Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Sign in with Facebook Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Google Sign in with Linkedin Sign in with Microsoft

Hello! Welcome to the Ford and Volkswagen MPV / SUV Forums.
Dedicated forums for the Ford Galaxy, S-Max, C-Max, B-Max and Kuga.
User groups for the SEAT Alhambra, Volkswagen Sharan, Touran, Tiguan and Touareg!

Owners Forums for Ford and Volkswagen MPVs / SUVs

Ford Galaxy S-Max C-Max B-Max Tourneo Connect / Volkswagen Sharan Touran Tiguan Touareg Caravelle / SEAT Alhambra Alteca 

 Mk1 and Mk2 VW Sharan  Mk1 and Mk2 Ford Galaxy  Mk1 and Mk2 SEAT Alhambra  Ford C-Max B-Max  VW Tiguan  VW Touran  Mk3 Ford Galaxy  Mk3 VW Sharan  Mk3 SEAT Alhambra  VW T4 T5 Caravelle Transporter  Ford Tourneo Connect  VW Touareg

Advert:


Recent Forum Topics:

Google Translate:

Ford Galaxy / VW Sharan / SEAT Alhambra Forum:

Author Topic: Mot advisories  (Read 2070 times)

Offline Pugaloo

  • *
  • Posts: 1
  • Thanked: 0
  • Model: Galaxy Mk1
  • Spec: 2000 (y reg) 2ltr
  • First Name: Nicola
  • Region: South West
Mot advisories
« on: August 30, 2015, 09:39:24 AM »
Hiya I was told to come along here from another forum lol.
My galaxy had its mot back in May and a few advisories came back :/. Just wondering if anyone knows what parts I need to be asking for (is it a new steering rack and suspension) and is it worth fixing? If so does anyone know how much they think it would cost?

I have enough money to either buy a new second hand car or get this one fixed! But need to know what to do for the best! Car is mechanically sound other than the mot issues! I have attached a copy of what they said :/. It's a 2000 Galaxy by the way. 2ltr petrol

Offline Mirez

  • Pondering the next mod...
  • *
  • Posts: 3659
  • Thanked: 143
  • Model: Galaxy Mk2
  • Spec: 03 115PS Ghia
  • First Name: Mark
  • Region: South West
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mot advisories
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2015, 11:54:55 AM »
There isn't anything on that list that is overly worrying, the question is are you a DIY'er or will you be paying a garage to do the work?

As a diy'er using some second hand parts, you should be able to replace the rack (assuming its faulty) put some new track rod ends on and fix the majority for about 150. A local bodyshop will probably charge you another 50/60 to weld up the sill.

However if you are paying a garage to do the work then the labour cost of replacing a rack will probably be significant. Either way it should still be cheaper then a replacement car, but only you know what condition yours is in and if its worth it...
03 Ford Galaxy 1.9 TDI 115 Ghia in Spruce Green Metallic
With cream leather interior, Full Bodykit, Remapped at 145bhp, Lowered on 18's
14 VW Tiguan 2.0 TDI 177 AWD R-Line in Deep Black Pearl
With panoramic sunroof, bi-xenon headlights remapped at 205bhp.
08 Ford Transit 2.2 TDI 115 in Frozen White
With retrofitted everything except another slidey door! :)

VCDS HEX/CAN - Scans/Coding done in Wiltshire in exchange for winegums! :)

Offline gregers

  • *
  • Posts: 1711
  • Thanked: 12
  • Model: Transporter
  • Spec: vw t28 camper
  • First Name: greg
  • Region: East Midlands
  • Country: United Kingdom
Re: Mot advisories
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2015, 08:17:57 PM »
 welcome5 nicola

glad you signed up  ;)

vw t5 camper van.
reality is for people with no imagination
rip dad 21/12/10
rip mum 3/5/16
rip bruv 11/5/17
The FordMPV.com Forum - The free forum for questions and answers relating to the Ford Galaxy, S-Max and C-Max

 

Advertisement:


SMF spam blocked by CleanTalk