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2003 Skoda Fabia
Property of tightfist. Added Dec 3 2019

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Aug 12 2021

MoT pass with 5 advisories

Added by tightfist on Aug 21 2021 at 5:52 pm


May 21 2021

AutoDoc parts delivery Both front suspension arms with bushes and ball joints. Front coil spring. N/S/F stabilizer Oil filter

Added by tightfist on May 21 2021 at 8:18 am


Fitting of parts from AutoDoc: 2x lower front suspension arms including ball joints and bushes, n/s/f stabilizer bar, o/s/f suspension coil. Plus purchase and fitting of n/s/r suspension strut. All labor included in the cash price

  • 108,528

Added by tightfist on Jul 5 2021 at 5:47 am


Feb 11 2021

New ignition coil on #3 plus 3 new spark plugs 42.77 from eurocar parts. Anyone wanting cheaper parts for premeditated services would be advised to check out euspares.co,uk can take 3-5 days delivery but if you know what you'll need in advance you could save yourself a fortune.

  • 105,650

Added by tightfist on Feb 12 2021 at 4:29 am


Jan 18 2021

Replaced emissions purge valve as old one was failing to close properly.

  • 104,263

Added by tightfist on Jan 21 2021 at 4:18 am


Jan 8 2021

Shoes, wheel cylinders, one drum and both park brake cables.

  • 103,630

Added by tightfist on Jan 8 2021 at 6:14 pm


Jul 12 2020

I have hopefully diagnosed the rough idle codes P0171 & P0106 as there is a damaged hose leading from the vacuum pump after a lazy mechanic failed to replace the hose in the correct position to prevent the stresses of being bent the wrong way.

  • 100,465

Added by tightfist on Jul 12 2020 at 4:28 am


Jul 10 2020

Treating rust on the front suspension arms with a rust de-activator and rust treatment paint.

  • 100,465

Added by tightfist on Jul 12 2020 at 4:32 am


Jul 7 2020

Bought an OBD reader to sort out EML found codes P0106, P0171, P0506. I have reset and now only have P0106 & P0171.

  • 100,465

Added by tightfist on Jul 12 2020 at 4:34 am


May 22 2020

New battery as the previous was reading 12.5v, catch it before sulphication starts.

  • 99,801

Added by tightfist on May 22 2020 at 9:01 am


Dec 29 2019

Refilled the power steering reservoir as previous owner allowed it to run empty.

  • 97,777

Added by tightfist on Dec 29 2019 at 9:42 am


Dec 9 2019

Cheap and cheerful needs some work but is in a roadworthy condition with a long MoT. 97K odd miles on the clock.

  • 97,190

Added by tightfist on Dec 9 2019 at 11:00 am


2x part worn tyres on front and full wheel balancing

Added by tightfist on Dec 14 2019 at 5:45 pm


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