Vauxhall Car Problems & Fixes

Vauxhall owner problems and repairs

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Over heating

I have no heat coming through the vents and the temperature guage was moving very rapidly, stopped the car and the guage went back to normal. I have checked the oil and the dipstick is a little cloud...

1999 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Club
Posted: Feb 16, 2008
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Car holdsback

when i get to about 60mph my car seems to hold back sometimes also in cold weather i have to hold acc pedal down full and it pops and bangs before starting wont rev till it heats up can anyone help th...

1999 Vauxhall Astra 1.6LS8V
Posted: Feb 15, 2008
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Overheating

I have a problem with my car overheating. i have been told it could be either the thermostat or the fan switch. how can i test the fan switch to see if that is the problem?

1994 Vauxhall Astra LS 1.4i
Posted: Feb 14, 2008
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Bad tickover

really bad tickover up and down wants to cut out every time you stop dosnt feel right from drive off

2000 Vauxhall Zafira 1.8 cdi auto
Posted: Feb 14, 2008
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Loseing power

When i get to a certain speed like 30 etc... my car just seems to slow right down to if the car has turned itself off as it jolt forward, then if i take foot off excelrator then back on it resumes bac...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 sxi 16v
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
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Heater not working

The heater only works when the weather is warm and the car is moving. If is idling the air becomes cold. When the temperature outside is very cold the heater turns on but the heat only kicks in afte...

1999 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Club
Posted: Feb 13, 2008
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Auto,sports light

my daughters astra automatic will not drive when the sports light on the dash, flashes.the sports light only go's out when the car is warm,you have to start the car put it in to drive,the light starts...

1995 Vauxhall Astra 13.00 automatic
Posted: Feb 12, 2008
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Blue smoke

Hi, I took my car to the garage to have the tappetts replaced. Somehow they managed to do something to the head gasket and had to replace it (at their cost). They did an oil filter change. The car h...

2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 club
Posted: Feb 12, 2008
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Car still runs !!!???

When you park the car & turn the ignition to the off position , the car still runs when you take the key out & you have to stall the car to stop it & then dissconnect the battery to avoid any further ...

1995 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Feb 6, 2008
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Immobiliser seized

went to start the car today and the immobiliser light isnt flashing anymore! put the fob in anyway but nothing so now my car wont start. i have 2 disabled kids and desperately need my car can anyone...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 auto merit
Posted: Jan 27, 2008
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Crunching noice

Went through a pothole at about 20 mph...a loud thud. now when driving off in first gear...doing over 2000 revs, and changing into second gear...there is a strange crunching sound. but being in third,...

2004 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v
Posted: Jan 26, 2008
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Fuel injection pump

the car lost power and cut out,garage said it's the fuel injection pump.Can these be repaired or how much is a new or recon pump.Are they easy enough to fit.Thanks.

2001 Vauxhall Astra 2litre diesel
Posted: Jan 24, 2008
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Gear Linkage keeps popping out

The gears stop working, you can not get the car into a gear and you breakdown frequently. Have had it looked at by a local garage and today have again broken down and have had it taken to Vauxhall ga...

2002 Vauxhall Corsa 1.7 dti
Posted: Jan 24, 2008
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Started, Won't start, started..then engine management light and due for a service lights... ideas??

hi, yesterday my car started fine in the morning, then on my lunch i went to start it and it made a churn noise and it wouldnt start, i got greenflag out and he said it was my starter motor. I bumped ...

2004 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 Design Manual
Posted: Jan 22, 2008
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Will not Rev

Sorry but I am an amateur. My corsa will not fully rev, the engine warning light has appeared. Even when the accelerator is fully down it struggles to get above 3,000 rev's so trying to go uphill is...

2004 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jan 20, 2008
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Car keeps cutting out

I have got a corsa 1.2 and a orangey light keeps coming on and then the engine cuts out and it takes ages to start up again. I have took it to the garage and they put on a new pipe by the air filter b...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jan 20, 2008
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heater blowing hot when on cold

i turn the fan from hot to blow cold and all that comes out is hot . can any 1 help ?

2005 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 sxi+ 16v twinport
Posted: Jan 14, 2008
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Interior light stays on all the time

problem just started happening , my interior light stays on . i lock car using fob the light should then dim but the bugger just wont go out

2005 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 sxi+
Posted: Jan 14, 2008
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Oil light comes on even though i have oil?

Every time that im driving on the motorway my oil light comes on and the car seems to pull back but when I pull over it goes off again. The oil is not low because I always check it before long journey...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jan 14, 2008
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Diesel injection pump

Car broke down.No fuel.Went to vauxhall dealer says injection pump not working.Can it be repaired or do i need to buy new pump .

1999 Vauxhall Astra 2.0l 16v dti
Posted: Jan 12, 2008
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