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  1. [Vivaro] Vivaro knocking sound on idle and black smoke when pulling away

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi there, new to the forum so hope you guys can help! Got a 2004 vivaro 1.9 dti 130,000 on the clock. Vans been serviced regularly with correct oil and parts and has run great for the last few years then about 6 months ago started having a slight air/dump valve sound sound when pulling away in...
  2. [Vivaro] Tapping in engine got better and then worse

    Movano and Vivaro (including Renault/Nissan Deriva
    Hi, I have a Vivaro 1.9 1996 which had a ticking coming from the engine when I brought it. I was told it was a tappet sticking and would not be a problem and to carry on running it. Yesterday the tapping got worse for a few seconds and then stopped altogether for about 5 miles, sounded sweet...
  3. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] astravan g clattering noise on idle

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all. I have a 55plate astravan g 1.7cdti. It makes a loud tapping noise intermittently while idling. But if the van leans to the right on a slope it stops. Or gets worse if leaning to the left. Sounds like a bad tappet except it ain't coming from the top end it's coming from the crank pollen...
  4. [Vectra C] [02-08] Loud tapping noise... =(

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    O'rite me jubblies, Got a crappy sound coming out of my 2003 Vectra C 2.0L DTi Elite, I was literally on my way to take it for its MOT when about 100M away from the place it started making this loud clicking/tapping noise, the engine was warm as it had been out and about quite a bit that...
  5. [Insignia] [08-17] 5th and 6th gear

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    i have a 2011 Insignia CDTI 6 speed manual. I only ever really drive locally with it, but was on the motorway the other day, and when i accellerated in either 5th or 6th gear there was a loud, fast paced, blowing/tapping noise from the engine. It seemed to get louder and faster the more i...