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  1. Z16XER Z18XER Timing Belt Replacement - step by step how to guide

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi everyone , Ive put a Step by step guide together last nite on fitting a new timing belt kit on a 2009 Astra 1.6 petrol. Ive tried to make everything really clear to suit all skill levels, there a fairly strait forward job. ive done it without the cam locking kit but if your a novice its...
  2. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] Long start 70% of times

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi there, I hope someone can help me with this. I changed the timing belt and I am getting issuess to start the car now. It starts but 70% of times makes a long start. Some of the times when long starting it vibrates a bit strongly for the last second before starting the engine. I made a...
  3. [Vivaro] Op Com Readings - Any Experts out there?

    Car Audio / Electrical / Security / Diagnostic Rel
    Hi everyone Still trying to get this xxx 2006 1.9 cTDI vivaro started. I am hoping there is a real Op Com expert out there who can look at these readings and say definitely this or that Before i paste them in, there seems to be an obvious one stating the cam synchronisation is 'asynchronous'...
  4. [Zafira B] [05---] Help! Petrol engine sounds like a diesel after timing belt change accident!

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi I have a 2008 Zafira 1.8 elite 72k on the clock. Put it in the garage on Monday to get a service and cam belt/timing belt change. The guy accidentally left the “lock in” tool in place and fired up the engine! To cut it short, The repair as I know it was that they took off the head, had it...
  5. [Astra Mk4/G] [98-04] timing belt change | messup or bad tensioner?

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi all, Recently changed timing belt on an Astra x14xe engine year 2000. Everything went pretty smooth until the the time came for torquing the tensioner bolt. I was already tired when it happened and it made me loose not only my temper but also my focus. This was already after rotating the...
  6. [Astra Mk6/J] [09----] 2012 Astra water pump advice

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hello, would someone please give me some advice about a problem with my Astra? I have a 2012 Astra estate 1.6l and it had the timing belt changed about a year ago with a main Vauxhall dealer. Last week I started getting a whistling/squeaking sound from the timing belt area. Then one day last...
  7. [Astra Mk5/H] [04-09] 1.8VVT Advice

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi All, Our 10 and a bit year old Astra 1.8vvt has now done done just over 90K. It has had the filters removed from the solenoids after the normal noise issue, OK for a while but its back. I can clear the "cam phasing" error but is returns after a while with usual documented symptoms. So my...
  8. [Zafira C Tourer] [2011---] Timing belt change interval 165cdti

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi, Does anyone know the timing belt change interval on a 2014 Zafira Tourer 165 cdti DTH, have asked in two dealership service desks one did not know and the other said 6 years or 100,000 miles but not to quote them on it, which was not very reassuring! Having no luck finding it on the web...
  9. [Insignia] [08-17] Can they check the engine before taking timing belt off

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hi Everyone, My Insignia 2.0 cdti died this week. Was just pulling off from a junction and there was a bang and the engine cut out. It felt a little like stalling although it didn't do that. Engine won't turn over so had to be towed back. The Vauxhall dealership are saying they are going to...
  10. [Corsa B] [94-00] Timing belt tension issue (C14SE)

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi everyone! I'm installing (again) the timing belt due to a water pump replacement, but now i'm noticing that my tensioner (brand new) is not getting into the "right tension mark". It always ends up like this: even when the water pump is on the furthest position: I've bought a new...
  11. [Signum] [03-08] Signum V6 CDTI Timing Belt - Looking for someone to do the work

    Cavalier, Calibra, Vectra, Signum, Sintra & Insign
    Hello! I've got a 57 plate Signum V6 CDTi, currently just short of 90k on the clock. I'm looking for someone fairly local who knows what they're doing to change the timing belt, pulleys tensioners etc for me. I'm based near to Dunstable, LU7 postcode, but don't mind travelling a bit to get...
  12. [Corsa B] [94-00] So confused by this 1.5TD I've bought to swap into my Combo van

    Astra, Corsa, Zafira, Meriva, Adam, Agila, Combo
    Hi. I've been forced into doing this engine swap, although I love a challenge. :lmao: The original 1.7D engine leaks oil from all over the head, uses up coolant, and suffers overheating on the motorway. I had been thinking about an engine swap anyway, as more power would be nice, but didn't...
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