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  1. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    Hi All, A long first thread to try explaining everything as thoroughly as possible. I am trying to diagnose two (possibly related?) intermittent faults on a 2007 Zafira B 1.8 petrol that my ex bought recently (I am pretty sure the engine is a Z18XER). The car has done 60k miles and appears to...
  2. Large Vauxhalls
    Hi all I've recently started to hear a whistling noise from my engine and a loss of power when I'm driving along in my Vauxhall insignia SE Nav Cdti diesel 2.0 and then the power returns to the accelerator , when the power drops whilst driving along firstly the service light comes on. This is...
  3. Large Vauxhalls
    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...
  4. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
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    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...
  6. Large Vauxhalls
    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...
  7. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
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    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...
  9. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
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    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...
  11. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  12. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  13. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  14. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  15. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  16. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  17. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
  18. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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
  19. Vauxhall Vans, Minibuses & Campervans Area
    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...
  20. Small/Medium Vauxhall Cars Area
    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...
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