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  1. Cambelt vs Camchain

    General chat
    Hi everyone, I own a 2001 vauxhall corsa 1.2 GLS, and Its done just over 100k miles. Recently I've been told that the cambelt needs replacing, but as my car is so old and replacing it is so expensive, I wasn't sure if its worth doing. Then I heard about 'camchins' and heard that thay don't need...
  2. Help figure out an engine noise, please!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    * 2015 Astra 2.0 CDTI (163hp) Manual * Noise started about a month ago and I've been having some back and forth with the garage I bought it from: Eden Vauxhall Newbury. They are being terrible to work with. It's all under warranty but they are saying they can't hear anything. ;) * About the...
  3. [Vivaro] 1.9 cTDI Cam Belt Picture wanted

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi everyone I urgently need a picture of or information about where the markings are (ie how many teeth apart etc.) Having changed a cam belt (among other things) the van will not start without easystart. we are considering the cam timing and need to see a belt with the markings on (the one i...
  4. [Vivaro] 2006 1.9 CTDI Wont Start After Head Refit (Cambelt)

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi everyone Any clues here would be appreciated: OK trying to keep it brief: Timing belt went more than a year ago now! Sadly jacking it up and taking off the bottom cover was about as far as i got because i had to work away. Finally did the job. Took the head off and and 3 valves were a...
  5. [Zafira B] [05---] Help! Petrol engine sounds like a diesel after timing belt change accident!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have a 2008 Zafira 1.8 elite 72k on the clock. Put it in the garage on Monday to get a service and cam belt/timing belt change. The guy accidentally left the “lock in” tool in place and fired up the engine! To cut it short, The repair as I know it was that they took off the head, had it...
  6. [Signum] [03-08] Z19DTH - Trying to remove Cam Cover/Rocker Box after Cam Belt Failure

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Good evening, I have been reading through these threads with great interest as I have a problem with the cam cover/rocker box on my 2006 Signum 1.9 CDTi. I don't believe it has been covered before, hence this new thread. As seems to be an all too common occurrence with the Z19DTH engine, the...
  7. [Zafira B] [05---] zafira 1.9 sri with no acceleration

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I have changed the cam belt,water pump,all pulleys and cam pulley on my Zafira and the engine starts and runs.How ever when pressing the accelerator pedal nothing happens. I have cleaned both egr valve and judder valve but no change. any help and advice would be very appreciated.
  8. [Vivaro] 2.0 16v petrol vivaro alternative engine?

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hello I have a slightly unusual 2005 2.0 litre 16 valve petrol vivaro in need of a new engine due to the cam belt breaking. The engine code is F4R L7 I was looking on Wikipedia to find the F4R engine was fitted into a few different modles...
  9. [Signum] [03-08] Signum V6 CDTI Timing Belt - Looking for someone to do the work

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello! I've got a 57 plate Signum V6 CDTi, currently just short of 90k on the clock. I'm looking for someone fairly local who knows what they're doing to change the timing belt, pulleys tensioners etc for me. I'm based near to Dunstable, LU7 postcode, but don't mind travelling a bit to get...
  10. [Vectra C] [02-08] 1.9 cdti Overheated and now won't go

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    hi there My Vectra overheated yesterday (I had not noticed until it cut out). There was a shhh shhh noise when accelerating for about 1 mile before this. I was following another car we had just ironically collected from the garage and I thought it was coming from that car but turns out it was...