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Roy davidson, County Down

Vauxhall Meriva

What does a code 4 mean

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coolant level low it says air con off but it means the coolant is low check the coolant alan obrien from Lancashire

Submitted: 06/07/2016 19:19:45 | ID: 133299

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Gillian Sullivan, Monmouthshire

Vauxhall Meriva

Car showing code E4. Car is missing and has cut out or sluggish. Coolant being used up very quickly?

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i had the same problem with mine there was a crack in the coolant bottle or it could be a crack in the hoses that lead up to the bottle get them checked out asap as if you leave it you could over heat your engine and course more damage alan obrien from Lancashire

Submitted: 08/07/2016 08:58:27 | ID: 133337

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Claire, Renfrewshire

Vauxhall Meriva

Hi. I have a Vauxhall Meriva 1.4S 2010 plate. Today it has had a melt down. The dashboard 'Automatic Door Lock System' (door with a key) image is lit up and it is constantly beeping. It stops beeping once the child locks have been put on but the dashboard image remains lit. Whilst driving you can hear the central locking system activating. Mainly whilst driving slowly. I have read the manual but it has very little information on what the cause could be. Any help would be appreciated.

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hi i had same problem it seemed to happen when it rained but after about a week it stopped then it happened again i took it to the garage were i got the car from they had a look and put a computer to it and could not find the fault at all . so i took it away with no issues for months then the light come up again after my dauighter got out the car i asked her to open the door and slam it shut . amazingly it worked the light went out and the buzzing stopped and ive had no issues since so try slamming the door shut it worked for me lol alan obrien from Lancashire

Submitted: 13/08/2016 21:42:58 | ID: 134342

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Reginald Town, Nottinghamshire

Vauxhall Vectra

Hi can any one help I have just replaced my side light bulbs with blue LED`S now I keep getting a warning on my radio display Parking Light all bulbs are working any idea`s please

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I presume that your car is Vectra c if so if your led bulbs weren't canbus compatible then due to leds requiring a lot less current than a standard bulb the bulb monitoring circuit believes that the bulb is open circuit I.e blown hence the warning on the dash. Hope that helps adie from Berkshire

Submitted: 15/05/2016 19:42:27 | ID: 131568

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J Cornish, Kent

Vauxhall Corsa

I have an intermittent fault with my rev counter some times it works ok other times not.

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Intermitent fault on rev counter sometimes it works other times not Cornish from Kent

Submitted: 28/09/2016 13:07:31 | ID: 135542

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Bobby, South Lanarkshire

Vauxhall Signum

Where is the filler plug for automatic gearbox

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Gearbox filler plug location Bobby from South Lanarkshire

Submitted: 28/09/2016 11:04:42 | ID: 135536

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Will, Kent

Vauxhall Antara

My 2012 Antares electronic hand brake seems not to work some times After along run any ideas

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The handbrake shoes will need adjusted. Take off one rear wheel, remove the little rubber bung from the hole to gain access to the adjuster. Turn it so the hole is at the top and use a torch to see the adjuster teeth then use a screwdriver to tighten up the adjuster until the hub locks up then back off until it spins freely. Now do the other side and your handbrake should be better. Hugh from City of Glasgow

Submitted: 25/09/2016 19:44:36 | ID: 135454

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Ryan, West Midlands

Vauxhall Meriva

I have a vauxhall meriva, only had the car a week! The battery light came on and the rev counter keeps dropping so had the battery and the alternator changed today, the battery light came straight back on and now the car seems like it will only start when it feels like it, and when it does start it drives fine but im loosing my speedo and rev counter again any idea's please as I'm going out of my mind?

