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  1. Insignia 2010 1.8 SRI Petrol temperature Gauge Issues

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi The temperature gauge keeps rising when I am at a standstill and the fans kicks in to lower the temp back to 90. I’ve had it tested and the code is “insufficient coolant flow” We’ve changed the temp sensor in the engin but this hasn’t made a difference... The thermostat is 1-2 years old...
  2. Engine temperature gauge dropping with heating on

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Morning all. Recently iv noticed that when I put my heating on in my 58plate Insignia the temperature gauge drops down towards 80c but shortly after will work it way back up to 90c. Is this anything to worry about or does something need changing. The gauge doesn't go over 90. Just drops below...
  3. [Zafira B] [05---] Coolant leak Zafira 1.7 eco A17DTH

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi folks, I've got a slow coolant leak on my Zafira B 1.7 CDTI ecoflex engine. It's the A17DTH (According to the keycard with the car, VIN matches, etc, but see comment below) and I'm slowly losing coolant, only a half inch up to an inch from the expansion vessel mainly on short drives. I did a...
  4. [Movano] Losing coolant

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi everyone, Hope someone can help me out as the garage are scratching their heads, they are saying it's the head gasket! I have a Vauxhall movano 2011 2.5 Luton box van Started losing coolant when it gets hot and power slightly, the coolant reservoir completely empties on long journeys, if i...
  5. [Insignia] [08-17] Low coolant - All. The. Time. Help!

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I have this issue with my 2011 1.8 petrol Insignia, where it loses coolant within 5 miles of topping up. I get the low coolant warning every time I drive. The expansion tank doesn’t drain all the way which is strange. Once I top up, it’ll drain about 2/3 of the way and will stay there for...
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] coolant system overpressured

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, I have a Vauxhall Insignia Reg 61 car. Bought it 4 months ago. I have found the coolant leaking so took it to a garage to check the problem. They found out that the thermostat housing got a crack. They changed it. A day later I checked the level of the coolant and it was low. Tried to...
  7. [Insignia] [08-17] Code 3

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi All, Had a Code 3 pop up on my Car's Computer the other day. Just wondering how hard it would be to rectify myself and how much it would cost? If anyone has any information they can give, i would be extremely grateful. Thanks
  8. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] White smoke from cooling fan / radiator

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Astra J Petrol Automatic 1.6 VVT A16XER Parking up and coming back after 20 minutes, noticed smoke coming from the bonnet. Turns out the water / coolant mixture was spraying all over inside the engine bay, from the radiator outlet hose to water pump Part 17 on this image Fast forward, I have...
  9. [Corsa C] [00-06] poor heater - matrix

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    How easy to change heater matrix ?? Hi all, heater poor temp, disconnect both matrix pipes by egr & rear of stat, hose pipe on gentle an water struggles to pass through matrix. Added HOLTS SPEEDFLUSH to run through tomorrow then drop coollant an refill an see what happens.
  10. [Insignia] [08-17] Vauxhall Insignia 11 plate coolant leak

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    hi I have a Vauxhall insignia 11 plate it’s the 160ps version CDTI it’s had a coolant leak for a while and I’ve never been able to find out where untill today it’s to the right of the turbo and has a black plastic housing next to it! I’ve put some picture on With arrows can anyone let me know...
  11. [Insignia] [08-17] Water leak add collant keeps coming up

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi guys i jave 2011 insignia 2.0 diesel just recently the add collant light keeps poppin up when i looked under the bonnet there is a leak i cant tell were it is coming from its coming from the right side of the engine just under were the oil dipstick is i felt around and yes the is water slowly...
  12. [Zafira B] [05---] Coolant leak followed by cold blowers.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Evening all. I've been a semi regular visitor to AON for years but it's just not the same anymore. Anyways, I have a 2007 1.9 Zafira SRi (Z19DTH 150bhp). I have the test menu on most of the time as I hate not having a temperature gauge - used to just have torque running but my phone struggles...
  13. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia/error code/coolant trouble

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey was wondering if anyone had any advice I have a Vauxhall insignia 09 reg 1.8 petrol and recently started having a spot of bother. I was driving to work on the motorway and it came up error code 82 which I know is change the oil. Then came up the coolant error 3 I believe, was low I got too...
  14. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] What size (or part number) is the hose which connects to the coolant tank?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, On my 2.0L turbo Astra (2006) I have noticed that the hose which comes from the right hand side of the engine to top of the coolant tank (the lower of the two) is perishing and I am loosing coolant from it. Can anyone advise what size this hose is please? Or provide a part number? I...
  15. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Thermostat Issue - Maybe..

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, This is my first post here so apologies if it's in the wrong place! I've just bought a used astra active 1.6 and all seemed ok when I first test drove it However I noticed that even on long journeys doing 75-80mph the temp either sits around 70 or drops to 60.. outside temp here is...
  16. [Corsa B] [94-00] 1.5TD Isuzu Coolant Hoses

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey guys, I have a 1.5TD engine that's about to go in my Corsa B '95 shell (actually, it belongs there) and I have some coolant hoses, that I need to buy new ones, but can't remember where they are from. I think they are from somewhere underneath the intake manifold area, but not sure. I have...
  17. [Corsa C] [00-06] 05 Corsa smoking from under the bonnet at the left hand side of the engine.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, I was hoping someone would be able to assist me with an issue relating to an 05 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2. I was driving home from work when suddenly the temperature gauge on the dashboard went all the way into the red. Before I knew it, the gauge had dropped completely to the other end. I got...
  18. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Overheating in 1 mile! - Please help.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all.. I need your help :(. - I'm new to dabbling in cars, so apologies in advance. Astra Mk 5. 1.6 Z16XER. Background: Basically I had fault code ECN217218 - coolant sensor. I changed the coolant sensor in the opposite end to the thermostat... I then changed the thermostat. Then a week...
  19. [Zafira B] [05---] Coolant Warning Message

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi Guys. I changed my oil cooler at the weekend which was fine. However, when I topped my coolant back up after doing the job, i keep getting a "Coolant Level" message appear on my radio screen. I have checked the coolant and bled the system and all seems to be ok. There is no drop or rise in...
  20. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia CDTI SRI - Cooling System (PLEASE HELP!!)

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey Chaps, I know after a hard days work you cant be arsed finding a fault in my wreck of a vehicle all i can do is beg and if there is such thing as karma i promise I'll send it your way. To start with (skip this next paragraph if you cant be arsed with how i bought the car), i nearlly ended...
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