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  1. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Starting issues

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi folks, I have a 2012 meriva with the 1.7cdti engine. It's had problems starting for several months and initially it was thought to be fuel pump. This was replaced and it was okay for a week or so and then only started with a bump. Right now it won't start at all and when the key in the...
  2. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Central Locking - GRRRR!

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    So, here's the story: I bought a car on 28th May. All was fine and dandy, everything working perfectly until my central locking froze up in deadlock mode on 5th June. The only change to the car from purchase was the addition of an insurance black box thingymajig and this fault occurred within 24...
  3. [Vectra C] [02-08] Problem with cigarette lighter sockets!

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    I'm having a small problem with both of my cigarette lighter sockets, they don't seem to be putting out enough amperage to charge any of my devices using phone charging adapters. I've checked all the fuses and replaced them just in case, I already used a voltmeter to check the voltage their...
  4. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] P0530 issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, I own an opel astra h 1.7cdti, 100hp, 2004 with the engine code z17dth. This model has an automatic a/c compressor (clutchless). My problem is the A/C is not working. Compressor does not kick in. ECM produces p0530. System is fully gassed, no leak or anything. A/C pressure sensor...
  5. [Corsa D] [06-14] Help with lights

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    So I was driving home the other night and the light of a car with a spanner through it came on and has stayed on. One garage has told me it's the cooling system but 4 others say it's an electrical fault. I've never had it cutting out or anything with lights. The car drives perfect but this light...
  6. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira 2007 1.6 - starting problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I have a Vauxhall zafira which I have recently replaced the head gasket and piston 3 on - rebuilt the engine - all gone to plan. But no joy with starting. The car has power - checked battery - the car starter motor has power and will function as it should. Found this out by manually putting...
  7. [Vivaro] Power Outlet Wiring

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    Hi, I have a Vauxhall Vivaro 2007. Problem I am having is with rear 12v power outlets in the back of the van on the offside. They suddenly stopped working and I am almost certain it is a fuse blown as I was stupidly using an extension lead with a slightly rusty end on it! However I have...
  8. [Signum] [03-08] Starting causes brake lights to operate.

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I have a 2005 signum 1.9 tdci and it went into limp mode, just before limp mode brake switch warning appeared on the dash, car still starts and runs (in limp mode) however I noticed the brake lights operate when starting the car, brake not pressed, any ideas would be helpful, many thanks....
  9. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Intermittant volts issue to the automatic gear selector

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi folks, I'm a newbie so please forgive any errors in this post. My Astra is mis-behaving. From time to time, all the lights on my automatic gear selector go out (the LEDs behind P/R/N/D and the foot brake light) and you can't move the gear selector into Drive or Reverse - basically, the...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Electrical diag, help please.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    hi,can you guys help me diagnose the problem so I'm not replacing every part under the bonnet. So my power steering feel notchy, kinda like a cross threaded screw, hard then easy then hard again. So possible rack or pump right? But also when cold starting its cranking real slowly and for a long...
  11. [Zafira A] [99-05] Error code 1122, 1550. Pedal sensor replaced but still occurs.

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    Hi. I have a Zafira 54 plate which has had errors 1571 (brake sensor), 1482 and 1483 (fan relay) for last 2 years. It then suddenly developed codes 1122, 1120 and 1550 and went into limp mode with no more than 1200 revs. Had new accelerator and pedal switch fitted and all codes cleared. Drove ok...
  12. [Zafira A] [99-05] Errors 1122, 1550. Limp mode. Pedal replaced but fault still occurs

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi. I have a Zafira 54 plate which has had errors 1571 (brake sensor), 1482 and 1483 (fan relay) for last 2 years. It then suddenly developed codes 1122, 1120 and 1550 and went into limp mode with no more than 1200 revs. Had new accelerator and pedal switch fitted and all codes cleared. Drove ok...
  13. [Zafira B] [05---] Brake light issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, I have a 59 plate Zafira with drivers side brake light not working, I have replaced bulb but still no luck, I have replaced the brake light switch with still no luck, I have checked voltage at light and I am getting a constant 3.6v even when car switched off, I am also getting 4v on...
  14. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 1.9 CDTI SRi won't start, won't turn over

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    as the title says.. my car won't even try to start, it's push button start.. keyless entry all that, for a while it's been intermittent but never failed to start in the mornings or when I go to leave from work.. If I drove 3 miles down the road and stopped the engine.. went to the shop for 2...
  15. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Astra 2013 Problems Car Fire

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi All, My first post on here although a member for a while down to my work astra giving so many problems !! History Astra 1.7cdti Sportswagon 2013 Millage 56k, Lease Car near end of warrenty Ive had this car for over a year, some 9 months back the car refused to start with lots of strange...
  16. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Crazy electrics...

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Morning folks. My mates 2002 astra 1.6 petrol has developed a rather strange fault. When he indicates either direction, the courtesy light flashes in time with the indicator! Any thoughts?? He had removed the interior bulb but now the early nights are coming in, he wants it back in! Thanks guys
  17. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Changed starter motor, started car, then dies, no power at all

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, My knowledge is limited so bear with me. I have a 2003 1.7 DTi Astravan, that has been sitting around for a while with a faulty starter motor. Today I replaced with a shiny new one, reconnected that battery, and started up the car. At first all seemed good, started up and was running...
  18. [Vectra C] [02-08] boot wont open on button on fob or door cards

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, i have had this car just over a month and have had this issue that has been bugging me, i can open the boot with the key (put it in the lock and turn the key) but when i push the button on my fob the indicator lights flash once and the light on the fob goes red, but the boot wont open and...
  19. [Zafira B] [05---] zafira b brake light issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    hi sorry to ask but has anyone had issues with the zafira b brake lights only working 6 times before not working unless and ingition cycle is done. the 3rd brake light doesnt work at all (all problems started together) i have checked for power going through the main loom on the tailgate (which...
  20. [Corsa C] [00-06] Corsa C BCM fault?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, I've just repaired a water leak on the drivers side footwell of a Corsa C but just noticed a leak on the passenger side when I water tested it. I have re-sealed the BCM side but when I reconnected the (new) battery everything comes on! The horn, all lights including indicators which come on...
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