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  1. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Engine knocking noise

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi guys, Mitch here, new to the thread and was hoping someone can shed some light on an issue I’m having with my car. Picked up an Astra J 1.7 CDTI manual with 85,000 on the clock from auction. I bought it as a non runner hoping it was something very minor ... car ended up sitting around for 2...
  2. [Vivaro] Vivaro knocking sound on idle and black smoke when pulling away

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi there, new to the forum so hope you guys can help! Got a 2004 vivaro 1.9 dti 130,000 on the clock. Vans been serviced regularly with correct oil and parts and has run great for the last few years then about 6 months ago started having a slight air/dump valve sound sound when pulling away in...
  3. [Vivaro] Vivaro Knocking/Tapping When Idle

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Any thoughts would be much appreciated, I have a 2010 vivaro semi-automatic diesel 2.5 and have had it just under a year, there is a knocking/tapping from the engine when idle that does NOT get louder or faster with revs, this does not affect the power and it runs and pulls great, I took it to a...
  4. [Insignia] [08-17] Knocking sound coming from front Offside.

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello again! So as per my last post regarding the noisy/faulty gearbox which is here I have eventually repaired my gearbox (bad bearings) and days after that a knocking sound has made itself present. It has appeared months ago and did not increase or decrease in intensity or anything else...
  5. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Knocking at Biting Point

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All, I've searched for advise online but can't find anything that fits exactly, with a solid conclusion I've had an astra J 1.6 (a16xer) 2013 for about 2 months and it seems to have developed a repeating knocking noise when the clutch is at Biting Point. Does it most of the time but not...
  6. [Meriva A] [02-09] Knock when braking in 2nd gear

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys, just wondering if anyone could help... Bought a 2008 Meriva 1.3cdti at the weekend following the timely end of our Zafira's working life (needed a new clutch). Didnt notice anything when test driving Meriva, but have since noticed a knocking noise when braking, but only in second gear...
  7. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira B knocking and banging

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, I'm new here but have read many articles previously. I'm having some trouble with my beloved Zaf. I've had it since December 2015 and have up to now still not been able to find the problem. Loads of mechanics and mates can't seem to find it either. When nearly full lock in either...
  8. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra mark 5 braking issue.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi all, Baffling issue with my sisters in laws brakes, it is making a intermittent grinding type noise not on every rotation though and can feel slight knocks on pedal Things done. Checked rear discs ok put new pads on.. Replaced front disc and pads.. Drove with handbrake pulled up doesn't do...
  9. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira b cv joint

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I have a knocking when while driving that gets loud when turning left but goes when turning right. Checked all cv boots but their fine. I then replaced the o/s outer joint but the noise is still there. I've checked both sides as much as I can with wheels off and drive shaft attached to the gear...