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Hiya I'm havin exactly same problems with my Mervia and my mechanic thinks it's the ecg unit or something like that xx Kelly from Pembrokeshire

Submitted: 15/09/2016 20:26:34 | ID: 135196

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paul, Dorset

Vauxhall Vivaro

hi i have a vivaro turned it on last night the dash lights was all on the rev and speedo was all ova the place and it was beeping and had code cal d on display can anyone help with this??? it has gone off but wanted to no wot it meant thanks

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Sounds like its in calibration mode. You must of had something pushing the mileage reset button in. Just turn it off. David Gisbourn from Lancashire

Submitted: 04/12/2015 12:01:27 | ID: 124342

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Rob, Hertfordshire

Vauxhall Astravan

Recently bought a 2008 Astra van 1.7 cdti, it was fine for a week then I found that it would really struggle to start up and the little car with the spanner going through it started to com on and off, it has also conked out while driving aswell, it will only start up when cold, I've had it plugged in at my local garage and they said it was coming up as needing a new crankshaft sensor, so had a new one fitted and it hasn't fixed anything, the garage had another look to see if they could find the source of the problem, they have found that the injector plugs/unit is finished and needs replacing and can be expensive if I go for a new unit, I have been told I could go for a second hand one which would be a lot lot cheaper, there still not 100% shore that if I have this done the issue will be solved, but need to carry this work out as its most likely it is the injector unit plus need to elimate this problem is what I have been told. Please can someone help me out with any information or knowledge they might have regarding this issue. Many thanks

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Try mass air flow sensor mine had same problems lee from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 06/06/2016 22:06:04 | ID: 132416

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Kevin, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Vivaro

Got smoke from exhaust on gear change and smells rich on idle plus turbo covered in oil

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Hi Do not use with this oil leak. You will have an engine fire or blow the turbo and engine. It sounds to me that the turbo seal has worn out, This can easily be confirmed by removing the air pipe (large pipe) from the turbo and see if oil is passing the shaft seal. You can also check for exessive lift in the fan.(this is very delicate and care must be taken not to bend it) There is also a oil feed pipe and a oil return pipe but this would cause a visible leak around the pipe and should not cause exesive exhaust smoke. This will be expensive to sort out but could destroy your engine if left to develop. Paul from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 28/06/2016 11:56:57 | ID: 133059

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Andrew, Durham

Vauxhall Insignia

Just replaced full cluch in a 2.0 cdti insignia with the engine started car won't go into gear but when I turn it off it goes smoothly into gear any ideas ??

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Had the exact same problem today but noticed position of clutch pedal was much lower since the last time, so surprised to attempt to flick it back up and worked and I could get it in all gears after that, but we are finding on cold starts 1st and 2nd gear are near impossible to change. Hubby says it has happened before but no idea what. Angie Howard from Cheshire

Submitted: 23/08/2016 08:56:34 | ID: 134582

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Vinc, Cambridgeshire

Vauxhall Insignia

How do you turn parking sensors off?

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Button at top centre of dash, push on push off, illuminates when on, Craig from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 15/09/2016 14:14:13 | ID: 135186

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Alex Maranzano, Surrey

Vauxhall Zafira

Can the garage that implemented recall on faulty resistor work on the heating and ventilation system (which presumably involves electrics), have caused the subsequent door locking system to mal function throughout all the doors a few days later. Doors would not open from the inside or outside. Exit was via the window! The Vauxhall dealer was not able to repair the problem and the car became a right off!

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Rear door wiring short, my mate had the same. Kits being sold on ebay for about £30 a side. Vauxhall should have been able to diagnose as this fault is all over the internet, it's a known vauxhall fault on all models for about 30 years. Liam Farrell from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 16/09/2016 11:31:04 | ID: 135205

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Bob, Wiltshire

Vauxhall Zafira

Hi Went out to car and battery 100% drained, never happened before. Jump started fine, but fuel light stays on, plenty of fuel, passenger door will not open even thou unlocked, and central computer screen not working at all. Drives ok? Any one got advise please?

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Probably too late but when you say passenger door is that a rear door? Vauxhalls from the days of the Chevette on have suffered with rear door wiring breaking in the rubber boot between the pillar and the rear door. You can buy kits on ebay for about £30 a side. It's possible it's a short in there that's drained battery/blown fuses. stereo display fuse is a 7.5a fuse under bonnet (number 35 or 36). May not be the answer but just in case. Liam Farrell from Oxfordshire

Submitted: 31/08/2016 16:18:42 | ID: 134792

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Raz, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Corsa

Hi my corsa was leaking water today but no warning lights are on the car is driving fine have I put to much water in??

