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  1. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia cutting out while driving

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all, While driving my car (2011 insignia sri, 1.8 petrol) this morning, it started losing power and cutting out. It did this about 5 x over a 20 mile distance. Luckily I have been able to start it up straight away to get back home. Has anyone experienced the same issues before? FYI, I got...
  2. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Vauxhall Astra 1.6 petrol 54

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Last winter I had problems getting my car started and all summer the car has been fine, however, now the weather is getting a little colder I’ve noticed it has started to take longer to start and I fear a repeat of last winter. Occasionally when I’ve got my foot to the floor in second/third gear...
  3. [Vectra C] [02-08] No guts

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    hi all have a 2007 3.0 v6 cdti vectra which is being weird some times when I accelerate it goes off like a rocket but more times than that it is completely pathetic it can barely keep up with a 1.9 version I’m just wandering if anyone might have an idea where I can at least start my search it...
  4. [Vectra C] [02-08] Advice please

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi I have a 2007 vectra 3.0 cdti it’s recently developed a problem, under hard acceleration when it gets to about 2000rpm it feels like someone pulls the handbrake on and then suddenly it will go again, at the same time you get a juddering the car with spanner light came on yesterday, had the...
  5. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Power Loss and Bad Idling

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I have a Vauxhall Astra 2007 MK5 1.4 petrol. About 3 months ago the engine management light came on, I took it to the garage who said it was the oxygen sensor on the exhaust, he then took it off and checked it and all was fine and didn’t need replacing and the light has stayed off. It...
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] Insignia 2.0 Cdti loss of power in 4th,5th and 6th.

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi, in need of a little help! The power drops off the edge of a cliff anywhere between 50-70 MPH at approximately 2-3000RPM. The fault is only apparent in 4th, 5th and 6th. My local garage have plugged in their diagnostics; MAF Sensor, High pressure (or compression?) across or 4 cylinders...
  7. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Astra 2.0 cdti loss of power issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    RobDogNew Member Hi I have last week brought a Astra elite 2.0 cdti done 17k miles ! All been good until today a trip to London with the kids and on my way back to Oxford I noticed a lack of power , pulled into the services and switched the engine off then back on and everything was lovely for...
  8. [Vectra C] [02-08] Strange sound on start up

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello all. Ive had success on here with last post so thought I would run this past you. On start up im hearing a chuff / chug air noise. This only happens at point of ignition and car runs fine after with no sound. Ive tried to find the noise and dont see anything. Ive also noticed a bit of a...
  9. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Meriva 1.4 turbo

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have a 2010 (60) Meriva 1.4 turbo. After a few mins drive I get a severe lack of power with a 'tinging' noise from the engine and a lot of smoke from the exhaust. The car won't go over around 30 mph and getting into 4/5 gear is impossible. The oil level is ok and there are no dash lights...
  10. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra Dies When Gearing Down

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi everyone, Hope someone can help here... Really strange thing started happening Friday on the motorway. Felt the car, Astra H 1.7 Diesel (Z17DTH) misfire (or something) while driving along, that was odd but the car kept driving ok. When I came to the toll bridge and started to gear down...
  11. [Zafira A] [99-05] Power failure when turning ignition

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys, I've been having issues with my Vauxhall Zafira Club 2002 1.6 for the last month or so. The first time it happened, I put my key in the ignition, lights all came on as normal, then when I went to start it the electrics totally went. No lights came on, key fob did not work so couldn't...
  12. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra h loss of power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    My astra while driving will sometimes loose power completely, the battery light comes on as well as a car with a spanner. then the engine wont fire up, doesnt make any noise when turning the key, but after a few minutes will fire up with no problems, ive had the car about 2 weeks and its done...
  13. [Corsa C] [00-06] 2005 1.2 twinport corsa

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Im going to look at my sister in laws 2005 corsa tonight as shes got a lack of power when she puts foot down, foot can be to the floor and will only go 20 mph. this is an internitent fault and only occasionally does it, im taking opcom so will be doing all the usual checks but are there any...
  14. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Power loss, misfire, hesitation

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hello all, sorry if this has been posted before but I've had a look round and just can't seem to come to a conclusion as to what is wrong with my car. Last year the car started juddering and the idling was very poor, it sounded like it was pulsing and the fuel economy was also down. So I took...
  15. [Corsa D] [06-14] POWER LOSS/FALTERING ACCELERATION IN LOW REVS

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    CORSA POWER LOSS/FALTERING ACCELERATION IN LOW REVS Hi everyone, I have a 2012 1.4 Petrol Corsa that has started having problems with loss of power. It burbles/falters at the beginning of any acceleration (in any gear) until 1500-2000+ revs when it picks up and accelerates fairly smoothly...
  16. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Meriva light no code

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have a 61 plate Diesel Meriva EcoFlex. I've had a car with spanner on my dash for a few weeks. Even Vauxhal main dealers have failed to find a code on their computer. She's loosing power on hills. I've changed the oil and filters Just looking for ideas Thanks guys
  17. [Vivaro] Vivaro 2005 wont rev past 2000 now will not start at all

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi Guys I wonder if anyone can help, I was driving my van with no problems for 80 miles, stopped to get cash from machine got 200 yards up the road and my van stalled, restarted and it would not rev past 2000 revs and could hardly move the van (max 15mph) absolutly no power. As i tried to drive...
  18. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 1.7 cdti sxi. All lights went out whilst driving on motorway

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All, (This is my first post so please be gentle !) I was driving on the motorway at night when all the lights - on the dash, headlights no indicators or hazards- went off. The power was affected and slowed so I couldn`t do anything but slow down. I tried to indicate to the hard shoulder...
  19. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Car loosing power

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi everyone I have a 2010 plate 1.7cdti Astra and lately it has been giving me massive problems, on my way to Scotland when I hit the A66 the car decided to lose all power on the hills and was only running at 30 mph in 6th gear after a call to the rac and some roadside assistance I was told it...
  20. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] p0460 slight loss of accelration

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, My beloved Astra g 1.8 sxi z18xe has thrown me the code p0460. Over the last few months I've noticed that she has lost a bit of acceleration and does a slight bunnyhop when I'm just resting/cruising on the accelerator pedal. There is also occasionaly for a few seconds, a slight whiff of...
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