INDEX January-December 2016

A

ALFA ROMEO

  •     147 2001-2010, Survival Guide, Mar 16, p54-55
  •     159 2006-2011, Used Car Focus, May 16, p50-53

Anti-theft Devices, July 16, p6-14

Automotive Wiring, Understanding automotive wiring, Nov 16, p6-17

AUDI

  •     A3 Project 
  1. Introducing our 2005 2.0 TDI PD, Apr 16, p30-34
  2. Time for a timing belt, May 16, p30-34
  3. Engine service & new brakes, June 16, p36-40
  4. Oil seal, CV boot & MoT, July 16, p38-42
  5. Soundproofing & coolant tank, Aug 16, p38-43
  6. Suspension bushes & door lock, Sept 16, p40-44
  7. Glow plugs & cam sensor, Oct 16, p36-41
  •    V6 TDI, Inlet manifold swirl flap replacement, Nov 16, p60-61

B

BMW

  •     1-Series 120d 2009, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 16, p89-93
  •     3-Series, Rear trailing arm bushes, Apr 16, p62-63
  •     5-Series, Headlight repair, Jan 16, p58-59
  •     Z3 2.8 1999, DIY Servicing, Jan 16, p64-68
  •     Z4 2003-2008, Survival Guide, Feb 16, p54-55

Bulb legalities, May 16, p46-48

C

Can you buy a roadworthy car for £100?, Sept 16, p56-59

CHEVROLET

  •     Captiva 2007-2015, Used Car Focus, Mar 16, p50-53

CITROËN

  •     C4 2004-2010, Survival Guide, Nov 16, p54-55
  •     C4 Picasso 1.6 HDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Sept 16, p84-88
  •     C5 2.2 HDi, Electronic Diagnostics, May 16, p82-86
  •     C5 2008-2016, Used Car Focus, Aug 16, p50-53
  •     DS3 2011 DStyle + e-HDi, DIY Servicing, Feb 16, p66-69
  •     Saxo, Clutch Clinic, June 16, p42-46

CM Visit

  •     Eurolec Components, Nov 16, p46-47
  •     Philips Automotive Lighting, Feb 16, p62-63
  •     RAC Regional HQ, May 16, p62-63
  •     Shell Hamburg Technology Centre, Mar 16, p48-49
  •     Nokian Tyres White Hell, Jan 16, p60-61

D

DAB radio, Sept 16, p64-65

Decoking, Modern day methods, Mar 16, p6-15

Detailing Series

  1. Cleaning, May 16, p56-58
  2. Paint correction & protection, July 16, p56-59
  3. Interior cleaning, Sept 16, p60-62
  4. The forgotten areas, Nov 16, p62-65

DPF & SCR Emissions Systems, Maintenance, Sept 16, p6-17

E

Engine ECUs, Jun 16, p6-15

F

FIAT

  •     500 1.2 petrol, Timing Belt Clinic, Jan 16, p42-46

FORD

  •     Fiesta 1.25 2011, DIY Servicing, July 16, p62-66
  •     Galaxy Mk2, Used Car Focus, Dec 16, p50-53
  •     Ka Duratec, Clutch Change, Oct 16, p56-60
  •     S-MAX 2.2 TDCi 2009, DIY Servicing, May 16, p66-70
  •     Transit 2.2 TDCi, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 16, p85-89

Fuel Cell Vehicles, May 16, p60-61

H

HONDA

  •     Jazz 1.4 i-DSI, Clutch Clinic, Apr 16, p44-48
  •     Jazz 1.4 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 16, p81-85

HYUNDAI

  •     Getz 1.4, Timing Belt Clinic, Dec 16, p60-64
  •     i30 1.4 2011, DIY Servicing, Mar 16, p66-70

I

ICE, In-car entertainment, Sights & sounds, Dec 16, p6-16

Is It Worth It? 

  • Sealey BT103 battery tester, July 16, p86-87

J

JAGUAR

  •     XF 2008-2012, Used Car Focus, Jan 16, p50-54
  •     XK8 4.0 1996-2002, DIY Servicing, Nov 16, p68-72
  •     S-TYPE 3.0 V6, Electronic Diagnostics, July 16, p78-82

JEEP

  •     Wrangler TJ 4.0, DIY Servicing, Dec 16, p72-76

K

K-Seal head gasket repair, May 16, p42-43

L

LAND ROVER

  •     Freelander 2004 1 Td4, DIY Servicing, Apr 16, p68-72
  •     Range Rover 1999 P38 2.5 auto, DIY Servicing, Aug 16, p64-68

LEXUS

  •     IS, Survival Guide, May 16, p54-55

M

MAZDA

  •     MX-5, Supercharging the 1.8-litre, July 16, p44-49

Mechanex 2015, Feb 16, p90-91

MERCEDES

  •     C-Class 2000-2007, Used Car Focus, Oct 16, p50-53
  •     C-Class Coupé 2001-2008, Survival Guide, Dec 16, p54-55

MG

  •     ZT/ZTT 2001-2005, Survival Guide, July 16, p54-55

MINI

  •     One Project

5. New discs, pads, pipes & cables, Jan 16, p36-40
6. Pipes, bushes and a windscreen, Feb 16, p44-48
7. Tailgate & new gear linkage, Mar 16, p42-46

  •     Cooper S, Survival Guide, Aug 16, p54-55

MITSUBISHI

  •     Shogun 2000-2006, Used Car Focus, Nov 16, p50-53

Modification series

  1. Performance air filters, Feb 16, p56-59
  2. Performance Wheels & tyres, Apr 16, p56-61
  3. Performance Exhausts, June 16, p58-61
  4. Brake Upgrades, Aug 16, p56-59
  5. Cooling upgrades, Oct 16, p62-65
  6. Remaps, ECU upgrades & tuning boxes, Dec 16, p66-69

Multimeter Masterclass,

  1. Part 1, Feb 16, p32-35
  2. Part 2, Mar 16, p30-32

P

PERODUA

  •     Nippa, Our Cars, Mar 16, p90-91

PEUGEOT

  •     206 1.1 2004, DIY Servicing, June 16, p66-70
  •     406, Rear brakes renewal, Nov 16, p56-59
  •     407 2004-2011, Survival Guide, Jan 16, p56-57

PORSCHE

  •     Boxster 1996-2012, Used Car Focus, Apr 16, p50-53

Product Tests

  •     Booster Packs, Mar 16, p56-59
  •     Portable Workbenches, June 16, p30-33
  •     Cordless Impact Wrenches, Oct 16, p44-47

R

RENAULT

  •     Clio 1.2 16v MkII 2005, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 16, p83-87
  •     Scenic II project
  1. Introducing our 1.6 VVT, July 16, p30-34
  2. Clutch change, Aug 16, p30-35
  3. Belts, braces & pulleys, Sept 16, p32-37
  4. Brake overhaul, Oct 16, p30-34
  5. Dents & scrapes, Nov 16, p40-44
  6. Finishing touches, Dec 16, p42-46

ROVER

  •     75, Readers’ Motors, June 16, p93-94
  •     MEMS diagnostics, May 16, p88-89

Rust, Fighting it off, Jan 16, p6-14

S

SAAB

  •     9000 2.3 Aero 1995, DIY Servicing, Oct 16, p68-72
  •     9-5 1997-2011, Used Car Focus, June 16, p50-53

SEAT

  •     Ibiza 1.4 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, June 16, p83-88
  •     Leon 1999-2006, Used Car Focus, Sept 16, p50-53

SKODA

  •     Yeti, Survival Guide, Oct 16, p54-55

SMART

  •     fortwo 599cc petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 16, p85-89

Spare parts, Can they be trusted? Oct 16, p6-15

Steering rack repairs, Apr 16, p6-14

Stoneleigh Kit Car Show report, July 16, p89

Suspension, Understanding the functionality, May 2016, p6-16

SUBARU

  •     Impreza WRX S 2.5 2010, DIY Servicing, Sept 16, p68-71

T

Tea Break

  •    Part 6 Batteries, Mar 16, p64-65
  •    Part 7 Glazing, June 16, p62-63

Tour de Germany

  •     Part 2 Arriving in Stuttgart, Jan 16, p88-91

TOYOTA

  •     MR2 Mk3 2000-2007, Survival Guide, June 16, p54-55
  •     Prius Project
  1. Introducing our £1500 purchase, Nov 16, p32-36
  2. New brakes, but seized sliders, Dec 16, p34-38
  •     Yaris 1999-2006, Used Car Focus, July 16, p50-53

TPMS: Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems, Sept 16, p66-67

Twin-clutch transmissions, How they work, Feb 16, p6-17

V

VAG electric/hydraulic steering rack fluid change, July 16, p84-85

Variable Valve Timing, Understanding VVT, Aug 16, p6-14

VAUXHALL

  •     Astra H 1.6 SRi turbo, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 16, p84-88
  •     Zafira A, Survival Guide, Sept 16, p54-55

VOLKSWAGEN

  •     Fox 1.2 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 16, p82-86
  •     Golf MkV 2004-2008, Used Car Focus, p50-53
  •     Passat 2.0 FSI petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 16, p80-84
  •     Polo 2002-2009, Survival Guide, Apr 16, p54-55
  •     Polo 1.4 MPI petrol Timing Belt Clinic, Aug 16, p44-48
  •     Transporter T5, Our Cars, Jan 16, p86-87

VOLVO

  •     S60 project

2. Rear wing crash repair, Jan 16, p30-35
3. Replacing the cambelt & w/p, Feb 16, p36-40
4. Fitting a swirl flap actuator, Mar 16, p34-38
5. Lowering springs, Apr 16, p36-39
6. Seat bolster repair, May 16, p36-40

INDEX January-December 2015

A

ALFA ROMEO

  • 147: 2001-2009 Used Car Focus, Jun 15, p50-54

Alternators, Reconditioning, Jun 15, p6-13

Anti-lock Braking Systems, ABS faults, Nov 15, p6-12

AutoInsider Live! 2015, Aug 15, p69

Auxiliary Drivebelts, Typical troubles, Jul 15, p58-60

AUDI

  • A2: 2000-2005, Survival Guide, Feb 15, p56-57

B

Battery Care, Jan 15, p6-11

BENTLEY

  • Continental GT 2003-2010, Survival Guide, Aug 15, p56-57

BMW

  • 1-Series, DPF disaster, Sep 15, p55
  • 3-Series E46, Rear wheel bearing swap, Jan 15, p32-35
  • 3-Series, Differential swap, May 15, p46-47
  • 3-Series E90 318i, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 15, p83-86
  • 3-Series E90, Survival Guide, Jun, p56-57

Brake Hydraulics, Maintaining, Jul 15, p6-14

C

Car Creepers, on test, Jul 15, p42-45

CHRYSLER

  • 300C 2006-2011, Used Car Focus, Oct 15, p50-54

CITROËN

  • C1 2011 VTR 998cc, DIY Servicing, Nov 15, p66-70
  • C3 1.6 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 15, p83-87
  • C4 2004-2010, Used Car Focus, Aug 15, p50-54
  • C6 2005-2012, Used Car Focus, Jan 15, p50-54

Climate Control, Fixing, May 15, p6-14

Clutch Clinic

  • Ford Escort 1.6 Zetec, Apr 15, p44-48
  • Peugeot 306 1.9D, Nov 15, p40-45

Cordless Inspection Lamps, on test, May 15, p30-33

CM Visit

  • Bridgestone Europe, Nov 15, p46-48
  • Lincon Batteries, Mar 15, p32-33
  • MG at Longbridge, Apr 15, p60-62

D

Dashcams, on test, Dec 15, p58-62

F

FIAT

  • Stilo 2002-2006, Used Car Focus, Mar 15, p50-54
  • Punto 2001, CVT autobox change, Jun 15, p40-44

FORD

  • Escort 1.6 Zetec, Clutch Clinic, Apr 15, p44-48
  • Fiesta 2003 1.3 Finesse, DIY Servicing, Apr 15, p66-70
  • Focus 2008 2.0-litre petrol, DIY Servicing, Oct 15, p66-70
  • Ka 1.3 project
  1. Assessing our 2007 car, May 15, p34-38
  2. Changing heater unit, Jun 15, p34-38
  3. New brakes & rear wheel bearings, Jul 15, p36-40
  4. New dampers & full service, Aug 15, p36-40
  5. Fuel flap area rust repair, Sep 15, p36-40
  6. Rust repairs and full paint, Oct 15, p36-40
  7. Rustproofing body, Nov 15, p34-38
  • Mondeo 2000 1.8 MkII, DIY Servicing, Aug 15, p64-68

Fluid Dynamics, Complete guide to fluids, Dec 15, p6-15

Fuel Injectors, Looking after your injectors, Apr 15, p6-14

H

HONDA

  • Accord, Readers’ Motors, Feb 15, p92-93
  • Accord 2.0-litre petrol i-VTEC, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 15, p84-88
  • Accord 1998-2008, Used Car Focus, Dec 15, p50-54
  • Civic 1.4-litre four-cylinder, Timing Belt Clinic, May 15, p58-61

HYUNDAI

  • Getz 2005 1.1-litre, DIY Servicing, Mar 15, p68-72
  • Matrix 2001-2010, Used Car Focus, Sep 15, p50-54

I

Instrument Clusters, Repairing, Aug 15, p6-15

J

JAGUAR

  • XJ6 3.2 Sport, DIY Servicing, Jan 15, p64-69
  • X-TYPE 2.0D project
  1. Assessing our latest £1000 purchase, Feb 15, p28-32
  2. Engine servicing and rear-end D-bush renewal, Mar 15, p26-30
  3. New brakes, window seal strips & rear drop links, Apr 15, p30-34
  4. Cold starting issues & a noisy rear wheel bearing, May 15, p40-44
  5. New suspension & MoT test, Jun 15, p28-32
  6. Soundproofing & rustproofing, Jul 15, p30-34
  7. Clutch, DMF & release bearing, Aug 15, p30-34

K

Key Fob Refurbishment, Jul 15, p46-47

KIA

  • Picanto: 2010 1.1-litre, DIY Servicing, May 15, p68-72

L

LPG Disasters, Dec 15, p42-46

M

MAZDA

  • 2 1.5-litre petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 15, p82-86
  • 6 2002-2007, Used Car Focus, Apr 15, p50-54

Mechanex 2014, Mar 15, p64

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • C180K Sports Coupe project
  1. Pt4: Central locking & column stalk, Jan 15, p36-40
  2. Pt5: Suspension, brakes & thermostat, Feb 15, p34-38
  3. Pt6: Wheels, tyres, rust & finishing touches, Mar 15, p36-40
  • ML 280 CDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 15, p84-88

