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  1. Mk4 Astra convertible

    Wanted Forum
    Hi everyone, My girlfriend has been looking for a mk4 Astra convertible 1.8L N/A. she doesn’t want a silver, but open to grey. has to be close to 100k or below and closer to Yorkshire the better. Thanks in advance.
  2. Z18XE, Zafira - Random hose connects to nowhere.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have Z18XE engine and today when I was cleaning my engine bay I noticed a hose that was hiding behind the fusebox, I saw dust on it so I wanted to clean it and then I realised that it connects to nothing and moves about freely, does anyone know what this hose does? 1 end goes to my...
  3. [Insignia] [08-17] Rough idle and trying to stall

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey people. Recently my 1.8 insignia has started to idle rough only on a cold start (needle on rpm gauge twitches) with a rhythmic sound following the pulsing from the engine. Also after the engine has been running a few seconds the engine revs drop only for a second then raise again and the...
  4. [Insignia] [08-17] Random higher idle

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Evening folk's. Just noticed twice today that whilst stopping at different times that my 1.8 Sri sigy has been idling above 1000 rpm. I know that there was a vauxhall bulletin put out about the 2.0 diesel saying this happens while the auxiliary heater is on in the car as the ecu tells the engine...
  5. [Zafira B] [05---] Alternator Replacement/removal

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi guys, Unfortunately my alternator on my 2007 Zafira 1.8 petrol has died. Luckily I have an BMW Amg batttery fitted so I was able to get home safely without issue. I've had a good look through the forums and on youtube and I can't seem to find and guides to help me change the alternator? They...
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] P0128 insignia 09 1.8 Sri petrol

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi guys, was driving last night for around 30 miles and “a/c off due to high engine temperature” came up on the dash, the car runs fine and the a/c still works as normal, my temp gauge doesn’t move though, my code reader threw out p0128 (coolant thermostat). If I replace the thermostat is that...
  7. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia/error code/coolant trouble

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey was wondering if anyone had any advice I have a Vauxhall insignia 09 reg 1.8 petrol and recently started having a spot of bother. I was driving to work on the motorway and it came up error code 82 which I know is change the oil. Then came up the coolant error 3 I believe, was low I got too...
  8. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] 2004 Astra 1.8 stereo

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all. This is my first post so apologies in advance if this has been discussed before. I just purchased a 2004 Astra 1.8 SRI (which I'm loving driving) however the radio/cassette player doesn't work and I wondered how easy it is to install either a CD player or aux input? If anyone could...
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