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Hi. Looking for some advice regarding a reconditioned engine which has failed. We have a Citroen C4 grand Picasso which in February 2016 had engine failure due to carbon build up in the oil system. On taking it to a garage we were quoted £4000 for the work as it required a replacement engine, turbo, injectors ect, On collecting the car it turned out the original injectors had been refitted to the new engine however the garage still attempted to charge us £4000. I argued it out and they then reduced the charge accordingly. I was given a warranty from the garage
I had a problem with my Renault Clio which turned out to be a faulty brake calliper. I purchased a reconditioned calliper from UNI-PART which was around £150 and was fitted by a friend who is a retired mechanic. This was 4 weeks ago. The car started showing signs of brake problems again after 3 weeks, which I noticed as the brakes set on fire after only travelling 1 mile. Luckily I didn't have my children in the car and just happened to stop at a shop when I noticed the fire. as my friend was ill I took the car to a local garage who stripped the brakes down and fo