MG

  • F/TF 1995-2005, Survival Guide, May 15, p56-57

MINI

  • One Project
  1. Purchasing non-runner from auction, Sept 15, p30-34
  2. Checking over the non-running engine, Oct 15, p30-34
  3. Taking out original engine, Nov 15, p28-32
  4. Fitting a replacement engine, Dec 15, p36-40

MITSUBISHI

  • Shogun 2000-2006, Survival Guide, Jan 15, p56-58

Modifications series

  1. Suspension upgrades, Sep 15, p42-46
  2. Polyurethane bushes, Nov 15, p58-61

N

NISSAN

  • Micra K12 Project
  1. Pt7: Suspension springs & awkward glovebox fix, Jan 15, p42-46
  • Micra K12 C+C 1.6 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 15, p82-86
  • Patrol 1987-2009, Used Car Focus, Feb 15, p50-54
  • Primera 2002-2007, Used Car Focus, Nov 15, p50-54

P

PEUGEOT

  • 306, Clutch Clinic, 1.9D, Nov 15, p40-45
  • 407 2007 1.6 HDi, DIY Servicing, Jun 15, p66-70
  • 407 1.6 HDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 15, p81-85

Product Tests

  • Car Creepers, Jul 15, p42-45
  • Cordless Inspection Lamps, May 15, p30-33
  • Dashcams, Dec 15, p58-62
  • Screen Mounts, Oct 15, p42-45
  • Small Component Storage, Feb 15, p58-61
  • Timing Lights, Jun 15, p58-61
  • Torx Kits, Aug 15, p42-45

R

RANGE ROVER

  • Range Rover body and chassis part company, Sep 15, p62-65
  • Sport 2005-2013, Survival Guide, Jul 15, p56-57

RENAULT

  • Clio 2005 1.2 16v MkII, DIY Servicing, Sep 15, p66-70
  • Modus 2004-2012, Survival Guide, Oct 15, p56-57

ROVER

  • 75 Diesel, Thermostat budget repair, Jul 15, p48
  • 827 Sterling, Our Cars, Apr 15, p90-91
  • 827 Sterling, Our Cars, May 15, p90-91

S

Screen Mounts, on test, Oct 15, p42-45

SEAT

  • Ibiza 2006 1.2 12v, DIY Servicing, Dec 15, p66-70
  • Toledo 1999-2005, Survival Guide, Apr 15, p56-57

SKODA

  • Octavia 1.9 TDI PD 105, Electronic Diagnostics, May 15, p84-88

Small Component Storage, on test, Feb 15, p58-61

SUZUKI

  • Splash 2012 1.2 auto, DIY Servicing, Jul 15, p66-70

T

Tea Break

  • Exhausts, Feb 15, p86-87
  • Air-conditioning, Aug 15, p62-63

Timing Belt Clinic

  • Honda Civic 1.4, May 15, p58-61

Timing Chains, Understanding, Oct 15, p6-14

Timing Lights, on test, Jun 15, p58-61

Torx Kits, on test, Aug 15, p42-45

Tracking Gauge, Build your own

  1. Make the frame, Mar 15, p58-60
  2. Preparing the vehicle, Apr 15, p36-37
  3. Taking accurate measurements, May 15, p62-64

Trim, Renovating lacquered wood veneer, recoating plastic mouldings, Mar 15, p6-11

Tour de Germany

  1. Fixing our 1996 VW Passat, Nov 15, p90-91
  2. Driving to Stuttgart, Dec 15, p90-92

TOYOTA

  • Corolla 1.6 petrol E12/E120, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 15, p80-84
  • Land Cruiser 4.2 diesel, Timing Belt Clinic, Mar 15, p66-67
  • Prius Series
  1. Pt3: Is the Hybrid a DIY proposition?, Jan 15, p26-30
  2. Pt4: Looking at Mk1, Mk2 & Mk3 models, Feb 15, p40-44
  • Prius 2000-present, Survival Guide, Dec 15, p56-57
  • Starlet Project
  1. Budget purchase, Aug 15, p58-61
  2. Cooling system fix and servicing, Sep 15, p58-60
  3. Cambelt swap, Oct 15, p58-61

Turbocharging, Rebuilding, Sept 15, p6-15

TVR

  • Chimaera 1993-2003, Survival Guide, Mar 15, p56-57

Tyres, Buying and maintaining, Feb 15, p6-12

V

VAG Coolant Expansion Bottle Swap, Mar 15, p48-49

VAG Drum Brake Renewal, Oct 15, p46-48

VAUXHALL

  • Tigra B 1.4, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 15, p83-86
  • Vectra C/Signum 2002-2008, Used Car Focus, Jul 15, p50-54

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Eos 1.4 TSI 122PS, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 15, p83-87
  • Golf MkIV 1.6 auto, Diagnostics Case Study, Aug 15, p78
  • Passat 2001-2010, Survival Guide, Nov 15, p56-57
  • Transporter T5, Our Cars, Jun 15, p88-89

VOLVO

  • S40 2.0 non-turbo first-series, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 15, p83-86
  • S60 Project
  1. Purchasing 2007 2.4D for £1500, Dec 15, p30-33
  • S60 2005 D5 2.4, DIY Servicing, Feb 15, p64-68
  • S80 1998-2006, Used Car Focus, May 15, p50-54
  • XC90 T6 project
  1. Fitting a towbar & engine service, Mar 15, p42-46
  2. Oil leak & locking wheel bolt disaster, Apr 15, p40-43
  • XC90 2002-2014, Survival Guide, Sep 15, p56-57

INDEX January-December 2014

A

Air tool kits, on test, Jul 14, p40-43
ALFA ROMEO

  • GT 2004-2010, Survival Guide, Feb 14, p40-42

ASTON MARTIN

  • DB7 1994-2003, Survival Guide, Oct 14, p56-58

AUDI

  • A3 1.6 SE, Service Bay, Jan 14, p62-67
  • A4 2003 1.8T Sport Quattro, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 14, p80-85
  • TT Roadster, Roof problem, Diagnostics Case Study, Jan 14, p77

Automatic welding helmets, on test, Apr 14, p28-31

B

BMW

  • 5-Series 2003-2010, Survival Guide, Mar 14, p38-40
  • X5, Steering Angle Sensor swap, Sep 14, p39-42
  • Z3, Used Car Focus, Feb 14, p50-54

Bodywork

  • Repairing Panel Dents, Mar 14, p42-47
  • Repairing Chips & Scratches, Jun 14, p58-64
  • DIY rear wheelarch repair, Oct 14, p6-12

C

CHRYSLER

  • PT Cruiser 2001-2008, Survival Guide, Apr 14, p40-42

CITROËN

  • C2 1.6, Service Bay, Mar 14, p64-69
  • C5, Brake Service, Jan 14, p40-43
  • C5 VTR HDi 110, Service Bay, Jul 14, p62-67
  • Xsara Picasso 2000-2010, Used Car Focus, Jun 14, p50-54

CM Interview

  • eBay Motors Team chief mechanic, Nov 14, p46-48

CM Visit

  • Deb Group, Dec 14, p72-73
  • Ford Bridgend, Feb 14, p44-48
  • Haynes Museum, Aug 14, p56-57
  • Pilkington AGR, Apr 14, p44-45
  • Sogefi Group, Sep 14, p60-61
  • The Academy, Jul 14, p56-58

Compression testers, on test, Nov 14, p26-29

Cordless drills, on test, Oct 14, p28-31

Crankshaft overhaul, May 14, p6-13

D

DAIHATSU

  • Sirion 1998-2005, Used Car Focus, Jan 14, p50-54

Dealer Profile

  • Derek J Ketteringham, May 14, p91-93

Diesel particulate filters, Mar 14, p6-11

E

Electric power steering, Jul 14, p6-13
Engine sensors, Aug 14, p6-12
Exhaust gas recirculation valves, Jun 14, p6-12

F

FIAT

  • Croma 2006 1.8 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 14, p82-86
  • Panda 2003-2012, Survival Guide, Jun 14, p46-48

FORD

  • Focus 1.8 TDCi project
  1. Introduction, Jan 14, p30-34
  2. Timing belt, Aux drivebelt, filters, Feb 14, p36-39
  3. Front lower arms, rear brake pads, Mar 14, p56-60
  4. Replacement rear door, Apr 14, p32-38
  5. Rear dampers, rustproofing doors, May 14, p40-43
  6. £60 spare key, glow plugs, rustproofing underneath, Jun 14, p40-44
  • Ka, Alternator swap, Oct 14, p46-47
  • Mondeo Mk3, inlet manifold swirl flap removal, Mar 14, p34-36
  • Mondeo 2000-2007, Used Car Focus, Aug 14, p50-54

G

Going into hibernation, Jan 14, p86-87

H

Headlight renovations, Jan 14, p6-13
HONDA

  • Civic 2005-2011, Used Car Focus, Mar 14, p50-54
  • Jazz: 1.4 i-VTEC, Service Bay, May 14, p58-63

HYUNDAI

  • Matrix: 2005 1.6 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 14, p85-89

I

Injectors, Removing stuck injectors. Jan 14, p6-10

J

JAGUAR

  • XJ X350 2003-2009, Used Car Focus, Nov 14, p50-54
  • X-TYPE 2005 2.0 diesel, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 14, p81-85
  • XK8 1996-2006, Used Car Focus, May 14, p50-54

K

KIA

  • Picanto 2004 1.1 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, May 14, p79-83

Kwik-Fit consumer test, Sep 14, p46-49

L

LAND ROVER

  • Defender 1990 to date, Survival Guide, Jul 14, p44-46
  • Discovery II 1998-2004, Used Car Focus, Apr 14, p50-54

Lighting upgrades, Dec 14, p40-43

M

MAZDA

  • 3 2004-2013, Used Car Focus, Jul 14, p50-55
  • 5 2010 2.0 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 14, p83-87
  • 6 2006 2.0 diesel, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 14, p81-85

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • C180K Sports Coupe project
  1. Introduction, Oct 14, p32-36
  2. Timing chain swap, Nov 14, p30-34
  3. Full engine service, Dec 14, p30-33
  • C-Class 2000-2007, Survival Guide, May 14, p46-48
  • E-Class: W210, Radiator swap, Sep 14, p44-45
  • SLK 230 Kompressor, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 14, p80-84

MG

  • ZS 180, Service Bay, Jun 14, p66-71

MINI

  • MINI 2001-2006, Survival Guide, Jan 14, p36-39

N

NISSAN

  • Micra K12 Project
  1. Introduction, Jul 14, p30-33
  2. Checking timing chain tensioner, Aug 14, p34-38
  3. Timing chain renewal – stripping, Sep 14, p28-31
  4. Timing chain renewal – rebuild, Oct 14, p38-41
  5. Rustproofing engine parts, Nov 14, p36-39
  6. Radiator renewal, Dec 14, p34-38
  • Note 2010 1.4 petrol, Service Bay, Sep 14, p64-69
  • Qashqai 2007-14, Survival Guide, Nov 14, p56-58

P

PEUGEOT

  • 207 2007 1.4 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 14, p82-86
  • 207 2008 1.4 HDi, DIY Servicing, Dec 14, p64-70
  • 306
  1. Cylinderhead gasket, water pump & cambelt swap part one, Aug 14, p40-44
  2. Cylinderhead gasket, water pump & cambelt swap part two, Sep 14, p34-37

PORSCHE

  • Boxer, Timing Belt Clinic, 2.2 HDi. Feb 14, p30-33
  • Cayenne 2002-2007, Survival Guide, Dec 14, p56-58

Product Tests

  • Air tool kits, Jul 14, p40-43
  • Automatic welding helmets, Apr 14, p28-31
  • Compression testers, Nov 14, p26-29
  • Cordless drills, Oct 14, p28-31
  • Tap & die sets, May 14, p30-34
  • Work boots, Feb 14, p26-29

Product Review

  • Thread repair kits, Jun 14, p28-31

R

Readers’ Motors

  • Fiat Seicento, Mar 14, p92-93
  • Mercedes-Benz 190E, Feb 14, p92-93

RENAULT

  • Espace 1997-2003, Used Car Focus, Sep 14, p50-55
  • Laguna II 1.9 dCi, Service Bay, Apr 14, p62-67
  • Megane 2005 1.6 16v, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 14, p81-85
  • Modus, Window regulator, Aug 14, p58-59
  • Modus, Window regulator – take 2, Dec 14, p60

S

Small Wonders: Handmade garage models, Feb 14, p74-76

SMART

  • Roadster 2003-2007, Survival Guide, Aug 14, p46-48

Starter motor overhaul, Apr 14, p6-13
Strip Club: Dismantling vehicles for profit, Sep 14, p6-12

SUBARU

  • Legacy/Outback 1989-2009, Used Car Focus, Oct 14, p50-54
  • Legacy Outback 2004 2.5 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 14, p80-84

SUZUKI

  • Jimny 1.3 JLX auto, Service Bay, Oct 14, p62-67

T

Tap & die sets, on test, May 14, p30-34
Tea Break

  • The Wheel, May 14, p84-86
  • The Bodyshell, Aug 14, p86-87
  • Instruments, Nov 14, p60-61

Timing Belt Clinic

  • Peugeot Boxer 2.2 HDi, Feb 14, p30-33

Top 10 most common mechanical faults, Nov 14, p6-11
Tour de France

  1. Pt4, Jan 14, p56-59

TOYOTA

  • Prius Series
  1. The basics and driving a Mk3, Nov 14, p40-45
  2. Dissecting the Hybrid Synergy Drive, Dec 14, p44-48
  • RAV4 1994 2.0 GX, DIY Servicing, Nov 14, p64-69

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra 2007 1.7 CDTi, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 14, p84-88
  • Corsa 2000-2006, Used Car Focus, Dec 14, p50-54
  • Vivaro 2700 1.9 Di, Service Bay. Feb 14, p60-65
  • VX220 2000-2005, Survival Guide, Sep 14, p56-58
  • Zafira A 1.8 Project
  1. Introduction, Mar 14, p28-32
  2. Cambelt kit, thermostat & temp sensor, Apr 14, p56-59
  3. Discs & pads, rear exhaust, May 14, p36-39
  4. Central locking & rear window fixes, MAF renewal, Jun 14, p34-37
  5. Lowering springs & shocks, Jul 14, p36-39
  6. Full engine service, new Dunlop tyres, overview, Aug 14, p28-32

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Golf Mk4, indicator stalk replacement, Oct 14, p42-45
  • Polo Mk4, diesel fuel filter change, Oct 14, p48
  • Polo Mk4, handbrake adjustment, Feb 14, p34
  • Polo Mk4, silencer change, Jun 14, p32

