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  1. [Signum] [03-08] Starting causes brake lights to operate.

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    I have a 2005 signum 1.9 tdci and it went into limp mode, just before limp mode brake switch warning appeared on the dash, car still starts and runs (in limp mode) however I noticed the brake lights operate when starting the car, brake not pressed, any ideas would be helpful, many thanks....
  2. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] cranking over but wont fire up

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hey guys right I've a week from hell I have an Astra 1.7 cdti diesel has 99 thousand on the clock..... Right so 3 weeks I my car wouldn't start the battery had died so replaced it with a new one.. 3 weeks later im driving home and I heard a pop noise from the back end of the car and the car...
  3. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 2009 Astra H start up rev

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, I have a 2009 (59) Astra H design 3 door hatchback with a 1.4L ecotec engine (it's the only 1.4 design 3 door I've ever came across). I have been having some issues with it of late, even though it has only done 38,000 miles. On start up, mainly when the engine is cold, the car will rev...
  4. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] Problems Starting

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    I have a 2004 Vauxhall Astra SXi Twinport and it is refusing to start off the key without jump leads. The battery has been swapped for another and started ONCE off the key, then said issue starts again, had to start the car (with other battery) with jump leads. The car runs fine and idles nicely...
  5. [Vivaro] won't turn over. Starter?

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Turn over on my 2.0 2008 vivaro has been getting more and more sluggish in the cold weather, now it won't start or crank at all. I assumed the battery was on it's way out, but have replaced it and the new one's no different. On turning the ignition there's a click, but no crank. Or sometimes...