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  1. Zafira a 2004 rear caliper bolt snapped

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi. The handbrake actuator lever has been sticking a bit so I tried to work the nut with a spanner to free it up, however I have been heavy handed as the nut and top of the bolt (the one that activates the caliper when the handbrake is used) has snapped off. My question is, is it possible to...
  2. Few questions re. Tigra

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, brand new member here so apologies if I’m asking questions that have been asked before or posted to wrong category, I did try having a look before making a new thread. Ive recently bought a ‘55 Tigra and I’m looking to do some cosmetic bits to it, but I am by no means a car expert so...
  3. El. Parkingbrake Button(switch) fault?

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hey! Ive been having this problem with my 2009 insignias electronic handbrake. The handbrake seems to work, but the button/switch does nothing. I replaced the button with a new one and same problem. The handbrake comes up automatically when I shut off the engine and releases with clutch+gas...
  4. [Insignia] [08-17] EPB Problem?

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Good evening folks, Hope all is well. This is probably my paranoia but after spending near thousands on problems with my insignia but oh well.. When I engage the Elec handbrake the offside rear seems to click? Is this what it should do. I have no error codes regarding the EPB or brake...
  5. [Meriva A] [02-09] Handbrake Light Coming On Whilst Driving

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys I have a 2004 Meriva 1.6 8 valve I was driving along the M6 and my handbrake light decided to come on, my dials also went a bit mental but there was no loss of power to the car. This has done this several times now and it scares the life out of me when it does it. The handbrake light...
  6. [Frontera] B Handbrake adjustment

    Antara, Brava, Crossland, Grandland, Frontera, Mok
    Hello, How can I adjust the handbrake?, anybody have a clue? It is going up till the end, I think I read something about and that it is inside the car but really have no idea, so any help welcome! Thanks
  7. [Corsa Combo Van] Handbrake cable?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Good evening lads and lasses, After fitting some new brake shoes on the rear, the bloody handbrake cable on my 04plate, 1.7 Combo snapped on Saturday. It’s snapped on the offside rear, where the cable goes into the hub. I’ve checked on Euro Car Parts and it would seem that there’s more than...
  8. [Corsa D] [06-14] [Solved] Changed Rear Brake Shoes Cannot Balance Handbrake

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All. Managed to get shoes changed today. Nearside also needed new self adjuster and wheel cylinder. Bled brakes no problem and had car out for a spin with handbrake still backed off at the 10mm bolt inside the car. Car brakes nice and even, no pulling to one side or anything. Starts to...
  9. Handbrake mot failure

    General chat
    Hi folks any of yous know if a weak handbrake is enough to fail an mot ? ...mine failed on a few minor petty things ...licence plate light out and faded letter ...also snapped drop link and little or no effort in near side handbrake....sorted all other problems just not the handbrake and I'm...
  10. [Zafira B] [05---] Handbrake power cable and stereo

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey all So I bought a Pioneer after market stereo for my 2008 Zafira B Design (1.9 CDTI). But it can only play videos when the car is parked and the handbrake is on. Thing is, I'm not sure where I need to connect the green wire coming from the stereo to the handbrake wiring. I know there are...
  11. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra G van Handbrake centre Cable removal HELP

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi all, After my 99 plate Astravan had been stood a while, the handbrake cable typically stuck on, I am now in the process of replacing the centre cable. I have it all disconnected bar a little tricky bit near the brake drum. I have it unclipped at the drum so have the end loose its just the...
  12. [Zafira B] [05---] Anyone know how to remove cup holder?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi I have a knackered USB connector in a 13 plate Zafira B. Found a replacement but can't see how to get the cup holders/ handbrake cover out to pull the old part out? Does anyone know how to do that? Thanks JaTM
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