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  1. Vauxhall Astra G 1.6

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello just seeing if anyone can relate to this I have a 1.6 Astra g that smokes a grey coloured smoke, it smells and dissipates in the air after a few seconds, there’s no gunk or mayo on the coil cap, I did change the oil and filter as soon as I got it but the oil on the dip stick is still...
  2. 2002 Zafira A 1.8L - Very rough idle and losing power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I have a 2002 Vauxhall Zafira A 1.8 that is acting up. The car has gotten worse and worse these past months. My wife had a scary incident where she lost all power on the freeway and had to stop. After starting the car again it barely had enough power to get moving. It has almost no power, and...
  3. Engine swap from x20xev to c20xe help

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all I’m a little lost and need some help, I have a m reg Cavalier it was a x20xev but that went bang, I refused to sell the car so I decided to swap out the lump and I chose the c20xe, I just got to a bit I need someone advice, firstly where can I get a throttle cable for the c20xe as mines...
  4. Z18XE, Zafira - Random hose connects to nowhere.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi I have Z18XE engine and today when I was cleaning my engine bay I noticed a hose that was hiding behind the fusebox, I saw dust on it so I wanted to clean it and then I realised that it connects to nothing and moves about freely, does anyone know what this hose does? 1 end goes to my...
  5. [Zafira A] [99-05] (Help) Vauxhall Zafira 1.8 coolant problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    My friend opened my Zafira's engine coolant reservoir cap while it was running, I just got back from a drive and parked it in the garage but went inside home to get water and my friend said he opened the reservoir cap while it was running and coolant started to flow out with steam he said, when...
  6. Astra h no power

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hello got a problem with my astra h vxr I have got no power no lights come up on dash no hazards no indercaters absolutely nothing I have had new cim and tried new battery and everything any body be able to help
  7. [Corsa D] [06-14] Binding brakes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    any idea how much it would be to fix binding brakes? Don’t want to get ripped off as I’m a woman with no idea about cars Been losing fuel like crazy and had a friend of a friend fit me new brakes and pads, he said one side was binding a bit so he fixed the problem, driving all good and my fuel...
  8. Lucas brake help

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, am having an issue identifying and finding the best replacement for these lucas calipers are, when i put registration number or model they all throw out a couple of variation? This is a front right brake on a Vauxhall/Opel Combo 1.4 1700 16v twinport on a 57 reg. On anouther note as I...
  9. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Rocker Cover Gasket 1.6xer

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys, first post on here but found a lot of stuff really helpful here! So I'm fairly new to working on my car and fairly young but I'm keen to get stuck in. My car seems to have flared up with an oil leak. After talking to some guys at work/researching it seems to be the Rocker cover gasket...
  10. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia 2018 What is this? Looks like a HUD but...

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all Just picked up a 2018 Insignia and I'm so far, really pleased. One thing is bothering me, though. Can anyone I.D this slot please? It looks like a HUD but I have no dash controls for one so I'm a little lost. Any help gratefully received JCWARNE01 https://ibb.co/mqYZNyc...
  11. Help needed with zafira gsi xenon headlights

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Needing some advice please, got a set of xenon headlights for my zaf gsi but the connectors aren’t the same as what’s on my car, do I need some sort of adapter harness or something? One light has a 10 pin connector and the other has a 16 pin connector! If anyone can help out with this one...
  12. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] A few questions before i upgrade

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I went to see a 2012 1.4 Astra today, noticed a possible couple leaks under the hood. Just wondering if anyone has an idea what they may be from and if they’re minor/major issues. Please see pics. Thanks in advance
  13. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] ASTRA 1.9 HOT START ISSUE

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello everyone, new here and looking for advice or help. I will try my best to exsplain :) So basically, my Astra 1.9 cdti 2008 150bhp engine z19dth when hot starts really rough, it idles fine but takes a bit to start, same as this video on youtube i have changed DMF and clutch, glow plugs...
  14. [Insignia] [08-17] knocking from n/s/f

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, I have a knocking coming from the n/s/f which sounds like somebody hitting the floor ? When you have your foot on the accelerator it goes and once you let your foot off, it comes back again ?? also once you hit the brake, the noise goes also , but comes back again on you take your foot...
  15. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H heater blowing cold

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I have an Astra H 2006 sporthatch 1.6 sxi, I have searched far and wide for an answer or some help My heater is only blowing cold, I have a new thermostat, there's no leaks no blocks, all pipes hot etc the problem is that the flap that controls hot/cold seems to not be working, it used to work...
  16. [Vivaro] Vivaro 04 1.9D Fuel filter size

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi guys, This may be a really stupid question but I'll looking for the right sized fuel filter for my vivaro 04 plate. Euro car parts has given me a few options but I can figure out which one is right. I've went and had a look at the housing and here is the info. Purflux PA66-GF30 <161>...
  17. [Corsa D] [06-14] Help with lights

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    So I was driving home the other night and the light of a car with a spanner through it came on and has stayed on. One garage has told me it's the cooling system but 4 others say it's an electrical fault. I've never had it cutting out or anything with lights. The car drives perfect but this light...
  18. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] high fuel pressure z19dth

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    hi. i have an astravan 2010 z19dth. fuel pressure is running at 1800 bar, leak back test done on injectors, new pump regulator, filter, fuel sensor and injector return chamber. vehicle starts every time idles for 30 seconds then idles really rough with a knocking sound. if you rev it a bit it...
  19. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Car running but no stereo or speaker

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    ive just been out in my car, pulled out from a roundabout used my left indicator but there was no light on dash or ticking. I got further down the road and found the stereo was just blank like the car was turned off. I pushed it on and it came on, so stopped and started my car a few times to see...
  20. [Corsa C] [00-06] Getting “ERROR CD” on my CDR 2005 VDO unit- Help please?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Today I had to remove the unit from my car as a CD had been stuck in it for a while before the car was given to me. It’s only my second day on the road with it but I thought I’d try and sort it out as I have a large load of CDs for this purpose lol After finally removing the unit and getting the...
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