Gear Box Problem
2010 Vauxhall Astra 1.7 cdti sri

1 points

Problem added: Dec 1, 2014 (6 years ago)
I Have only had my car for eleven months, I Bought it on January of this year,after having it for a week or so the service light was on which the sales manager said he would get fixed, so i arranged to take it to the garage,,after checking it on the machine it was found to have damaged glow plugs,a while after that i had a strange noise which they called the turkey noise?? cos it sounded like a turkey,,now having had the car for ten months the turkey noise has gone and its a whirring noise im getting and i took it to a local garage only to find oout that the main shaft in the gear box has gone and needs replacing,,i didnt take out any extra warranty with the car but was wondering if i have any comeback against the dealer or with the finance company,,any help woould be appreciated...

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Astra
Variant: 1.7 cdti sri
Model Year: 2010
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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Dec 2, 2014 (6 years ago)
As it,s a used car and you have no way of knowing the previous history,it could be one owner I.e. Hire company ,may not be the case ,but just saying.It would really depend on the company you purchased the vehicle from and the extent of there customer service,would certainly not be afraid to ask especially if you have previously raised the noise issue with them,citizens advise for the legal aspects .
1 points

Jan 28, 2015 (6 years ago)
Just wondering where you bought it from? Also did you sell or scrap it? Looking at the dates with make etc I think I may possibly of purchased this car & I'm having exactly the same problems with it just wondering whether I have any comeback on them

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