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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Vectra c 2008 1.8 SRI - Engine / emissions light on, (Yellow engine shaped light, not spanner)

MOT pass just a couple of days ago now, Engine/emissions light has come on (the yellow one, looks like an engine). And I've noticed at idle car is fine, giving a bit of gas to 1000-200rpm feels sluggi...

2008 Vauxhall Vectra 1.8 SRI
Posted: Aug 22, 2021
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Auto reverse not engaging then drive

Literally brought our car yesterday. 51k on clock. Smooth ride home 79miles showing went down to 50 on a 12 mile drive. Anyhow got home husband put car into reverse to park up slight dirt slope it d...

2013 Vauxhall Antara Auto 2.2 cdti 4 x 4
Posted: Aug 22, 2021
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2013 Adam 1.2i - recently purchased. Engine still hot after when car parked fir at least an hour after driving. Is this a major issue & should I contact dealership?

After driving car locally, short distances the engine is still hot after being parked at least an hour? Is this normal for the Adam or should I contact the dealership. Only purchased this week and car...

2013 Vauxhall ADAM 1.2i jazz
Posted: Aug 21, 2021
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Engine failure hazard

Loss of power then a check injectors warning. Today engine failure hazard warning.

2017 Vauxhall Vivaro Cdti
Posted: Aug 21, 2021
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Won’t start, ‘service vechicle soon’ light comes on

So try to start the car and the lights comes on and won’t start

2010 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4
Posted: Aug 21, 2021
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Navi 600 gone dead after upgrading to 900

Update my navi 600 to navi 900 to better the maps but now nothing showing like no power but the screen do flicks on startup and no seat belt noise ect can I sort this out or can I bye a navi500 system...

2013 Vauxhall Insignia 2.0 cdti
Posted: Aug 21, 2021
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Electrical (Headlights)

When ignition turned on the righthand light tilts up and down until the engine starts. How can I stop this.

2007 Vauxhall Antara CDTI SE 2LTR
Posted: Aug 20, 2021
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Coolant leak and head gasket failure

6 years old, 70k miles. Warning message came on that car was overheating and turning off aircon . Temp on max. Pulled off instantly but too late. Block test failed.

2015 Vauxhall Astra 1.4T SRi
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
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Stuttering at slow speeds

Stuttering when accelerating in the lower gears

2017 Vauxhall Meriva 1.4
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
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Rear fog light

Failed the mot for rear fog lights not working. All fuses have been checked. Is there an easy fix or not

2010 Vauxhall Zafira 1.6 life
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
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Unsupported usb device

When I turn the car on, the central screen has a message that says “unsupported USB device” the screen then goes blank and I cannot get it back on. This is regardless of whether I hit “ok” or ...

2012 Vauxhall Astra Estate
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
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Faulty Power Steering

The power steering has begun turning itself on while I am driving. The only way to 'unlock' it is to stop as quickly as I can, turn the engine off, and then restart the car. Having arthritic hands, ...

2004 Vauxhall Meriva 1.6
Posted: Aug 18, 2021
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CLUTCH SLAVE CYLINDER

FITTED 2 DIFFERENT MAKES OF SLAVE CYLINDER BOTH HAVE LEAKED

2009 Vauxhall Insignia 1.8 PETROL
Posted: Aug 17, 2021
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Oil leak issues

Ive been having an oil leak from front left section of engine block. Thought it might have been the cap but replaced that and still prominent. Wondering what else it could be.

2012 Vauxhall Insignia 1.4 petrol tourer
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
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Touchscreen frozen

Touchscreen is frozen, sometimes randomly jumps through channels, shows outside temperature at ridiculously low temperatures. I’ve had the temperature sensor replaced and disconnected and re connect...

2015 Vauxhall Corsa 1.0 turbo limited edition
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
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Radiator is stone cold except for a area around the inlet hose.

As engine gets hotter (over normal) on tickover, heat spreads to all of radiator by which time the temperature gauge is in the red before the fan kicks in. Is this normal as the Fronty 2.0 Sport doe...

1995 Vauxhall Frontera 2.0 Sport
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
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Computer problems

on 13.07.2021 without any warning said id got no oil pressure stop engine but the codes system said no fault also in 2017 as i was overtaking a car my speed dropped right down again without any warnin...

2015 Vauxhall Astra elite cdti ecoflex 110
Posted: Aug 16, 2021
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Alarm keeps going off

Have owned the car for 4 years and it has suddenly developed a problem with the alarm going off at any random time it chooses. It’s not a fault with the incline sensor and we’ve sprayed it out num...

2011 Vauxhall Antara 2.4 litre manual
Posted: Aug 15, 2021
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Does not recognise P position when parked, impossible to lock and annoying warning sound

Does not recognise P position (well "P" is visible on display but warning sound appears and aditonal text that car is not in p position on another display) , not possible to lock the car and warning s...

2018 Vauxhall Insignia 1.6 cdti
Posted: Aug 14, 2021
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Car doesn’t start first time

Car doesn’t start first turn off the key sometimes I have to do this about 3 to 4 times before it will start Just started to do this out the blue for no reason what so ever No warnings

2019 Vauxhall Grandland X 1.5
Posted: Aug 13, 2021
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