Vauxhall Car Problems & Fixes

Vauxhall owner problems and repairs

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The Latest Vauxhall Problems
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Can you bypass the egr valve?

as took it the garage AGAIN and they now say that they have updated the ecu to bypass the egr valve, can this be done and what is the purpose of the egr valve?

2001 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 16v
Posted: Jul 9, 2008
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Front suspension

just wondering if any one knows how to remove the suspension leg so the spring can be changed have remove all nuts and bolt from bottom but dont know how to remove from top

1999 Vauxhall Zafira 1.8
Posted: Jul 7, 2008
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No power engine mangment light comes on and off......

im driving alone nicely . then engin managment light comes on . lose power and theres no pull . but then it goes off and abot 20sec after its fine... any ideas welcome...

2000 Vauxhall Vectra 1995 cc diesel
Posted: Jul 6, 2008
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Immobillser car starting

electrics on car not right put key in & turn i get nothing only aclicking noise in drivers door (central locking) or clicking from alarm in engine (toad alarm) seems to be ok for couple days then it g...

1994 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 sri
Posted: Jul 6, 2008
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Car symbol with spanner in it..

ive only just had a new egr replaced last week and today a different symbol has come on, its a car with a spanner threw it, ive looked threw the handbook and found nothing, its doing the exact same th...

2001 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 16v ecotech
Posted: Jul 5, 2008
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LOSS OF POWER

HI NEED SOME ADVICE IF POSS, CAR SEEMS TO LOSE POWER RANDOMLY EVERY DAY. DONE 40K AND BEEN SERVICED EVERY 10K. OCCURS IN EVERY GEAR AT ANY REVS/SPEED, BASICALLY - WEN IT FEELS LIKE IT!!. IVE CHANGED T...

2004 Vauxhall Astra 2.0 DTI
Posted: Jul 2, 2008
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Steering box wander

I bought this Monterey as a cat C accident damage needing front end repair. After stripping off the damaged parts I found that the steering box had took a hit and twisted the splines so I changed it o...

1997 Vauxhall Monterey Diamond
Posted: Jul 1, 2008
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Fuel gauge

bought this vectra couple of months ago an its been a long list of repairs. oil pick up pipe was clogged, water pump, cam belt kit, cam sensor, crank sensor and a fuel relay. an now my fuel gauge goes...

2000 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0 sri manual
Posted: Jun 30, 2008
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High revs on tick over

Hi just fitted a new oxygen sensor to my astra.Vauxhall wanted £113 just for the part .So i got an aftermarket one for a lot less.The dash light as now gone off but the car revs on tick over at about...

1999 Vauxhall Astra 1.4 ls
Posted: Jun 29, 2008
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Revs surging

The car starts ok but if I drive to the shops and try restart the engine it is difficult to start, When it gradually starts the revs surge up 3000 and keeps surges when you change gear. It starts ok w...

1996 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4
Posted: Jun 27, 2008
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Cgr Valve.

Does anyone have any problems with there corsa or other vauxhall cars. Its to do with the CGR Exhaust valve. Car runs fine but the warning light flickers on now and then. Its happened before and w...

2005 Vauxhall Corsa 1.3 Cdti
Posted: Jun 26, 2008
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Engine management light keeps coming on

my car has had problems for while now had new egr valve ,coil pack,exshaust,front sump ,cat converter,back lambda sensor ,spark plugs running fine now as it was juddering and cutting out had the car o...

2002 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 club
Posted: Jun 26, 2008
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Jammed ignition

My ignition seems to be jammed and i cant get the key to turn at all. Sometimes i can get it to work but over the past 2 days i've had no luck. The steering wheel lock is also jammed on but even w...

2002 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2
Posted: Jun 24, 2008
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ECU error P1635 and engine management light

Car is a Vectra 2.2 Dti Estate, When i'm driving the car the management light comes on and the car loses power, it's been to the garage a couple of times and they say there is an unrecognised error co...

2001 Vauxhall Vectra 2.2 DTI CDX Estate
Posted: Jun 22, 2008
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Lambda sensor

i have had alot of trouble with my car had new eshaust and cat and egr valve and coil pack still judders i bit and engine managerment lights comes on been to a garaga and was told it needed a new lamb...

2002 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6
Posted: Jun 21, 2008
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Control indicator

I bangd the back of the car and needed to replace the brake light so i replaced the brake light and ever since then the car wont start. I have jump started it and it goes toke it for 30min drive swit...

1999 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 manual estate
Posted: Jun 20, 2008
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Engine problems

Exhaust smoking when engine warmed up, usually in traffic/parking, no real loss of power but using oil. possibly valve seals? expensive to replace? Also engine racing after warmed up, replaced damaged...

1998 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 Arctic
Posted: Jun 20, 2008
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GEARBOX ?

Can anyone help with the problem i have ? just driving home pulled up at a junction, tried to pull away no power, engine management warning light on, a car with a spanner through it, and traction war...

2003 Vauxhall Vectra DIESEL HATCHBACK 2.2 DTi Elite 5dr Auto
Posted: Jun 20, 2008
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Brakes are soft

the brakes seem to be very soft, do i need to bleed them?

2000 Vauxhall Astra 1.4 merit
Posted: Jun 19, 2008
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