VOLVO

  • 940 2.3 SE, Service Bay, Aug 14, p64-69

W

Work boots, on test, Feb 14, p26-29
Workshop kit, Dec 14, p6-16

INDEX January-December 2013

A

ALFA ROMEO

  • GTV Twin-Spark, Service Bay, Aug 13, p66-71

AUDI

  • A3 1.6-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 13, p86-90
  • A4 3.0 V6 TDI, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 13, p99-103
  • A6 Project
  1. £750 spares or repair, Oct 13, p6-10
  2. £750 spares or repair, Nov 13, p38-42
  3. £750 spares or repair, Dec 13, p38-41
  • TT Mk1 1998-2006, Used Car Focus, Sep 13, p50-54

Automatic Gearboxes, The best & worst, Apr 13, p24-28

B

Back to Basics Supplement, Jul 13, p51-66

Battery Chargers, on test, Aug 13, p26-29

Bloodhound SSC supersonic car, Apr 13, p58-60

BMW

  • 1-Series 2004-on, Survival Guide, Feb 13, p34-36
  • 316 E46, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 13, p84-89
  • 318i 1998-2006, Service Bay, Feb 13, p66-70
  • 320d Project
  1. Introduction to 02-reg, May 13, p6-10
  2. Removing swirl flaps, Jun 13, p40-42
  3. Brakes, front struts, rear spring, Jul 13, p6-10
  4. Turbo troubles, Aug 13, p24-28
  5. DMF/clutch renewal, decat pipe, Sep 13, p36-43
  6. Electric windows, glowing airbag, faulty indicator switch, Oct 13, p42-46
  7. Painting, rustproofing, Nov 13, p44-48
  • 528i E39, Service Bay, Dec 13, p62-67
  • 730i Sport E65, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 13, p84-88

Bodywork

  • Curing surface rust, Sep 13, p6-10
  • Repairing plastic bumpers, Dec 13, p28-34

C

Car Vacuum Cleaners, on test, Jul 13, p30-33

CHRYSLER

  • Grand Voyager: 2.8 CRD, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 13, p85-89
  • PT Cruiser 2.0 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 13, p81-85
  • Voyager: 1997-2008, Used Car Focus, Jan 13, p50-54

CITROËN

  • C5 2004-2008, Used Car Focus, Apr 13, p50-54
  • Suspension Fluid, How to renew, Aug 13, p6-10
  • Coil Springs, How to change, Apr 13, 6-10

CM Visit

  • Burton Power, Sep 13, p58-59
  • Haynes Publishing, Jul 13, p68-70
  • Honda Swindon, Pt1, May 13, p58-62
  • Honda Swindon, Pt2, Jun 13, p58-60
  • Rimmer Bros, Jan 13, p46-48
  • VW Heritage, Dec 13, p36-37

Cylinderhead Reconditioning, Dec 13, p6-11

D

Deeper DIY Diagnostics

  1. Pt5: Oscilloscopes, Jan 13, p24-28
  2. Pt6: Oscilloscopes, Feb 13, p24-28
  3. Pt7: Oscilloscopes, Mar 13, p24-28

Dehumidifiers, on test, Mar 13, p34-37

Dual Mass Flywheels, Feb 13, p6-10

E

Electric Conversions, Jul 13, p24-28

Engine Oil, All there is to know, Nov 13, p6-12

F

FIAT

  • 500 2007-on, Survival Guide, Mar 13, p30-32
  • Dobl, Survival Guide, Aug 13, p42-44
  • Punto 1.4-litre 09-reg, Service Bay, May 13, p68-72
  • Punto 1999-2006, Used Car Focus, Oct 13, p50-54

FORD

  • Focus Zetec-SE exhaust manifold, Feb 13, p42-43
  • Focus 1.6 TDCi, Electronic Diagnostics, May 13, p87-91
  • Focus 1.6 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 13, p80-84

H

Headtorches, on test, Jan 13, p40-43

HONDA

  • Jazz 2002-2008, Survival Guide, Oct 13, p56-58

J

JAGUAR

  • S-TYPE 1999-2008, Survival Guide, May 13, p30-32
  • X-TYPE 2001-09, Used Car Focus, Aug 13, p50-54

K

KIA

  • Carens 2000-2012, Used Car Focus, May 13, p50-54

L

LAND ROVER

  • Range Rover P38a, Used Car Focus, Feb 13, p50-54

LEXUS

  • RX300 2000-2009, Survival Guide, Dec 13, p58-60

M

Manual Gearboxes, Jan 13, p6-10

MAZDA

  • MX-5 Project
  1. Introduction, Mar 13, p6-10
  2. MoT, service, Apr 13, p30-34
  3. Hood renewal, leather seats, May 13, p34-38
  4. Binding brakes, timing belt, Jun 13, p24-28
  5. Brake caliper renewal, rustproofing, Jul 13, p36-40
  6. Painting plastic spoiler, fitting roll cage, Aug 13, p56-60
  7. Centre console lid, passenger window, Sep 13, p44-48
  • 6 2.0 TD, Service Bay, Oct 13, p62-67

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • ML500, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 13, p80-84
  • Sprinter 2.1 CDI 313, Service Bay, Apr 13, p66-70
  • Vito W639 115 CDI van, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 13, p84-88

MGF/TF

  • Cooling system upgrade, Aug 13, p30-34

MIG Welders, on test, Oct 13, p32-35

MITSUBISHI

  • Lancer Evolution: 1999-2007, Used Car Focus, Jul 13, p50-55

N

NISSAN

  • LEAF, Driving impressions, Mar 13, p46-47
  • Navara D22 Di 4WD, Service Bay, Jun 13, p66-70

O

Oil, All there is to know, Nov 13, p6-12

P

Parking Aids, How to fit, Feb 13, p72-74

PEUGEOT

  • 307 53-reg 1.6-litre, Service Bay, Mar 13, p66-70
  • 406, 5-min Troubleshoot, Sep 13, p60-61
  • 407 2004-2011, Used Car Focus, Dec 13, p50-55

Pressure Washers, on test, Apr 13, p40-43

Product Tests

  • Battery Chargers, Sept 13, p26-29
  • Car Vacuum Cleaners, Jul 13, p30-33
  • Dehumidifiers, Mar 13, p34-37
  • Fluid Extractors, Jun 13, p30-33
  • Headtorches, Jan 13, p40-43
  • MIG Welders, Oct 13, p32-35
  • Pressure Washers, Apr 13, p40-43
  • 3/4in-drive Socket Sets, Nov 13, p34-37
  • Starter Chargers, Feb 13, p38-41
  • Tyre Compressors, Aug 13, p38-41

R

Readers’ Motors

  • Alfa Romeo 156 2.4 JTD, May 13, p92-93
  • Jaguar X350, Dec 13, p90-91
  • Rover cabriolet, Feb 13, p92-93

RENAULT

  • Espace 2003-on, Survival Guide, Sep 13, p32-34
  • Laguna II Project
  1. Pt3: Electric window regulator swap, Jan 13, p56-59
  2. Pt4: Full service incl gearbox oil, Feb 13, p30-33
  3. Pt5: Pollen filter, wheel refurb, Mar 13, p56-60

ROVER

  • 214
  1. Head gasket replacement 1, Apr 13, p44-49
  2. Head gasket replacement 2, May 13, p44-49
  3. Head gasket replacement 3, Jun 13, p44-48

Rust: The good, the bad and the rusty cars from 1998-2008, Oct 13, p26-30

S

SAAB

  • 9-3 1.9 TiD Linear Sport, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 13, p86-91

SEAT

  • Leon 1999-2005, Survival Guide, Jan 13, p30-32

SKODA

  • Fabia 2 HTP 70 10-reg, Service Bay, Nov 13, p62-67
  • Superb 2002-2008, Used Car Focus, Mar 13, p50-54

Socket Sets 3/4in-drive, on test, Nov 13, p34-37

Solid Flywheel Conversion, Jun 13, p6-10

SMART

  • fortwo Project:
  1. Pt5: Engine refit, front coil springs, Jan 13, p34-38
  2. Pt6: Exterior door handle, rear water leak, Feb 13, p44-48

Starter Chargers, on test, Feb 13, p38-41

SUZUKI

  • Jimny 1.3-litre, Timing Belt Clinic, May 13, p40-41

T

TerraClean: An introduction, Mar 13, p72-74

Tour de France

  • Part 1: Oct 13, p48-49
  • Part 2: Nov 13, p86-87
  • Part 3: Dec 13, p44-46

TOYOTA

  • Avensis 1997-2003 & 2003-08, Survival Guide, Jul 13, p72-74
  • RAV-4 1994-2006, Used Car Focus, Jun 13, p50-54
  • Yaris MMT, clutch change, Mar 13, p40-44

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra, Automatic gearbox renewal, May 13, p24-28
  • Astra, 200k Club, Sep 13, p62
  • Corsa 1.2-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 13, p86-90
  • Corsa B 1.4-litre Hi-Torq, Service Bay, Sep 13, p68-73
  • Corsa C, Survival Guide, Nov 13, p56-59
  • Insignia 2.0 CDTi, Service Bay, Jul 13, p80-85
  • Vectra C, 200k Club, Dec 13, p42

Vinyl Wrap, How to fit, Nov 13, p28-32

VOLKSWAGEN

  • How to change ‘filled-for-life’ gearbox oil, Jul 13, p34-35
  • Improving seats in small VAG cars, Feb 13, p58-59
  • Oil pump drive failure 2.0 TDI, Sep 13, p56-57
  • 2.0 8v, Timing Belt Clinic, Aug 13, p46-48
  • Polo, Rear springs BlueMotion, Oct 13, p36-38
  • Transporter T5 2003-on, Survival Guide, Apr 13, p36-38

VOLVO

  • S40/V50 2004-2012, Used Car Focus, Nov 13, p50-54
  • XC90 D5 54-reg, Service Bay, Jan 13, p66-70

INDEX January-December 2012

A

Air-conditioning Supplement, May 12, p49-67

ALFA ROMEO

  • 156 Project:
  1. Pt6 Welding rust holes, Jan 12, p40-43
  • 147 2.0 TS, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 12, p86-91
  • 166 1998-2007, Used Car Focus, Nov 12, p50-54

Antifreeze, on test, Jan 12, p34-37

AUDI

  • A3, Rejuvenating a 02-reg Pt 1, Mar 12, p24-27
  • A3, Rejuvenating a 02-reg Pt 2, Apr 12, p58-61
  • A4 1995-2001, Used Car Focus, Jul 12, p50-54

B

Balljoint Gaiter Change, Oct 12, p48-49

Bench Grinders, on test, Mar 12, p46-49

Bitter Lemon: Refund on a used car, Mar 12, p32-36

BMW

  • 5-Series, Airbag renewal, Aug 12, p48-49
  • 5-Series E34, 5-minute troubleshooter, Feb 12, p40-41
  • 5-Series E39, 1996-2003, Used Car Focus, Dec 12, p42-46
  • 525e E-reg. Service Bay, Apr 12, p66-70
  • X5 1999-2005, Survival Guide, Jun 12, p40-42

Borescopes, on test, May 12, p6-11

Breakdown Recovery Services: Which is right for you?, Mar 12, p6-10

Britain’s Best Bangers

  • No 8 Audi 80, Jun 12, p92-93
  • No 9 Volvo 740, Sept 12, p92-93

C

Catalytic Converters & DPFs, July 12, p6-12

CITROËN

  • Berlingo 2.0 HDI, Electronic Diagnositcs, Jul 12, p86-90
  • C3 2002-2009, Survival Guide, Oct 12, p36-38
  • C5 2001-2008, Survival Guide, Feb 12, p30-32

CM Visit

  • Aaron Radiators, Sept 12, p42-44
  • Autoglym, May 12, p96-97
  • Nissan Sunderland Pt 1, Jul 12, p26-29
  • Nissan Sunderland Pt 2, Aug 12, p32-35
  • Witter Towbars, Mar 12, p42-44

Cordless Angle Grinders, on test, Oct 12, p76-79

D

DAEWOO

  • Matiz Project:
  1. Introduction, Apr 12, p6-10
  2. Rear brakes, rear wheel bearings, CV boots, May 12, p74-77
  3. Front wheel bearings & front discs, track rod ends, exhaust, service, Jun 12, p46-49
  4. Cambelt, water pump, valve clearances, MoT, Jul 12, 46-49
  5. Steering rack gaiter, 12-pin diagnostics, tyres, tidy-up and road test, Aug 12, p36-39

Deeper DIY Diagnostics

  1. Basic Tests, Sept 12, p24-28
  2. Ignition Systems, Oct 12, p24-29
  3. Mixture and Timing Settings, Nov 12, p24-28
  4. EOBD Diagnostics, Dec 12, p6-10

E

Electronic Torque Wrenches, on test, Sept 12, p38-41

F

FIAT

  • Coupé 1993-2000, Used Car Focus, Aug 12, p50-55
  • Grande Punto Active Sport 1.4 8v, Service Bay, Oct 12, p84-88
  • Stilo 2002-2007, Survival Guide, May 12, p70-72

FORD

  • Ka 1.3-litre, Service Bay, Feb 12, p66-70
  • Ka, Survival Guide, Aug 12, p40-42
  • Transit 51-reg 2.4 Duratorq, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 12, p85-89
  • Transit TDCi 58-reg, Service Bay, Sept 12, p68-72

G

Gear Oil, Jan 12, p6-11

H

Hand Cleaners, on test, Feb 12, p34-37

HONDA

  • S2000 1999-2009, Survival Guide, Jul 12, p60-62

I

Is It Worth It? Load Pro Test Leads, Feb 12, p92-93

J

JAGUAR

  • XK8 1996-2006, Survival Guide, Jan 12, p30-32
  • X-TYPE 2001-2009, 5-minute Troubleshooter, Jul 12, p74-75

JEEP

  • Grand Cherokee 1993-2004, Used Car Focus, Apr 12, p50-55

K

KIA

  • Cee’d 1.6-litre 58-reg, Service Bay, Mar 12, p60-64

L

LAND ROVER

  • Discovery 200 TDi K-reg, Service Bay, Nov 12, p66-72
  • Freelander: 1997-2006, Used Car Focus, Feb 12, p50-55

LEXUS

  • IS200 Project:
  1. Cat D purchase from Copart, Feb 12, p6-10
  2. Removing damaged panels, Mar 12, p38-41
  3. Servicing 2.0-litre engine, Apr 12, p30-33
  4. Finding used panels, May 12, p24-28
  5. Timing belt, tensioner and idler, Jun 12, p24-27
  6. Brakes, MoT, on the road, Jul 12, p32-36

