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  1. Insignia blocked DPF and split boost pipe. Repair issues? Require advice from experienced owners/mechanics

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I drive a 2014 VAUXHALL INSIGNIA SRI CDTI AUTO. My first car. Bought used a year ago. Did around 9000 miles without any issues. This was before a full service from my local Halfords autocentre. After the full service, on the 2nd day, the car turned itself off while I was driving through the town...
  2. Dreaded dpf

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey everyone . I had the AA out to my Zafira 1.9 ctdi 2008 due to it losing power and completely cutting out . They blanked off the egr valve and got it started but still hardly any power so must be dpf? I know will be expensive job but do they clean them? Or is it even worth having them...
  3. [Zafira B] [05---] Any recommendations for an OBD/app to help acces sthe DPF data on a Zafira 2011

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I've tried a couple of different tools, one simply let me read & clear codes, the second provided me more engine information but could not access any of the DPF data. I just had a DPF and EGR sensor replaced, so I would like to have more visibility of when a Regen is needed or being done. There...
  4. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia DPF fault

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    New to the forum and have an issue with my insignia 67 plate 2.0 L 20,000 miles on the clock. Bought in October 17 with 3,500 miles on the clock! I get a message on the display that the DPF is regenerating and to keep driving. When I do this almost immediately the "reduced power" warning comes...
  5. [Zafira B] [05---] Faulty DPF Oxygen/Lambda Sensor

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Evening, Zafira B 1.9CDTI 150 My car is smoking at the min about 10 mins into a journey. Got management light and flashing coil light on at the moment. Took my car to my friend to plug it in and it seems to be the Oxygen/Lambda Bank 1 Sensor 2 giving out erratic readings. He has suggested...
  6. DPF regen indicator and HOWTO/Info

    All Model Vauxhall / Opel / GM / Holden How2
    Hi guys, Not sure if allowed (mods remove if not) but I did a video covering info on the DPF, regen cycle and basic guide to adding an LED indicator to show when your DPF is doing an active/forced regen by the ECU by adding an LED to the rear heated screen. Hopefully it's useful to some...
  7. [Insignia] [08-17] HELP! Limp Mode and some other weird things.....

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey guys, First post here and looking for some help. I have a 2009 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 Elite and recently the car has gone into limp mode ie/ it is very slow to accelerate despite full throttle. I took it to my local dealership and they quoted £700 (astronomical I know!) for a total of 3...
  8. [Zafira B] [05---] DPF replacement

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All, Once the new MOT rules come into play, there is an additional check to see if the DPF has been removed. Well mine has, some time ago now. So when it comes to my next MOT, in theory, if the tester is doing his job - should FAIL the car.. I have two options; 1 - Look at fitting and...
  9. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Rubbish fuel efficiency - DPF delete?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all I have a 2011 1.7CDTi diesel Astra excite ecoflex. Had it for a year now and it’s doing 300-350 urban miles a tank and 400-450 motorway miles per tank. Tank is costing me £60-£65 and I’m getting my fuel from Shell. This model is supposedly capabale of doing 693 miles per tank. I drive...
  10. [Zafira B] [05---] Broken fuel line swirl flap delete fumes z19dth (dpf)

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I bought another zafira :barefoot: it's been running ok there has been a smell of fumes in the car since I bought it, so I investigated, 1 of the sriwl flaps properly broken letting fumes out. I blanked the flaps upon taking it apart noticed egr has been blanked. But there seems to be a...
  11. [Zafira B] [05---] Help help help

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all sorry for the long post, My 2006 zafira 1.9 120bhp lost power and broke down new years eve. Aa took me to the garage with an "egr problem". The garage replaced the egr (which was siezed solid) paid for through the aa breakdown repair cover I have. After this the car still wouldn't run...
  12. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Astra sports tourer DPF problem!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, advice please! I bought a 2013 astra sports tourer 1.7cdti second hand in November. Since then I've had the dpf full warning come on once in around end of December, I checked my manual, drove on the motorway for a good chunk of time and it cleared within around 10-15 minutes. This...
  13. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] New Mot rules for DPF

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, Advise needed. I have a Astra h eco flex, which I had the Dpf removed 4 years ago, problem now is the change in mot laws, which will see the car fail the mot when due. Question is what is the best way forward and cheapest. 1) If I can get a used ecu will the ecu need to come with the...
  14. [Zafira B] [05---] DPF:EGR:CIM

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I wonder if anyone can throw any light on the following chain of events. Guided only by routine OPCOM results (no warning lights displayed on the instrument panel) I have on several occasions found the DPF on my Zafira 1.9 CDTI getting close to saturation. A quick blast in fourth gear (3000rpm)...
  15. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Smoking and DPF problem - help please

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, Got a problem with my Astra (1.7cdti) I'm hoping you can spare a bit of time to help me with please... It smokes! as soon as you start it at idle, whether cold or warm and at whatever speed you do (it seems to smoke less the faster you go but may be my imagination! It also idles...
  16. [Insignia] [08-17] Issues post boost pipe split

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello guys, I'm new here so apologies if this situation has arisen before but I haven't seen so from a search! :( So I'm the proud owner of a 2011 Insignia 2.0 CDTi SRi VX-Line Red Edition. I've owned it for two years without any issue. Recently my baby was suffering from minor intermittent...
  17. [Insignia] [08-17] BiTurbo - Smoke out of engine bay during DPF regen

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, I seem to have an issue where I get white smoke (exhaust gas) coming out of the engine bay. I know it's during the regen as my stationary mpg is 0.7 instead of 0.2. Also, if I stop the engine and restart the smoke stops and my mpg goes back to 0.2. Ive had it at the garage but they...
  18. [Zafira B] [05---] DPF Headaches and Whining Noises, multi thread!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    2006 zafira 1.9 cdti 150. Evening guys, bit of a strange one here.. The wife returned home and shouted for me to go out, she said the car must be doing a regen as when she pulled on the drive there was a load of white smoke coming out of the exhaust, i went out to have a look and straight away...
  19. [Insignia] [08-17] Limo mode / service vehicle soon

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey guys little help would be greatly appreciated! Ok so my car goes into limp mode, I take it to the garage they say it's a dpf problem and to get it ripped out. I contacted a dpf / engine clean specialist who came out to sort the dpf and do an engine clean while he was at it, he done a...
  20. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Help needed! Astra J 1.7cdti (A17DTC) 81kw, 2014. - DPF OFF

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Dear members, I live in Croatia and have a DPF problems with my Astra J. I removed filter and till today tried 7 software solutions for DPF off. I managed to turn off regeneration, but now I still have DTC errors like p2002 and my electric handbrake is semi-working. Do you know anybody who...
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