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Water leaking and steam coming side of water bottle George from Antrim

Submitted: 12/08/2016 16:35:11 | ID: 134311

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Karen Charlton, Gloucestershire

Vauxhall Meriva

I have 3 boxes with lines in which come up above the mileage counter on my car everytime I start the car. They stay on for a minute or so before going out. Today I started the car as normal and the 3 boxes appeared, but the one to the right had no design/lines inside like usual. I have searched for pics of these symbols on line but cant find anything similar. I also had code 68 too. I hoped I could upload the photo I took but I dont seem to be able to do so.

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This puzzled me for a while also. The answer is , this symbol refers to the rear seat belts. If you connect all three rear seat belts you will see the difference in the display. Just a reminder to tell rear seat passengers who forget , to do up seatbelt. Code 68 means " Service Power Steering " according to the Owners Manual Les from Norfolk

Submitted: 11/09/2016 21:23:26 | ID: 135107

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Tracy Fox, Dorset

Vauxhall Meriva

Hello pls help. My engine light is permanently on and feels very sluggish. Can't get above 40 without feeling a strain had voila pack changed but no joy. This seemed to happen or coincide when my oil light kept coming on Thanks

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If you have a Diesel engine then it,s the partial filter full or at worst blocked. Give the car a long run at 200 revs Brian Mead from Surrey

...or even at 2,000 rpm !! Ian CB from Norfolk

Submitted: 25/08/2016 07:45:07 | ID: 134629

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Darren, Merseyside

Vauxhall Insignia

Couple of questions regarding my 2010 vauxhall insignia 2.0 CDTI S. Possibly related to each other. 1) whilst idle the rev meter fluctuates slightly . There are no rattles or unusual noises coming from the engine. What could be causing this? 2) when cruising in third gear the car stutters a bit. It happens when you maintain a constant speed, it feels like something may be blocked, the car doesnt lose power, it just stutters. This stops when you put your foot on the accelerator or brake. What may be the issue? Other than this the car is in good condition. Full service history, done 106k miles. Had timing belt and water pump changed at 100k. Thanks in advance

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Sounds something like a sticky EGR . Try putting a good quality fuel/exhaust system cleaner through. RED-X type product mixed with a tank of fuel. Should cost less than a tenner a will probably sort the problem. MVW from Hampshire

Hi Darren, did you find out the cause ? Was it the EGR valve ? Got the same problem with my Insignia. Ken T from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 26/06/2016 14:54:32 | ID: 133016

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martin pitts, Kent

Vauxhall Insignia

can anyone tell me whats wrong im going down a motorway then all of a sudden my car starts to vibrate then i put my foot down and dont have the power then in half a minute it picks up speed and the vibration has gone. many thanks

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Hi Martin, I have similar problem with my 2009 130bhp diesel with 75k on the clock. Cleaned EGR valve and adjacent pipe, cleaned the butterfly valve above the EGR valve, cleaned the boost sensor, replaced the MAF sensor with a new one but engine still goes into erratic mode and judders at various speeds. Now going to change the Air and Fuel filters with genuine GM parts to see if this cures problem. Engine shows no fault codes. I have requested info. from Vauxhall Customer Care, but they seem a bit slow to respond. Seems to me that Vauxhall should come clean about this type of issue as many of use seem to have the same problem. Ken T from Tyne and Wear

Submitted: 02/08/2016 17:51:07 | ID: 134057

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Miranda, Northamptonshire

Vauxhall Insignia

I've got a 2014 CTDI SRI VRX and its regularly serviced. But whilst driving home from work and not stuck in any traffic and without any previous problems or warning, the engine overheated and instructed me to turn the engine off. I did this straight away as to avoid engine damage. Oil and water all fine and no sign of leaks, but after letting the engine cool for approximate half hour, sounded like a bag of spanners when tried to restart, also instructing me to turn it off again, so car had to be recovered. What could be the cause please? Will this still be covered by manufacturers warranty if serious/expensive? Thanks

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just had the exactly the same issue on mine. its not leaking or overheting. its in the workshop now. i believe is the coolant temperature sensor. will let you know asap. did you get to the bottom of your problem? Vasos Chrysostomou from Dorset

Submitted: 06/09/2016 21:33:21 | ID: 134978

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Eloise, Staffordshire

Vauxhall Tigra

Over the past week my Tigra has been acting up when I start it. When I turned on the ignition the alarm would start to go off. But once the engine was started it would stop. However today it has struggled to turn over when switching it on and the alarm has continued to go on once the car is started (thought I laboured to do so) the alarm I'm hearing I think might be related to the battery because the horn doesn't sound like it has when the normal alarm has gone off before. And I have heard the battery disconnecting alarm go off before. Could this be an alternator problem? It is it more likely to be a connection issue with the battery??