Life as a Traffic Officer, Aug 12, p58-59

Load Lugging

  1. Roofbars, roof boxes, bike carriers, May 12, p30-33
  2. Towbar types, towbar wiring, fitting a towbar, Jun 12, p56-59
  3. Pt3: Which trailer, buying advice, towing trailers, Jul 12, p56-58

M

MAZDA

  • MX-5, Dismantling a Mk1 bodyshell, Apr 12, p24-27
  • MX-5 Mk1, Timing Belt Clinic, Sept 12, p32-36

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • A-Class 1997-2004, Used Car Focus, May 12, p42-46
  • M-Class 1998-2004, Survival Guide, Mar 12, p28-30

Mid-Life Crisis Man: Rides Again, Aug 12, p44-47

MG

  • ZT-T 1.8T, Electronic Diagnostics, Sept 12, p86-91

MITSUBISHI

  • Colt 1.5 DI-D, Service Bay, May 12, p84-88

MoT Supplement, Oct 12, p51-64

Multimeters, on test, Dec 12, p32-35

Understanding how they work, Apr 12, p34-39

N

NISSAN

  • Almera, Survival Guide, Nov 12, p30-32

O

Oscillating Multi Tools, on test, Jun 12, p36-39

P

PEUGEOT

  • 107 1.0-litre 3-cylinder 12v, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 12, p84-88
  • 307 CC 2.0 16v, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 12, p86-90

PORSCHE

  • 996 1997-2005, Survival Guide, Apr 12, p40-42

Product Review

  • Marque-specific laptop packages, Jul 12, p38-42

Product Tests

  • Antifreeze, Jan 12, p34-37
  • Bench Grinders, Mar 12, p46-49
  • Borescopes, May 12, p6-11
  • Cordless Angle Grinders, Oct 12, p76-79
  • Electronic Torque Wrenches, Sept 12, p38-41
  • Hand Cleaners, Feb 12, p34-37
  • Multimeters, Dec 12, p32-35
  • Oscillating Multi Tools, Jun 12, p36-39
  • Synthetic Paint Coatings, Aug 12, p26-29

R

R2R Tour of Romania

  • Pt5: Budapest to Brasov, Jan 12, p56-61

RAC Inspection: Just how good is a modern vehicle?, Oct 12, p6-10

Readers’ Motors

  • Audi A4, Nov 12, p90-91
  • BMW 330, Jan 12, p92-93
  • Mazda MX-5 Mk2, Aug 12, p92-93
  • Vauxhall Vetra, Mar 12, p78-79
  • Volvo C70 T5 convertible, May 12, p108-109

RENAULT

  • Laguna II Project
  1. 2005 model, BCA auction puchase for £1600, Nov 12, p6-10
  2. Cambelt and water pump renewal, Dec 12, p24-27
  • Scenic 1.9 dCi, Service Bay, Jun 12, p66-70

ROVER

  • 75 & MG ZT 1999-2005, Used Car Focus, Jun 12, p50-55
  • 820, 200k Club, Feb 12, p56
  • Metro/111, Clutch change, May 12, p36-40

Rustproofing Supplement, Dec 12, p51-66

S

S2N Project Jaguar XJ40 to Naples

  1. Purchasing our 1991 Jag Cat C write-off, Aug 12, p6-10
  2. Buying a donor XJ40 for £240, fitting new water pump, wing and bumper, Sept 12, p56-60
  3. MoT repairs, servicing, rally start from Calais to Switzerland, Oct 12, p70-75
  4. Switzerland to Italy, Nov 12, p56-60
  5. Arrive in Naples, Dec 12, p68-73

Scrapping Stuff: Best ways to buy scrap, Jun 12, p6-10

SAAB

  • 9-5: HOT, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 12, p86-91

SEAT

  • Ibiza 1999-2008, Jan 12, p50-54

SKODA

  • Octavia 1.9 TDI PD, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 12, p86-90

SMART

  • fortwo Project
  1. £800 2004 model introduction, Sept 12, p6-10
  2. Removing engine, Oct 12, p30-34
  3. Stripping down 3-cyl engine, Nov 12, p44-48
  4. Completing rebuild of engine, Dec 12, p36-40

Stuck, sheared or seized: Tips on removal, Jun 12, p28-34

SUBARU

  • Forester 1997-2008, Survival Guide, Dec 12, p74-76

SUZUKI

  • Alto 1.1-litre 4-cylinder, Timing Belt Clinic, Nov 12, p36-39
  • Wagon R+ 1.3-litre, Service Bay, Aug 12, p68-72

Synthetic Paint Coatings, on test, Aug 12, p26-29

T

Understanding Multimeters, Apr 12, p34-39

Towbar Fitting, Apr 12, p44-48

TOYOTA

  • MR2 1990-2000, Used Car Focus, Sept 12, p50-55
  • Prius 1.5-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 12, p100-104

Tyres

  • Pt3 Types and treads, Jan 12, p24-28
  • Pt4 Fitting tyres, balancing, fixing punctures, Feb 12, p24-28

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra/Vectra 2.0 & 2.2 DTi fuel injector seals, Feb 12, p42-45
  • Astra H, 5-minute Troubleshooter, Nov 12, p34-35
  • Combo 1.4-litre dual-fuel, Electronic Diagnostics, May 12, p100-105
  • Meriva 1.6-litre, Service Bay, Jul 12, p68-72
  • Signum 2003-2008, Used Car Focus, Mar 12, p50-54

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Beetle 1998-2011, Survival Guide, Sept 12, p46-48
  • Golf MkV 1.6-litre FSI, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 12, p85-89
  • Passat TDI auto 03-reg, Service Bay, Jan 12, p66-70
  • Polo 1.4 TDI Y-reg, Service Bay, Dec 12, p78-82
  • Polo, Front disc and pad change, Feb 12, p46-48
  • Touareg 2003-2009, Used Car Focus, Oct 12, p42-46

VOLVO

  • C70 2.4 petrol turbo, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 12, p100-105

INDEX January-December 2011

 

 A

ALFA ROMEO

  • 156 Project 
  1. Introduction, Aug 11, p6-9 
  2. Service, Sep 11, p32-36 
  3. Cambelt, variator, idler, Oct 11, p24-27 
  4. Suspension, Nov 11, p38-42 
  5. Brakes, Dec 11, p40-43 

AUDI

  • A2 1.4 TDI, Service Bay, Oct 11, p84-88 
  • A8 4.2 petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 11, p85-89 
  • Allroad, Survival Guide, Aug 11, p44-46 
  • TT, Timing Belt Clinic, Dec 11, p24-26 

Autogas Challenge, Pt2 Day Three & Four, Jan 11, p44-47 

Back to Basics

  • Coolant, May 11, p39-40
  • Spark Plugs, Jul 11, p76-77 

Batteries today & tomorrow, Jan 11, p6-10 

Batteries on test, Jan 11, p11-14 

Bodyshop Tactics, Jun 11, p6-10 

BMW

  • 3-Series E46 1998-2006, Used Car Focus, Jun 11, p50-55 
  • 5-Series: 530d E60 Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 11, p101-105 
  • 7-Series E38, Used Car Focus, Nov 11, p50-54 
  • 530d Project
  1. Pt2: Suspension, swirl flaps, Jan 11, p56-61 
  • Compact/Z3, Rear beam bushes, Sep 11, p72-73 
  • Idler replacement, post-1991, Apr 11, p71 
  • Z3, Survival Guide, Apr 11, p36-38 

Brake Caliper Wind Back Tools, on test, May 11, p24-30 

Brake Checks & Servicing, Feb 11, p34-38 

Britain’s Best Bangers

  • No 4 Renault 5, Jan 11, p42-43 
  • No 5 Rover 600, Mar 11, p92-93 
  • No 6 Alfa 164, Jul 11, p108-109 
  • No 7 Land Rover Discovery, Dec 11, p108-109 

C

Cash Converters Supplement, Jul 11, p52-54 

CHRYSLER 

  • Grand Voyager 3.3-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 11, p84-88 
  • PT Cruiser, Service Bay, Mar 11, p66-70 

CITROËN 

  • Saxo 1996-2003 Used Car Focus, May 11, p50-55 

Cordless Impact Wrenches, on test, Aug 11, p24-28 

CM Visit

  • Autosessive, Sep 11, p62-64 
  • Avon Tyres, Aug 11, p62-64 
  • British Car Auctions, May 11, p36-38 
  • Halfords Autocentres, Jul 11, p46-48 
  • Klarius Group, Nov 11, p46-48 
  • Superchips, Mar 11, p44-46 
  • Surface Processing Ltd, Feb 11, p48-49 

D

DIY Soundproofing, Oct 11, p76-79 

Drill Bit Sets, on test, Sep 11, p24-27 

E

Engine and Transmission Support Beams, on test, Jun 11, p22-25

Engine Downsizing, Feb 11, p40-43  

F

Fault Code Readers under £100, on test, Feb 11, p26-33 

FIAT

  • Panda 2003-2009 1.2-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, May 11, p85-89 

FORD 

  • Escort Project 
  1. Introduction, Mar 11, p24-28 
  2. Service, Apr 11, p58-62 
  3. Brakes, May 11, p32-35 
  4. Underbody rectification starts, Jun 11, p58-62 
  5. Underbody rectification finishes, Jul 11, p70-74 
  6. Sill change, Aug 11, p30-34 
  7. Sill change final fit, Sept 11, p44-47 
  8. Wheelarch rectification, Oct 11, p70-75 
  9. Repair after accident, Nov 11, p56-60 
  • Fiesta 1995-2002 Used Car Focus, Sep 11, p50-54 
  • Focus, 5-minute troubleshoot, Oct 11, p38-39 
  • Focus 2.0 Ghia, Service Bay, Feb 11, p62-65 
  • Maverick, Used Car Focus, Feb 11, p50-55 
  • Mondeo, Survival Guide, Jul 11, p32-34 
  • Puma, Survival Guide, Dec 11, p36-38 
  • Sporty Fords from 80s, 90s, 00s, Aug 11, p36-42 

Full Toolkits, on test, Dec 11, p78-81 

H

HONDA 

  • Accord Type V 2.3-litre, Service Bay, Jun 11, p68-72 
  • Stream, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 11, p102-107 

I

Is It Worth It? The Terminator, Oct 11, p108-109 

J

JAGUAR

  • S-TYPE Project
  1. Pt4: Grille change, Autoglym spruce-up, Jan 11, p28-31  

JEEP 

  • Wrangler 1993-on, Survival Guide, Jan 11, p32-35 

L

LAND ROVER

  • Range Rover, Survival Guide, Jun 11, p34-38 

LPG Supplement, Oct 11, p52-56 

Luxury Saloons under £5k Supplement, Jul 11, p56-60 

M

MAZDA 

  • RX-8 2003-2008, Used Car Focus, Oct 11, p44-48 

MERCEDES-BENZ 

  • 190D, 200k Club, Sep 11, p93 
  • C-Class W203, Survival Guide, Sep 11, p40-43 
  • E-Class W210 1995-2002, Used Car Focus, Apr 11, p50-54 
  • W124, Jacking point repair, Aug 11, p48-49 

MINI

  • MINI One Project
  1. Pt2 Brakes, handling, exhaust, Jan 11, p38-41 

N

NISSAN

  • X-Trial, Survival Guide, Feb 11, p44-46 

P

Part Rate Monitor, Part prices comparison, Apr 11, p6-10 

Penetrating Oils, on test, Apr 11, p46-49 

Personal OBD Scan Tool Packages, on test, Nov 11, p34-37 

PEUGEOT

  • 307 2001-2008, Used Car Focus, Dec 11, p44-48 
  • 307, Dual mass flywheel renewal on 2.0HDi, Apr 11, p30-34 
  • 406 Coupe, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 11, p84-89 

PORSCHE 

  • 911 Carrera (996), Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 11, p85-89 

Product Test

  • Batteries, Jan 11, p11-14 
  • Brake Caliper Wind Back Tools, May 11, p24-30 
  • Cordless Impact Wrenches, Aug 11, p24-28 
  • Drill Bit Sets, Sep 11, p24-27 
  • Engine & Transmission Support Beams, Jun 11, p22-25 
  • Fault Code Readers under £100, Feb 11, p26-33 
  • Full Toolkits, Dec 11, p78-81 
  • Penetrating Oils, Apr 11, p46-49 
  • Personal OBD Scan Tool Packages, Nov 11, p34-37 
  • Professional Trolley Jacks, Jul 11, p6-10 
  • Random Orbital Sanders, Mar 11, p30-33 
  • Screw Extractor Sets, Oct 11, p32-35 
  • Professional Trolley Jacks, Jul 11, p6-10 

R

R2R Tour to Romania

  1. Introduction to £250 Volvo 760 turbo, Sep 11, p6-10 
  2. Water pump, brakes, exhaust, service, Oct 11, p6-10 
  3. Calais to Germany, Nov 11, p24-29 
  4. Germany to Hungary, Dec 11, p6-10 

Random Orbital Sanders, on test, Mar 11, p30-33 

Readers’ Motors

  • Audi 80, Jun 11, p92-93 
  • Ford Focus, Nov 11, p97 
  • Suzuki Wagon R, Feb 11, p80-81 
  • Toyota Avensis Verso, Aug 11, p92 
  • Volkswagen Golf MkIV, Apr 11, p92-93 

RENAULT

  • Clio 1.5 dCi, Service Bay, May 11, p66-70 
  • Espace 2.2 dCi, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 11, p84-88 

ROVER 

  • 45 1999-2005, Used Car Focus, Aug 11, p50-55 
  • 75 CDTi, Service Bay, Sep 11, p66-71 

S

SAAB

  • 900/9-3 1993-2003, Used Car Focus, Mar 11, p50-54 
  • 900 SE, Service Bay, Apr 11, p66-70 
  • 9-3 2.0 turbo, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 11, p85-89 

Screw Extractor Sets, on test, Oct 11, p32-35 

SEAT 

  • Leon 1.6-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 11, p102-107 

Skinpan: Driving Experience, Jul 11, p42-45 

Spin Doctors: Alloy wheel refurbishment, May 11, p6-9 

SKODA 

  • Octavia 1.9 SDI, Service Bay, Jan 11, p68-72 

Springtime Scrub-up, May 11, p92-93 

SUZUKI

  • Alto 1.1-litre, Service Bay, Aug 11, p66-70 
  • Grand Vitara 1998-2005, Used Car Focus, Jul 11, p36-40 

T

Tool & Equipment Supplement, Dec 11, p51-70 

TOYOTA 

  • Yaris, Survival Guide, Mar 11, p40-43 
  • Yaris 1.0-litre, Service Bay, Nov 11, p66-70 

