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A Small Family Car manufactured by Opel since 1991.

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Judging self adjusting clutch reserve

I was told that the position of the protruding adjustment springs (indicated in red on the picture) can indicate the thickness of the remaining clutch lining. Is that true and can somebody estimate ...
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Mk4 Astra judders, runs hot p0420 p0170 p1130

I have a Mk4 Astra 1.8 petrol 2002 130k Miles. When starting the idle speed revs up & down, it judders when driving the first 500metres. Plenty of oil, water was a bit low. During a 2 hour ...
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Vaxhall Astra H 1.9 150PS it stops in the middle of the road by pressing the gas pedal

I have an Astra H 1.9 150ps. During driving when I press the gas pedal to increase the speed of vehicle it stops in the middle of the road, my auto shuts down. This problem is present just when I ...
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why is my gearbox still grinding after a full new clutch kit and a gearbox refurbishnemt?

I have a 65-plate Vauxhall Astra Sri. I've had this car for less than two years and have already replaced the full clutch kit once(£1300). 11 months after this (December 2022) I had issues where it ...
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Rhythmic grinding noise most audible when idle

Hi not sure if this is the right place to ask. I have a 2011 EU Vauxhall Astra, with about 120k miles, that’s making a strange rhythmic grinding sound. The timing belt was recently replaced as it was ...
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Opel corsa 1.4t 2016 mixing coolant into oil

My opel corsa 1.4t with B14net engine is mixing coolant into oil as result oil tank fills above max. I have cylinder head checked and is fine,replaced gasket and oil cooler and temperature is fine. It ...
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New windshield wipers seem ineffective

My car, a 2004 Opel Astra, has new windshield wipers. Whenever I go to use them (since it's the start of winter right now) they wipe some water off, but it's never a "clean" wipe (like a .. ...
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No pressure on the clutch master and slave cylinder changed leaking on the bottom of the gear box

Opel astra 2007 1.4 slave and master cylinder replaced but still the leak on the gear box underneath can be seen when you pumping the clutch
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Gearbox vibrates vibrates on 1st gear and reverse

Opel astr g z18xe 2001.i have just changed my clutch plate only not the pressure and flywheel plate. Gear box vibrates when it is on 1st gear even on reverse. Why?
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Clonk noise while braking from rear of the car

While driving today, I suddenly heard this noise that seemed coming from the rear of the car. It seems like its coming from the left rear of the car, but be sure nor can I be sure it is coming from ...
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Opel Astra G 2.0 dti powerloss at high speed

I recently bought 2001 Astral 2.0 dti (74 kw engine, 240 000 km) and just changed the oil and filters. Today I went for a short drive on a highway and since the road was clear, I decided to test the ...
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Coolant leak on Holden Astra

I had a new drive belt fitted about one month ago max. Now suddenly my Astra is leaking coolant severely and the new drive belt is also damaged and this is where the coolant is leaking! Is this an ...
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2002 Vauxhall Astra Diesel Part help?

Can anyone tell me what the part in the red circle is called ? - My engine seems to be missing it all of a sudden (last time I let my Wife borrow the car!) Many thanks
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Rubbing noise from clutch

Vauxhall astra sri 2011 reg When I drive car and it is in gear a grinding rubbing noise happens.
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Auto transmission slow to engage drive

Auto transmission slow to engage drive and gets worse as the car warms up, after 15 minutes and almost refuses to engage drive at all. Reverse is ok though. If drive does engage it can change up ...
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Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Sri 2012

Can anyone tell me if my Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Sri 2012 has a DMf? It’s making a rattling noise when driving but then stops when I put the clutch down
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My Opel Astra 2000 1.6 randomly sometines Switches off whenever Moving from gear 5 downhill to Neutral

Hey guys I Urgently need help with my Opel Astra 1.6 2000 for I work with it.. It doesn't have HARD starting nor rough idle,but Tends to want to Switch off at times whenever Driving from Gear 5 to ...
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Car seems to be not dynamic enough, accelerates poorly

The car is Opel Astra H (2006, 1.6L). I'm having problems with this as the symptoms don't appear all the time so it's hard for a mechanic to diagnose. Since i bought the car i had slight problems with ...
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04 Astra TS CDX: traction control light on, then power loss. No codes

This is the Australian model (Holden). Automatic transmission. About a month ago I was driving normally and the service light and traction control light came on at the same time. Performance didn't ...
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Astra h 1.9 88kw 2006

I am having problems with Astra h 1.9 88kw 2006, it's constantly going in limp mode during driving, once I put it on diagnostics it's saying gas pedal, I change it and still have a problem, can ...
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cam shaft damage noise

My garage has said that my camshaft is badly damaged as the engine is making a tapping and grinding noise. There is no loss of power but the car is 12 years old. I have been told the engine won't take ...
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