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  1. Astra 2010 old shape starting problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I've had a starting problem with my astra 1.7. When I try to start it, it cranks for a while then turns on. Sometimes it doesn't turn on even if it has been driven for a bit. I think its draining the battery when it cranks because when I jump start it, it start's fine. Anybody know what's...
  2. [Meriva B] [2010 ---] Meriva start problem

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, I have a Meriva 1.4t 2012 and have a recurring problem my garage has so far failed to fix.. over the last 5 months the car has failed to start and I’ve had to call for recovery. The battery has been disconnected each time, which has resolved the problem in the short term, however my garage...
  3. [Frontera] Frontera 2.2 dti 1999 Starting Fro

    Antara, Brava, Crossland, Grandland, Frontera, Mok
    Hello everyone after abit of advice. I used the frontera the other day to go to work was fine the next day i went to go to work and wouldnt start. Starts cranking but wont fire over. Had a look today and 1st thought was the egr as had blue white smoke and when i took pipe off the egr it was fine...
  4. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 1.7 cdti Starting issues intermittent help

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    hi wondering if anyone can help me with this problem I have an Astra 1.7 cdti 2008 design has been a brilliant car until Friday night was all fine stopped to refuel (did use correct diesel fuel ) paid in kiosk on returning to car won't start it does turn over fine and seems quick as it's always...
  5. [Zafira A] [99-05] Ignition lock jammed

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi guys. My ignition is jammed at 0 and will not turn. This starts today and a bit of wiggling sorted it. However now it will not turn at all, just been at it for 2 hours. Is there any way to remove the barrell without turning the key in the ignition??
  6. [Insignia] [08-17] 2.0 CDTI Elite starting problems

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi all, I thought I will turn into experts to shed some light on the issue I have experienced the other day with my Insignia 2.0 CDTI Elite 2009 Reg with just over 100k on the clock. The car usually has a 'cough' before it starts cold in the morning but it never failed starting. After a whole...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Intermittent starting problems in Astra SXI

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, Hoping someone can help. I've had my car about a year, and 3 weeks ago, I came out one morning to go to work, and it just wouldn't start. It made a half hearted attempt, then nothing. Every time I turned the key, it just clicked. A neighbour gave me a jump start, I drove 20 miles to work...