Turbochargers

  1. How turbos work, Mar 11, p6-10 
  2. Problem solving, Apr 11, p24-27 
  3. Refurbishing, May 11, p42-45 
  4. Upgrades, Jun 11, p40-44 

Two-Seater Soft-Tops from £650 Supplement, Jul 11, p62-66 

Tyres,

  1. Sidewall identification, Nov 11, p6-10 
  2. Making tyres, winter tyres, Dec 11, p28-32 

V

Valve Stem Oil Seals: Using Draper tool, Mar 11, p62-65 

VAUXHALL 

  • Astra 1.7 Diesel Estate Project
  1. Introduction, Feb 11, p6-10
  2. Service, Mar 11, p34-38 
  3. Cambelt change, Apr 11, p40-43 
  4. Brakes, May 11, p58-61 
  5. Suspension repairs, Jun 11, p26-30 
  6. Rustproofing, wheel repairs, dent removal, Jul 11, p24-27 
  • Astra 1998-2004 2.0 turbo, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 11, p84-88 
  • Calibra 1989-1998 Used Car Focus, Jan 11, p50-54 
  • Vectra C, Survival Guide, Oct 11, p28-30 
  • Vivaro, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 11, p86-91 
  • Zafira 1.8-litre, Service Bay, Dec 11, p84-88 

Vehicle Networks & Communication Buses, Dec 11, p72-76

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Golf MkIV 2.0 GTI, Service Bay, Jul 11, p84-88 
  • Lupo 1999-2005, Survival Guide, Nov 11, p30-32 

VOLVO

  • S80, Survival Guide, May 11, p46-49 

W

WaterBoost Long-term Test, Sep 11, p28-31 

INDEX January-December 2010

A

Aircon Issues, Apr 10, p6-9

ALFA ROMEO

  • Alfas still rusting: Ear to the Ground, July 10, p34

Alternative Fuels

  • Diesel & LPG Fuelling, May 10, p58-60
  • Electric Vehicles: Future of EVs, May 10, p52-55
  • Fuel from Slime: Extracting oil from Algae, May 10, p66-68
  • Hydrogen: The future is now, May 10, p56
  • The future of LPG, May 10, p62-64

AUDI

  • A2 1.4-litre petrol, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 10, p87-91
  • A4 2001-2004, Survival Guide, Dec 10, p34-36
  • A6 Avant Project
  1. Introducing our 1.9 TDI PD 130, Feb 10, p6-9
  2. Service, Mar 10, p40-43
  3. Brake overhaul, Apr 10, p40-43
  4. New springs and shocks, aircon service, May 10, p6-9
  5. AMD ECU remap, clean-up, Jun 10, p24-27
  • A6 TDI, 200k Club, Dec 10, p64
  • TT 1.8T, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 10, p86-90

Autogas Challenge

  1. Day One & Two, Dec 10, p60-63

B

BENTLEY

  • Mulsanne/Turbo/Rolls Royce Silver Spirit, 1980-1998, Used Car Focus, Sep 10, p50-55

Brake Pipe Flaring Tools, on test, Mar 10, p34-37

Brake Pipe Bending Tools, on test, Apr 10, p44-47

Britain’s Best Bangers

  • No 1 Mercedes-Benz 190, July 10, p72
  • No 2 Peugeot 106, Sept 10, p40-41
  • No 3 Nissan Bluebird, Nov 10, p44-45

BMW

  • 530d Project
  1. Service, brakes, current drain fix, Dec 10, p28-33
  • CzeckWrecks BMW 730i
  1. Pt5 Day 6 and verdicts, Jan 10, p58-61
  • E36, Wing Swap, Jul 10, p42-43
  • E36, Rear Trailing Arm Bush Renewal, Nov 10, p36-37
  • M40, Camshaft Swap, Sept 10, p72-75
  • Million Mile BMW, Jun 10, p48-49
  • X5 4.6-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, May 10, p102-106

C

Chill Factors: Winter Motoring Tips, Nov 10, p6-10

CITROËN

  • Berlingo, Survival Guide, Nov 10, p46-49
  • C2, Survival Guide, Mar 10, p58-60
  • C3 1.4 HDI, Service Bay, Feb 10, p66-70
  • Xsara 1997-2004, Used Car Focus, Jul 10, p50-55

CM Visit

  • Bead Works, Aug 10, p90-91
  • TMD Friction, Oct 10, p34-36
  • ZF Services, May 10, p72-73

Circlip Pliers, on test, Jul 10, p30-33

Combustion: Petrol and Diesel, Mar 10, p44-48

Compliant Primers, on test, Jan 10, p34-37

Cordless Impact Wrenches, on test, May 10, p40-42

D

DAEWOO

  • Matiz, Survival Guide, May 10, p30-32

Diagnostics Demystified

  1. What’s essential and what dealer-level systems can offer us, Jan 10, p6-13
  2. Near-dealer-level diagnostics units, Feb 10, p24-30
  3. Laptop-based units, Mar 10, p24-30
  4. Diagnostic equipment under £350, Apr 10, p22-30
  5. Limitations of fault code readers and other forms to tracing faults, May 10, p22-26

Diesel & LPG Fuelling, May 10, p58-60

Dung Beetle: Bio-Bug, Dec 10, p66-67

E

Electric Vehicles: Future of EVs, May 10, p52-55

F

FIAT

  • Punto Fire, Timing Belt Clinic, May 10, p82-83
  • Punto, Starter Motor, Aug 10, p54-56

FORD

  • Fiesta 2005 1.3 Duratec, Service Bay, Dec 10, p68-72
  • Fiesta Mk5 & Mk6, Survival Guide, Apr 10, p58-60
  • Focus Mk1 Instrument panel, Ear to the Ground, Jan 10, p29
  • Focus 1.6 Zetec , Service Bay, May 10, p84-88
  • Focus TDDI, 200k Club, Jan 10, p38
  • Fusion 1.4-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 10, p86-90
  • Granada Ghia: Saved from Scrapyard
  1. Pt2 Welding, Jan 10, p26-28
  2. Pt3 Service and MoT Advisories, Feb 10, p62-65
  • On your Marques: Cougar, Fiesta, Focus, Ka, Maverick, Mondeo, Probe, Puma, Aug 10, p58-62
  • Mondeo 2.0-litre Zetec Estate, Service Bay, Mar 10, p66-70
  • Transit Connect, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 10, p88-92

Fuel from Slime: Extracting oil from Algae, May 10, p66-68

H

HONDA

  • Accord 2.0SE, 200k Club, May 10, p74
  • Civic 1.6 Auto 2000-2006, Service Bay, Nov 10, p68-72

Hydrogen: The future is now, May 10, p56

J

JAGUAR

  • S-TYPE Project
  1. Introduction, Oct 10, p6-11
  2. Service, Nov 10, p26-30
  3. Radiator change, Dec 10, p56-58

K

K-Series Head Gasket, Aug 10, p24-28

KIA

  • GDI Engine, Spotlight, Feb 10, p13
  • Sedona, Survival Guide, Aug 10, p30-32

Kit Cars, Feb 10, p38-46

L

LAND ROVER

  • Discovery II Project
  1. Introduction, Mar 10, p6-10
  2. 96k Service, Apr 10, p34-38
  3. Rustproofing, May 10, p44-48
  4. Bilstein dampers and polyurenthane bushes, Jun 10, p36-40
  5. Injector loom, AlliSport intercooler, Power Box 2, Jul 10, p36-40
  6. Votex exhaust, Aug 10, p74-78
  7. New front bumper and polish, Sep 10, p6-10

LED Inspection Lamps, on test, Feb 10, p32-35

Liquid Fuels: Today and Tomorrow, Pt1, Sep 10, p24-27

Liquid Fuels: Future Fuels, Pt2, Oct 10, p58-61

M

MAZDA

  • 3 1.6 CiTD, Service Bay, Apr 10, p66-70

Mechanics Nightmare: Austin Ambassador tale, Apr 10, p48

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • 260E Home2Rome Banger Rally
  1. Introduction, Jul 10, p6-10
  2. Servicing our £100 banger, Aug 10, p6-10
  3. Final repairs, start of rally, Sep 10, p34-39
  4. Day two & three, Oct 10, p38-43
  5. Day four & five, Nov 10, p38-43
  • S320 CDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 10, p85-89

MINI

  • MINI One Project
  1. Service, gearbox change, Dec 10, p38-42

MITSUBISHI

  • L200 axle bolts, Ear to the Ground, Apr 10, p32
  • L200 Warrior, Service Bay, Oct 10, p68-72

Multi-size 3⁄8in-drive Socket Sets, on test, Oct 10, p30-33

N

NISSAN

  • Cube, Spotlight, Jan 10, p15
  • Navara engine failure, Ear to the Ground, Feb 10, p10
  • Micra K12, Survival Guide, Oct 10, p46-48
  • X-Trial 2.2 dCi, Electronic Diagnositcs, Oct 10, p87-91

O

Oils Reviewed, Dec 10, p6-15

P

PEUGEOT

  • 206 1998-on, Used Car Focus, Apr 10, p50-54
  • 306, Diesel Pump Change, Jun 10, p42-45
  • 307 2.0-litre HDI, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 10, p105-109
  • 3008 Diesel Hybrid, Spotlight, Oct 10, p13
  • 406 1995-2004, Used Car Focus, Aug 10, p36-40
  • 407SW tailgate rust, Ear to the Ground, Jan 10, p29

PORSCHE

  • Upgraded IMS bearing, Ear to the Ground, Nov 10, p55
  • Boxster, Survival Guide, Jan 10, p46-49

Private Parking Tickets: Ear to the Ground, Jul 10, p34

Product Tests

  • Bench Drills, Nov 10, p32-35
  • Brake Pipe Bending Tools, Apr 10, p44-47
  • Brake Pipe Flaring Tools, Mar 10, p34-37
  • Circlip Pliers, Jul 10, p30-33
  • Compliant Primers, Jan 10, p34-37
  • Cordless Impact Wrenches, May 10, p40-42
  • LED Inspection Lamps, Feb 10, p32-35
  • Multi-size 3/8in-drive Socket Sets, Oct 10, p30-33
  • Retrieval Tools, Jun 10, p30-33
  • Short Chassis Jacks, Sep 10, p30-33

R

RANGE ROVER

  • Brake pads, Ear to the Ground, Jun 10, p34

Readers’ Motors

  • Nissan Primera, Nov 10, p81

RENAULT

  • Laguna 1994-2001, Used Car Focus, Jan 10, p50-54
  • Laguna II 1.8-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 10, p86-90
  • Laguna II 1.8-litre 16v, Service Bay, Aug 10, p84-88

Retrieval Tools, on test, Jun 10, p30-33

Retro Classics Supplement, Aug 10, p64-69

ROLLS-ROYCE

  • Rolls Royce Silver Spirit/Mulsanne/Turbo, 1980-1998, Used Car Focus, Sep 10, p50-55

ROVER

  • 25 1.6-litre, Service Bay, Jan 10, p66-70
  • 400, £100 Make-over, Sep 10, p42-45
  • 414 SLi, 200k Club, Apr 10, p55
  • 75, Survival Guide, Jun 10, p58-60

S

SAAB

  • 9-3 2.0t, Service Bay, Sep 10, p66-70

Self-Build Garages: Choosing materials and planning, Oct 10, p24-28

SKODA

  • Fabia 2000-2007, Used Car Focus, Dec 10, p50-54
  • Octavia TDI auto, 200k Club, Feb 10, p36

Short Chassis Jacks, on test, Sep 10, p30-33

Six of the Best: Sub 4k Brit Buys Supplement, Aug 10, p46-51

SMART

  • City Coupe/fortwo, Survival Guide, Feb 10, p58-60

Supagard, applying, Jul 10, p24-27

SUZUKI

  • Grand Vitara, Survival Guide, Jul 10, p58-60

T

Timing Belt Clinic

  • Fiat Punto Fire, May 10, p82-83

TOYOTA

  • Avensis 1997-2003, Used Car Focus, Mar 10, p50-54
  • MR2 MkIII, Service Bay, Jun 10, p66-70
  • Prius brakes, Ear to the Ground, Mar 10, p55

U

Uprated Parts Review, Jun 10, p6-10

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra Mk2, 200k Club, Jun 10, p28
  • Astra Estate, 200k Club, Jul 10, p28
  • Astra 1998-2004, Survival Guide, Sep 10, p58-60
  • Corsa B 1993-2001, Used Car Focus, Oct 10, p50-55
  • Corsa handbrakes, Ear to the Ground, Mar 10, p55
  • Corsa water pump replacement, Aug 10, p42-43
  • Omega 1994-2003, Used Car Focus, May 10, p34-38
  • Vectra C 2.0-litre DTi, Dec 10, p84-89

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Beetle 1998-on, Used Car Focus, Feb 10, p50-54
  • Golf MkIV Project
  1. Pt7: Repair of scuffs, scratches, Jan 10, p40-44
  • Golf MkV 1.9TDI, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 10, p87-91
  • Golf MkIII, 200k Club, Mar 10, p38
  • Golf MkIV, 200k Club, Aug 10, p99
  • Passat 1998-2005, Used Car Focus, Nov 10, p50-54
  • Polo 1.4-litre TDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 10, p88-92

VOLVO

  • C70 1997-2005, Used Car Focus, Jun 10, p50-54
  • V50 2.4i, Service Bay, Jul 10, p66-70

W

Warranties: Used Car, Aug 10, p70-71

Winter Motoring Tips, Nov 10, p6-10

 

INDEX January-December 2009

A

ALFA ROMEO

  • 147, Survival Guide, Oct 09, p44-46
  • 156 Twin-Spark, Service Bay, Jul 09, p66-70
  • Twin-Spark 16v, Timing Belt Clinic, Feb 09, p38-41

AUSTIN

  • Montego, 200k Club, Sep 09, p30

AUDI

  • 90, 200k Club, Jun 09, p56
  • A6, 200k Club, Aug 09, p56
  • Audi start-stop system, Spotlight, Jul 09, p15

B

Basic Servicing, Learn to service your car, Mar 09, p6-10

Biodiesel, Oct 09, p6-14

BMW

  • CzeckWrecks BMW 730i
  1. Sourcing the car, Sep 09, p24-28
  2. MoT work, Oct 09, p56-60
  3. Day 1 & 2, Nov 09, p38-42
  4. Day 3, 4 & 5, Dec 09, p26-31
  • E36 3-Series 1991-1998, Used Car Focus, Apr 09, p50-55
  • E36, Electric Window fix, Jul 09, p46-47
  • Z3 1.9-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 09, p75-79

