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  1. Corsa bolling up.

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Thermostat stuck open. Fan not coming on. New resistor fitted. Boiling up though. Checked if fan works by unplugging from air box (please excuse my terminology). Replaced engine coolant sensor. No change. No evidence of head gasket going. Any suggestions, please. No fault codes showing on odb...
  2. [Corsa D] [06-14] Radiator Fan not switching on A12XER 1.2 Corsa OVER HEATING

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi folks, I’m hoping someone might be able to point me in the right direction I bought this as a cam chain guide failure, put a recon head in it, new chain kit/head gasket etc and it’s running great. Half way through the job I found why the chain guides had prematurely failed - it had got HOT...
  3. [Vivaro] How to drain radiator

    Vivaro / Movano Camper Van / Day Van Conversions (
    Hi this is my first post and I was wondering if there is a quick way to drain the radiator? The reason I ask is I have bought a "sniffer test" to check for head gasket leaks into the radiator, it tested positive. I now I have bought a head gasket sealing solution which I must put into the...
  4. [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
  5. Opel Astra G - Cant turn off fan

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hello everyone, im sorry if im writting in wrong category. I have problem with my Astra. Few weeks ago i had kinda blinking icon in dashboard square with * in it. After few seconds it goes off. As days have passed that icon stayed longer and longer and now its allways on. I did check water etc...
  6. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] White smoke from cooling fan / radiator

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Astra J Petrol Automatic 1.6 VVT A16XER Parking up and coming back after 20 minutes, noticed smoke coming from the bonnet. Turns out the water / coolant mixture was spraying all over inside the engine bay, from the radiator outlet hose to water pump Part 17 on this image Fast forward, I have...
  7. [Meriva A] [02-09] I’m no fan

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I’ve had to do several small but tedious jobs on my Vauxhall meriva 1.6 2004 petrol . I’ve only had it 6 months and ready for MOT . I am a female and normally work on sports bikes cars are arseholes . Just done complete oil change including filter which was a ***** to remove . Changed coolant...
  8. [Corsa C] [00-06] poor heater - matrix

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    How easy to change heater matrix ?? Hi all, heater poor temp, disconnect both matrix pipes by egr & rear of stat, hose pipe on gentle an water struggles to pass through matrix. Added HOLTS SPEEDFLUSH to run through tomorrow then drop coollant an refill an see what happens.
  9. [Zafira A] [99-05] Radiator heating warning light on

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All My zafira is starting to act up. When it is turned on, the warning light for the radiator is on. Also - the radiator fan is on constantly. The fuse for the fan is OK. The amount of coolant is OK. The flow of coolant is also present and OK As a side-note: My front bumper recently...
  10. [Astra Mk3/F] [91-97] Bleeding coolant system

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all! My radiator is dead so I'm replacing it. Astra f, C 16 SE. I've read you need to bleed the system via the coolant temp sender (CTS)... Is this true? If so, where is it? Is it the little plug on the top right of the inlet manifold or is it somewhere else? Thanks so much for your...
  11. [Vectra B] [95-02] Replacement Radiator Hose - TOP

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    My top radiator hose (from Radiator to block) has gone and is spraying water across the enginer. I am having zero luck in finding a replacement. Does anyone have and idea where I can get one from. Failing that, and considering I am trying to use a childs sewing tape rule to measure, does anyone...
  12. [Zafira A] [99-05] Engine Coolant Warning Light On No Codes

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, Question for everyone. I bought a 2005 Zafira (A Model 2.0 Diesel) and the Engine Coolant light is on and the guy who sold it to me said it has been for the last two years. He said the car had no problems in that time but I am not sure. I want to get rid of the light and make sure...
  13. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Vauxhall Astra issues with electric windows and cooling fan

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Good Morning everyone, I am at a loss. The electric windows and cooling fan has stopped working on my MK4 1.6 petrol Vauxhall astra. I have checked all the fuses in the both fuse boxes. Does anyone have any solutions or ideas to what the problem might be?
  14. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] astra g 2.2 coupe, radiator warning light after flat battery

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I ran my car flat earlier today, I bump started it to get it going, but since then the yellow radiator light has been on, the cars starting fine, not overheating and the fan is switching on and off as I would expect it to. I checked level, I'll check it again once engine is cold but I'm not...