Vauxhall Car Problems & Fixes

Vauxhall owner problems and repairs

Below is a list of Vauxhall cars and the total problems we have in our database for that model. You can add your own problems by clicking the 'Post a new problem' buttons around the site.

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Electrics

got a corsa 1993, heater fan wasn't working so my mate took the plug off the top of it and connected a wire 2 the terminals on the battery to the plug bit. this caused lots of sparks. now i only have ...

1993 Vauxhall Corsa 1.6 GTE
Posted: Jun 4, 2008
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Gear problem

I am finding it difficult to get into first gear particularly when the car is cold. sometimes this affects second gear as well. The car is booked into a garage but I am concerned that my lack of kno...

2003 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jun 4, 2008
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White smoke!

Drove a short distance today, about 3 - 4 miles and noticed the temp gauge was off the scale. I have had this before at low speed and it is easily cured by putting the heater and fan on full. However,...

1997 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 gls
Posted: Jun 3, 2008
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Not charging. various dash lights on

alternator is spinning, and belt is taught. Fuel warn light on, Oil light on, Batt light on, Handbrake light on. Packed up all of sudden whilst going down motorway. no warnings at all. just stopped ch...

1995 Vauxhall Monterey 3.1d
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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JUDDERING LOADS

HI ITS ME WITH THE ZAFFIRA AGAIN WE HAVE NOW HAD NEW EGR COIL PACK NEW INJECTOR AND STILL IT JUDDERING AND SENDING ONE OF THE SPARK PLUGS BLACK WE HAD A COMPRESSION TEST DONE THAT CAME BACK FINE NOT K...

1999 Vauxhall Zafira
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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Engine managment light stays on...

only just today the engine managment light came on and the car wont run right, the revs are up and down it keeps cutting out when i stop and when i try to restart it, it takes longer than normal, any ...

2001 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 petrol
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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Car won't start within (say) 45 mins of a previous journey.

Someone's help on this would be very much appreciated. My car usually starts with no problems and runs perfectly well for its age/distance travelled (95k miles). A few months ago I noticed a pro...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 16v SXI
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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Car cutting out while driving!!

An hour into a motorway journey, while the car was still moving, the dashboard lights came on and the car switched off. I could switch it on again after an hour. An RAC guy had a look and couldn't spo...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 GLS 16V
Posted: Jun 2, 2008
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Steering lock won't undo and can't turn key

Hi, My girlfriends car recently had the wiper arm broken, so I removed it and ordered the replacement part! Stupidly I said it was alright to drive until the spare part arrived! Now the stering lo...

2001 Vauxhall Corsa
Posted: Jun 1, 2008
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Engine Management light

EML started coming on about a three months ago. Vx garage tested it with computer and said the problem was the inlet manifold sensor and would cost £330+ to fix. I didn't get it fixed and everythin...

2004 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0 DTi
Posted: May 31, 2008
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Spark plugs gone black

we have had juddering problems with are car for while now changed the egr had a look at it today and one of the spark plugs has gone black n stinks of oil

1999 Vauxhall Zafira
Posted: May 30, 2008
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Juddering

i have been having problems since xmas with my car on long distance it starts to judder and then all the lights come on and the engine cuts out for about 10 mins but now it has started to happen drivi...

2002 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 club
Posted: May 29, 2008
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Juddering

we have a zaffira it has been juddering for a while now it has just had full service it has had new coil pack new egr and it still judders

1999 Vauxhall Zafira
Posted: May 29, 2008
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Battery Drain

Called out RAC as car failed to start and mechanic told me the battery was draining at 0.96amps. Took the car to supplier who told me he would charge the battery and problem solved. RAC told me drain...

2007 Vauxhall Astra
Posted: May 29, 2008
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No power

I've had my car for a year and i've noticed recently that i don't have any power when i accelerate. The revs don't seem to drop but the car bunny hops on the road. It is using alot of fuel and i hav...

1996 Vauxhall Vectra 2.0i LS 5DR
Posted: May 28, 2008
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Gears

having problems getting my car into second gear.

2004 Vauxhall Corsa 1100
Posted: May 27, 2008
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Overheating

Ok, the car doesn't overheat when it's driving. When am idle it'll creep to 100 but not in the red zone the fan will kick it and send it back down to half and it'll continously do this. When am drivin...

1998 Vauxhall Corsa 1.4 Ecotec
Posted: May 26, 2008
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Judders

on a long distance it starts to judder and then the engine cuts out had a new egr valve and still does it

2002 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 club
Posted: May 22, 2008
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Control indicator for the engine electronics

Car has been working great this light came on today and car wont start light keeps flashing have followed hand book instructions ie. turned off left for a couple of seconds tried again same problem wo...

2000 Vauxhall Corsa envoy 12v 973cc
Posted: May 21, 2008
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