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  1. Weird noise 2. 1.8l 2005 Zafira

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Here's a better video of this weird noise that only happens when engine is under load at biting point.. I can feel it through the clutch pedal and it only does it when the clutch is slipping but under load.. any other time when the clutch is out under load its smooth and no noise.. If anyone...
  2. Zafira starting problems

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, We have a zafira tourer 2016 diesel with a b20 dth engine. The old engine had seized and we had a replacement complete engine put in including turbo etc, but unfortunately it doesn't start, tried to connect to check the diagnostic can not read any codes, I would be grateful for any...
  3. Engine renewal

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi guys, hope all is well during the lockdown and staying safe. I'm writing to see if there's any help available from anyone on the forum. I recently had a tining chain malfunction on my 2013 2.0 litre cdti lwb panel van. I've had the garage on the phone explaining the engine is completely...
  4. Astra J 1.6 CDTi (B16DTH) Weird Engine Noise When It's Cold

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi there. My car is an Astra 1.6 Diesel. I noticed a weird sound today. I have added the video links down there. Can anyone help me about what are the things that can cause this sound? Thank you.
  5. Astra engine clicking noise, lacking power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi Guys I bought this 2009 Astra 1.6l (64k miles) last summer from a local dealer. Test drove it, felt good (also with the power) but there was this "clicking" noise from the engine. It was there when idling, went away some times, came back, pretty random. See video here: I pointed it out and...
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] Rough idle and trying to stall

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey people. Recently my 1.8 insignia has started to idle rough only on a cold start (needle on rpm gauge twitches) with a rhythmic sound following the pulsing from the engine. Also after the engine has been running a few seconds the engine revs drop only for a second then raise again and the...
  7. [Vivaro] Vivaro 1.9 54 Reg Won't Start

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi there, I've had a vivaro for around 4 months now and it's been nothing but trouble; Injectors, engine mount, alternator and now it won't start. The engine turns over, kicks in but then the revs drop immediately. After some research I've looked at the fuel filter (seems fine) the manual...
  8. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra G making loud engine ticking noise

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello people of the internet. I have a problem with my 2002 Opel Astra G 2.2 Bertone Convertible. Last week the engine started making a ticking noise (as you can see in the video: https://jmp.sh/cxJ7rOR). I called Road Services and they send out a mechanic that came to check the vehicle on the...
  9. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Meriva Life 15 engine issues

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi everyone, my first post so didn’t know where else to turn for thoughts. So about a week ago, driving home the no abs light comes on on my dash. Then my car starts stuttering whilst driving, no full loss of power but no acceleration, for a few seconds then it kicked back in, fine for a...
  10. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Different Engine Codes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, Hopefully a quick one. I've got 2 different Meriva Bs: one is a 12 plate a vin check shows an A17DTI (LPL) and the other is an 11 plate with the vin showing it as an A17DT (LUB) Could anyone shed any light on these engine codes, what they stand for and what the differences in the...
  11. [Insignia] [08-17] Oil cooler torque settings

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi I'm wondering if anyone can help me with the oil cooler torque settings I'm gonna take it apart and change the seal what keeps the oil and water seporated in the oil cooler also my insignia is a 1.8 se
  12. [Meriva A] [02-09] Not starting when hot

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I have some issue with my old Meriva. It's semi-auto, if that matters. I've noticed this since weather got warmer. So, in a nut-shell, the car won't start if: - it's sunny (hot?!) outside OR - the engine is hot (car ran before, and then trying to restart the engine) The engine starts to...
  13. [Renault Trafic] Louder than usual engine

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi all I’ve done a quick search on the site but can’t see a similar thread with the same problem I’m having; 2011 trafic 2.0 140k For around the last 2 weeks the engine/exhaust seems louder than usual, almost like it has a blow on the exhaust There’s not change in performance, starts, runs...
  14. [Vectra B] [95-02] 2002 Vectra - Engine Noise

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    hey guys.. Got a 2002 vectra b 1.8 petrol although it sounds more like a diesel! Here is a video of the noise Not sure what it could be I’ve tried wynns hydraulic cleaner but only stayed smooth and quite for a few weeks... It’s only like this when I’ve been driving harder on the...
  15. [Corsa D] [06-14] Corsa D cranks but no start - No fault codes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, My 61 plate Vauxhall Corsa D sxi (46,000 miles) has started cutting out on me. At first, I was pulled up with my hazards on and it failed to start. After taking out all the electrics it started. Second time, I was at a standstill turning right and it cut out on me again. Restarted...
  16. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Lambda Sensor Issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, new to the forum. I’m having a problem with the lambda sensor on my car, this all started when my engine was about to stall at a roundabout but I caught it and dropped the clutch and it bounced back into life, next thing the EML was on. I checked the diagnostic code and it was P0136 and...
  17. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra engine

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi there all I have recently got myself a Astra estate and was wonder is it the same engine and my mates Astra in terms of getting parts or will mine be different?
  18. [Zafira B] [05---] Fuel connector looks loose, does it matter?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I'm new to the Zafira and it's been nearly 10 years since I've worked on cars but needs must. When I was replacing some other parts on my Zafira B 1.8 Sri (z18xer) I found this part loose. Its on the top, back left of the engine (when looking at the engine from the front). The plastic...
  19. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra G 1.8 Z18XE conversion to a Z20LER

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey guys! I’m back again. After rebuilding my Astra 1.8’s engine, we got bored and came accross an Astra coupe for £300 with the Z20let engine in. After programming the car to my ignition and transponder unit I was able to start the car and it ran up good. We bought it for doing a turbo...
  20. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Urgent!! Car shuddering on the motorway

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    yesterday I drove my Vauxhall’s Astra 54 plate 1.6 back home from Manchester, when I got down to the m25 the car started shuddering violently for a second, it stopped and I thought the car was alright but then it happened again and eventually the electronic malfunction/immobiliser light came on...
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