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  1. [Zafira B] [05---] No compression

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Evening all, I'm after some advice. My 08 Zafira has died on me. Got it towed to a garage and they say it has no compression (means nothing to me). Been told I'm looking at around £1200 all in to have engine replaced but they are advising a new cam belt and clutch too. After looking around I...
  2. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira malfunction warning light and no power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hey everyone , I have an 08 1.9 cdti zafira and for some reason today the engine malfunction light has lit up (static) and there's no power when I try to pull away, if I take it out of gear between 10,000 and 20,000 revs it struggles and hiccups it's smoother from 20,000 onwards but still...
  3. [Vectra C] [02-08] Vectra Engine Leak

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Ok, so was having a look around my engine today whilst giving it a clean. I just noticed that one of the hoses is leaking, what seems to be diesel. Any ideas if I could simply replace hose or is it a bigger job and need to cut off fuel feed or something. Also anyone know where I could buy the...
  4. [Vectra C] [02-08] Engine Steam Clean

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I have never steam cleaned my engine before and was wondering what all would I need to avoid when doing so. Obviously I know about the fuses and electrics but is there any other main areas that steam/water should stay clear from?
  5. [Corsa Combo Van] 1.7 cdti New Engine!! Help!!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    1.7 cdti 56 plate combo 70k on the clock and in the words of my mechanic "it's terminal". Something...we don't know what, at the bottom end, has gone, and is making a hell of a racket. The point is it's not worth the risk of rebuilding the existing as it could be stripped down to find somethings...
  6. [Corsa D] [06-14] What is this pipe?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    2014 corsa 1.4 auto. Viewed from the front, to the front right of the engine is a closed vertical pipe with a lever cap on the top. It is marked with a hazard sign and a "folder" sign. What is this please.
  7. [Insignia] [08-17] Low Engine Oil Warning came on but the oil level is fine

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, I was driving back on the motorway, and as soon as I hit London in the traffic suddenly the Low engine oil level warning came on. I did fill like the car is not really pulling as well afterward that. After arriving I checked the engine level. It is almost full. Here is the other issue i...
  8. [Omega] 02 omega v6 engine not firing up

    Omega, Monaro VXR, VXR8, Carlton, Senator, Manta &
    this issue is solved continue reading until the next page :)hope it helps u as well hi everyone am sorry but this post will be long so please bare with me and i hope you can give me some ideas on how to solve my issue : I HAVE AN : Opel Omega 2002 v6 3.2L 1-HERE IS THE SITUATION BEFORE THE...
  9. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Persistent

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    It's a fantastic car, but I hope somebody has knowledge to help... The car shows the below faults after being driven 20 minutes and more. When the car reaches 90 degrees temperature it remains there for a couple minutes and then When I drive and press the throttle especially when I need to...
  10. [Corsa C] [00-06] Engine grinding when starting

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    So yesterday after buying a new crank sensor after a code reader showed mine was causing issues with car cutting out when hot etc, I decided to change it, was pretty ceased in but after some love and affection and lubricating spray I managed to get the sensor out and refit the new one. Which...
  11. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Spilt hose - name?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi Attached is a picture of a spilt hose, not sure what the name of it is to buy a replacement. Could anyone help? https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/shares/ya2J3J Thanks
  12. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Snapped pipe attachment

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Morning all, First time posting on here. Last night I discovered that there was a generous amount of steam seeping out of the bonnet. When I lifted it up, I found that the coolant tank was almost empty and that there was a hose that had snapped off the engine, which I've attached in the...
  13. [Vivaro] Banded steel wheels and modifications

    Vauxhall / Opel Vivaro, Movano (including Renault/
    Hi all, just bought a 2005 54 plate swb crew van and I am after some banded steel wheels for it. Does anyone know of any for sale or know anywhere local to Kings Lynn Norfolk that can do them? I am Also after any recommendations or leads for lowering springs, badge less front grill, a bat for...
  14. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra engine replacement?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys I recently posted regarding my astra burning stupendous amounts of oil. Never got to the bottom of it, suspected piston rings failure. Anyways I'm thinking of getting another engine to save time and money (not a 2.5 or anything daft like these boy racers do) but the same just a...
  15. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Astra J 1.7 cdti engine flat spot / acceleration hesitation and engine cut out

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello, new to all this but been having a problem with my Astra J 1.7 cdti. Sometimes while accelerating there seems to be an engine flat spot / acceleration hesitation as if nothing is happening at all, this can sometimes be followed by the engine cutting out which can be ball ache to start...
  16. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] ECU ISSUE? engine problem on my mk4 2003 astra 1.6 8valve

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    FAULT CODES given out from holding pedals dowm and counting icon flashes: 1120 1122 1550 0230 0300 0141 ENGINE ONLY PLAYS UP ONCE WARM. PROBLEM STARTED WHEN I HAD A STUCK THERMOSTAT, AND ENGINE HAD OVERHEATING ISSUES UNTIL THERMOSTAT WAS REPLACED. I HAVE TO PROVIDE EARTH TO FUEL PUMP RELAY...
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