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  1. Astra GTC - Reduced power on first start

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hey guys, I'm having an issue with my Astra where on the first start there is reduced power and revs wont go beyond 3000. If I turn off the engine and restart the car it is fine and revs like normal. Plugged a scanner in and no codes are returned. Has anyone experienced this before? Is this a...
  2. wanting various xp and VXR bits for mk5 van

    Wanted Forum
    as the title says im looking for the following for a 2008 mk5 astra van, bonus points if theyre painted black already :P - XP rear bumper lip XP rear spoiler VXR front seats VXR wheels VXR front bumper with grills, fogs, bumper bar thing and front grill (straight fit package) potentially...
  3. Rear Wiper Hitting High Level Brake Light

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys just a strange question I have a mk5 astra Sri with the xpack and have noticed recently that the rear wiper when I've replaced it has been catching on the high level brake light, what would be the best way to stop this would I need to just swap with another model or what? Thanks
  4. Astra mk5 central locking bizarre failure

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi all, I'm kind of hoping someone might be able to shed some light on this as I'm kind of loosing my mind a bit. I picked up an mk5 astra 1.7L diesel in pretty good condition the other day and annoyingly didn't notice this when I bought it. Essentially there seems to be an issue with the...
  5. Vauxhall Astra GTC

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi Guys, I’ve recently bought a 2017 Vauxhall Astra GTC 1.4T Limited Edition and the footwell lighting is very intermittent. When I go over bumps etc it starts flashing and just turns on and off randomly. Has anyone else ever experienced this issue before? I also feel like I’ve had a slight...
  6. 2006 Astra 1.2 Diesel, turbo not working after being intermittent, any ideas?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi I have an old 2006 banger of an astra which I use for half year when I'm in the UK, otherwise it just sits on the drive. The last couple of years the Turbo would cut out randomly when driving, and when to get it working again I just had to turn off the car and on again. But this year I got...
  7. 1.7 cdti Astra h racing chip

    General chat
    Hi, I have been given a chip for my car that needs to be plugged in, but just wondering where does this plug in on this engine? Pics would be great!! Thanks
  8. Astra H 1.9CDTi Drive Shaft Hub Bolt 250nm / Wrench Only Does 210nm

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, so my not so cheap Optimal O/S/F Wheel Bearing started groaning after 18,000. Just put a new one in yesterday and drive shaft hub nut torque should be 250nm but my torque wrench only does 210nm. After cracking it at 210nm I gave it another 1/16th of a turn with a breaker bar? What...
  9. Astra 2010 old shape starting problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi I've had a starting problem with my astra 1.7. When I try to start it, it cranks for a while then turns on. Sometimes it doesn't turn on even if it has been driven for a bit. I think its draining the battery when it cranks because when I jump start it, it start's fine. Anybody know what's...
  10. Astra Energy 2013 MPG

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Recently bought a well kept Astra Energy 1.4 2013, and I'm having with MPG. The claimed from Vauxhall is about 50MPG and about 628 Miles. My average is 24mpg and I can just about reach 250 miles before a full tank is needed. I don't launch it, and drive mostly 60 roads at 5 gear (doesn't have 6...
  11. Astra Ecoflex 1.7 cdti - Turbo fault - help needed

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    HI folks. Does anyone know what the P003A fault code means ?? This is the only fault coming up after using an OBD reader. Car appears to be operating normally but as I've only just bought it (and the code was recently cleared before I bought it) I feel I should get it checked out. Any advice...
  12. Ticking noise

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, wondering if anyone can shed some light on an issue I have with my astra. It's a 15 plate, 340000. For a few weeks now it has been letting out this awful ticking/chugging noise. Took it to my local garage, originally the mechanic thought it was low on oil but it wasn't.. He then said the...
  13. What is the brake bleeding sequence for the astra k?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys, does anyone know the brake bleeding sequence for the astra k? I tried calling up vaxuhall, none of them would give me an answer. Thank you
  14. Help! Vauxhall Astra 1.7 cdti won’t start

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    My Vauxhall Astra starts amazing in the morning and after work, but trying to start it again after 20 min driving ect.. it just keeps turning over until you use easy start, which I know is bad for the engine! I’ve changed the fuel filter and crankshaft sensor , but still not helped, any one else...
  15. Astra engine clicking noise, lacking power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi Guys I bought this 2009 Astra 1.6l (64k miles) last summer from a local dealer. Test drove it, felt good (also with the power) but there was this "clicking" noise from the engine. It was there when idling, went away some times, came back, pretty random. See video here: I pointed it out and...
  16. INSP reset procedure

    All Model Vauxhall / Opel / GM / Holden How2
    Hello guys, I made a video on how to reset the INSP message:
  17. Engine code.. chicken or the egg?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, I've got an 05 Corsa 1.4 twinport, turns out it's not the original engine.. any bright ideas on how to identify what it is? (I need to order a replacement dipstick and tube). I don't know what engine it is, so I don't know where to look for the code!
  18. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Heating System not working

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi all, I have a problem with the heating system and panel not working. I have a blown fuse in the engine box and I have replaced it, yet when i start the car it blows the fuse. Could someone please assist. Thanks
  19. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Strange intermittent brake chatter/judder

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys, 55 plate Astra club seems to have developed a strange intermittent chattering noise when braking, as i say this doesn't happen all the time and sometimes can be fine for days. The sound sometimes develops from the front of the car while just driving along but is then amplified while...
  20. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H M32 Gearbox alternatives?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys, Sorry if this has been posted before but I was wondering if anyone knew of a more reliable gearbox that will fit into an Astra H 1.9 CDTi (150bhp) Z19DTH engine? thanks, Shaun
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