Car dies
2013 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4

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Christine
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Jul 4, 2021 (3 weeks ago)
I have an intermittent fault where my car dies at low speeds without warning but starts again after a few minutes i have found there is a recall for issue with chafing wire harness to transmission which an electrical machanic i had look at it thought maybe the issue but need more investigation which my be costly as it was a recall for meriva b which i have and same year but different vin number is this worth pursuing with vauxhall.

Car details
Car: Vauxhall Meriva
Variant: 1.4
Model Year: 2013
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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20,016 points

Jul 4, 2021 (3 weeks ago)
A phone call wouldn't go wrong . If not covered by recall and wiring examined and o.k , check / clean MAF sensor and spark plugs also

https://www.autoinsider.co.uk/recalls/r2015134-vauxhall-meriva
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Christine
Driver
1 points

Jul 5, 2021 (2 weeks ago)
Thanks called Vauxhall the say the recall is for a different size engine. The maf sensor was replaced also just had to do timing chain even though I have only done 50000 miles. Vauxhall dealer says to check connection to ignition module as seem a common fault anyone else know of this. Honest since I have had this Meriva I have spent so much money on it and has been serviced annually even a new ECU. Worst car ever.
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