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Mercedes C Class squeak – vibration when braking

The driver of this 2008 Mercedes C Class was complaining about a squeak and vibration when braking and on full lock.  After an initial road test we place the car on our lift for a closer inspection. You can clearly see the aluminium (caster) arm on the left has a de-bonded bush. The other suspension (camber) arm has a deteriorated Continue Reading...
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We thought it was just German Cars that had this problem

  These are images taken from a Vauxhall Astra Diesel with an EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) valve fault the RAC man had an involvement with during the last 2 weeks.  The carbon build up is caused by predominantly using cheap fuel, dirty oil (not change & flushed regularly) low mileage usage (short journeys) and the engine not getting to running Continue Reading...
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Audi A3 2.0 TDI – Black Diesel

Audi A3 2.0 TDI – Service 69K miles The customer with this vehicle requested a Major service on his car as it had not been running smooth on his trip from Nottingham to Sheffield of late. Our technician carried out the service replacing all the necessary filters. But on removal of the fuel filter element found containments of sludge partially Continue Reading...
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