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  1. insignia head gasket - worth it?

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    hi all, so the head gasket on my 1.8 2010 failed some 6 months ago, the cars been sat on the drive since. is it worth fixing? I've asked around a few places/people but im getting mixed responses. a few people have said no because the block is aluminum so may have warped? whats people thoughts...
  2. ESP Service

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    Hi. Once every 2nd week or so, I get a message while driving that says "Service ESP" with both the ABS and ESP lamp glowing. When I turn the engine off and start it again the message is gone for another 2 weeks or something. It always appears on random occations. I have tested my ESP by drifting...
  3. Theft protection active on radio.

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    I've just recently changed my head unit to one off ebay and it's popped up with theft protection active. I have the code, I just can't find a way to input the code? Anyone got an idea how to do this? Thanks.
  4. Can’t charge and play music, insignia???

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    Hey guys, bought an insignia, 1.6 CDTI 2016 couple months back (Love it) but there’s one issue that’s doing my head in! I can play music with when my phone isn’t plugged in but as soon as I plug my phone into the USB the music goes off and I can’t play any music until I take it off charge. I’ve...
  5. Vibration in steering wheel and floor/pedals when turning

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey folks Iv noticed that whilst stationary or at low speeds (10-20mph) I get a vibration felt in the steering wheel and peddles/footwell) when turning... When turning at speed or not turning there's no vibration. Iv checked the power steering fluid tank and its at its full mark still. I only...
  6. 1.8 power stearing fluid

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Morning What power stearing fluid for a mk1 1.8 insignia Cheers in advance
  7. Engine temperature gauge dropping with heating on

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Morning all. Recently iv noticed that when I put my heating on in my 58plate Insignia the temperature gauge drops down towards 80c but shortly after will work it way back up to 90c. Is this anything to worry about or does something need changing. The gauge doesn't go over 90. Just drops below...
  8. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia Diesel Injectors - Stressed!!

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi All, Any help would be MASSIVELY appreciated! We have a 2010 SRI Tourer Insignia and the timing belt broke the other day and we had to be towed home stressing out! We paid a mechanic to come out and let us know if it was the end of the road and he gave it a good inspection and worked it out...
  9. [Insignia] [08-17] Rev needle twitches on cold start

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Morning folks. Recently iv found that on my 1.8 petrol insignia, that on cold start the rev needle only slightly bobs up and down. (I don't know if its me imagining it but the engine sounds a lil rougher aswell at this point). What could be causing this? After she's at temperature or just...
  10. [Insignia] [08-17] Brake fluid change

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey folks. Does anyone have a step by step on how to change the brake fluid on a Mk1 insignia. Been told by vauxhall it needs doing but if honest not sure how. Cheers in advance
  11. [Insignia] [08-17] Vvt camshaft pulley replacement

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey folks Could anyone give me a rough price on getting the Vvt camshaft pulleys replaced on my 1.8 ecotec insignia Cheers in advance
  12. [Insignia] [08-17] Random higher idle

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Evening folk's. Just noticed twice today that whilst stopping at different times that my 1.8 Sri sigy has been idling above 1000 rpm. I know that there was a vauxhall bulletin put out about the 2.0 diesel saying this happens while the auxiliary heater is on in the car as the ecu tells the engine...
  13. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia Oil Leak Around Injector

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi Guys, I have a 2009 CDTI Insignia with an oil leak around the 3rd injector which is filling up oil around all 4. I was wondering is there a rubber O Ring near the top of the injector or would this be caused by a damaged rocker cover seal. Thanks in advance.
  14. [Insignia] [08-17] Petrol sounds like a diesel

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Evening folks. Recently my siggy engine has started to sound more and more diesel like.... Considering its a 1.8 petrol its not great. Iv done some digging and it sounds like a I have a dodgy camshaft solenoid. So on the back of that iv ordered 2 off of the Web and they will be delivered in...
  15. [Insignia] [08-17] Satnav, radio bar, Navi

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    Sorry if it’s daft question, but does anyone know how to get rid the radio bar at the bottom of the Nav screen, on a 2017 Insignia Sri Nav, as shown on the attached pic? The radio bar has decided to display permanently while the internal satnav is on. Previously it would fade out after a few...
  16. Insignia with swapped engine

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello my name is Darius . I do live in Northern Ireland. Now I have a wee problem with insignia maybe someone of yous can help me. I bought a insignia from auction shes 2015 2.0 cdti now the problems with this car is engine was swapped from 2010 model but ECU injectors and all was left from 2015...
  17. Hello everyone

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    Hello my name is Darius . I do live in Northern Ireland. Now I have a wee problem with insignia maybe someone of yous can help me. I bought a insignia from auction shes 2015 2.0 cdti now the problems with this car is engine was swapped from 2010 model but ECU injectors and all was left from...
  18. [Insignia] [08-17] Automatic lights problem

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    Ive got a 2107 facelift Insignia Nav with automatic lights. Does anyone else have a problem with the automatic headlights coming on in the daytime, staying on for long time, causing the display to stay dim? My headlamps switch on when driving in daylight thro a tunnel or tree canopy, etc, which...
  19. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia fuel pressure ?

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello. What fuel pressure i should see on idle ??? Any one can read live data from your car and give me readings ??? My one reads 34 kpa which i think is bit to high. Insignia a20dth engine. 2.0cdti ecoflex 160bhp. Thanks
  20. [Insignia] [08-17] Need help finding a gasket

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I've got a 2.0 CDTi 08 Insignia - engine code A20DTH. A gasket has snapped that was surrounding the metal pipe that goes into the intake manifold, right next to the throttle body. Picture of pipe & gasket attached: https://drive.google.com/open?id=11izAybwr__35CB5n7j5bXoQChUKLyLIj Anyone...
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