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UK carmaker, part of the GM group. Known for models such as the Astra, Corsa and Vectra, which are often branded as Opel, Holden etc elsewhere in the world

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Astra J 2013 leak

i have a massive leak on my astra 2013. I have attached the picture next to the filter. Can someone please tell what this is and how serious of an issue it is?
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Insignia B (MK2 2017) error code P0073 and engine light on

Can anyone advise please what is wrong and how to fix it please? OBD is showing ambient air temperature sensor circuit high 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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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 Corsa makes a strange noise after 10mins of driving, any suggestions for the cause?

So my 2007 Corsa Sxi 1.6L started making this noise after an audible 'Ping' happened while driving (at low speed, had just started my journey). It has been inspected by my local garage but they ...
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Rhythmic Metallic grinding noise from under hood

I have a 2012 Vauxhall Astra 1.6L Petrol, the query I have is the same as someone else’s but unfortunately they haven’t updated in 2 years so I assume they’re idle There’s a grinding under the hood ...
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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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White smoke from exhaust and loss of power

I have a Vauxhall Zafira and I am losing power, and have white smoke coming out of the back of it. I have had a new reconditioned engine put in literally 2 days ago to fix this issue as they thought ...
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Best way to take a line from the fuse box (in engine bay) to cabin?

This may be a dumb question - I'm looking for the best way to take a line from an engine bay mounted fuse box to the cabin, without the threat of leakage/detritus entering the cabin - I'm looking into ...
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What noise would it be timing chain ?? Why

Car: Vauxhall Corsa D 2012 sxi. Engine: A14XER Video link of the issue: https://youtu.be/V1cyy1oL_Hg Is the noise you hear at around 6 7 seconds mark and again around 10 12 seconds mark in in the ...
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I’ve just brought a Vauxhall Insignia 2012 the steering is not right

I’ve just brought a Vauxhall Insignia 2012 & I’ve got power steering , but when turning full lock it clonks , also when driving the car it seems to pull to the right sometimes , sometimes it’s ...
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Correct battery for Insignia Sports Tourer

I have 2013 Insignia Elite CDTI AUTO diesel 1956cc. United Kingdom vehicle. How to get the correct car battery and what specifications to look for while choosing the right battery? I tried reading in ...
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Vauxhall Corsa Twinport 2004 - Issue With Passenger Door Lock

I own a Vauxhall Corsa Twinport 2004 and have been experiencing some issues with my passenger door, more specifically with the locking mechanism. On a single press of the key fob the drivers side door ...
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Location of MAP (Manifold Absolute Pressure) sensor on Corsa D 2012 A14XER Engine

I read online that MAP sensors are usually near/around the intake manifold areas. I have looked all around with torch light as well as feeling by my hands on areas not visible. I could not find it. On ...
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2009 Corsa D 1.4 rattling engine part

My girlfriend's Corsa is making a slightly strange ticking/rattling noise. I've found the cause to be these plastic parts (actuators for something?) and the metal clips that are retaining them. (...
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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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MAF sensor problem?

i have a 2012 vauxhall Zafira 1.7cdti ecoflex motor which has low mpg, i have tested for obd2 codes but there are none,live tests show MAF sensor readings fluctuating from 7.9 to 15.11 g/S on tick ...
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Vauxhall Corsa 2013 with rough idle - P0016 and P0017

I have a 2013 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Petrol that is suffering from rough idle. It has 48k miles on it. It previously suffered from the same issue and showed OBD code P00171. This was resolved by ...
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Vauxhall Zafira running lumpy

Good morning all, So i bought a Zafira, 1.6 Eco tec and all was perfect when i bought it. No fault codes, brand new oil etc etc. started driving it home and got about 5 miles and it starts to jump ...
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HVAC not providing heat in the vehicle

I have a Vauxhall Insignia. I've had the waterpump, thermostat, and housing replaced. It's still not getting hot air in the car. Also, had 2 sniff tests done and compression tests done, both passed? ...
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Left side central locking not fully opening

This relates to my old Vauxhall Meriva 2004. The central locking stopped working so I replaced the micro fuse into slot 19 and hey-presto it started to work again. Well… the right hand side does. ...
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Power loss after driving over 15km (engine hot)

I have a 2010 Opel corsa D driven under 50k km. The car was parked outside for 5 weeks as I was in vacation (outside temperature -4deg to +6deg). As I came back I found a strange problem every time I ...
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Corsa life 1.2 oil/engine problem

No lights have came on at all to tell me the car was running low on oil. Drove home today and smoke was coming from under the hood and burning smell. The car is still turning over but when I looked at ...
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What component failure could cause this?

