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  1. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Vauxhall Astra 2011 1.7 tdi. Does shunting/loosing power then gains back quickly, no pattern to it happening, it can go a week without doing it then be really bad. It has cut out completely on 2 hills. It had a new egr valve a couple of months ago but still have exact same issues. Diagnostics...
  2. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi - so recently Ive been keeping the fuel range on my dash just out of curiosity. I've filled up on a few occasions and noticed the range drop by about 25 miles within the few first mile or two of driving it. Is this normal? I've never paid much attention to it before, mainly using the gauge to...
  3. Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hello everyone .Some time ago, we were tapping into GID options with OPCOM. Match as alternatives and white to more than half the tank full, the display showed 200 km remaining. I thought it was a kidney thing and after completing the car upstairs and you would be fine, to fill up to the above...
  4. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi all, so a very long and embarrassing story short my insignia ran out of petrol. I've put 1 jerry can in but it wont start. Im going to be putting another 2 jerry cans in it today but if it still doesn't start what else can i try? I know fuel is making it to the engine as i removed the fuel...
  5. 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...
  6. SUV & 4WD Vauxhalls
    HI, i drive mokka x turbo 2018 and every so often when i turn the key before the engine stars, i get a warning "fuel level low" and 3 beeps. The fuel level isnt low when that happens its a fact. Why it does that ?
  7. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    ok so just got a 2015 1.4t astra. when i fill it up fully, the first half of the tank disappear in days, often getting about 120-150 miles. the second half slows down and seems to average about 160 miles or just under 30mpg. so from 48 litres or 12.68 gallons i'm getting about 340 ish miles...
  8. Vauxhall Vans, Minibuses & Campervans Area
    Hi guys. Just serviced my 2014 Renault Trafic 2.0 dci, which involved replacing the diesel filter. I bled the filter and all works fine withwno problems starting it. However, I have noticed that a very small amount of fuel is leaking from the base of the plastic bleed screw. I have tightened it...
  9. Large Vauxhalls
    hi all, Need some help with an issue I have on an Insignia VXR - 2010. I’ve put a pic up of the codes showing up. The car seems to have constant power with the EML coming on every so often with these codes stores. Error codes P2178 & P069E. First impressions was perhaps to do with lambda...
  10. All Model Vauxhall / Opel / GM / Holden How2
    Zafira B Hi Guys, As promised I have decided to do a how to after I found myself in a petrol station 200 miles from home with a petrol flap that would not open because the solenoid for the flap had failed. I went through a few threads and on line articles none of which helped. Here is how...
  11. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hey hey! I’ve been thinking about this for almost a year (since I bought the car). I have a 1.7CDTi diesel eco flex excite 61 plate. Supposedly, these do up to 693 miles per tank. I’ve never done more than 450 on it and that was when I literally from Manchester to Glasgow and back, so a lot of...
  12. SUV & 4WD Vauxhalls
    Hello everyone after abit of advice. I used the frontera the other day to go to work was fine the next day i went to go to work and wouldnt start. Starts cranking but wont fire over. Had a look today and 1st thought was the egr as had blue white smoke and when i took pipe off the egr it was fine...
  13. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hello all, I've recently brought a Vauxhall Combo van and when I collected the van, the previous owner warned me not to let the fuel gauge go down to a quarter of a tank because it runs out of fuel at a quarter of a tank. Has anyone had a similar problem and know how to fix it? seems to be a...
  14. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi all So some little scumbag thought he would have a go at stealing my fuel, and now my door won't click closed, I have to line the hole up with the locking pin and hold it in place everytime I want to lock it now. I have no idea how to remove the fuel door to replace it. It's a 62 plate...
  15. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    I needed to drain the tank of my Astra. (It's a petrol/diesel thing!) I tried using the in-line pump, by operating the ignition switch repeatedly at 15 second intervals, but nothing happened so I took a peek at the top of the tank beneath the rear seats and it seems not to have an in-tank...
  16. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi all, I thought I will turn into experts to shed some light on the issue I have experienced the other day with my Insignia 2.0 CDTI Elite 2009 Reg with just over 100k on the clock. The car usually has a 'cough' before it starts cold in the morning but it never failed starting. After a whole...
  17. Large Vauxhalls
    hi there My Vectra overheated yesterday (I had not noticed until it cut out). There was a shhh shhh noise when accelerating for about 1 mile before this. I was following another car we had just ironically collected from the garage and I thought it was coming from that car but turns out it was...
  18. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi I have a 2010 Astra 17td ecoflex estate. If I park it on my drive so it slopes down towards the tank, in the morning when I start it it runs and then cuts out, or runs lumpy if it cuts out after a few seconds of turning it over it runs fine If I park it the other way around no problems So I'm...
  19. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    I have a VAUXHALL ASTRA ESTATE LIFE 1.3 DIESEL CDTI When I first got the car. When in idle all needle on the dash would shoots up just after startup then drops down to where they need to be. I thought this to be normal. I have just noticed that when I start the car up no the needles just go...
  20. Large Vauxhalls
    Hello, so hit a dead end several times now: engine cuts out when fuel gets to quarter tank, RE starts five minutes later. After a cut out it starts playing up and after switch off, then switching on again soon after it struggles to catch. Problem seemed to have resolved after crank shaft sensor...
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