Big Ramps, on test part one, Jul 09, p32-35

Big Ramps, on test part two, Aug 09, p32-35

BP Fuel Efficiency Challenge, Sep 09, p48-49

Buying from Breakers, Apr 09, p6-8

C

Carminat TomTom, Spotlight, Jun 09, p12

Convertibles under £3k supplement, Nov 09, p2-6

Cooling System Fillers, on test, Mar 09, p32-35

D

Dagenham: 80 years of manufacturing, Jul 09, p58-61

DAEWOO

  • Lanos, 200k Club, Feb 09, p14

Diesel Tuning, Jun 09, p8-10 supplement

DIY Dismantling, Apr 09, p10-12

F

FORD

  • Escort 1996-2000, Service Bay, Nov 09, p56-60
  • Fiesta Mk4, Starter Motor, Jun 09, p12-14
  • Focus RS 300bhp, Spotlight, Apr 09, p15
  • Granada Ghia: Saved from Scrapyard
  1. Pt1: Introducing our FREE Granny, Dec 09, p6-9
  • Ka, Used Car Focus, Jan 09, p50-55
  • Puma 1997-2002, Used Car Focus, Sep 09, p50-55

FIAT

  • Multiair Technology, Spotlight, May 09, p14
  • Punto Mk1, Used Car Focus, Dec 09, p50-54

Free Fuel from Water: WaterBoost Kit, May 09, p6-10

Fuel Injection and its Components, Aug 09, p6-11

Fun Italian Bargains, Jun 09, p2-7 supplement

H

High Mile Club: Buying over 100k, supplement, Nov 09, p22-26

HONDA

  • Civic 1996-2000 1.4-litre, Service Bay, Sep 09, p66-70
  • Civic 1.4-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 09, p85-89

Hybrids

  1. Technical information, Jan 09, p36-40
  2. Looking at the Toyota Prius, Feb 09, p50-55

HYUNDAI

  • New diesel engine 2.0- and 2.2-litre, Spotlight, Feb 09, p13

I

Inverters 12V, on test, Jun 09, p6-9

ISUZU

  • Trooper, Survival Guide, Dec 09, p44-46

J

JAGUAR

  • X-TYPE, S-TYPE, XJ8, XK8/R supplement, Nov 09, p14-20
  • X-TYPE, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 09, p84-88
  • X-TYPE, 200K Club, Dec 09, p34
  • X-TYPE 2.5 V6, Service Bay, Apr 09, p66-70

L

LAND ROVER

  • Freelander TD4, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 09, p84-88

LEXUS

  • GS300, Service Bay, Oct 09, p66-70

LOTUS

  • Elise, Survival Guide, Jul 09, p38-41

M

Mainheim Auctions, CM Visit, Jul 09, p42-45

MASERATI

  • 4200GT, Home Service, Nov 09, p52-54

Mechanics Nightmares

  • Fiesta Mk1 head problems, Aug 09, p48
  • Volvo V70 CV boot, Dec 09, p14

MAZDA

  • 323F 1.6-litre, Service Bay, May 09, p66-70
  • 626, Survival Guide, Nov 09, p28-30

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • C-Class 1993-2001, Used Car Focus: Aug 09, p50-55
  • ML 270 CDI, Service Bay, Dec 09, p66-70
  • S-Class, Survival Guide, Jan 09, p42-44
  • Mercedes Rust Issues, Oct, Nov, Dec 09

MG

  • MGF 1995-2002, Used Car Focus, Jul 09, p50-56
  • ZR Project
  1. Introducing our 105ps 1.4-litre, Jan 09, p6-11
  2. Service, timing belt & new rad, Feb 09, p30-34
  3. Brake upgrade, Mar 09, p24-27
  4. Bolt-on mods, Apr 09, p36-39
  5. Polyurethane bushes, May 09, p32-35
  6. Scuff repairs, Jun 09, p38-42
  • ZT 190, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 09, p85-89

MINI

  • Mini 2001-07, Used Car Focus, May 09, p50-54

MITSUBISHI

  • Pajero, Survival Guide,Mar 09, p42-45

Modern Ignition & Emission System Components, Sep 09, p6-11

Multi-Tools, on test, Oct 09, p34-37

N

NISSAN

  • Almera 2000-2006 1.5-litre, Service Bay, Mar 09, p64-68
  • Micra 1993-2002, Used Car Focus, Nov 09, p32-36
  • Primera 2.2 Diesel, Service Bay, Jun 09, p58-60

O

Old vs New Shape Supplement, Jun 09, p22-26 

P

PEUGEOT

  • 206 1.4-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 09, 86-90
  • 306 1.4-litre, Timing Belt Clinic, Aug 09, p58-61
  • 309, 200k Club, May 09, p41
  • 607, Used Car Focus, Mar 09, p50-53

Philips Daytime Running Lights, Spotlight, Oct 09, p17

PORSCHE

  • Boxster, Electronic Diagnostics, May 09, p84-88

Power Washers, on test, Apr 09, p30-33

PROTON

  • Satria GTi, Survival Guide, Aug 09, p42-45

R

RENAULT

  • Clio Mk2, Starter Motor, Nov 09, p10-12 supplement
  • Clio Mk2, Survival Guide, Jun 09, p34-36
  • Mégane I 1996-2003, Used Car Focus, Oct 09, p50-55

ROVER

  • 216 Coupe, 200k Club, Oct 09, p32

S

SAAB

  • 9-5 Project
  1. Introducing our 2.0 turbo, Feb 09, p6-10
  2. Rear wheel bearing, Mar 09, p38-41
  3. Sump and valve cover clear-out, Apr 09, p26-29
  4. Full service, May 09, p46-49
  5. Rear suspension upright bushes, Jun 09, p28-30
  6. Aircon sort-out, Jul 09, p24-26
  • 9000S 2.3T, 200K Club, Jul 09, p36

Screwdriver Sets, on test, Nov 09, p6-9

SEAT

  • Ibiza, Survival Guide, Sep 09, p42-45

SKODA

  • Fabia 1.4-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 09, p74-78
  • Octavia Project
  1. Pt6 Finishing touches, Jan 09, p32-35
  • Octavia, Survival Guide, Feb 09, p42-45

Soldering Torches, on test, Feb 09, p24-27

Smart Chargers, on test, Dec 09, p36-39

SMART

  • Smart Repairs
  1. Pt2 Alloy Wheels, Jan 09, p26-29
  2. Pt3 Dents, Feb 09, p46-49
  3. Pt4 Trim, Mar 09, p46-49
  4. Pt5 Windscreens, Apr 09, p46-48

SUZUKI

  • Alto car test, Spotlight, Sep 09, p14

T

Tony Bostock, Obituary, Mar 09, p99

Tool Chest Alternatives, on test, Jan 09, p46-49

Torque Wrenches 1/2in drive, on test, May 09, p56-59

Touch-Up Kits, on test, Sep 09, p32-35

TOYOTA

  • Avensis, 200k Club, Mar 09, p57
  • IQ, Spotlight, Jan 09, p14
  • MR2 Mk2, Survival Guide, Apr 09, p42-44
  • Prius, Spotlight, Aug 09, p14

U

U-Pull-It: new type of breakers, May 09, p24-28

V

Vacuum Based Cooling System Fillers, on test, Mar 09, p32-35

VAUXHALL

  • Meriva 1.6-litre Ecotec, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 09, 83-87
  • Vectra B, Fixing heater matrix, Mar 09, p58-60
  • Vectra B, Used Car Focus, Jun 08, p22-27

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Beetle 2.0-litre, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 09, p82-86
  • Golf MkIV Project
  1. Introducing our GT TDI, Jul 09, p6-10
  2. Service, Aug 09, p38-41
  3. Aircon sort-out, Sep 09, 56-59
  4. Suspension bush renewal, Oct 09, p28-31
  5. Tunit Performance Upgrade, Nov 09, p22-25
  6. Cambelt change, Dec 09, p58-61
  • Golf MkIV, Survival Guide, May 09, p42-44
  • L1 Concept, Spotlight, Nov 09, 11
  • Polo 1.2 3-cylinder, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 09, p86-90
  • Polo 1.4-litre Mk3, Service Bay, Aug 09, p66-70
  • Polo 1.9 D, Timing Belt Clinic, Apr 09, p56-59
  • Transporter T5 2.5 TDi, Service Bay, Feb 09, p64-68

VOLVO

  • 940 Estate, Service Bay, Jan 09, p66-70
  • S60 2.0T, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 09, p83-87
  • Euro 5 Diesel Engine, Spotlight, Mar 09, p14

INDEX January-December 2008

A

ALFA ROMEO

  • 156, Book Bargain, Jan 08, p38-40

AUDI

  • A8, Survival Guide, Jul 08, p50-52
  • S8, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 08, p87-91
  • TT, Survival Guide, Dec 08, p42-45

B

Bargain sub-£1500 Cars, Jan 08, p44-47

Batteries, Dec 08, p6-12

BBA Remanufacturing Ltd, Mar 08, p42-45

Best of British Supplement, Mar 08, p22-26

Biodiesel, Nov 08, p6-12

BMW

  • Project 5-Series
  1. Introduction, Feb 08, p4-8
  2. Transmission Fluid, Mar 08, p30-32
  3. Transmission, Pads and Disc, Apr 08, p10-12
  4. MoT, May 08, p44-46
  5. Brake Fluid and Air-con, Jun 08, p36-38
  6. Road test and finishing touches, Jul 08, p40-43
  • 320i, Renovation chrome bumper, Oct 08, p56-61
  • 728i, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 08, p87-91
  • E34 5-Series, Front Damper Change, Nov 08, p52-53

C

Car Mechanics 1958-2008, Apr 08, p40-44

CM 50th Anniversary, Nov 08, p50-51

CITROËN

  • Synergie, Survival Guide, Apr 08, p4-6
  • AX 1.0, Service Bay, May 08, p56-59
  • Saxo, Bargain Cars supplement, Sept 08, p20-22
  • Xsara Picasso Diesel, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 08, p94-97
  • Xsara Picasso 1.6, Service Bay, Nov 08, p66-70
  • Saxo, Survival Guide, Oct 08, p16-19

Clutch changing, Jan 08, p24-28

D

DELOREAN

  • DMC-12, Service Bay, Apr 08, p72-75

Diesels £4k Fun, Sept 08, p2-6

E

Engines

  1. Top End, Apr 08, p64-66
  2. Bottom End, May 08, p36-38

Estates Cars, Mar 08, p8-13

F

FIAT

  • Ulysse, Survival Guide, Apr 08, p4-6
  • Coupe, Survival Guide, May 08, p14-16
  • Punto 1.3 Diesel, Service Bay, Jul 08, p68-72
  • Multipla, Survival Guide, Aug 08, p32-34

FORD

  • Galaxy, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 08, p86-90
  • Mondeo, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 08, p72-75
  • Project Mondeo
  1. Introducing project car, Jan 08, p4-8
  2. MoT, Feb 08, p24-26
  3. Rear caliper,s Mar 08, p4-7
  4. Rear subframe bushes, Apr 08, p32-34
  5. Pulleys and alternator, May 08, p30-32
  6. Valet and oil change, Jun 08, p48-50
  7. Revisit throttle body change, Dec 08, p62-63

Four Wheel Drive Transfer Box, Jul 08, p54-56

Fuels of the Future, Jun 08, p4-8

Fuel Saving, Aug 08, p6-10

G

Generators, on test, Nov 08, p26-29

Gearboxes, Jun 08, p44-46

Gearboxes automatic fault diagnosis, Aug 08, p48-50

H

HONDA

  • CR-V, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 08, p78-81
  • CR-V & HR-V, Used Car Focus, Oct 08, p50-54

HYUNDAI

  • Coupe, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 08, p83-87

I

Induction and Air Leaks, Jun 08, p42-43

J

JAGUAR

  • XJ8, Survival Guide, Mar 08, p12-14
  • S-Type, Bargain Buy, May 08, p4-8
  • X300, Survival Guide, Sept 08, p14-16

John Sharp Life Pt1, Apr 08, p56

John Sharp Life Pt2, May 08, p50

K

KIA

  • Sedona 2.9D, Service Bay, Mar 08, p50-53

Kit Cars Under £5k, Sept 08, p8-13

L

LAND ROVER

  • Series 1 v Defender,: Apr 08, p52-54
  • Freelander, Survival Guide, Jun 08, p12-14

LEXUS

  • IS200 Sport, Service Bay, Jun 08, p58-61

Living with a 1958 Car, Apr 08 p46-49

M

MAZDA

  • Project MX-5
  1. Introducing project car, Jul 08, p6-9
  2. Cleaning, Aug 08, p42-46
  3. Post-purchase service, Sept 08, p28-32
  4. Cambelt change, Oct 08, p6-10
  5. In-car entertainment upgrade, Nov 08, p46-49
  6. Brakes, Dec 08, p32-35

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • A-Class, Survival Guide, Feb 08, p12-14
  • C180, Electronic Diagnostics, May 08, p78-81

MG

  • ZR, ZS, ZT, Mar 08, p18-21

N

NISSAN

  • Figaro, Survival Guide, Jan 08, p12-15
  • Micra, crossmember fix, Feb 08, p50-52
  • Micra 998cc, Readers Repairs, Sept 08, p42-43

O

Oil Filter Removers, Jun 08, p30-32

P

Painting Techniques

  1. Pt15 Polishing, Jan 08, p34-37

PEUGEOT

  • 406 Coupe, Feb 08, p36-38
  • 206, Mar 08, p14-16
  • 806, Survival Guide, Apr 08, p4-6

Pliers, on Test, Oct 08, p34-37

PORSCHE

  • 944, Survival Guide, Nov 08, p40-43

Probes, on test, Apr 08, p26-29

Project Cars: past 12 years, Apr 08, p58-62

R

Ramps, on test, Aug 08, p52-55

RENAULT

  • Scenic, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 08, p80-83

Rotary Multi Tool Sets, on test, Sept 08 p34-37

ROVER

  • 25, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 08, p82-85
  • Maestro 1.3LX, Our Cars, Nov 08, p64-65
  • KV6 Timing Belt Swap Pt1, Jul 08, p44-46
  • KV6 Timing Belt Swap Pt2, Aug 08, p58-60

S

SAAB

  • 900/9.3 Convertible, Mar 08, p4-7

Sat-navs, on test, Dec 08, p46-49

SKODA

  • Project Octavia
  1. Introducing Skoda project, Aug 08, p16-20
  2. Oil cooling systems, Sept 08, p6-9
  3. Post-purchase catch-up, Oct 08, p4-43
  4. Timing belt, Nov 08, p34-37
  5. Shock absorbers, Dec 08, p52-55

