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  1. AT AF 40 oil change

    All Model Vauxhall / Opel / GM / Holden How2
    With 125.000km I decided to change AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION oil... again. First change was on 80.000km. Opel(Vauxhall) state that it is "fill for life" (it is also stated for rear differential, Haldex coupling, transferbox, power steering itc.- so you dont need to change anything :roll:)...
  2. Insignia transferbox / transfercase / PTO unit oil change

    All Model Vauxhall / Opel / GM / Holden How2
    With 125.000km I decide to change TRANSFER BOX (Transfer case, Power take off unit...) oil. Opel(Vauxhall) state that it is "fill for life" (it is also stated for rear differential, Haldex coupling, automatic transmmision AF40, power steering itc.- so you dont need to change anything :confused...
  3. [Insignia] [08-17] Engine flush with FLUSHING OIL-instruction

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    This is for 2.0 turbo petrol, A20NHT but can be used on any engine... For start, you will need: FLUSHING OIL, oil filters, motor oil, sump plug(optional only new seal for sump plug-if needed)... Warm engine to working temperature (BE AWARE OF HOT OIL)! Locate SUMP PLUG and loose it (use...
  4. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Z22SE Oil Hell

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hey guys! Well I brought a astra bertone 2.2 (Z22SE engine) Got a few bits fixed as needed doing nothing major just an oil change and filter, No Service history so going though what needs doing, Today I cleaned the EGR & Throttle body the carbon build up is ridoridicus (full can of carb and...
  5. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] z17dth oil pickup pipe seal

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello all, does anyone know where I can get hold of the o-ring seal that goes on the pump end of the oil pickup pipe please? Is it a dealer-only part? I want to take the pipe off and give it a good clean, as the oil pressure light is just a bit slow to go out on a cold start. TIA :)
  6. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] whisling noise, low oil light.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    hi and thanks for taking a look at this thread. my 2006 astra 1.6 twinport has started making a whistling noise when idle, it starts but just after it starts the revs dip almost cuts out but never does. the low oil light also comes on but oil level is fine. any help with this would be very much...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra H piston rings (help)

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello everyone , i have astra h 1.9 cdti 74kw , but burning oil for 500 km consumes 1liter of oil , i repair turbo and replace new valve seals but again consumes oil , i go to mechanic , but mechanic says me if change piston rings but not succesfully because after 3 months combustion chamber...
  8. [Insignia] [08-17] Oil Pick Up Seal Replacement - Any garages that have successfully done this?

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi All, I have a 2L 09 Insignia (91K mileage), recently in the mornings it comes up with an Low Pressure - Stop Engine sign for a few seconds and then goes off. Now after research on this site, I’m assuming the oil pick up seal needs replacing and the oil sump removal, the problem I am having...
  9. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia 2.0 cdti (160)

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi there,on Tuesday I put 2.5ltrs of oil in my car,within 5 minutes the engine started to rattle,the revs shot up to the limit (even when I took the key out)for about 5 secs and a load of smoke come out the exhaust..I called greenflag out who took it to my local garage on the back of the lorry...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Vauxhall Astra 1.4 2005 Petrol Engine Oil

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi there, I am currently driving Vauxhall astra 1.4 2005. I have changed the engine oil when I bought the car with Mobil 5-30, but it was leaking a bit from the rocker cover gasket and i have changed the rocker cover gasket so I want to ask what oil would you recommend me for the car 5-30 or...
  11. [Nissan Primastar] Gearbox oil filling through reverse light switch?

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hello all, this is my first post! I have drained my gearbox today and will leave it overnight to fully drain out. Can any shed any light on whether it is possible to refill the gear box oil through the hole where the reverse light switch fits? I believe it is easier to access.
  12. [Meriva A] [02-09] Vauxhall/Opel Gear Oil 93 165 290 Viscosity?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello, What is the viscosity for the Vauxhall/Opel Gear Oil 93 165 290? I'm looking to replace my F17 + MTA Easytronic Gear Box Oil, but I can't find what the viscosity is for the recommended fluid part number. I want to use a fully synthetic alternative, but I can't find this information...
  13. [Corsa E] [2014 ----] 0% Oil Life - Change Oil Now

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi guys, so in May of this year I got a new 16 plate Corsa Ecoflex. I think it's only done about 3500 miles but today driving home it flashed up saying i need to change my oil and that there is 0% oil life left. I had a look to see if there was oil left, which there is plenty, as I heard...
  14. [Corsa Combo Van] Vauxhall Combo 1.7 02. Oil leak from clutch housing?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello, I own a wee combo van and just got it back from the garage. They said I had an oil leak and I had a look. The clutch housing( correct name? ) is shattered at the bottom where a bolt is supposed to go in. The threaded side is ok. But oil is leaking out of it. Is this likely from the seal...
  15. [Meriva A] [02-09] Smoke at Speed

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hello Vxon, I've owned a few Vauxhalls over the years and apart from minor niggles have been excellent cars on the whole. However my most recent issue has me stumped and I'm looking for advice. So over to the advanced search engine that are experienced users. My current 2005 Meriva 1.7Cdti...
  16. [Zafira B] [05---] Yellow "oil can" light

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Yesterday my other half was driving the car and the yellow "oil can" light illuminated on the dash. In fact, it came on twice intermittently but stayed off just before she got home. I checked the oil level last night and this morning and I think it's got plenty of oil (the dipstick shows 1/2...
  17. [Insignia] [08-17] Low Engine Oil Warning came on but the oil level is fine

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, I was driving back on the motorway, and as soon as I hit London in the traffic suddenly the Low engine oil level warning came on. I did fill like the car is not really pulling as well afterward that. After arriving I checked the engine level. It is almost full. Here is the other issue i...
  18. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Oil leaks and a huge repair bill

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    I recently noticed a small amount of smoke from the passenger side of the engine, pulled over, and got it towed to the local dealership. They've taken a look and found it has 4 oil leaks coming from the rocker cover gasket, rear main seal, sump oil and oil filter. They've quoted £1400 to fix...
  19. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Oil can on dashboard with 12%

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, My other half has a Vauxhall Meriva (61 plate) and we are unsure what the following is on the display screen on the dash... We've tried looking through the manual but can't find anything. Could any one shed any light? We were concerned it was the oil level but a manual check shows it...
  20. [Corsa E] [2014 ----] When to change Oil in a Brand new Corsa

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Cascada, Agila
    Hi, I brought a 15 plate Corsa back in April it's now Dec, I took it easy for the first 1000 miles but after that i have done quite a few miles... 9000 in total. my 'Oil life' notification has started poping up on the dash telling me the oil needs changing, it's going in for it's first service...
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