Vauxhall Problems

Owner problems and repairs

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The Latest Vauxhall Problems
Buzzing sound and back screen wiper not working

when starting up engine a buzzing noise occurs when pushing up the wiper switch then with a slight flick the noise ceases but the wiper still does not work.

2010 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2
Posted: Feb 12, 2024
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Coolant leaking , Heating cold all the time

My coolant is just gone in short journeys , heater is freezing , I can't see the leak but it sounds like a Pressure cooker when I drive for ten minutes

2014 Vauxhall Agila 1.0 eco flex
Posted: Feb 11, 2024
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Not starting, clicking

Not starting, makes a steady clicking noise when I turn the key. Had the same problem a couple of weeks ago, charged the battery for a few hours and it was ok. But this time I've charged the battery overnight and still not working. The head...

2012 Vauxhall Meriva 1.7 tdi
Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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On startup warning light "battery charging fault " comes on and stop light

Van starts, drives ,battery charges, all lights etc work fine, garage continuity checked wiring from alternator all fine, suggested auto electrician. I'm stumped. seems like common fault on vivaros.

2015 Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6 diesel TDCi
Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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My Neighbours Vauxhall Crossland

My Neighbours Vaxhall crossland stopped while driving and would not restart, she had it towed to a Vauxhall garage which they kept for two month and finally said she needs a new engine but hasn't told her what the problem was. Have you any ...

2018 Vauxhall Crossland X 1.2 petrol
Posted: Feb 8, 2024
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Engine management light on lots and lots of smoke rev counter wont increase above 300 revs

ran tank low, ever since engine problem, changed fuel filter and cleaned egr.. egr i am not sure about. engine management light on, stalls regularly, trucks overtake on motorway making driving dodgy

2012 Vauxhall Zafira 1.7
Posted: Feb 7, 2024
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Blowing blue smoke on incline

Blows smoke on incline between gear change

2015 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4 auto
Posted: Feb 6, 2024
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ENGINE NOT STARTING

CARRIED OUT REPAIR TO ENGINE AS IT HAD A RUN AWAY. AFTER EVERYTHIING REPAIRED & REPLACED WITH GENUINE PART'S I MEAN EVERYTHING. THE VEHICLE HAS EVERYTHING THERE REQUIRED TO START BUT AS IT FIRE'S IT LOOSE'S POWER TO FUEL INJECTOR'S. I AM...

2018 Vauxhall Vivaro 1.6D
Posted: Feb 6, 2024
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54 plate cores c 1.2 sci goes into every gear but nothing happens when clutch is released

Clutch fluids good

2004 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 sxi
Posted: Feb 6, 2024
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Goes into every gear but nothing happens when clutch is released

Clutch fluid is good

2004 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 sxi
Posted: Feb 6, 2024
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Astra 1.7cdti engine shacking when starting

When the key is turned the engine shakes badly and cuts out! When I turn the key again it will shake again until I press the accelerator then it will start. Any help would be great

2013 Vauxhall Astra 1.7cdti
Posted: Feb 4, 2024
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Whining noise

Only does it when ease off accelerator, when foot down no noise, when clutch in no noise, or if put in neutral and coast no noise, no problem selecting gears and no loss of power

2003 Vauxhall Agila 1.2 petrol
Posted: Feb 4, 2024
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Failed oil pump

I bought my Corsa 8 months ago from a dealer and find that the oil pump has failed and it's going to be a costly repair as the engine has to be stripped down. Only done 2,500 miles since I bought it. Do I have any recours against the trader...

2017 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4i
Posted: Feb 1, 2024
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Electrical problems warning lights

Yellow warning light will not go out. Control circuit starter motor relay

2018 Vauxhall Grandland X DY68VPE
Posted: Jan 30, 2024
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Gears sticking

I have an automatic Vaxhall Meriva. Occasionally it seems to struggle changing gear. There doesn't seem to be a pattern with this. knocking the car into neutral works, or sometimes it just fixes itself. I only passed my test a month ago, s...

2012 Vauxhall Meriva CDI
Posted: Jan 29, 2024
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Tailgate not opening with a new swich

Tailgate not opening with new switch

2015 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0
Posted: Jan 29, 2024
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Outside air temperature sensor

Outside temperature showing between 60 & 70 degrees centigrade in January, even hotter than most places on earth! Can anyone tel me where to find the sensor and its connection as I suspect this is where the problem is and seems to affectin...

2020 Vauxhall Combo 1.5
Posted: Jan 28, 2024
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Had the car serviced the car and spanner removed but has returnd

After a service the garage switched the car and spanner light but it's returned An earlier model I owned had the same problem, someone sent details how to switch it off. Can anyone help?

2014 Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 cdti
Posted: Jan 28, 2024
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2020 Combo, internal heater only works on maximum setting

Just purchased a used Vauxhall Combo Sportif, the heating dial only work at MAX, marked 30 degrees, if turned down a comfortable 21 degrees (mid setting on dial) it blow COLD AIR, so you get toasted or frozen, no in between. Any clues where...

2020 Vauxhall Combo 1.5
Posted: Jan 27, 2024
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Astra Life 2006 1.6 low voltage 2v at inlet manifold flap solenoid

Car starts and runs without missing a beat but it lacks zip when accelerating

2006 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 petrol
Posted: Jan 27, 2024
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