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