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I had trouble too. My car beeped 5 times after I changed the roof status. It was the shelf timing. I got a new motor and shelf off ebay and had it fitted. Lots cheaper than Vauxhall mending old one. Hope it helps. Tara from Norfolk

Submitted: 10/09/2016 20:02:13 | ID: 135086

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Dave, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Insignia

Hi , pulled off from the traffic lights yesterday and car just wasn't letting me go over 3000 revs , I think it's in limp mode but got no dashboard fault lights up but an hour earlier my SERVICE CAR SOON light came on not sure if this could be anything to do with it , thanks guys

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I had a similar issue. On first starting the car it was ok until I hit 3000 revs then it lost power and wouldnt rev over 3000rpm. I found a split in the vacuum advance hose. Fixed this and the problem went away. Patrick Murray from West Midlands

Submitted: 25/08/2016 20:43:43 | ID: 134651

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Darren, Bedfordshire

Vauxhall Insignia

Hi my cruise control was working just before my turbo went. Now Vauxhall have replaced the turbo and the cruise control lights up white but will not engage (go green) Vauxhall say it's nothing to do with what they have done and I need to book it in for them to diagnose and rectify the fault any ideas anyone? Thanks Darren

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Go on eBay and buy a opcom device plug it in to your moter and do diagnostic yourself reset the ecu and immobiliser and it will work fine Davidrussella@outlook.com from Wiltshire

Submitted: 02/09/2016 10:57:37 | ID: 134847

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Debra, Gloucestershire

Vauxhall Vivaro

All my wheels lock up . 4 garages cannot find a fault . Master cylinder new pads all changed . Extreamly worrying . Can anyone help

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Did you find the solution my friend? Because I have the same Problem!!! Kleanthis from Devon

Submitted: 10/10/2015 09:45:32 | ID: 122133

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Dave, Nottinghamshire

Vauxhall Meriva

What is the hole on driver's side of front coving normally covered by a stopper ( mine is uncovered due to loss of cover/stopper. ??

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The small hole you can see in your front bumper area, is the hole where the "Towing eye" (stored inside of your spare wheel) screws into when you have broken down and need to be towed. The small cover which is missing is a pop off cover and is available from the dealers at little cost Steve H from Cornwall

Submitted: 02/05/2015 16:12:37 | ID: 115492

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Victor, West Yorkshire

Vauxhall Agila

I find opening doors from inside is difficult as the openers are hard to grip is there an alternate component easier to grip Vic bradford

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I had the same problem. I glued a couple of toggles off an old anorak Vic bob from Lincolnshire

Submitted: 22/03/2016 11:17:29 | ID: 129331

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Bob Portman, East Ayrshire

Vauxhall Insignia

Can the power tailgate be retro fitted to my Insignia Estate (sport tourer)?

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Not according to the service manager at Perrys. It has to be fitted at the factory Dave from South Yorkshire

Submitted: 13/07/2014 19:22:23 | ID: 99599

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Michael Kirk, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Vectra 2007

My Vauxhall Vectra`s dash light, speedo, rev counter and petrol gauge have stopped working on the dashboard. The indicators work but there are no lights on the dashboard. The warning light of open boot is on all the time although it`s closed. Can anyone help?

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Hi, I had this problem so did my mate. We both cleared it by pressing the mileometer back to 0000 hold it down for a few seconds with the ignition on... it worked for us and in 5 years it never happened again.. Good luck Del Star from Norfolk

Just to let you know the garage removed fuse number 17 and replaced it and everything is working cost £10 Michael Kirk from Yorkshire

I can say that this works. I had the same problem and on seeing what had been said previously I tried it, it worked, good advice. Many thanks Paul Farmer from Durham

I have this problem on my 52 plate Vectra C; sometimes I click the hazards on after about 10 seconds or so then everything works again Mike from Shropshire

