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  1. Timings on astra 1.8 twintop 2007

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I have a obdll plugged in and at 850 idle speed my timing is 27.7 deg before tdc is this normal. If not can I adjust this to what it should be of do I have to take it to a Vauxhall garage to have it done. Any help will be appreciated.
  2. Mk5 Astravan Black Debadged Grill

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Sorry if I am in the wrong thread, I'm a newbie. I've recently purchased a 2012 Mk5 1.7 CDTI Astravan Sportive, and theres a couple little things I want to do to it to make it my own. Starting with removing the current grill and fitting a debadged black grill. However I'm strugging to find the...
  3. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Direct ignition coil problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello I have a problem with my ignition coils and neither me, workshop or friends can figure it out. The ignition coils has been replaced 3 times at a mechanics. Sparkplugs has also been replaced. When I did a testdrive the car started behaving jerkily (I used google translate so giggle alone...
  4. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra Mk5 CDTi Estate - Head Gasket et al

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, Have just signed up to the forum and looking for some help/advice/people's experiences with similar car to mine. Basically, I have a Mk5 (2008) 1.7 CDTi Life Estate which I've had for nearly 3 years without any problems and it only has 65,000 on the clock. However, recently has issues with...
  5. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Missfire Cylinder 1 HELP!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, My engine management light had came on I carried out the pedal test and got the error Code 030101 which I found out was a Misfire in Cylinder 1. I had spoke to a mechanic who suggested it might be the coilpack and/or spark plugs. I changed these my self for genuine parts, my car does feel...
  6. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H 1.7 CDTI suspected maf problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys a little baffled. Need a little pointing in the right direction. Was driving car got to 70mph, power backed off a little. EML came on then went off again about 10secs later. Then 10mins later happened again but the eml stayed on permanently. Done a pedal test got code, looked it...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra h 1.7 cdti 100bhp engine swap

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, I'm after a little help as I've searched high and low on good and got all sorts of answers. I've got a astra h 1.7 cdti 100bhp and the engine is scrap I've got hold of a complete z17dth engine same as mine and wondering what will need linking to the ECU. I've been told injectors aren't...
  8. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] After rear wiring loom Help!!!!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    So iv bought a Vauxhall astra h z20lel 56 plate, and my abs light is on, iv checked all the wiring and the rear abs harness has been cut along with the part number, lengthened and just twisted back together, so I am assuming this is the cause of the problem, so without the part number I'm a...
  9. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H MK5 3Dr Rear Speakers

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hello people, recently i changed my front 6.5" speakers on my vaux astra H Mk5 sxi, and now i need to get onto changing the rear as they're both bust. I wanted to know if anybody had any tips on how to remove the trim as i do not see any screws (do i need to remove the lower bench of the seats...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] ANY HELP APPRECIATED

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Im getting the p0234 code up on diagnostic Engine overboost condition I have replaced the boost control valve and I still got the same problem but now my car does not rev past 3000rpm after boosting for the 1st 3 gears. I got told this could be down to map sensor so I then replaced that but...
  11. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Chrome Window Trim?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi all, this is my first post here so I'm hoping for good things. I've always like the chrome trim look on newer cars / better models windows, and have been searching around to see if I can simply buy some and attach them to my car. However I seemed to only come across the chrome sill trims...
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