Vauxhall Vectra Engine & Drivetrain Problems

Engine & Drivetrain Problems and faults
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Smoke from exhaust

After driving for a while when engine hot sometimes I get a funny smell like carbon ,then smoke comes out of the back of exhaust and under the car . Then is clears it self and it’s fine again. Email...

2007 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9
Posted: May 20, 2021
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Stop and start

Disconnect battery , starts first time, turn of ignition what awhile car won't start, disconnect battery and connect battery starts fine.

2008 Vauxhall Vectra Petrol
Posted: Feb 10, 2021
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Engine warning light

I have a vectra c and the engine warning light came on but before that the engine was miss firing and still is. Does anyone know what this might be as its undrivable??

2004 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti
Posted: Aug 4, 2019
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Oil leak

I have a slight oil leak coming from the air intake at the engine end. Is it just a seal problem? Only noticed today whilst putting a new battery in. Please advise? I have pics I can email. Thank ...

2004 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 petrol
Posted: Feb 21, 2017
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Engine cuts out sometimes when engine reverts to tick over

when it happens engine usually restarts.but once it would not and had to call out the AA. the problem was solved when he reconnected engine breather tube which had become detatched at air filter end.

1996 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0 cdx auto
Posted: Jan 20, 2017
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Cracking noise in engine

cracking noise from engine when engine warm,not there from startup or when hot,have looked for cracked manifold but can't see anything wrong.

1999 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 vectra cd petrol (opel)
Posted: Apr 10, 2016
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Obd p2279

I am getting either a mil illumination,or a small yellow engine illumination on my dash board.I have done an OBD test,and it throws up the code P2279,air leak on intake system.This problem only come u...

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9cdti 150 bhp
Posted: Feb 20, 2016
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Spanner light

Had this problem a while now I had fault code p0100 which is Maf sensor so change it then again same thing cleaned egr valve replaced all vacume hoses vacume pump checked all hoses to and from turbo n...

2003 Vauxhall Vectra 2.2dti elite
Posted: Feb 12, 2016
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Drive shaft???

There was a humming sound and vibrations through the floor at first then it started grinding now it doesn't move just a lot of noise when put into gear just want to know how hard or easy it is to fix ...

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 18 life
Posted: Nov 7, 2015
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Overheating

Overheating and boiling over the water out of the header tank. Fan is not coming on. I have checked the two fuses under the bonnet which seem fine. Any ideas guys would be much appreciated. Many tha...

2008 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 vvti
Posted: Aug 30, 2015
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Coolant level dropping.

My coolant level has recently started dropping recently had water pump done thought it might be something to do with that but can't see any leaks anywhere thinking head gasket but no oil in coolant no...

2006 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 sri
Posted: Jun 14, 2015
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COOLANT DRAIN VALVE

IVE BEEN TRYING TO FIND THE DRAIN VALVE THINK IVE FOUND IT DRIVERS SIDE BOTTOM OF RADIATOR BUT WHEN TURN NOTHING COMES OUT ANY ADVISE PLEASE

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti sri
Posted: May 25, 2015
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Oil filter

how to change oil filter its hard to get to not much room

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti sri
Posted: May 17, 2015
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Fuel filter

how to change fuel filter and do u need a tool?

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti sri
Posted: May 17, 2015
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Coolant drain?

whats the best way to drain all the coolant?

2005 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti sri
Posted: May 17, 2015
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Crankshaft/oil pump seal

Hi, i have purchased two crankshaft seals timing end for my vectra but both are slightly too small,they will start to roll back with spring departing from the seal.These are quality seals Elring Payen...

1999 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0i 16v manual
Posted: Feb 27, 2015
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Temperature gauge

The temperature gauge does not register when driving along but when I am in a cue of traffic the guage rises then drops back down when I speed up again, can you help please.?

2004 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 SE manual
Posted: Jan 17, 2015
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Car going into gear

When i leave me car over night or just when its been turned off for a while and i turn it on its very hard to get into gear and if i put it into reverse it makes a grinding noise and then eventually g...

2003 Vauxhall Vectra 1.6 petrol
Posted: Nov 22, 2014
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Want go above 4000 rpm

I have had the manifold cleaned and change the air flow meter and still want go over 4000rpm

2001 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0 diesel
Posted: Sep 25, 2014
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Unburnt fuel

have put this thread on last year intermittent problem which l think is neat fuel getting into the exhaust as it smells like diesel and white smoke comes from under the car think it may be a faulty i...

2004 Vauxhall Vectra 1.9 cdti 16v
Posted: Mar 15, 2014
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