Vauxhall Astra Head Gasket Problems

Problems mentioning the Head Gasket on the Vauxhall Astra
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Blue smoke

Hi, I took my car to the garage to have the tappetts replaced. Somehow they managed to do something to the head gasket and had to replace it (at their cost). They did an oil filter change. The car h...

2002 1.6 club
Posted: Feb 12, 2008
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Heater not working

The heater only works when the weather is warm and the car is moving. If is idling the air becomes cold. When the temperature outside is very cold the heater turns on but the heat only kicks in afte...

1999 1.6 Club
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
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Over heating

I have no heat coming through the vents and the temperature guage was moving very rapidly, stopped the car and the guage went back to normal. I have checked the oil and the dipstick is a little cloud...

1999 1.6 Club
Posted: Feb 16, 2008
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RUNNING HOTTER THAN NORMAL

WITHIN TEN MINS OF STARTING IT WILL GET UP TO 100c ON TEMP GAUGE AND AT MOTORWAY SPEEDS EVEN HIGHER. THERE ARE NO LEAKS, FAN KICKS IN AND WORKS. WATER PUMP CHANGED LAST YEAR WHEN CAM BELT WAS DONE.TEM...

2002 1.8 ELEGANCE
Posted: Jun 14, 2008
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Loss of power

my car was using 2 litres of water every journey and heating up , changed thermostat and was ok then on sunday drove ok to shop then that was it! The sporty drive light on the dash was flashing and sh...

1996 1.4 automatic 16v
Posted: Apr 7, 2009
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Vauxhall Astra cutting out.

Hi,Ok here goes, my 11 yr old Vauxhall Astra 1.4 petrol single-point inj. has been cutting out for some time and is now getting worse. My cat was destroyed, we live up rough tracks and was replaced at...

1995 1.4
Posted: Aug 20, 2009
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Head gasket

the water has run dry filled it up again but within a few hours it was dry again, garage say it is head gasket as no leaks were found

1998 1.4 16 valve petrol manual
Posted: Oct 16, 2009
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Complete loss of coolant

Discovered that we have completely loss all coolant to engine. Appears to be no damage to hoses, tank or radiator. Oil is not showing signs of water contamination. Car was service in last 2 weeks a...

2005 1.7 cdti
Posted: Oct 25, 2009
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Losing water

Just before christmas I was driving down the motorway when the heater started blowing cold air with the heating turned up, when I checked I had lost all water in engine water bottle. Turned out a h...

2002 1.7 tdi envoy (van)
Posted: Feb 5, 2010
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Car willnt rev above 4000rpm and engine light is on all the time

my car willnt rev above 4000rpm and engine light is on all the time when i got the car the head gasket was away so we fitted a vectra 1.6 16v engine it ran fine for 2 weeks but now it limits at 4000 r...

1995 1.6 16v sport
Posted: Feb 13, 2010
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