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The spare wheel for my son's car is much too big and...


Car Clinic: The spare wheel for my son's car is much too big and barely fits. Will it be safe?
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My Saab's sat nav has broken - how can I fix it?


Q. The sat nav in my 09-plate Saab 9-3 has stopped working and displays the error message: “Nav DVD read error”. I’ve also lost voice recognition...
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Car Clinic: What scheduled servicing will maximise...


Q. Airliners are kept flying for many years, thanks to careful maintenance. What would you recommend over and above scheduled servicing to maximise...
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Car clinic: My tyre was fitted back to front, is this...


Q. My Citroën C5 recently failed its MoT test because two months earlier the Michelin Primacy tyre I’d had fitted to the nearside front wheel had...
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Car clinic: How do I fix a faulty oil-level warning...


Q: How do I fix a faulty oil-level warning light?
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Car clinic: What happens if you lose your French motorway...


Q. What happens if you lose your French motorway ticket?
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Car clinic: Does a scratch on the alloy mean the whole...


Q. I’ve slightly scraped the front-left alloy wheel on my Volkswagen Golf GTI. Do I need to have the whole wheel refurbished? And, if so, how long...
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Car clinic: Will a spare tyre's sensor affect my car's...


Q: Will a spare tyre's sensor affect my car's computer?
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Car clinic: What are the rules for tax discs and classic...


Q. What are the rules for tax discs and classic cars?
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Car clinic: Is there a way to remove concrete from...


Q. There are splashes of concrete on the rear wheelarch and passenger door of my Mercedes A 140. Is there a way to remove it without grinding it off?
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Car clinic: Can you add UV film to windows for sun...


Q. I will be doing a lot of driving this summer and would like to know the best way to protect my skin while I am in the car.