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  1. Car idles rough after stop start

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi guys, I have posted this on another forum, but nobody has a clue. usually the stop start system isn't enganged on my car because I turn it off before I drive. Yesterday, I was waiting for a friend and thought I'd activate the stop start, till they come back. The car was at operating...
  2. Vibrating Noise on startup and idle/low revs

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I have a 2011 Astra SRI 1.4 (Not Turbo) Petrol, and when i turn the car on when it hasn't been used for a while/has cooled down, it starts making a very loud vibrating kinda noise. As soon as i touch the accelerator it stops. It does the noise whenever the car is stopped and idling, so when im...
  3. [Zafira B] [05---] Idle hunting and whoop noise

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi folks, New Zafira owner here and got a couple of odd things happening on my 2011 1.7 cdti engine. First, at start up it'll hunt quite a bit on idle, this is after sitting for a while but not in particularly cold or warm weather (starting it different times of the day/weather conditions makes...
  4. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] throttle body testing

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all I have a mk4 astra with an x18xe1 (cable throttle) which has fault codes 505 and 130, 130 being the bank 1 o2 sensor that was checked and replaced a the shooting was broken and corroded, 505 being idle control valve, the throttle body was removed and cleaned, breathers cleaned, egr...
  5. [Vectra C] [02-08] Radiator Fan goes on and off and on and off constant

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi guys. Having a bit of trouble with my 08 Vectra SRI 1.9CDTI. I have recently changed out my thermostat + housing (genuine vauxhall part) everything ok blowers get nice and hot ect. But still temperate sits at 85 degrees max will not go up any more. Anyway 3-4weeks later I notice after 10 mins...
  6. [Corsa C] [00-06] Idle problems, and idiot garages

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I am new to this forum, and thank you in advance! My wife recently bought a 2003 1.4 Corsa automatic from the garage. On the first day it kept stalling straight after starting, warm or cold. A little of gas stopped it, but was getting worse with trying to change into drive. I took it back...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra jerking, stalling, revving, need help please

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I bought an astra last week, drove it home engine management came on, chugging when driving at a constant speed in all gears, when engine is cold i.e. In the morning going work it cuts out when idle, codes coming up are P0130 and p0170. Also when idle the rev needle moves up and down so far...
  8. [Tigra B] [04-09] Coolant Temp Sensor or Thermostat - Running Rich

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi Guys, The engine in my Tigra is the Z18XE. It used to run really lumpy and idle rough. The rough idling was cured (a bit) when i replaced the MAF and the o2 sensor (bank 1). If i rev the engine to 6000 rpm then let the accelerator go back up to resting position quickly, the needle comes down...
  9. [Astra Mk3/F] [91-97] idle shoots up just after startup then drops down

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    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...
  10. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Persistent

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    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...
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