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  1. Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi I’ve got a 56 plate astravan G 1.7 cdti that isn’t holding charge in the battery overnight. I replaced the battery last month so know that’s good, I had similar problem last year & replaced the alternator, so believe that’s good as well. It’s turning over, sounds quick enough, but not...
  2. Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Car in storage awaiting a few jobs when I get time. The battery is discharging. A multimeter set to 10A in series across negative terminal to neg of car has shown a drain of 0.19Amp after the modules has reinitialised after 2 or 3 minutes. I checked it some months ago and it read 0.08amp...
  3. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi I'm hoping someone can help!? I've got a 56 plate astravan 1.7 Cdti which the battery doesn't hold charge. I've replaced the alternator & battery but hasn't help. The emissions engine light is also on & off. If I charge the battery overnight it will usually last acouple of days before...
  4. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    **EDIT** Took it round to my mechanic mate and found it was the rectifier/alternator. Replaced it and all good Hi guys hope you can help? Had a look through the forum but can't find the answer to this one so posting a new thread (apologies if duplicating somewhere) Had a problem with the car...
  5. Vauxhall Vans, Minibuses & Campervans Area
    My Vivaro wouldn't turn over the other day. I've checked the alternator and that's giving a reading of around 14v, I assumed it needed a new battery so I went and bought one but the STOP light and BATTERY light are still both coming on......inevitably it won't turn over again. I've checked all...
  6. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    I have wired in a set of 4 l.e.d. light strips which light up the foot wells. I removed the plug from the wiring which goes into the 12v cigarette lighter socket and wired the positive to the interior lights (using a tester I identified the wire in the block of the courtesy lights which became...
  7. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    My Astra had a new battery in September, battery was fine till around 2 weeks ago. Took it to a garage and they replaced the alternator under an extended warranty. Last night my battery light came on again. Checked the voltage via the v30 through the settings menu and it was reading 12.6v on...
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