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  1. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] What's the part? Is needed?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    SOLVED Replacing front passenger side bearing hub/ABS sensor on my Astra estate and have a seriously rusted part between the hub carrier and the hub (see image). What is that part called? Does anyone have a part number and is it even needed (I can't see anything that attaches to it) Cheers Dan
  2. [Corsa D] [06-14] Binding brakes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    any idea how much it would be to fix binding brakes? Don’t want to get ripped off as I’m a woman with no idea about cars Been losing fuel like crazy and had a friend of a friend fit me new brakes and pads, he said one side was binding a bit so he fixed the problem, driving all good and my fuel...
  3. [Vectra B] [95-02] Brake issues and Cruise control add-on

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    This thread is split into two questions: first, my brakes are shocking. The braking power reminds me of a train, under emergencies, it simply does not slow down. I had a slight weeping from the clutch which helped bleed the brakes so it may or may not slow down. However, ever since the slave...
  4. [Zafira B] [05---] Soft Brakes After replacement of front Pads

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I replaced the front pads on my Zafira, pushed the pistons in slowly before replacing, i bled the brakes and pedal nice and hard, when the engine is running the pedal goes spongy, brakes work but not as good as before, any advice? heard that the seals in the master cylinder can flip, only after...
  5. [Astra Mk7/K] [15----] [Solved] Brake Master Cylinder Changed, Pedal Travel Question

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    So the Astra 1.6CDTi SRi went in for the Brake Master Cylinder Recall today. Wife is complaining that the brake pedal used to bite as soon as she touched pedal before Vaux got there hands on it today, now pedal travel is halfway down before brakes bite. She's not a happy bunny. Any ideas guys?
  6. [Vectra C] [02-08] Upgrade brakes and suspension

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all I want to upgrade my brakes and suspension on my car it’s a 2007 vectra 3.0 v6 cdti, no where seems to list any upgrades for this car I’m just wandering if anyone has done and if so where did you get the parts from, appreciate any help or info.
  7. [Renault Trafic] Haynes manual 2014 trafic?

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hello, just wondering if anybody knows if the Haynes manual (2001-2011) will be relevant for a 2014 2.0 dci Renault Trafic? Just asking as I need to replace the rear brake discs and need to know the torque settings. Also for other jobs as well. Many thanks for any advice.
  8. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] ABS Light on

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, Finally got the new gearbox fitted but now this... The traction control light and ABS light is on. I don't have a fault reader so tried to find the problem by putting the brakes on hard on a slippery surface and every single time... The drivers side wheel locks up. Ive checked for...
  9. [Insignia] [08-17] Sticky brakes when hot weather

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, my brakes keep sticking in really warm weather. So if the car is left most of the day and the temp outside is 20 degrees plus, the brakes release initially, but after driving for about a minute, the brakes stick on. They have also stuck on and won't release when pulling away. I will then...
  10. [Vivaro] 2013 Vivaro rear pads and discs

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi all, Looking for a little advice please. Im going to be changing the pads and discs at the back of my vivaro this weekend. Im just wondering if anyone has torque settings for the caliper bolts and the hub nut please? Also, has anyone had any issues that i should watch out for? Cheers Dave
  11. [Corsa D] [06-14] Weird Creaking noise from Offside Rear Brake Drum

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all! Did the rear drums, shoes and adjusters for MOT not long ago. Car's done around 1500 miles since but has developed a strange creaking sound (sounds like when you've got a dry bush) from the read drivers side drum, when braking. Doesn't do it stopping with handbrake, only with pedal...
  12. [Vectra C] [02-08] GTS 2.2 dti 92kw recommendations on brake disks

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    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?
  13. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] 2010 Vauxhall Astra J - 1.7 cdti

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, Looking for some advice if possible. I drive the above car which is fitted with an Electronic Parking Brake. The car has recently developed a fault whereby the rear offside Calliper is not releasing when I disengage the EPB. The Calliper itself is not seized and releases with minimal...
  14. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Squealing noise coming from wheels

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all It's only been happening these last few weeks but there seems to be a horrendous screeching noise coming from the drivers side wheel, it's hard to tell if it's the front or back. I think it could be something to do with the brakes. I starts after a while of driving around when...
  15. [Zafira C Tourer] [2011---] Sos 07 Vivaro rear brakes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi A bit new this, my rear brake (nsr) was making a scraping sound so took the wheel off and caliper and removed the pads, found the pad had nothing left, so while the caliper was free I tried to push the piston back but I couldn't budge it, is this because I had the handbrake on or is it...
  16. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Did I get ripped off?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, could I get your opinion? I know this may be the wrong section, however I couldn't find a more appropriate section. I recently had my brakes changed and wanted to know if this was a fair price?
  17. [Zafira A] [99-05] Stereo Stuck in SAFE and few other problems

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, I picked up my 2002 Zaffy A yesterday, theres a few problems. Rear Drivers Central Locking Not Working (assuming its the door loom) Rear Drivers Electric Window Not Working (assuming its the door loom) Interior Roof Lights Not Working Stearing wobble at high speeds Poor breaking, pads...
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