Hi, really late reply I know but I seem to be sent in circles by the garage that has my car and as I dont have anywhere to keep it off road I have had to leave it with them. All I was told was that the head gasket had blown and there was a problem with the timing chain but when I had it I had just had a complete service at a local garage. After a week or so it was difficult to start but I put it down to the cold weather and not being technically savvy to follow it up. After reading up on the signs of a head gasket going I should have know something serious was wrong, the need to top up with coolant more than once should have given it away!
When it was picked up by the garage they manage to drive it back to theres eventhough it cut out a few times. I havent seen my car since! Its been a nightmare but they have been moving it to different sites and still telling me it needs a new engine. They have given me an old car to use (which im grateful for as I wouldnt be able to get to work), but as im still paying for my car I would like to fix it, finance is a huge concern and I have now gone full time in work to try and save up the a possible huge bill. I am fed up at myself for not knowing the signs earlier and annoyed that I have been taken advantage of : (
Sunday, July 21st, 2013 AT 12:00 PM