda octavia with 70000km on
Hello I have a 2010 skoda octavia with 70000km on the clock. On returning home from a 60km trip yesterday I noticed the "control system for exhaust" warning light was on and would not go out. Also not… read more
Rob
Rob
UK Car Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
823 satisfied customers
Skoda Octavia: I have read that there are benefits to blanking
I have read that there are benefits to blanking off the EGR in a diesel engine-increased power and fuel consumption. but what are the cons? will it affect the MOt? will the ECU light come on? is it "i… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
Skoda Octavia: Octavia 1.9 TDI 2007 engine code BXE 106000m 1.
Octavia 1.9 TDI 2007 engine code BXE 106000m 1. the ECU light has come on -Skoda diagnostics say it's the V157 intake manifold flap motor that needs replacing.[£388 please!!] can the motor be repaired… read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
I have just bought a 07 Octavia Scout 1.9 diesel with f.s.
I have just bought a 07 Octavia Scout 1.9 diesel with f.s.h..I am confused as to what engine oil I should put in.As the Skoda dealer is a distance from my house, I am going to take it to my local gara… read more
Robert
Robert
Mechanic/Roadside assist/Garage Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
3,023 satisfied customers
Turbo diesel..starting and theres a ticking sound coming
i own a 06 skoda octavia 1900 turbo diesel, My problem at the moment is when hot it winds over before starting and theres a ticking sound coming from the engine. Ive been told it could be the injector… read more
Phil_Harrison
Phil_Harrison
Technician
304 satisfied customers
Diesel engine..What age/mileage should I be looking..miles without
What is the average life of a diesel engine before you start having problems? What age/mileage should I be looking for on a used car, so I can get 30-340k / 4 years miles without major problems?… read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
i have an x reg skoda octavia 1.9 turbo diesel with 127,000
i have an x reg skoda octavia 1.9 turbo diesel with 127,000 miles on the clock, it has recently started sounding very noisey and slugish thou it intermitenly seems to run fine and gain its power back … read more
jon-t
jon-t
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
895 satisfied customers
vectra..Mileage 22503, owned..had the clutch and flywheel replaced.
I own a Vectra VXR Estate 2007 model. Mileage 22503, owned from new. i have just had the clutch and flywheel replaced. Is this a common occurrence? Thanks in advance. CDRW130… read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
000 miles..I depress the clutch with engine running from cold I..pedal
I've a 2007 (07 plate) Vauxhall astra estate 1.9 diesel (150 bhp) with 21,000 miles on the clock. When I depress the clutch with engine running from cold I get a banging noise from engine. this stops … read more
vauxdoc
vauxdoc
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,117 satisfied customers
Hi, I have a 2007 VW Caddy Auto (CVT). It has started to dro
Hi, I have a 2007 VW Caddy Auto (DSG) with 35,000 miles. It has started to drop revs when accelerating and feels like its going to stop. But if you take your foot of the accelerator and re-apply it wi… read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
I have a Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI Silverline first reistered
I have a Skoda Octavia 1.9 TDI Silverline first reistered in March 2004. I have a recurring starting problem. It is not battery or starter motor. It can only be cured by opening bonnet and flicking ov… read more
David
David
Master Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
801 satisfied customers
My new skoda octavia SE 1.9 tdi dsg estate RHD - has only one
My new skoda octavia SE 1.9 tdi dsg estate RHD - has only one rear fog light working on the drivers side (right hand side when viewed from the rear). The bulbs appear to be exactly the same on each si… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
19,717 satisfied customers
classic: octavia..diesel new in october 2008..changing gear
I bought a octavia classic estate,diesel new in October 2008. It is used as a private hire car. Problem last week when great difficulty changing gear manifested itself. Satrted off ok, changed from 1s… read more
Bob
Bob
Diagnostic Mechanic
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,028 satisfied customers
I have a 2001 Skoda Octavia 1.9tdi 110bhp what would I..bhp..Cheers
Hello I have a 2001 Skoda Octavia 1.9tdi 110bhp what would I need and how much do you think it would cost for parts to max out the bhp on this type of engine not just bring it up to 140bhp Cheers Davi… read more
Matt
Matt
Mechanical Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
4,709 satisfied customers
im considering buying a octavia 1.9 GLX TDi AUTOMATIC..timing belt
Hi, I'm considering buying a Octavia 1.9 GLX TDi AUTOMATIC, how reliable is the Scoda automatic, and when should the timing belt be changed.… read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
19,717 satisfied customers
02 skoda octavia 1.9 tdi..40k..misfire..2000rpm..diagnostic machine
I have an 02 Skoda octavia 1.9 tdi with 40k on the clock. the car seems to misfire at 2000rpm when starting off from cold. Now it has developed a chattering sound (like those stupid dump valve things … read more
Mike
Mike
Proprieter / Diagnostic Technician
High School or GED
19,717 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