Question about Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hi. I'm looking at buying an 02 x trail, 2l sport. All seems in good nick, only thing is they said it ran out of petrol and now eml on, garage looked and and said it was because of low petrol so have reset it. Does this sound right? Don't want to be buying anything then have to spend alot of money fixing it. Passed mot also,so 12 months. Thanks for any advice

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Top Expert:

    An expert who has finished #1 on the weekly Top 10 Fixya Experts Leaderboard.

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

  • Cars & Trucks Master
  • 40,764 Answers

The advice that I give is to have the fault codes read first after a test run. do not believe anything the seller says. If there are no faults recorded, then have the vehicle independently checked by an accredited motoring checking shop (Motoring club) use a fridge magnet to check for body bog and rusty panels. a passing certificate can be bought so do not rely on it as an indication of good vehicle.

Posted on Dec 13, 2014

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

An 02 mondeo lx had no oil in so I put approx 3l in. it didn't register so i put another 2l in drove to London was stuck in traffic,the car started chugging now eml is on and staying on any ideas??


Too much oil can aerate and foam up causing cavitation in the pump which will cause the system to not be able to lubricate properly. Drain the oil and put in the amount recommended by Ford.

Jun 15, 2015 | Ford Mondeo Cars & Trucks

Tip

What to do when your vehicle is running rough


Hi, now this tip covers both petrol and diesel injection engines:

If your vehicle is running rough through all running temp range ie it runs rough when cold and at running temp.
The first thing you should do is go out and purchase a fuel line cleaner, now this you pour into the petrol tank and it then cleans all the fuel lines and all the injectors.
You can buy this from most filling stations and car spares shops a good brand to buy would be Red X this i find works better than any other brand, make sure you buy the correct type ie petrol or diesel and then just follow the instructions on the back of the bottle.
You will then need to give your car a good run for at least 30min to ensure it has worked its way around the whole fuel system.

If after doing this your vehicle is still running rough then you need to look at changing things like fuel filter, air filter etc just give your vehicle a good service and then you should find you have solved your problem

on Dec 03, 2009 | Dodge Neon Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

How do i top up the atf on my shogun sport auto


change the ATF spacific type and clean the straner and change the filter

Jan 20, 2014 | Mitsubishi Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Have a bmw318 x reg 90,000 miles eml light on constantly after having 02 sensor changed as was code shown. garage done extensive work hoses etc in case of leaks but still cant get light off. why ?


EML means drive by wire throttle control system.Its a drive by wire not a mechanical linkage, A fault has been detected,in the throttle accelerator pedal position ot the TAC valve assemble.

Mar 28, 2012 | 2000 BMW 3 Series

1 Answer

Xsara picasso 1.6hdi showing fault codes p0238 and p1351 and p0100


looks like EGR valve is getting block with all the carbon.
take it for a run on motor/high way. high speed in low gear to clear the valves

Jan 24, 2012 | Citroen Xsara Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Hyundai Santa Fe, 2004, 2000cc petrol - excessive fuel consumption but car running very well - good engine, quite silent. Driver very economically conscious but can only achieve 18mpg urban and 24mpg long...


this is about right for a 2.0 petrol as the engine is built for the american market.where 18/25mpg is GOOD.you could always buy a chip for the car as this will improve things a lot.look for "starchips"or engine tuners on the web.(hyundai do not chip their own)my diesel went from 30mpg to over 40,cost £350 and the extra power is worthwhile on its own.....

Jan 08, 2011 | 2004 Hyundai Santa Fe

1 Answer

Where is the fuel filter located on my 2004 Chevy Trail Blazer? WE


On 05+ Trail Blazer, the fuel filter is integral with the fuel pump inside of the fuel tank. It is a non-serviceable part. On 02-04s, the filter is on the drivers side frame rail at about the B-pillar. If your trail Blazer is a late 04 which means that it was build close to the 05 Trail Blazer, you may have a non serviceable fuel filter. Good luck and check under your Trail Blazer or look at your manufactured date sticker on the door which would help you indicate if your 04 is a early Trail Blazer and you'll have the fuel filter on the inside frame rail under the driver's door.

Mar 05, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet TrailBlazer

2 Answers

I have a jetta 2002. One of the lights is this funny looking square on the right. It`s yellow. What does this mean?


this is the engine electonics lamp or eml, basically covers upto 2000 different codes, if it hasnt gone out its a permanent fault but if the car is driving ok not too serious if its major (petrol models) the lamp will flash. Refer to a good garage/ vw agent or specialized in diagnostics to fix.

Feb 05, 2010 | 2002 Volkswagen Jetta TDI

1 Answer

My 2002 passat 2l sport 130 petrol has emissions warning light on


have the engine scanned for codes, you can go fromthere

Nov 16, 2009 | 2002 Volkswagen Passat

Not finding what you are looking for?
Cars & Trucks Logo

Related Topics:

35 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Cars & Trucks Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75066 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22095 Answers

Randy Ohler

Level 3 Expert

14585 Answers

Are you a Car and Truck Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...