Vauxhall Car Problems & Fixes

Vauxhall owner problems and repairs

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The Latest Vauxhall Problems
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No power when start car for 10 mins then jerks during driving and intervals of loss of power

have to leave car ten mins before drining,no power from accelerator,then whilst driving intervals of loss of power and jerkiness management light comes on and off also.Had new spark plugs fitted but p...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jan 11, 2008
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Hooter

I had a steering rack put on recently but the threads are not the same on each side and the tracking can not be done correctly and the hooter has stopped working. can the steering rack not be aliened ...

1998 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 ls
Posted: Jan 10, 2008
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Hooter

My car horn has stopped working can any body tel me what could be the causes

1998 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 ls
Posted: Jan 9, 2008
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Dashboard on board comp not working

when starting the car everytime withinn 2mins the dashboard dials turn of and stay turned of until you restart the car again and also the mileage meter does not register. ive had it diagnosed but no l...

2002 Vauxhall Vectra 2.2 petrol
Posted: Jan 8, 2008
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Engine cutting out when braking

the engine cuts out on occasions usually when i have braked. There are no warning signs appearing on the instrument panel, I then have to put gear into park, to restart the engine again. usua...

2004 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 club auto
Posted: Jan 7, 2008
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Engine management light

sometimes it comes on when it does and you sit idle the revs drop and rise it splutters from the exuast it also does sometimes when your driving along . hope somebody can help me

2003 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 sri
Posted: Jan 5, 2008
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Stalling

car starts fine idles but stalls when driving replaced oil temp senser crank speed senser plugs leads coil amplifer and fuel pump run out of ideas.

1991 Vauxhall Cavalier 1.8 GL
Posted: Dec 29, 2007
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Knocking Noise from under Car !

My new shape vauxhall astra has a knocking sound from under car on uneven roads or potholes etc..Checked exhaust in case it was loose or mountings were worn but everything seemed OK. Any ideas or are...

2004 Vauxhall Astra 1.6
Posted: Dec 28, 2007
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Car kind of jurks on take off somtimes has bad idle whene just sitting still

hi my corsa sometimes jurks like hesitation when taking off, sometimes idles funny at just over a 1000 just under 2000 revs like up and down makes exhaust sound funny i have to rev the car up couple o...

1999 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 16v club t reg petrol
Posted: Dec 26, 2007
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Dashboard lights not working

Turn on head lights, dashlights and heater control lights don't come on, but digital display lights up.

1999 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 16V LS
Posted: Dec 23, 2007
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Fog Light(s)

I have an 05 Astra, my son a 55 Vectra, both have two fog lights but only the off side is lit up by the computer system. Apparently if you ask a dealer he can switch them over to the left side if you ...

2005 Vauxhall Astra 1.9 cdti
Posted: Dec 22, 2007
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Rattling bones!

My car has started having a rattling noise under the bonnet (scary place) when I start it up. It goes quickly but I don't like the sound of it. Any ideas what it could be? I have an independent warr...

2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 8valve
Posted: Dec 22, 2007
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Cutting out

my vauxhall astra bertone 1.8 constantly cuts out when i slow down,stop the car,and sometimes when i drop down the gears.its mainly when im slowing rite down,the revs just fall and the car cuts out.

2000 Vauxhall Astra bertone
Posted: Dec 4, 2007
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Using too much oil

I have a 52 plate astra 1.6 sxi.It is using approxamitaly 1 litre of oil per 800 miles.There are no visable leaks from the engine.When driving there is a trace of smoke from the exhaust when you accel...

2002 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 sxi
Posted: Nov 26, 2007
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Heater not heating!

help, my heater has packed up and i dont know where to start! hose leading to the matrix is hot and the return hose is tepid/cold the system has been flushed during the summer due to oil cooler f...

2000 Vauxhall Omega 2.6 v6 cdx
Posted: Nov 25, 2007
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Sticking exhaust valve

my car has a sticking exhaust valve. i want to fix it without removing the cylinder head. please advise. i have tryed putting red x into the petrol thinking it might loosen the carbon deposits. it doe...

1996 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 16v gls
Posted: Nov 24, 2007
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Lots of smoke

I just bought a vectra and the problem I have is that there is a lot of darkish grey smoke from the exhaust and a lot more on acceleration....there is no loss of power and there is no increase of temp...

1996 Vauxhall Vectra LS 16V
Posted: Nov 19, 2007
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Electrical problem there is no power at all on ignition or lights ect

the car had been standing for a wile so when i went to start it i had to use a battery boost pack but for some reson i put the clamps on the wrong poltry so in sted of red being on + and black on - th...

2000 Vauxhall Tigra 1.4 16v
Posted: Nov 17, 2007
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Hot blower

The hot blower takes forever to come through hot to clear my windscreen. Takes at least 15minutes of cold air before it comes out hot. Have noticed the tepmerature gauge for the radiator, whilst i'm w...

1997 Vauxhall Corsa 16v sport
Posted: Nov 16, 2007
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Steering seems to scranch

when i move of my drive slowly and turn steering wheelall wayeither left or right a scranching sound happens this stops when it drives forward and i cant hear it when i travel only hear when imdoing ...

1994 Vauxhall Astra
Posted: Nov 12, 2007
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