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The Opel Corsa is a supermini car engineered and produced by the German automobile manufacturer Opel since 1982.

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Problem with 5th gear

getting a mechanic to look at it the weekend but wondered if anyone knew as it’s really worrying me, first time driver and I’m not clued up on cars really, but basically when I go into 5th gear (which ...
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Opel Corsa: Speedometer (cable driven) and Speed Sensor issues

I have a Corsa Milenium 2001 (Brazilian version of the Opel Corsa) and for a while now I've been having issues with my speed sensor (ECU light accuses problem in the speed sensor, code 24). The speed ...
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P0171 “System too lean” error in Vauxhall Corsa 2011 - comes on intermittently

I am getting an engine fault light in my Vauxhall Corsa 2011 with fault code P0171 "System too lean" This is not constantly on and only comes on intermittently. This caused a problem when taking it ...
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Fuel smell in car

I've noticed for over a month now that I get a strong smell of fuel inside the car when driving slow or still and i hhave to open the windows. My exhaust also gives a popping sound and it idles a ...
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Vauxhall Corsa Ecoflex 2013 - Map is showing me about 2 miles away

I've had my Corsa since July last year. Last night on my drive home I noticed the satnav was showing my location as around 2 miles away from where I actually was. I hoped whatever it was would be ...
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Vauxhall Corsa won't start, lights/radio working fine

I have a 1.2L Petrol 2008 Corsa that won't start. For the last couple of months the battery light would start flashing once every couple of weeks when starting the engine. I don't do long trips often,...
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Ticking noise 2011 vauxhall corsa

I currently have a 2011 Corsa SXI 1.4 Petrol sitting at 54000 miles. I recently purchased this about a month ago and had noticed that there is this mysterious ticking noise. Startup No ticking sound ...
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Radiator fan not turning on automatically

Make and model: 1999 Opel Corsa 1.3l My radiator fan doesn't turn on automatically when the engine starts heating up. I have to stop the car and physically plug it out to work. Any suggestions on ...
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Corsa D 1.2 petrol struggling on inclines

Appreciate some advice please, my 12 plate corsa 1.2 D is struggling up hills or inclines, the engine management light flashes for a few minutes then goes off on flat ground or down hill. I have had ...
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Light White water vapour like smoke from exhaust continues throughout the journey

I have a Make:Vauxhall/Opel Model:Corsa EngineSize: 1.4 Registered in year: 2012 FuelType = Petrol A day before I noticed a light white smoke from the rear view mirrors and I was already an hour ...
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Tyre swapping on corsa 2013

I need a advice. I had one front tyre damaged, side cut on tyre so i ordered two new tyres and had them replaced at the tyre fitting place. Other front tyre was in grate condition so i asked a fitter ...
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corsa 1.2 2007 drain battery

I have corsa 1.2 2007 keep losing charge. in the morning start normal. but in the evening not start I try with new battery same things when I plog off the battery wire on the evening car start normal ...
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Corse Ecoflex 1.0 oil cap blew off

I was driving home on Friday and with about 3 miles to go hit a pothole pretty hard (no idea if this has anything to do with it) but also noticed it started to smoke when idle (redlight road works as ...
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Engine firing up but dying immediately

The car in question is a ~15year old Opel Corsa C: The engine starts immediately, without any problems. After 2-5 seconds of running the engine just cuts off. There is a blinking CEL, but my reader ...
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ECU repair Opel Corsa Diesel

The ECU in my son's Opel Corsa got wet. A common issue with those model's. An auto electrician repaired it by changing a few damaged components. The mechanic installed it but could not start the car. ...
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Corsa Infotainment upgrade

I have a 2015 Corsa with Intelilink 3 and I was wondering if there is any way to upgrade it to Android auto. Or do anything that makes google maps run on it.
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Engine overheating

I need some advice, I bought a 52 Corsa 1.0 about 2 weeks ago as our other car failed the mot badly and wasn't worth repairing. It's overheating rapidly (5-10 mins of driving) it looses pretty much ...
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Hum from Opel Corsa GplTech when throttling

I've got a 2010 Opel corsa d 1.2 GplTech, now with about 84000 km. The car seems fine, does not consume excessively and even the mechanic said this January that it feels solid. However, when I'm on ...
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Dipped headlight near side won't turn on

I have a 2004 Opel corsa (right hand drive). The dipped/low beam headlight in the driver side has stopped working. My immediate guess was the bulb so I replaced it and it didn't work. The old bulb ...
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Reactivating Corsa gamma features

Hi all not sure if you've covered this yet.... A while ago my passenger side window wasn't working, so every time I tried to lock the car, it would honk twice....very annoying! I didn't have money to ...
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Ticking noise in a 2011 Corsa SXI at 54000 miles

I currently have a 2011 Corsa SXI 1.4 Petrol sitting at 54000 miles. I recently purchased this about a month ago and had noticed that there is this mysterious ticking noise. Startup No ticking sound ...
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Help tracking down a battery drain issue on a 2007 Vauxhall Corsa

I'm really hoping someone can help track down a battery drain issue with a 2007 Vauxhall Corsa. We've been back and forth to a Vauxhall garage with this car since we bought it and have had a hell of ...
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Is car not idleing a key problem?

