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  1. Vauxhall Meriva B

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi. My car is sick Vauxhall Meriva B 2012 1.4 petrol. After 3 different car mechanic still don't no what's wrong with my car?? Symptoms are: no power steering, ABS light on, lights blinks, it's like everything went crazy and sometime not even want to start. I recorded If you have any idea...
  2. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra MK4 - Multiple Issues - Please help.

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hello all. Long time browser first time poster so I'll just jump right in. Could be a longish post so be warned but I'd really appreciate some input and help. My mate bought a 2003 Vauxhall Astra MK4 1.6L 8V off a sweet old man a couple days ago. It only had 58,000 miles on the clock. We...
  3. [Insignia] [08-17] Power steering fluid change - instruction

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Yesterday I change power steering fluid(PSF). It is simple procedure, one man can do it. For PSF Insignia uses DEXRON VI ATF, OEM No. Opel/Vauxhall 1940184 GM 93165414 You will need 2 litres, maybe less depending on your system. My has oil cooler and it need 1,2-1,4 litres(A20NHT). Locate PSF...
  4. [Zafira B] [05---] Zafira B Steering Problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi So, drive car in AM with no problems at all Went to drive it in PM and I’ve lost all power steering. I’ve checked and filled the power steering well, I’ve checked the fuses, I’ve checked the belt. All see fine There was no pre-warning signs like jerky steering, whining noises, nothing. So...
  5. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Astra 2010 diesel

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    My mate has an Astra 2010 diesel. When we put the fuse back in for the power steering, the cooling fan comes on and wont stop. Any ideas?
  6. [Vivaro] Dash STOP light intermittent flash moving away

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    When moving away earlier after being parked, the power steering felt heavy when i did a couple left turns. The stop light flashed when i was making the manouvers and went out both times. Seemed fine the rest of the journey. The fluid level looks a tiny bit below minimum so will top it up...
  7. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Steering rack replacement (3 options?!)

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    so I've damaged my steering rack after an argument with a 4x4 in some snow the other day... Apparently there's 3 different types? I've got an Astra 2001 Y reg 2.2 coupe.. Can anyone tell me what version I need? All I know is it's an electric power steering pump hidden way down near exhaust...
  8. [Zafira A] [99-05] Power steering issue

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I recently had mot which picked up possible leak on steering rack. I put some Lucas stop leak in to sort it, and while it seems to have worked, every time I now turn the wheel I hear a quiet sort of squealing sound for a couple of seconds coming from the pump area. My question is, a) does this...
  9. [Vectra C] [02-08] Vectra C Power Steering Heavy

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Any idea why my power steering would be heavy? Seem to notice it more at slow speeds, seems like the wheel doesn't want to return after turning at a junction. Mick
  10. [Corsa C] [00-06] Corsa c 1.2 EPs jamming problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I drive a 2002 Vauxhall corsa c 1.2 comfort which I believe has s electric power steering. The EPs is normally OK, but after the car is reversed parked (or parallel parked) wheel turned to far left and then far right while reversing, it gets jammed! The jam is gone when the vehicle is...
  11. [Meriva A] [02-09] Power steering faulty

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I'm new to this website but thought i'd just let you know what's going on with my 2008 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7 CDTI. I bought the car used two weeks ago because my previous car was going to cost way too much to fix and i just needed something quick to get me to work and put me on until i can...
  12. [Zafira A] [99-05] Power Steering problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Ok I've got an ongoing problem with the zafira we've got at present and wondered if anyone has any ideas on this. Every time it gets very warm the power steering fails on the car. We had a mechanic check the car out from our breakdown company and he said the alternator isn't holding enough...
  13. [Vivaro][2014 ----] Power Steering Message

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi, I have a New Vivaro on a 66 plate and for the last month or so when the van is started the dashboard display very briefly flashes "Power Steeing Fault". As I can't seem to find the power steering fluid bottle I assume it's electric power steering. Is this anything to be worried about or...
  14. [Corsa B] [94-00] Air in Steering System

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey everyone! Recently I replaced the power steering pump, and now I have air in the system. I wanted to know if there's any bleed valve in the system anywhere or what is the most correct way of bleeding the air of the system. I was considering following the method on the video below, wouldn't...
  15. [Zafira A] [99-05] Intermittent Power Steering Failure, No DTC Codes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello All, I have a 2005 Zafira (54 plate, A Model) with intermittent power steering failure. I ran codes and got none. The car is new to me and I am not that familiar with it. I've mostly worked on Honda's in the past so I have some experience working on other types of cars. Here is what...
  16. [Corsa B] [94-00] Changing Power Steering Oil

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey guys, In the near future I will be changing the power steering oil of my Corsa B 1.5TD from 1997. I will be following this How-To video from ChrisFix: Any one wants to give me any advice on top of that? Any thing I should be looking out for? Also, what oil should I buy? Thanks in advance.
  17. Vauxhall Merviva power steering

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    My power steering went with both the fault codes 2 weeks ago. After being cleared and followed home by AA I read comments on this forum re taking back to Vauxhall for contributions towards costs of repair! They booked my car straight away after a phone convo and ordered parts but Vauxhall have...
  18. [Corsa D] [06-14] Intermittent Power Steering Problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey there, Got a problem with my 2007 Corsa 1.2 petrol. The power steering light is coming on intermittently, and steering goes heavy - so the power steering is not working. Turn the car off, turn it back on again, works. I can manually create the problem by turning full lock to the right -...
  19. [Adam] [2012 ----] ADAM JAM STEERING FAULT !!!!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Right I couldn't find anything other then a news report from 2014, I've had my Adam from may 2015 and I've had nothing but bad luck with the thing!! I had him brand new I haven't even had it a year and I've had a power steering fault 5 times !!!! lookers don't seem interested I mentioned about...
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