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  1. Engine renewal

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi guys, hope all is well during the lockdown and staying safe. I'm writing to see if there's any help available from anyone on the forum. I recently had a tining chain malfunction on my 2013 2.0 litre cdti lwb panel van. I've had the garage on the phone explaining the engine is completely...
  2. Lucas brake help

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, am having an issue identifying and finding the best replacement for these lucas calipers are, when i put registration number or model they all throw out a couple of variation? This is a front right brake on a Vauxhall/Opel Combo 1.4 1700 16v twinport on a 57 reg. On anouther note as I...
  3. [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...
  4. [Corsa D] [06-14] [Solved] 1.3 CDTi Alternator Replacement

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Doing the alternator on a 1.3CDTi 58 plate tomorrow. I read in workshop manuals site after fitment to "program volatile memory". Can someone confirm this and help with what I need to do. Thanks
  5. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] ECU Replacement

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all I've started to experience some problems with my Vauxhall Astra SRI 2005 1.8 Petrol (H Chassis), and me and my mechanic have more or less boiled it down to a faulty (or soon to be dead) ECU. Now it all began with the O2 Bank 1 Sensor 2 Code arriving some place between Dublin and Belfast...
  6. [Corsa C] [00-06] Boot lock replacement

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello helpful people! Problem: Tailgate lock replacement Corsa C: Do to a snapped key in ignition (impossible to remove) I purchased a secondhand lock set which included ignition barrel, drivers door lock and boot lock (matching key set). Whilst I've replaced the ignition barrel and door lock...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Astra key replacement

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I need some help please.... So today myself and my step brother chose to replace the housing (with a key housing from eBay) of the rather old and well used 2 button (one on the left and one on the right). The replacement went ok, everything is where it should be but now the buttons are not...
  8. [Agila B] [08---] Replacement Key for Agila with no bells or whistles

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hiya guyz and galz. Just signed up to the forum for some advice ;) I have an Agila Ecoflex 2008 model with no bells or whistles. Manual locking, no Ac etc. Been a lovely little cheap runabout. I lost the second key shortly after purchase all those years ago and the one I have been using is...
  9. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 2007 1.7CDTi - The end of the road... or is it?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Guys, I bought a 2007 Astra Van for £1,000 from a friend. 100k miles, looked after (or so I was told). I am £400 down with a long distance recovery and new battery so it owes me £1400. MOT due after summer. Needs new trees, but generally in good condition. Had her all valeted and then she...
  10. [Vectra C] [02-08] Exhaust Blowing, whole exhaust replacement help

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hiya, so the flex is going on my Vectra. It's the 3.2 litre V6 GSI 2005. The part I need fixed is £600 alone apparently and my mechanic said that's outrageous so bugger that! Can you guys give me some advice for a whole new exhaust system to replace it with. I want it sounding meaty, more BHP...
  11. [Meriva A] [02-09] Fitting Badgless Grill to Meriva A

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello all :) I've had my new debadged grill delivered this morning for my Meriva A and it's a great fit, however the only problem is the screws go nowhere. As in putting the screws back in they have nothing to screw in to? can anybody who has done this tell me what screws/nuts was needed to be...
  12. [Vectra C] [02-08] Light Bulb Replacement?

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    So, one of the day time running lights has blown and giving me the light on dash. Is vectra lights difficult to replace? Is there a requirement of replacement bulb? Best bulb to put in? Vectra C 2007, life, petrol, 1.8 Thanks
  13. [Zafira A] [99-05] SRI in Zafira????

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys, Sorry if this has been asked before, but can i drop an SRI 2.2 engine in to my 2.2 Zafira? My timing chain went on my 2004 Zafira, so I'm trying to get a replacement engine. found an SRI engine with same code (Z22SE), but was wondering if there was any difference. Any help would be...
  14. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] Oil Filter housing cap

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Before anyone says anything... I fucked up... I am aware of this ((y)) Either way: Simple oil and filter change, nothing too complex. All was fine until I noticed the "25Nm" mark on the filter cap. Should've known, given my physics experience in secondary school, that 25Nm was way too much for...
  15. [Zafira A] [99-05] Clutch replacement on a 1.8.....

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, Last week during the school half term, I replaced the clutch on my 1.8 elegance..... .....NEVER AGAIN AM I DOING A ZAFIRA CLUTCH!!! In fact I probably won't ever do another Vauxhall clutch in my life!! What a c**t of a job it was - especially as it was done on the floor outside my...
  16. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Astra engine replacement?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys I recently posted regarding my astra burning stupendous amounts of oil. Never got to the bottom of it, suspected piston rings failure. Anyways I'm thinking of getting another engine to save time and money (not a 2.5 or anything daft like these boy racers do) but the same just a...