Car have not idle for two years now. Yesterday I disconnected the computer, and reconnected again. Suddenly the car idle's very smoothly. Keeps on idling, but if ignition is switched off, and ...
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Is a bad AFM (Air Flow Meter) a likely cause for fuel cut at high RPM and poor performance at low RPM?

Edit: I answered my own problem, the solution was the AFM (see full answer below). This question is for the same engine and the same car as in the following question: Likely cause of poor performance ...
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Likely cause of poor performance at low RPM but normal at higher RPM?

For a fuel injected, in-line three cylinder 1.0 litre gasoline engine (specifically X10XE I3 found in Opel Corsa B), what is the most statistically likely cause of the following problem, and what ...
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Corsa C electric power steering ECU 12V power polarity

I need to know the power polarity of Corsa C Electric Power Steering ECU 12V power connector. I suppose the power is the right connector in following photo (it has 2 flat pins vertically aligned): If ...
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Please help with my Intake for Opel Corsa 2014

I have an Opel Corsa D 1.4 turbo. I have bought a Conic Air Filter, but I need to know what I can do to make a better installation. I don't think that I have a good one, because is too close to the ...
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Ventilation fan (blower fan) stopped working

I have a problem in My Car (Opel Corsa-c 2006), The Ventilation fan (Blower fan) stopped working, What was happen the fan was working fine, I turned on the car while the fan was on the last speed, it ...
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Can steering wheel angle/torque sensor fit to a car that had it optional?

I need to read steering angle from a car for research purposes. My question is - can I fit a steering wheel angle/torque sensor to a particular car that itself has no ESP/ESC (Electronic Stability ...
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Increase my cars BHP?

I have a corsa, it's very slow and sluggish. It's my first car and feel like it could do with something to give it a kick. Here's my specs any reccomendations what I can do with it?
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Corsa D Stuttering Accelaration with Malfunction Light flashing

I have a 1.2l Vauxhall Corsa D (62 plate) that has done 63K miles. A problem has developed over the last day or two that is becoming a concern, and has got worse over the last 24 hours. Whilst ...
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Is there a way to upgrade the GM Intellilink System?

I wasn't really sure where to ask this, but since it is about my car I decided this might be the best place. I've had my Vauxhall Corsa just under a year now, and there have been no official updates ...
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2005 Facelift Corsa C - Rumbling/humming sound & others when driving

So before I speak to a garage I thought I would ask your opinions here. I have a 2005 Facelift Vauxhall Corsa C. I've had the brakes and shock absorbers replaced - this was done soon after I bought ...
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How to flush coolant with only access to expansion tank?

OPEL CORSA B Sedan 1.6 IE 1999. I would like to flush the coolant and bleed my brakes. For the coolant, I have bought German HEPU antifreeze, Anyways, I only have a reservoir bottle and I do not ...
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How to replace front fog light housing on a Corsa C 2005

I need to replace my front fog light housing before my MOT as it's completely ruined. What is the best way to do this? DO I need to take the entire bumper off? The image below is what I'm ...
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Replaced a ton of parts - grey/white/black exhaust smoke and funny noise persist

I've replaced my Corsa Bakkie's cylinder head, changed plugs & oil, cleaned the petrol pump, replaced everything that I could. There is still a funny noise (like the sound when you put a card at ...
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Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTI Thermostat replacement?

My Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTi 2011's thermostat is stuck open so I am going to have to buy a new thermostat, the problem is I have no experience with car maintenance or repair, I haven't been able to ...
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Vauxhall Corsa heating problems

I have a Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 CDTI EcoFlex and initially when I bought it the heater resistor we thought was broken as the blower fans would only work on dial 4, we replaced it and it worked for about a ...
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Speedometer stop working on My Opel corsa C 2006

Speedometer stop working on My Opel corsa C 2006, it always shows 0 km/h although I am driving the car, before it stop working it vibrated some times and then stopped. Does it have a specific Fuse in ...
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vauxhall corsa 2003 no power

I have a 2003 vauxhall corsa that lost all power. I've recharged the battery (now 12.5 V) but when I connect the terminals a whirring sound(like a fan) comes from a small box to the front left of the ...
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Car shuts off right after cooling fan turns on

After several months of looking for issues in my car, I have finally fixed most of them, except for the "catalytic converter" light and the sudden shut off of the motor. Today I turned on the car ...
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Vauxhall corsa diesel leaking oil

I was driving to work this morning & my engine oil warning light appeared on my dash. I assumed it needed a top up. When Parking up at work I noticed that oily black water was pouring out under ...
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Opel Corsa D engine issue?

I have a 2011 1.4 petrol Corsa D. When accelerating the car lurches. This doesn't happen all the time and is seemingly random. It may happen when I accelerate from 60 on the motorway back to 70 or 30 ...
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Chevrolet Corsa doesn't accelerate until I restart the engine

It's the 2002 German version of the Corsa, it wasn't made here in America. It works fine for the first 10 km or so, then it'll suddenly stop accelerating, as if I weren't even pressing the pedal, and ...