Vauxhall Astra Limp mode, weak power up hill, no warning lights

2005 Vauxhall Astra Problem

CarVauxhall Astra 1.4 Enjoy (petrol)
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The Astra seems to be very weak under strain, i.e. going up only very slight inclines.

There is a noise which originates from the engine which sounds like it maybe exhaust related.

Car lurches and judders at approx 60mph or 3000rpm.

There are no engine warning lights and a pedal test reveals nothing (constant flashing).

All these symptoms are persistent, there are no moments where there car is working as it should.

Any help would be appreciated :)

Regards Anthony (cookertron)
Problem Category
Engine, Cooling System & Drivetrain

Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights

Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss

Solution 1
Prob | Driver | Since: Apr 2012 | Posts: 0 | Fixes: 149 | View Garage
Suggested Solution

Sounds like the ignition timing is out

Posted on Thursday 3rd of May 2012
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