2007 Vauxhall Vectra sri
Starting

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Rob Nurden

Problem added: Dec 27, 2019 (9 months ago)
Here's my problem guys....my 07 plate Vec Sri has a starting problem takes a while to fire but idle /acceleration is very good....then i get a cloud of blue smoke from the exhaust and it runs like a watch.....one mechanic said it was glow plugs another one said a possible fuel problem.....anyone else had this.....thanks for any advice guys...

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Car: Vauxhall Vectra
Variant: sri
Model Year: 2007
Category: Running Rough, Starting & Power Loss
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whittingehame
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15,344 points

Dec 27, 2019 (9 months ago)
Blue smoke is oil burning . Common on that car is valve stem oil seals / piston rings or both which wont help starting . Oil usually carbons up valves .
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