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Battery dying

Starts sometimes in mornings. Soon as I turn key to heating car ill know if car will start is abs light is bright and li...

1995 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.7 td
Posted: Mar 3, 2016
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Rear fog not walking

Hi guys. Putting our beloved Cavalier GSI on the road, and thankful to be able to say,.she is virtually MOT ready.. I am...

1991 Vauxhall Cavalier GSI 2000
Posted: Apr 22, 2015
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Condensation

For years I seem to have had excessive internal condensation in cold weather, particularly after using the heater. All ...

1990 Vauxhall Cavalier SRi 8-valve "130" Hatch
Posted: Feb 3, 2015
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Over revs then wont fire properly then corrects itself

Suddenly starts revving high,then wont run properly....chug,chug! Sometimes engine will cut out while this is going on b...

1991 Vauxhall Cavalier 2.0 sri
Posted: Feb 23, 2013
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Engine trouble

When I start the car it sounds like it is going to cut out. It gets better once I have driven it a while, but engine sti...

2000 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8
Posted: Nov 19, 2012
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Overheating and faint smoke

Hi, Need some info about this as I am totally stumped! The first part is when the car is idling either in traffic or at...

1995 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 LS
Posted: May 29, 2012
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Battery light comes on when engine is off

Just recently my cars battery warning light came on when the engine is off and the key is out of the ignition but when I...

1995 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 LS
Posted: Apr 25, 2012
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Indicator lights not working

indicator /hazard lights are frozen

2000 Vauxhall Cavalier td diesel
Posted: Nov 22, 2011
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Battery warning / brake warning lights on

When the engine is running, I have both the battery charging and brakes warning lights on, but they are quite dim. If th...

1993 Vauxhall Cavalier petrol 1.6
Posted: Jun 25, 2011
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Starting

car starts ok when cold but after driving a short distance doesn't like starting again until completely cold. It turns...

1994 Vauxhall Cavalier 1598 petrol
Posted: May 2, 2011
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Noise from the front

hi i have a cavalier 1.7 ls td izusu engein and the car is making a stange noise from the front rigth side i fink lo...

1995 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.7 ls td
Posted: Feb 7, 2011
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Steam from aircon vents inside the car

Hi. Every time the engin gets hot steam start coming out of the airconditioning vents making futher driving impossible

1995 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 expression
Posted: Feb 6, 2011
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Car searching in tick over and sticking on high revs sometimes, lurching at low speeds

just replaced plugs, leads, distibutor cap, rotor arm, and its still lurching when pulling away. it also is searching in...

1993 Vauxhall Cavalier 2,0i
Posted: Aug 17, 2010
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Lurching at low speed

my car lurches when i pull away and at low speeds , ive changed the plugs and leads but dont want to keep throwing money...

1993 Vauxhall Cavalier 2.0i
Posted: Aug 16, 2010
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Oil light

oil light comes on at idle when warm while driving its fine . oil level correct and correct oil grade too. have changed ...

1993 Vauxhall Cavalier sri 8v
Posted: Jun 8, 2010
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Oil light

1993 Vauxhall Cavalier
Posted: Jun 8, 2010
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Won`t start

My car won`t start.It is an automatic car. I change the battery last year. The problem is the passenger window keep drop...

2001 Vauxhall Cavalier 2.5l
Posted: Mar 10, 2010
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Engine hesitation

The engine occasionally hesitates when accelerating but tends to pick up again. It may run OK for a week and then the pr...

1990 Vauxhall Cavalier 2.0Li
Posted: Sep 24, 2009
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When car is just started and been standing for a while and i drive i hear a noise

then after a few yards driveing fast like normal speed down the A55 it stops. i not sure if it is fan belt trouble or so...

1996 Vauxhall Cavalier
Posted: Sep 6, 2009
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Boot will not open and central locking plays up when i open drivers side window

my window when open fails the locking and i can get stuck in car. green flag told me there is a rubber bit in the window...

1996 Vauxhall Cavalier
Posted: Sep 6, 2009
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