Vauxhall Problems

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The Latest Vauxhall Problems
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 but they said they couldnt find out why i...

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 journeys. It dosent happen when im driving on n...

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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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 problem still there. can anyone help?? c...

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 correctly and the tracking not being abl...

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 luck yet ,suspected ecu problem hopefully...

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. usually the engine starts straight away or a...

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 there any common faults on these models...

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 of times to get it to stop reving like th...

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 are going abroad. Although this is legal...

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 warranty on the car and hope that whatever i...

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 accelerate.The end of the exhaust is black.In...

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 failiure and i am wondering if the matrix...

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