Despite the temperature here being +13°C today, this 2007 Vauxhall Corsa has started reporting anywhere from -37 to -40. My gut feel is that there must be an external thermostat that has failed, ...
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Cause of engine oil and coolant mixing in head tank of Vauxhall Zafira

I have a Vauxhall Zafira elite (2008) which has overheated and I noticed oil in the coolant in the head tank. Would a malfunctioning oil cooler cause oil and water to mix in the engine?
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Opel 2.0 CDTI when revved past 2500 rpm won't pull

My 2014 Opel/Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 CDTI with a manual transmission has some acceleration problems in 4th 5th 6th gears. In those higher gears if I floor the gas pedal, the car will accelerate and ...
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Replacement Spring - Spring Too Compressed Under Load

Yesterday I helped a friend replace his springs on his Vauxhall Corsa C 1.2 Life (2004). The fronts went well however there's a bit of a bizarre issue on the rears. The rear of a Corsa uses a trailing ...
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Thermostat Throttle Body Heater Inlet Pipe Astra-H 55574685 or 55354563

Throttle Body Heater Inlet Pipe has cracked on my Opel/Holden Astra-H 2008, engine Z18XER (chevrolet F18D4). I need Throttle Body Water Inlet Pipe 55354563 It will cost me about 40$ But similar ...
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Vauxhall Astra rev/rpm go high when I put my accelerator down after changing gears

I have a 2006 Vauxhall Astra SRI 1.8. Recently I have been experiencing an issue where after I change gear and put gas down, the car revs and seems like little/no power is actually going to the wheels....
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Strange Artifacts on Astra H Info Display. Scratches?

I'm having a problem on my car (2008 Astra H). Since a couple of weeks it's showing some kind of artifacts on the central LCD screen. The screen is not tactile. Touching it doesn't seem to help. I don'...
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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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Loss of power / warning lights amber

I drive a Vauxhall Antara 2009 automatic. This morning I had just left home when I felt as if the car had lost power . When I looked at the dash four lights were on. Engine/transmission management , ...
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astravan td intermittently stalling at low revs when warm

my 05 vauxhall astravan 1.7TD can run fine for a couple of weeks then out of the blue it stalls at low revs when warm. It will restart ok but will not tick over. Once cool it could be ok again for a ...
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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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Car has started abnormally slowing when clutch engaged

A couple of days ago was turning into my street and I noticed that I was slowing down when I engaged the clutch to shift down. I would expect to coast with the clutch depressed but the car was ...
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Can I replace my AC Compressor myself? 2008 Vauxhall Astra 1.9

On my 2008 Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTI my AC Compressor has gone I was wondering how easy it is to replace myself? I'd get the system drained at a garage first. I've included the service instructions ...
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How to remove gear knob on Vauxhall Vectra

The chrome is peeling off my manual gear (shifter) knob. The car was first registered in 2004, and has a lift-to-shift knob. Can I replace just the knob (ie not the lever, cable)? Eg with something ...
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My reverse lights stay on when I'm driving

Lights staying on please advise me what to do
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2008 Vauxhall Astra AC not blowing cold but there is gas in the system

I have a 2008 Vauxhall Astra 1.9 CDTI 8V (Z19DT engine) Elite (it has Climate Control) Today the AC suddenly stopped blowing cold air, it worked fine yesterday so I took my OPCOM unit to read the ...
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Still in limp home mode after fixing turbo hose

I have just replaced a split turbo hose on my 2011 Vauxhall insignia. However after clearing the fault on the ECU the engine is still in limp home mode and the car says "Service vehicle soon" on ...
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Car shuddering, losing power

I have a VX Commodore 2000. A few times over the last few days it started to shudder as I reversed into a park and was about to conk out as I switched it off, then later as I drove home it started to ...
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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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Is an AC compressor's clutch supposed to cycle off when the RPMs become low enough?

The car is a Vauxhall Agila A and the compressor is a Delphi CVC internally controlled compressor, so it's basically supposed to never cycle while the AC is on. The transmission is obviously manual (...
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Weird symptoms from the clutch

I drive Vauxhall Insignia diesel, 2.0. Never had any problems with a clutch, and yesterday it developed 3 faults! There is a grinding noise when the clutch pedal is pressed, not very loud. But ...
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Engine over filled with oil

This is a 2007 Vauxhall Antara 2.0 L CDTI. Four months ago I took my car to a local garage chain to do some tyre adjustments and thought I might as well let them change my oil and oil filter. All ...
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Car Clutch issue after repair Vauxhall Zafira 2007

I replaced the gearbox cable at mechanic and after that the clutch box is not working properly. All the gears are very loose and the first gear sometimes works as a reverse gear but the reverse gear ...
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Vauxhall/Opel/GM Vivaro 'Alarm Pre-installation Kit'?

My mate, upon having just obtained a Vivaro 1.6 CDTI, read something in the manual and I'm curious as to what the 'Alarm Pre-Installation Kit' is. I've never heard of anything like this, and looking ...
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Vauxhall Astra - Poor acceleration above 2000 revs and "chugging" when driving

I have a 2010 diesel Vauxhall Astra it started chugging and I have poor acceleration especially going uphill or when I rev the engine over the 20 on the rev counter, I let the fuel tank go low and I ...
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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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