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Friday, June 06, 2008

Recent letter to Walter's Agony Uncle column

Dear Walter

I hope you can help me here, The other day i set off for work, leaving my husband in the house watching television as usual. I hadn’t gone more than a mile when the car engine conked out and shuddered to a halt.

I walked back home to get my husband's help, but when I got home I couldn't believe my eyes, he was in the bedroom having sex with a lady neighbour!

I am 32 and my husband is 34, we have been married for 12 years, when I confronted him he broke down and admitted that they had been having an affair for the past six months! I told him to stop seeing her or I'd leave him.

He was made redundant from his job 7 months ago and he says he’s been feeling increasingly depressed and worthless.

I love him very much, but ever since I gave him the ultimatum he has become more and more distant to me. I don’t think I can stand much more of this, and cry myself to sleep most nights. Is there anything you can suggest to help please?

Margaret X from Usk

Dear Margaret

A car stalling after being driven such a short distance can be caused by a variety of faults with the engine. Start by checking that there is no debris in the fuel line. if it is clear, check the jubilee clips holding the vacuum pipes onto the inlet manifold. If none of these approaches solves the problem, it could be that the fuel pump itself is faulty, causing low delivery pressure to the carburettor float chamber.

I hope this helps

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