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  1. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi All Still trying to get van through MOT and on the way home i had a brake fluid leak and the van is now sat on my drive with cardboard on the driveway to stop it staining it. I checked the MOT fail and both rear hose ferrules show as slight corrosion. I did have a quick look and it looks...
  2. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi guys, just wondering if anyone could help... Bought a 2008 Meriva 1.3cdti at the weekend following the timely end of our Zafira's working life (needed a new clutch). Didnt notice anything when test driving Meriva, but have since noticed a knocking noise when braking, but only in second gear...
  3. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Edit: Thanks guys, for other visitors - it's not compatible :) Edit 2: Upon trying to replace the cylinder, I uncovered a myriad of other problems. I took the car into a mechanics and it turns out those cast cylinders ARE compatible. Tl;dr: Replacing brake cylinders, old one looks like this, I...
  4. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi, need some advice on rear brake disks for my Vectra C GTS 2003, 2.2dti 92kw. Need to change new disks/brake pads so what could u recommended me?
  5. Large Vauxhalls
    Hello all! New to VxON, member of other forums, depending on the car ;). Having a few issues with my 2011 2.0CDTI Insignia. A few to say the least anyway. Mechanically the car is pretty sound, but I was a victim of the dreaded Steering Rack failure. The issue I am having was there before the...
  6. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    I have a problem with my Meriva B. Symptom is that the rear brakes are rubbing / siezing. It started with sounds of the rear pads slightly rubbing the discs (small squeaks and squeals) when reversing out of the drive. It has of course got worse. I've had a quick look at the caliper on one...
  7. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi, I changed the pads on my vectra today and since then they have been next to useless when stopping. Any ideas as to what could be the problem, after taking it for a short drive I got home and took the wheel off, got someone to press on the pedal and the calliper is squeezing the pads and...
  8. SUV & 4WD Vauxhalls
    Hi Hope some one can help, wife was looking for a Mokka diesel but saw a Chevvy Trax and liked the interior layout better. I now this is Vx forums but basically same family so I hope some one can help. When braking there does not seem to be the bite we get with our 1.4 Corsa or our old Zaffy...
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