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  1. Astra H 08 1.4 Z14XEP - misfire and oil on plugs - what next?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I've had a search through the forum posts, and found a few similar discussions, but wanted some advice for my situation. I've got a 08 Astra H 1.4 Z14XEP with 119k on the clock. Its been burning oil for a while (oil kept topped up and checked weekly), and this week the engine light finally came...
  2. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] X16xel oil leak - head gasket removal or not?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Car is mk4 (-98) Astra 1,6l 16v (about 260,000 km). It started to use more oil, and quite suddenly also more gas. I had ignored some "knocking" in the engine until car lost some power. It always started and I could drive it but going uphill became suddenly tough. The engine had slight burning...
  3. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H 1.6 SXI burning through oil !

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I have a 56 plate 1.6 SXI Astra with 90000 miles on, it seems to me I have to refill my Astra with oil every month to month and a half ?! I drive around 400-500 miles per month and after these miles I have to put 1 ltr of oil in again ! This is surely not right ?! I've had my car serviced...
  4. [Zafira B] [05---] 1.6 Zafira 56 Oil consumption & Over heating

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    My oil keeps getting used up quickly but I can't find a leak anywhere nor can the garage. They changed my rocker gasket but still the same problem. Also the water seems to boil when I'm stuck in traffic could this mean there's a head gasket failure. Thinking of taking it to a vauxhall garage I...
  5. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra burning massive amounts of oil... Head gasket?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys and thanks in advance for any help. My car is a 51 plate Astra. 1.6 ecotec, 16 valve. Recently was running a bit s**t with a misfire on cylinder 4 and burning oil pretty badly blue smoke from tailpipe intermittently. I thought I'd go ahead and service it and hope for the best. Changed...