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A camera caught me driving untaxed to my MoT test...


Q. I was caught on camera driving an untaxed car to a pre-arranged MoT test — something I thought was legal. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency...
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My Toyota headlights are cloudy so it failed its MoT...


Q. The headlamps of my ageing Toyota Yaris have clouded over, resulting in an MoT failure. A garage applied an abrasive liquid normally used for bodywork...
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My car failed its MoT because replacement door mirror...


Q. There were originally indicators on the door mirrors of my 2005 Honda Jazz. After an accident I replaced the nearside one with a mirror without...
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News: Thousands of classic cars destroyed in 2009 vehicle...


Hundreds of early Minis, MGB GT sports cars and Porsches were among the thousands of classic cars that were sent to the crusher under the government’s...
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Will having a windscreen camera mean I'll fail my MOT?


Q. A few years ago I had a camera fitted to my windscreen so I would have video evidence in the event of a collision or fraudulent insurance claim...
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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: Why does my Toyota MR2 make a clicking...


When I set off in my W-reg Toyota MR2 convertible, on full lock and at walking pace, a clicking noise comes from the steering. What could it be?
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Space traveller: driving the Volvo V70 that's been...


After 575,000 miles, the equivalent of travelling to the moon and back, and then some, the 10-year-old Volvo V70 I’m driving can be forgiven the...
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Car clinic: Do I need to replace the LED rear lights...


Three of the LEDs in my Volkswagen Passat’s rear-light clusters do not light up.
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Car Clinic: Do I have to replace my Toyota RAV4's faulty...


The engine management warning light has lit up on my Toyota RAV4 and my garage says the lambda sensors need replacing.
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News: Drivers flout law on killer diesel


Thousands of diesel cars and vans are being driven illegally after having factory-fitted exhaust filters removed, adding to the pollution that scientists...
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News: Using his arms to signal, student drove skeleton...


AS A way of reducing the time spent washing it, this door and bonnet-less Peugeot has some merit.