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  1. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
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