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