SMART

  • Repairing scuffs and scratches, Dec 08, p26-29

T

Tax Beaters, Jul 08, p14-17

Timing Belts, Feb 08, p30-33

Towing and Trailers

  1. May 08, p52-54
  2. Jun 08, p54-55

TOYOTA

  • Avensis D4D, Service Bay, Jan 08, p58-61
  • RAV4 2.0 GSX, Service Bay, Feb 08, p53-57
  • RAV4, Electronic Diagnostics, Sept 08, p72-76

V

VAUXHALL

  • Vectra warning light, Apr 08, p63
  • Zafira, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 08, p86-90
  • Zafira, Service Bay, Aug 08, p68-72
  • Astra, Service Bay, Dec 08, p66-70

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Golf MkIV 1.6-litre, Service Bay, Sept 08, p52-56

VOLVO

  • V70 D5, Service Bay, Oct 08, p66-70

W

Weekend Playthings 1994-98 £400-£2000, Sept 08, p16-19

Wrenches 3⁄8in, on test, Feb 08, p44-46

Wheel Studs, Jul 08, p48-49

INDEX January-December 2007

A

Air Conditioning, Common faults, Jun 07, p10-12

ALFA ROMEO

  • 155, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 07, p82-85
  • 156, Survival Guide, Jan 07, p10-12

AUDI

  • A3 TDi, Service Bay, May 07, p58-61
  • A4, Cars to keep, Jan 07, p84-86
  • A6, Electronic Diagnostics, Jul 07, p82-85

B

Battery Chargers, on test, Feb 07, p44-47

Bio Diesel, Oct 07, p10-16

Bit Sets, on test, Jun 07, p22-24

BMW

  • 318, timing belt change, Mar 07, p36-38
  • E36, Survival Guide, Feb 07, p10-13
  • E46 318, Electronic Diagnostics, May 07, p82-85

MINI

  • MINI, The ideal starter motor, Apr 07, p10-12
  • MINI, Survival Guide, Dec 07, p4-7
  • MINI Cooper 1.6, Electronic Diagnostics, Sep 07, p82-85

Booster Packs, on test, Sep 07, p10-13

Brake Bleeding Kits, on test, Jul 07, p24-26

Buying Privately Guide, May 07, p36-38

C

CITROËN

  • Saxo, Xsara, Picasso, Xantia, C5, C2, C3, Apr 07, p20-24
  • C5, Buying Tips, Aug 07, p4-8
  • Xantia Activa, Service Bay, Feb 07, p56-59

Classics for everyday use, Apr 07, p14-16

Converted Vans, Apr 07, p10-12

Crows Foot Wrenches, on test, Oct 07, p32-34

F

FIAT

  • Punto Mk2, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 07, p82-85
  • Seicento, Replacing timing belt on FIRE engine, Apr 07, p34-36
  • Stilo, Buying Tips, Nov 07, p44-46

FORD

  • Focus, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 07, p82-85
  • Ka 1.3, Service Bay, Oct 07, p58-61
  • Ranger 2.5 Diesel Pick-Up, Service Bay, Jul 07, p56-59
  • Scorpio 2.0 Estate, Service Bay, Apr 07, p46-49

Fuel Injection Pressure Tester Kits, on test, Dec 07, p24-26

G

Gasket Scrapers, on test, Nov 07, p26-28

H

Head Torches, on test, Aug 07, p44-46

HYUNDAI

  • Accent 1.5, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 07, p82-85
  • Project Coupe
  1. Introducing the latest project car, May 07, p4-6
  2. ,Brakes, Jun 07, p34-36
  3. ,Anti-Roll bars, oil filter and tyres, Jul 07, p40-42
  4. Servicing, Aug 07, p50-52
  5.  Timing belt and wing mirrors, Sep 07, p52-54
  6. Alloy wheels and bumper touch up repair, Oct 07, p54-56

I

ISUZU

  • 1.7 DTi, Timing belt change, Jan 07, p50-52

J

JAGUAR

  • S-Type, Survival Guide, Aug 07, p12-14
  • S-Type 3.0 SE, Service Bay, Jan 07, p54-57
  • XJ6 3.2, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 07, p72-75
  • X-Type, Survival Guide, Mar 07, p4-8

JEEP

  • Cherokee, Survival Guide, Jul 07, p10-13

K

KIA

  • Sedona 2.9 Diesel, Renewing timing belt, Jul 07, p52-54

L

LAND ROVER

  • Defender, Car to Keep, Apr 07, p24-26
  • Project Freelander
  1. Introducing the latest project car, Jun 07, p4-6
  2. Service, Jul 07, p28-30
  3. Cambelt change, Aug 07, p34-36
  4. Exhaust system and coolant, Sep 07, p34-36
  5. Head gasket fitting, Oct 07, p38-40
  6. Transmission, Nov 07, p38-41
  • Freelander 2.5, Electronic Diagnostics, Jun 07, p82-85
  • Range Rover, Secondhand buys 1994 onwards, Nov 07, p4-8

LPG Gas Systems servicing, Aug 07, p28-29

Lubrication, Jan 07, p44-46

M

MAZDA

  • MX-5, Survival Guide, May 07, p30-34

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • C220 W202 CDi Estate, Service Bay, Jun 07, p58-61
  • E220, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 07, p64-67
  • Project E300 Diesel
  1. Introducing the latest project car, Jul 07, p4-7
  2. Bodywork, Aug 07, p24-26
  3. Wings, Sep 07, p22-24
  4. Bodywork, Oct 07, p26-29
  5. Brake disc and pads, filters removal and refitting, Nov 07, p12-14
  6. Full Valet, Dec 07, p30-33

Modern Roadsters, Apr 07, p4-9

Motoring on a Budget £1500, Dec 07, p4-8

Motoring on a Budget £4.5k Challenge, Dec 07, p22-24

N

NISSAN

  • Almera 1.5, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 07, p74-77

P

Painting Techniques

  1. Pt4 Spray guns, Jan 07, p34-36
  2. Pt5 Painting strokes, Feb 07, p34-37
  3. Pt6 Matching colours, Mar 07, p32-34
  4. Pt7 Where and when to paint, Apr 07, p28-31
  5. Pt8 Invisible paint repairs, May 07, p52-54
  6. Pt9 Spraying fibreglass and plastic, Jun 07, p50-52
  7. Pt10 Spraying plastic trim, Jul 07, p60-62
  8. Pt11 Spraying without a compressor, Aug 07, p54-56
  9. Pt12 SMART repair techniques, Oct 07, p48-50
  10. Pt13 Full resprays, Nov 07, p54-57
  11. Pt14 Stickers and coach lines, Dec 07, p42-45

Performance Chips: Upgrading your car computer, Apr 07, p18-19

PEUGEOT

  • 206, Survival Guide, Sep 07, p4-6
  • 406 HDi 110, Service Bay, Nov 07, p58-61

R

RENAULT

  • 19 1.4-litre, Service Bay, Sep 07, p56-59
  • Clio Oasis 1.2, Front wheel bearings removal and refitting, Nov 07, p50-51
  • Laguna II, Buying tips, Dec 07, p10-12
  • Safrane, Buying tips, Jul 07, p34-37
  • Scenic, Survival Guide, Apr 07, p4-6

Roadside Recovery, Dec 07, p20-21

ROLLS-ROYCE

  • Silver Shadow, Cars to Keep, Feb 07, p26-28

ROVER

  • 45, Buying tips, Oct 07, p44-46
  • 75/MG-ZT, Cars to Keep, May 07, p26-28
  • 820i, Staples 2 Naples Rally, Jan 07, p28-29
  • Project 600
  1. Introducing the latest project car, Jan 07, p4-7
  2. Exhaust, brakes and MoT, Feb 07, p30-33
  3. Pipes & CV joints, Mar 07, p40-43
  4. Fuel emission, service and MoT, Apr 07, p42-45

S

SAAB

  • 9-3 & 9-5, Chains renewal, Feb 07, p38-40
  • 9-5, Survival Guide, Nov 07, p30-32
  • 9-5, Buying tips, Jun 07, p44-47

SKODA

  • Fabia, Survival Guide, Jun 07, p28-30
  • Octavia 1.9 TDi PD, Service Bay, Dec 07, p46-49

Spares: New and secondhand, Jul 07, p44-46

SUBARU

  • Impreza Turbo, Survival Guide, Oct 07, p4-6

T

TOYOTA

  • MR2, Cars to Keep, Mar 07, p26-28

V

VAUXHALL

  • Astra G-Type 2.0 TD, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 07, p82-85
  • Frontera: Buying tips, Sep 07, p44-47
  • Monterey, Service Bay, Aug 07, p58-61
  • Project Tigra
  1. Final Part – Exhaust, battery and air-conditioning, Jan 07, p40-42
  • V6, Renewing the timing belt, May 07, p48-50
  • Zafira, Buying Guide, Mar 07, p44-47

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Golf Mk3 2.0 Avantagarde, Service Bay, Mar 07, p58-61
  • Project Sharan
  1. Pt5 Cambelt, radiator and air-conditioning, Jan 07, p30-33
  2. Pt6 Battery, air-conditioning and balljoints, Feb 07, p50-53
  3. Pt7 Rear Seats, bodywork and wheel trims, Mar 07, p50-53

VOLVO

  • History in the UK, Dec 07, p16-19
  • Project V70 Diesel
  1. Introducing the latest project car, Feb 07, p4-7
  2. Paintwork repairs, Mar 07, p12-15
  3. Alloys, brake fluid and CV Joint, Apr 07, p10-12
  4. Removal and fitting of new seats, May 07, p10-12
  5. Interior refit and engine service, Jun 07, p54-56

W

Welding Helmets, on test, May 07, p44-47

INDEX January-December 2006

A

Accident Repairs

  1. Pt 14 Rust Protection, Feb 06, p40-43
  2. Pt 15 Jigging & Structural Repairs Pt1, Apr 06, p50-53
  3. Pt 16 Jigging & Structural Repairs Pt2, May 06, p56-59
  4. Pt 17 Sill replacement, June 06, p34-37
  5. Pt 18 Lead loading, July 06, p38-40

Adjustable Spanners 8in, on test, Sept 06, p22-24

ALFA ROMEO

  • GTV, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 06, p68-71
  • V6, Changing the Timing Belt, May 06, p52-54

AUDI

  • A4 1.8, Service Bay, Feb 06, p82-85
  • A4, Changing the timing belt on a 1.9 TDi Engine, Oct 06, p38-39

B

Body Repair Kits, on test, Sept 06, p16-18

BMW

  • 5-Series, Survival Guide, Jan 06, p14-16
  • 5-Series 1988-1995, Cars to keep forever, May 06, p88-90
  • 7-Series 1986-1994, Cars to keep forever, Dec 06, p84-86
  • A Rundown of the BMW range, Apr 06, p18-21

C

CAN-Bus: How it works, Sept 06, p44-45

CHEVROLET

  • Matiz, Road Test, Apr 06, p25-27

CITROËN

  • 1994 Citroën ZX Turbo Diesel: 201,000 on the clock, bargain or banger?, Jan 06, p26-28
  • Saxo 1.1, Service Bay, Aug 06, p66-69

D

Dual Mass Flywheels: How they work, Aug 06, p44-46

E

Electric HVLP Spray Systems, on test, June 06, p20-22

Electronic Engine Management

  1. Back to Basics, Feb 06, p56-59
  2. Fault Finding & Code Reading, Mar 06, p58-59

Engine Stands, on test, Jan 06, p34-36

F

Family Cars, Apr 06, p4-8

FIAT

  • Buying a Bravo/Brava, Mar 06, p4-8
  • Punto, Survival Guide, Oct 06, p4-6
  • Red Key Cure, Apr 06, p54-56
  • Stilo, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 06, p68-71

FORD

  • Focus, Survival Guide, Apr 06, p10-12
  • Focus 1.8 Zetec, Service Bay, May 06, p82-85
  • Galaxy, Survival Guide, June 06, p12-14
  • Galaxy, 260,000 mile MPV, July 06, p24-25
  • Project Probe
  1. The post purchase catch-up service, Jan 06, p10-12
  2. The first MOT, Feb 06, p14-16
  3. Brake disc renewal, Mar 06, p12-14
  4. Wheel alignment, Apr 06, p24-27
  5. Alloy Wheel refurbishing, May 06, p30-33
  6. Last minute glitches, Jun 06, p38-40
  • Zetec Engine, Renewing the timing belt, Jan 06, p38-39

H

Hands Free Kits, on test, Nov 06, p52-54

Head Gasket: Causes of and cures for its problems, Jan 06, p56-59

J

JAGUAR

  • S-TYPE, Electronic Diagnostics, Sept 06, p58-61
  • Project X300
  1. Introducing the Latest Project Car, May 06, p4-8
  2. Post-purchase service & checkover, June 06, p28-30
  3. Sorting the exhaust & rustproofing, July 06, p28-30
  4. Sorting the front-end bump, Aug 06, p28-30
  5. Repairing Localised Bumper Damage, Sept 06, p34-36
  6. ,Rear shock absorber & suspension renewal, Oct 06, p14-16
  7. Finishing touches, Nov 06, p44-46

JEEP

  • Cherokee, Cars to keep forever, Apr 06, p72-74
  • Cherokee 2.5 TD, Service Bay, Nov 06, p38-41

L

LAND ROVER

  • Range Rover 4.6i, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 06, p66-69

Leadlamps, on test, Dec 06, p24-26

LED Headlamps: How things work, July 06, p44-46

LEXUS 

  • LS400, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 06 p64-67

Live Data Capture: How it works, May 06, p42-44

LPG: All you need to know about converting, June 06, p4-6

M

MAZDA

  • MX-5 1990-1997, Cars to Keep Forever, June 06, p84-86
  • MX-5, How to change the timing belt, Sept 06, p26-28

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • C180, Service Bay, Mar 06, p82-85
  • C180-220 1993-2000, July 06, p84-86

METRO

  • Rear Wheel Arch Change, Oct 06, p44-47

MG

  • MGF, Survival Guide, Aug 06, p12-14

MITSIBUSHI

  • Project Pajero
  1. Cold start difficulties & high fuel consumption, Feb 06, p4-8
  2. Timing belt renewal, Mar 06, p24-27
  3. Service & starting problems, Apr 06, p4-7
  4. Cold start problem fixed, May 06, p36-39
  5. MoT preparations, June 06, p48-51
  6. Fitting an immobiliser, July 06, p48-50
  7. Finishing touches, Aug 06, p38-41

N

NISSAN

  • Almera 1.4, Service Bay, July 06, p66-69
  • Micra K11, Survival Guide, Feb 06, p36-38

