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  1. Astra J F17 Linkage Adjustment

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi there, I'm new here so nice to meet you all. To start off I have a 2013 Astra J 1.6 5 speed manual, F17 gearbox. I'm having a problem when it comes to changing gears, can be a stiff to get into gear, most notably 1st and reverse. I've heard that adjusting the linkage can solve this but I...
  2. Subframe headache

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    So im here changing my f17 gearbox in my 1.8 petrol zafi for another one was going really well untill i got to the middle subframe bolts and their captive nuts that sit in a welded bracket in a open recess off the chassis leg (luckily). I started to undo the bolts they had come most of the way...
  3. [Meriva A] [02-09] Vauxhall/Opel Gear Oil 93 165 290 Viscosity?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, What is the viscosity for the Vauxhall/Opel Gear Oil 93 165 290? I'm looking to replace my F17 + MTA Easytronic Gear Box Oil, but I can't find what the viscosity is for the recommended fluid part number. I want to use a fully synthetic alternative, but I can't find this information...
  4. Zafira 1.8ltr 2006 Gear problem.. Any ideas

    The 'Welcome New Members' Forum
    Hi, I am new to this group so hello to all. I joined the Forum as I have a problem and I was hoping that some one could shed some light. I have purchased a Zafira 1.8lt Petrol 2006 as the guy selling wanted it gone and it was cheap. He had advised me that the gearbox was on its way out as he...