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  1. [Corsa Combo Van] strange electrical issue

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    hazards work fine by the button with ignition on etc . but the momment the vans started the hazard switch doesnt work as hazards now have a mind of there own
  2. [Vivaro][2014 ----] Stereo fuses?

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Today ive tried to install a new double din pioneer stereo to my 2015 vivaro, all was fine booted up and all features worked then suddenly died, put standard stereo back in to find that it will not turn on or off by the ignition, can someone enlighten me on what might be the cause? Checked fuse...
  3. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Ignition problem

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    I'm currently building a banger car from a 2003 astra The issue I'm having is the black box on the back of the ignition is smashed so took the wires off and hot wired it. The thing is that fuel pump some times kicks then doesn't. Dose any one know what wires need to be connected together for...
  4. [Meriva A] [02-09] Spanner in the works

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi , need help driving my car it started making noise a bit like a drill in the background , a mile down road it stopped dead . I got it towed home and tried starting it , it cranked but didn’t seem enough power in battery . Next day I fully charged battery and had it checked with meter tried to...
  5. [Corsa E] [2014 ----] Electrics working without keys in ignition?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Having recently purchased a 2015 Corsa SE I have noticed that upon unlocking the car the radio will briefly turn on then go off and the dashboard also comes on. If I place my foot on the break (keys not in ignition) the radio comes on then goes off and the dashboard comes on for 30 seconds...
  6. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Won't start! :(

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I've got a 1.4 2010 Astra J. It's put me through the ringer as it just won't start there's some Background to this which definitely puts the blame at my feet but looking for some advice. About a week ago SERVICE ESP comes up, engine lights starts blinking for a few minutes and keeps happening...
  7. [Zafira A] [99-05] Zafira Ignition Barrel Nightmare

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    A few days ago, the ignition barrel of my Zafira jammed solid. The key goes in and out but it absolutely will not turn. To complicate matters I'm in France renovating a house with a demanding toddler to look after so it's a tricky environment... I'll explain, but first there's a little back...
  8. [Astra Mk7/K] [15----] Automatic Astra GTC - Key sticks in ignition

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, I’m a new Vauxhall and Astra driver and recently bought a 3 year old GTC. Loving the car, but I’m having an issue with it which is really becoming a bit of a bug bear. Not every time, but most of the time, when I pull up, park the car, stick it in Park, pull the handbrake up, turn the...
  9. [Vectra C] [02-08] Can't unblock the steering wheel|broken ignition lock

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, yesterday had a big problem with my Vectra C GTS :( Stopped @ gas station to buy a coffe. Want to drive and saw that I can't unblock steering wheel, my ignition lock is broken....:( so I called for emergency towing. Is there a way to change ignition lock by myself??? Because if I leave my...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Same coil on Coil Pack keeps burning out

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello all! I have a 2006, 1.6 SXI Vauxhall Astra, Approx 84,0000 miles and serviced every year. In the last 18-24 months i have had to replace my coil pack 4 times. The first time i replaced with an aftermarket brand, but the next 3 times were all genuine. The same coil (2nd from the left)...
  11. [Zafira B] [05-12] Alarm Fitting

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi all, looking for wiring diagrams im installing a PKE/Push to start alarm and need wiring diagrams for central locking, door switches and ignition. Can anyone help out?
  12. Vauxhall Insignia 2010 turning over without key???

    General chat
    Hi all I have a 2010 2.0 diesel Insignia and it has recently started turning over (like it's trying to start) on it's own- as in no key in the ignition and nowhere near the car? It also sometimes does it when you unlock the car?! Any ideas what this might be?
  13. [Corsa C] [00-06] Vauxhall Corsa - wiring in push button start

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I want to replace the ignition switch with one of these switch and push button units:- I need to wire in the switch and push button in the image to the four cables from the back of the ignition switch This is a picture of the connector from the back of the ignition switch:- The cables...
  14. [Zafira A] [99-05] Ignition lock jammed

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys. My ignition is jammed at 0 and will not turn. This starts today and a bit of wiggling sorted it. However now it will not turn at all, just been at it for 2 hours. Is there any way to remove the barrell without turning the key in the ignition??
  15. [Zafira A] [99-05] Power failure when turning ignition

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys, I've been having issues with my Vauxhall Zafira Club 2002 1.6 for the last month or so. The first time it happened, I put my key in the ignition, lights all came on as normal, then when I went to start it the electrics totally went. No lights came on, key fob did not work so couldn't...
  16. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Coffee grinder like noise when starting the engine

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Today my engine died and because I was blocking the lane I started the engine skipping the two stage ignition and i turned the key all the way in one go. The engine started doing an all mighty noise and since then every time I start the engine it's doing a weird noise that sounds more like a...
  17. [Meriva A] [02-09] Meriva 1.6 8v 2004 Coil Pack / HT Leads

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I was told to change my spark plugs as driving my Meriva became a bit lumpy on occasion and it turned out there was a problem with cylinder 2 based on the warning light diagnostics. I've changed the spark plugs but no difference so I've ordered HT leads and coil pack from Euro Car Parts. I've...
  18. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Ways To Kill - Ignition on Astra J

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    As titled, I'm trying to find a way to deliberately kill the ignition on my 2012 Astra Sports Tourer. I had a GPS tracker on my old Astra Van which I have removed and fitted into the Sports Tourer, one of its functions is it has a relay output for killing the ignition remotely, if it was to be...
  19. electrical wiring from cab to leisure battery

    Vivaro / Movano Camper Van / Day Van Conversions (
    Hi all, I have a 2013 Vivaro. I am starting to look at putting my leisure battery in. I am using a Sargent EC 160 as a PMS. How have others physically routed wires from Battery under passenger's feet to somewhere behind the driver's side (not sure exactly where I will locate the PMS yet either...
  20. [Corsa C] [00-06] Engine grinding when starting

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    So yesterday after buying a new crank sensor after a code reader showed mine was causing issues with car cutting out when hot etc, I decided to change it, was pretty ceased in but after some love and affection and lubricating spray I managed to get the sensor out and refit the new one. Which...