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  1. [Insignia] [08-17] Rough idle and trying to stall

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey people. Recently my 1.8 insignia has started to idle rough only on a cold start (needle on rpm gauge twitches) with a rhythmic sound following the pulsing from the engine. Also after the engine has been running a few seconds the engine revs drop only for a second then raise again and the...
  2. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Extremely strong petrol smell

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, I recently bought a 2010 Astra 1.4 petrol. It drives very nicely, got it serviced and the guys said everything is in very good condition (considering its age) and working as it should. The only real problem is that when im driving, there is an extremely strong smell of petrol coming...
  3. [Corsa D] [06-14] Using 5x petrol per mileage

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    wondering if anyone can help... I drive a 13 plate Corsa 1.2 and in the last couple of days I’ve noticed I’m loosing a lot of petrol per mile, for example I drove a 2 mile journey to work this morning and lost 10 miles in petrol, same thing on the way home. I had new tyres fitted a few days ago...
  4. [Zafira B] [05---] Alternator Replacement/removal

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi guys, Unfortunately my alternator on my 2007 Zafira 1.8 petrol has died. Luckily I have an BMW Amg batttery fitted so I was able to get home safely without issue. I've had a good look through the forums and on youtube and I can't seem to find and guides to help me change the alternator? They...
  5. [Corsa D] [06-14] Corsa D - P0480 fan control 1 open circuit

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    hi. So I have the code as mentioned above P0480.... I have a Haynes Manual and it is going on about relays and fuses to try... however, none of these are fitted in my corsa 1.2 petrol..... So can anyone tell me / give me the wiring diagram for the radiator circuit? Thanks in advance
  6. [Mokka] Fuel level low Mokka

    Antara, Brava, Crossland, Grandland, Frontera, Mok
    HI, i drive mokka x turbo 2018 and every so often when i turn the key before the engine stars, i get a warning "fuel level low" and 3 beeps. The fuel level isnt low when that happens its a fact. Why it does that ?
  7. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] vauxhall meriva techline

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    i have a 2014 meriva techline ,does it have tyre pressure sensons and if it has why are mine not working ? thanks
  8. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] URGENT!! please may someone help! start situation :(

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi to those reading, Currently in a horrible situation due to my Astra mk 5 1.6 petrol. Tonight about 50 miles away from home my car has had to be abandoned due to it not being able to start. The first problem I faced is that the starter motor wasn’t working so I gave it a tap with a metal bar...
  9. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia/error code/coolant trouble

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hey was wondering if anyone had any advice I have a Vauxhall insignia 09 reg 1.8 petrol and recently started having a spot of bother. I was driving to work on the motorway and it came up error code 82 which I know is change the oil. Then came up the coolant error 3 I believe, was low I got too...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] New starter motor fitted. Whole car has just died once I got it home, advice please!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, I’ve just had my starter motor replaced. I drove it home with no problems whatsoever and five minutes after arriving at home I have gone to start the engine again and it died completely. All the electrics are dead and everything! Surely this must just be the battery but very worried as...
  11. [Vectra C] [02-08] Vectra C V6 3.2 hunting at idle

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I decided to treat my old (05) Vectra estate to a new water pump, cam belt, Aux belt, oil change, and spark plugs. (plus a few filters and coolant) I got my 14 year old to help as he is cheap, and could learn a thing or two. All went well except sprocket on cam 1 span when adjusting the belt...
  12. [Corsa D] [06-14] nothing but problems

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have had my Vauxhall corsa design 1.4 twin port (59)plate for a couple of months now but have had nothing but problems with no help or inspection from the dealership I purchased from. I have had the water bottle changed due to gunk being on the cap and also in the mix of the water coolant...
  13. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Strong smell of petrol, cuts out??

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    can anyone help please? I have an Astra mk5, it intermittently smells strongly of petrol for maybe a few days at a time. Tends to smell more when there is less than £10 petrol left in the tank. At the same time of smelling of petrol, the car can cut out whilst driving and then the engine...
  14. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Vauxhall Astra 1.4 2005 Petrol Engine Oil

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    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...
  15. [Meriva A] [02-09] Clank sound when changing from 1st to 2nd?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all just wondering if anyone has experienced this similar issue. Over the past 3 days my Meriva has recently started making a random metal plate/clank noise when changing between 1st & 2nd yet there are no symptoms, no juddering/grinding/jerking... Nothing the car drives sweet as a nut and no...
  16. [Zafira A] [99-05] Disappearing coolant, something leaking under bonnet 2005 Petrol 1.6 Zafira

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I've had to top up the water a lot recently in the wifes 2005 1.6 petrol Zaifra Life. Today I noticed something leaking. Please check the pic. Any idea's what's going on here? Thanks! Adam
  17. [Insignia] [08-17] 2.0t petrol alternator

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Ok so my alternator went the other day and for a new one before labour is looking like about £360, cant find a used one on the market. Am trying to find out now if the saab 95 alternator is the same part or near enough that it doesn't matter becuase there are plenty of them around and its the...
  18. [Vectra C] [02-08] 2.0 Petrol Turbo SRI Fuse F1 Blowing on ignition.

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I bought a 2006 2.0 turbo petrol Vectra SRI yesterday. I tested it before I bought it and there was no problem. When I left the sellers yard I drove for 10 minutes until I reached the motorway, heading down the on ramp I lost all power and was forced into the hard shoulder. When I got it home I...
  19. [Corsa C] [00-06] Corsa C - advice for a newbie

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys!! First of all, thanks for the forum, lots of information here!! Looking for a used car, all the help is much appreciated I'm in the process of buying a used car, something cheap and cheerful, and the Corsa C is a very strong candidate. I will be doing a fair amount of miles, and would...
  20. [Corsa D] [06-14] Corsa SE not clicking off when filling up with petrol

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I'll try to cut a long story short, but i've had issues with petrol since I bought my Corsa SE 64 reg in March. Filled up immediately after purchasing to end up with a big puddle of petrol on the floor - it didn't click off then but I took it back to the garage and they found a loose...
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