Dual mass flywheel and DPS within 2 weeks of sale

2017 Vauxhall Astra Problem

The Problem

Avatar AJamieson
Joined: 1 month ago | Profile
About

17 plate, 38k on the clock. Full service history. Bought car 3 weeks ago, in 2 weeks 2k worth of work (luckily still under Vauxhall’s warranty) for dual mass flywheel and now DPS change.

Am I just unlucky or is this a dud car? Any other issues I can expect/need to be aware of?


Car Vauxhall Astra
Variant 1.6 Turbo Diesel
Model Year 2017
Category Engine & Drivetrain
Gearbox & Clutch
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Solution

Avatar whittingehame
Joined: 9 years ago | Fixes: 12,039 | Profile

They have been replacing the DMF on a lot of cars under warranty for a while now . Advisable to replace clutch at the same time as DMF whilst you have it stripped down in my opinion and something I usually recommend .

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