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    We had a rattle like that on a Renault Scenic we...

    We had a rattle like that on a Renault Scenic we had through the Mobility Scheme, it was brand new, after spending ages looking for it, I found it.It was on the dash, right where two different types...
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    Can't you get it up on a ramp to see if you can...

    Can't you get it up on a ramp to see if you can locate it, before the car gets warm?
  3. Result then,..........Goodun.

    Result then,..........Goodun.
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    Well that's good news, as I'm sure I read...

    Well that's good news, as I'm sure I read somewhere, that a car had to be insured, even of it's not being used, off the road, and parked in your drive?I thought that was a bit daft at the time, when...
  5. Well I for one, have never owned one for ten...

    Well I for one, have never owned one for ten years, but the ones we have got, have lasted ever since I put them in, and that was four years ago.
  6. Thread: Car tax

    by smudger
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    Welcome to the site Petek, you can always arrange...

    Welcome to the site Petek, you can always arrange a cover note, over the phone or on line, and that will cover you until your policy comes through to you.I did that when I bought our present car, and...
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    Aye! It's a great feeling when you get a car like...

    Aye! It's a great feeling when you get a car like that, but what ever you do, don't get into too much debt to buy it, as most car loans are normally over 3 or 4 years, so watch out for the Show Room...
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    Aye! A lot of car manufacturers don't give the...

    Aye! A lot of car manufacturers don't give the information in the hand book, on how to re- set the service light on the dash?Luckily for me, it is in the hand book for our Citroen C4, which is just...
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    Electric cars are they are just now, makes them...

    Electric cars are they are just now, makes them ideal for local and short commutes, but as proved recently on Top Gear, not so good for longer runs?I think in time, when batteries are made more...
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    I was watching the TV program about the traffic...

    I was watching the TV program about the traffic police in New Zealand, and they pull over and give tickets out for driving too close the car in front.The fine is quite a hefty one as well, mind you I...
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    Welcome to the site Donnie, to be honest any car...

    Welcome to the site Donnie, to be honest any car can give you good mileage, if it's driven properly. I've found that if I get my car to its "happy cruising speed" then slip the cruise control...
  12. Cheers for getting back to us, and letting us...

    Cheers for getting back to us, and letting us know, ...a lot of folk don't bother?
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    Geez! £4 for a of coffee, you can buy a jar of...

    Geez! £4 for a of coffee, you can buy a jar of Nescafe for that in Asda?The refurbished cafe at the hospital was open today, and, as I thought, all the prices are way up!
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    Welcome to the site Brownie, you said........."...

    Welcome to the site Brownie, you said........." for the term of the hire agreement " does that mean you lease the car, or buying it?It does seem a bit premature for the belt to go, but then they...
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    Aye! It's weird, there are two cafés in that...

    Aye! It's weird, there are two cafés in that hospital just now, both ran by WRVS, one charges £1.05 for a tea, and the other one charges £1.30?
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    Welcome to the site AK, with a budget of £4000...

    Welcome to the site AK, with a budget of £4000 you should be able to get a decent car with a lot less then 100K on it.For example, we have recently bought a 09 reg. Citroen C4 with only 21K on it, on...
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    Aye! The cafe at this hospital is being renovated...

    Aye! The cafe at this hospital is being renovated just now, but I've been told that it won't be run by the WRVS any more, it's going to be one of those Coffee giant companies, and the prices are set...
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    Roundabouts are always a bone of contention, you...

    Roundabouts are always a bone of contention, you only have to read through these forums to find that out.The trouble is, some of them have lane, and direction markings on the road, and others don't?...
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    I once owned a Morris Marina........but I'm all...

    I once owned a Morris Marina........but I'm all right now!......"Winking Smiley"
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    I was at the hospital today visiting my wife, and...

    I was at the hospital today visiting my wife, and went down to get a cup of tea from the cafe. I was served by a right grumpy ignorant young lass, who was blatantly rude?After I had added the sugar...
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    Aye! I know what you mean, it's the principal of...

    Aye! I know what you mean, it's the principal of the thing, and if it means you have to use the bus for a few days, for your shopping, then it's worth it just to get the result you want!It's OK for...
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    Aye! They will come down on you like a ton of...

    Aye! They will come down on you like a ton of bricks!
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    Aye! Snowball, yea! our old heating system...

    Aye! Snowball, yea! our old heating system confused a few plumbers that we had asked to do the job? In the end we found one that would take it on. Even he said that he had never seen one like it?But...
  24. Thread: Car accident

    by smudger
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    Aye! The way some insurance companies operate, is...

    Aye! The way some insurance companies operate, is just short of criminal. The amount of posts we read in here, where the insurance companies just settle for a 50/50 result, on every roundabout...
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    When. I was in Asda recently, I saw a woman...

    When. I was in Asda recently, I saw a woman dumping some meat on a shelf in the bread section, that she must have put in her trolley earlier, but must have changed her mind. Another woman who had...
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