O

Oils: A Quick Guide, Apr 06, p22-23

P

Painting Techniques

  1. What is paint?, Oct 06, p10-12
  2. Personal Protection, Nov 06, p22-25
  3. Spray Guns, Dec 06, p36-38

Performance Hybrids: How they work, June 06 p44-46

PEUGEOT

  • 205 1983-1997, Cars to Keep Forever, Feb 06, p88-91
  • 306, Service Bay, Jan 06, p82-85
  • 306, Cars to Keep Forever, Aug 06, p84-86
  • 307 16v, Service Bay, Oct 06, p40-43
  • 406, Survival Guide, Mar 06 p30-32

Power Inverters, on test, May 06, p24-26

Premium Petrol: Shell Optimax, Feb 06, p48-50

Pressure Washers, on test, July 06, p34-37

R

RENAULT

  • Clio, Electronic Diagnostics, July 06, p58-61
  • Clio 1.2, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 06, p64-67
  • Laguna, Survival Guide, Nov 06, p4-6

ROVER

  • 45, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 06, p68-71
  • 75 Rectifications
  1. Pt 3 Gearbox Repairs, Jan 06, p44-47
  2. Pt 4 Servicing Techniques, Feb 06, p32-35
  3. Pt 5 Brakes and Diesel Airflow Meter, Mar 06, p40-43
  4. Pt6 Typical petrol car problems, Apr 06, p28-31
  • 75, Performance Upgrade, Nov 06, p29
  • 200vi, Service Bay, Sept 06, p66-69
  • 400, Survival Guide, Dec 06, p6-8
  • 800 2.5 KV6, Service Bay, June 06, p66-69
  • K-Series, Changing the timing belt, Mar 06, p34-36

S

SAAB

  • 9-3, Survival Guide, May 06, p12-14
  • 9-3 Turbo, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 06, p58-61
  • 9-5 2.0SE, Service Bay, Dec 06, p56-59

Service History: Bought a car with no history? Mar 06, p64-65

Sat Nav Portable Units, on test, Aug 06, p16-19

SEAT

  • Alhambra, Survival Guide, June 06, p12-14

SKODA

  • Felicia, Survival Guide, July 06, p12-14
  • Octavia, Cars to Keep Forever, Mar 06, p88-90

SUBARU

  • Legacy, Electronic Diagnostics, June 06, p60-63
  • Legacy, Cars to Keep Forever, Sept 06, p84-86

Superchargers: How they work, Mar 06, p48-50

T

TOYOTA

  • Corolla, Electronic Diagnostics, May 06, p68-71
  • Previa, Cars to Keep Forever, Nov 06, p84-86

Tyres: Finding the best value, Nov 06, p10-13

V

VAUXHALL

  • Ecotec, Changing the Timing Belt, Feb 06, p62-63
  • Omega, Changing the Timing Belt, Dec 06, p44-45
  • Project Tigra
  1. Introducing our project car, July 06, p4-7
  2. New timing belt, tensioners & water pump, Aug 06, p48-50
  3. Servicing & renewing brakes, Sept 06, p40-42
  4. Sorting the aircon, Oct 06, p32-34
  5. MoT test and valeting, Nov 06, p34-36
  6. A new set of alloys, Dec 06, p40-42

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Fusebox renewal on a Golf GTi, Aug 2006, p34-35
  • Golf Mk1 project
  1. Pt 7 Final repairs, Jan 06, p48-51
  • TDi, Changing the timing belt, Apr 06, p48-49
  • Polo: Is the Polo a perfect first car? Apr 06, p12-14
  • Sharan, Survival Guide, June 06, p12-14
  • Project Sharan
  1. Introduction, Sept 06, p4-6
  2. Disturbing news about the car’s past, Oct 06, p48-51
  3. Still not running right! Nov 06, p14-16
  4. Running problems sorted, Dec 06, p16-19
  • SOHC, Changing the timing belt, June 06, p54-55

VOLVO

  • 240 Estate, Cars to Keep Forever, Oct 06, p84-86
  • 850 & S/V70 Servicing, Apr 06, p10-11
  • V70, Buying, Aug 06, p4-8
  • V70, Survival Guide, Sept 06, p10-12

INDEX January-December 2005

A

Accident Repairs

  1. Pt2 Dealing with small bodywork dents, Jan 05, p14-16
  2. Pt3 How to fill awful panels back to perfect shape, Feb 05, p28-31
  3. Pt4 Welding equipment, Mar 05, p28-31
  4. Pt5 The Art of making neat and tough welds, Apr 05, p16-19
  5. Pt6 Removing & replacing welded front wings, May 05, p32-35
  6. Pt7 Unbending rear wings, June 05, p10-13
  7. Pt8 Removing the rear quarter panel, July 05, p24-27
  8. Pt9 New Rear quarter wing welded in, Aug 05, p24-28
  9. Pt10 Serious Front End Damage on a Ford Ka! Sept 05, p22-25
  10. Pt11 Continual repairs to the Ford Ka, Oct 05, p42-45
  11. Pt12 Re-Skinning Car Doors, Nov 05, p28-31
  12. Pt13 Plastic Repairs, Dec 05, p30-33

Adaptive Cruise Control: How it works, Feb 05, p48-50

Air-Conditioning: How Climate Control works, June 05, p48-50

ALFA ROMEO

  • 156, 12k Service, Jan 05, p56-59
  • GTV Project Car
  1. Introduction, Apr 05, p4-7
  2. Start of a timing belt change, May 05, p16-18
  3. Cambelt change completed and engine service started, June 05, p24-26
  4. Underbody service plus a few more small jobs, July 05, p30-32
  5. Fixing the air-conditioning, Aug 05, p42-45
  6. Paintwork and a tidy up, Sept 05, p44-47
  7. The missing red key, Oct 05, p14-17

Alloy Wheels: Using a DIY polishing kit, July 05, p44-45

AUDI

  • A8, 10k/12 months service, May 05, p62-65

Automotive Glass: How it works! Dec 05, p48-50

AUSTIN

  • Montego, Buying one for £10 at auction, Apr 05, p26-28

B

Belts & Chains

  1. Replacing a timing chain & timing belt, Sept 05, p4-6
  2. Renault/Volvo 1.9 Diesel, changing the timing belt, Oct 05, p32-33
  3. Vauxhall Corsa 3-cylinder Ecotec Timing Chain, Nov 05, p44-45
  4. Citroën & Peugeot XUD, Changing the timing belt, Dec 05, p44-45

Bench Grinders, on test, June 05, p36-38

Bench Vices, on test, Oct 05, p34-36

Best Longterm buys under £2000, June 05, p4-8

BMW

  • 528i Touring, 10k Service and a few additional jobs, Feb 05, p58-61

Body Filler: How to fill awful panels back to perfect shape, Feb 05, p28-31

Bonded Chassis: How it works, Nov 05, p52-54

Brake Fluid Testers, on test, Aug 05, p34-36

C

Carsoft Software: on test, Oct 05, p54-55

Catalytic Converters: How they work, Oct 05, p18-19

CITROËN

  • Stop & Start energy saving, pollution busting system, Jan 05, p48-50
  • Xantia Project:
  1. Buying tips and list of jobs to be tackled, Mar 05, p4-6
  2. Suspension spheres renewed, Apr 05, p30-33
  3. Fixing the seized rear height corrector, May 05, p24-26
  4. Rear suspension arms, June 05, p32-34
  5. Cambelt change, July 05, p40-42
  • XUD, Changing the timing belt, Dec 05, p44-45

Climate Control air-conditioning updated, June 05, p48-50

D

DAEWOO

  • Nubira, Electronic Diagnostics, Nov 05, p70-73

Diagnostic Tester

  • Omitec Omiscan hand-held tester, Feb 05, p32
  • Tech 2 hand held tester, June 05, p52-53

Diesels: Dealing with reluctant starters, July 05, p12-14

DIY Garage: New facility in Aberdeen, Feb 05, p26-27

Drive Cleaning Compounds Evaluated, May 05, p38-40

E

ECU: Changing chips to improve performance, Dec 05, p63-64

Electronic Braking Control: How it works, Sept 05, p48-50

Electric Steering, May 05, p48-50

Engine Cranes, on test, Dec 05, p10-12

Engine Rebuild: VW VR6, Jan 05, p32-36

F

FIAT

  • Cinquecento, Electronic Diagnostics, July 05, p70-73

Fluid Renewal: Changing brake, power steering, gearbox, coolant fluids, Apr 05, p58-59

FORD

  • Granada MkIII diesel, Granny Taxi, Mar 05, p42-43
  • Galaxy TDi, Electronic Diagnostics, Mar 05, p74-77
  • Parts Price Survey, Aug 05, p54-55
  • Probe Project
  1. Introduction, Dec 05, p4-6
  • Scorpio Project
  1. Introducing the £50 project car, Oct 05, p4-8
  2. Repairing minor body damage, Nov 05, p4-6
  3. Final bodywork repairs, Dec 05, p52-54

H

Hand Cleaners, on test, Nov 05, p22-24

Heating for Workshops: 21 heaters tested, Jan 05, p4-9

Hoists tested and evaluated, Apr 05, p38-43

HYUNDAI

  • Where to get the best parts, Jan 05, p44-46

Hybrids: How dual fuel systems work, Apr 05, p48-50

J

JAGUAR

  • X300, Survival Guide, Dec 05, p34-36

JEEP

  • Parts price comparison, May 05, p52-53

K

Key Coding

  1. How machines work to keep your car secure, July 05, p48-50
  2. Common key types and their problems, Aug 05, p48-50

KIA

  • Shuma, Electronic Diagnostics, Oct 05, p70-73

L

LAND ROVER

  • Range Rover & Discovery V8, Cars to keep forever, Dec 05, p90-92

LOTUS

  • Parts Survey, June 05, p58-60

LPG: Cheap alternative to petrol and diesel, May 05, p4-8

M

MERCEDES-BENZ

  • ML, Electronic Diagnostics, Jan 05, p70-73
  • S Class Service, Aug 05, p62-65
  • 190, Cars to Keep Forever, Sept 05, p60-62

MITSUBISHI

  • Space Star, Electronic Diagnostics, May 05, p70-73

MG

  • MGB GT Project
  1. Pt9 Refitting brightwork, Jan 05, p40-43
  2. Pt10 Finish engine and inspect gearbox, Feb 05, p20-23
  3. Pt11 Lower engine & gearbox, fit windscreen & begin interior, Mar 05, p44-47
  4. Pt12 Door glass, chrome trim and tailgate refitted, Apr 05, p44-47
  5. Pt1: More fitting up, May 05, p42-45
  6. Pt14 Finishing touches, June 05, p42-45

MoT Testing: How to get your car through and how to become a tester, Mar 05, p16-19

N

NISSAN

  • Terrano, Electronic Diagnostics, Aug 05, p70-73

Non-Runners: Potential bargains and pitfalls of buying a car needing repair, Mar 05, p34-37

Nut Splitters, on test, Mar 05, p38-40

P

Peterborough to Peterhead

  1. Three sub-£100 cars are prepared, June 05, p90-92
  2. Peter, Phil and Martyn report on their 1000 mile drive, July 05, p90-94

PEUGEOT

  • Parts price comparison, Apr 05, p52-53
  • 106, Electronic Diagnostics, Sept 05, p70-73
  • XUD, Changing the timing belt, Dec 05, p44-45

PORSCHE

  • 944 (Non Turbo), Electronic Diagnostics, June 05, p70-73

PROTON

  • Parts Survey and price comparison, July 05, p54-55

R

RENAULT

  • 21 Savannah Turbo Diesel Service, June 05, p62-65
  • Laguna, Buying Guide, Feb 05, p4-8
  • Laguna Update, Apr 05, p36
  • Parts Price survey, Feb 05, p52-53
  • 1.9 Diesel, Changing the timing belt, Oct 05, p32-33
  • Clio 1.4, Electronic Diagnostics, Dec 05, p70-73

ROVER

  • Buying guide, Aug 05, p4-8
  • Parts Survey, Sept 05, p38-41
  • Sterling Coupe: Meet the Editor’s new car, Oct 05, p28-30
  • ROVER 75 Rectification
  1. Aircon Fan Replacement, Nov 05, p10-12
  2. Gearbox Removal, Dec 05, p22-24

ROLLS-ROYCE

  • Parts price survey, Mar 05, p58-60

Rust: Typical rust spots and how to rustproof your car, May 05, p58-59

S

SAAB

  • 9-3, Electronic Diagnostics, Feb 05, p70-73
  • 9-5, 12k Service, Mar 05, p62-65
  • 9000, Cars to Keep Forever, Oct 05, p90-92

Screwdrivers with Ratchets, on test, Feb 05, p34-36

Sheet Metal Folders, on test, July 05, p34-36

Switch Panel Repairs, Aug 05, p12-14

Starting Diesel-powered reluctant starters, July 05, p12-14

SUBARU

  • Impreza Project
  1. Pt4 Road test and internal refurbishment, Jan 05, p14-26
  2. Pt5 Brake calliper overhaul, Feb 05, p40-42
  3. Pt6 Repair to switchgear and final touches, Mar 05, p10-12

Striker kit car, Feb 05, p90-93

T

Tap & Die Sets, on test, Sept 05, p12-15

Towing

  1. The legalities of towing and how to modify your tow car, Jan 05, p28-30
  2.  How to fit a tow bar and service a trailer, Feb 05, p44-47

TOYOTA

  • Corolla, Service, July 05, p62-65
  • Supra Twin Turbo, Service, Nov 05, p58-61

Tyres: How they work, Mar 05, p48-50

V

VAUXHALL

  • Corsa 1.0, Service, Oct 05, p62-65
  • Corsa 3-cylinder Ecotec, Timing Chain changed, Nov 05 p44-45

VOLKSWAGEN

  • Golf Gti Project
  1. Our £600 bargain buy inspected July 05, p4-7
  2. Completing repairs for the MoT, Aug 05, p30-33
  3. Replacing the Suspension, Sept 05, p26-29
  4. Servicing the Engine, Oct 05, p48-51
  5. Paintwork revival & making the body beautiful, Nov 05, p34-37
  6. Stripping the interior, Dec 05, p38-41
  • Passat, Electronic Diagnostics, Apr 05, p74-77

VR6 Engine Rebuild, Jan 05, p32-36

VOLVO

  • V70, 10k Service, Apr 05, p62-65
  • S40/V40 Diesel, Service, Sept 05, p64-67
  • 1.9 Diesel, Changing the timing belt, Oct 05, p32-33
  • 440, Cars to Keep Forever, Nov 05, p90-92

W

Welder DHC 2000, on test, Dec 05, p42

Wipers & Washers: Keeping them in tip top condition, Jan 05, p52-54

Workshop Heaters, on test, Jan 05, p4-9