Hi. What can I say. I was quoted with £100’s to remove the dash and replace PCB’s but thought, no, I will live it. Read the advice on resetting the trip meter with the ignition on and problem solved, I love these forums. Massive thanks Richard Southgate from Essex

Had exactly this same problem recently when on holiday in Cornwall. Suddenly no instrumentation except the boot open light. The AA man said it was probably the Body Control Module having a strop for some reason. He had seen it on Vauxhalls and Fords. He disconnected the battery power terminal and let it alone for 5 minutes then reconnected it. Turned ignition on (but did not start the engine) and left it on for a couple of minutes. Then turned the key and started the engine and all lights back to normal again. He said he had just rebooted the BCM as you would a computer. It’s been ok since. Anthony from Essex

I have had this problem for a few days with my clocks not working and only my door open light showing. I read this forum and thought I’d try after getting quoted £50 to get a diagnostic test done and fuse check to find the problem. This sounds quite daft, but it really does work - reset your miles trip tO 000000. Try it yourself, you’ve nothing to lose. John Roberts from Cheshire

This defo helps. I live in East Sussex and I was visiting my nan yesterday in Hertfordshire. When I got there my car was fine but on the way back I realised all the lights were off and the speedometer/fuel gauge too. Car was running as normal so I went to Evans Halshaw in Borehamwood to see if they can help me as I had no idea what the problem was. Evan Halshaw refused to help saying they are very busy and nobody can take a look, I will have to book an appointment to come back. I told them I don’t live in the area and I just want to be sure if it is safe to drive on motorway. Anyways I came out of that and Googled the issue on my iphone and I read this thread. I tried to reset the mileage (tripmeter) with the ignition on and it worked straightaway. Thanks guys for sharing this because I dont know how much Vauxhall would have charged me for this. These kind of online forums are a big help. Cheers everyone. Advise - Please try this if you face the same problem as it worked for me J Singh from England

After calling an auto electrician and being told we could be looking at £200 plus, we tried this and it worked. Thank you we are so pleased. Ali Vaughan from Wrexham

Yip, zeroing the speedo trip counter to zero done the trick for my 57 plate Vectra. I now have the door open light off and the rev counter and speedo and fuel gauges are all working again. How easy would have it have been for a garage to rip someone off with this eh lol... Mark Kirk from Clackmannanshire

Yep, I just had similar symptoms, but mine was the "Door Open" rather than the "Boot lid open" light, permanently on even when the ignition was switched off. I switched on the ignition, depressed the brake pedal and the trip button simultaneously and the instrument panel immediately came back to life. No more having to guess my speed when going past speed cameras anymore! Many thanks. Jimbo Jim Jim from Cornwall

Hi all, my Vectra c 1 .8 sri 2006 had no internal dash board lights and I thought the worst. My Vauxhall dealer had never heard of it before and said they would have to put it on a tester at a cost of £50.00. No thank you, I said. I came home and found this forum site and after taking on board all comments I went back to the disabled, lifeless car and pressed the mileage tripometer in and low and behold the lights came back on! I cannot believe it, thank you to all. Chris Davies from Warwickshire

Mine was same, it was just a loose fuse after I checked battery. Dont’ panic it seems worse when it happens, but it is not too bad. Jonathan Reid from Northern Ireland

Nice one lads, just had the same problem with my 57 plate diesel Vectra. It had no lights on or dials working apart from the boot open and door open lights on, pressed in the mileometer button and boom all working again hahahahahaha! Gotta love these forums :) Ryan from England

Hi guys. Had the same problem on my 58 plate vauxhall Vectra, I would like to thank this forum for saving me money and resolving the issue. I started the ignition presses reset on the mileage reader and it worked fantastic. Thank you all S Choudry from London

Brilliant. I just reset the mileage and voila all lights were back on and all meters started working normally, as they needed a bit of sleep I think :) :). Thank you very much to this forum who’ve advised brilliantly. Harman Singh from Berkshire

Thanks for your advice Del, Works a treat! Lucky Dick from West Yorkshire

Hi, my new Vauxhall Vectra just had this problem, no dash dials working, only the boot lid light staying on. I`ve just done what everyone else has done and to my surprise it`s worked. Thanks to this forum you have just saved me £400 because it was booked in to Steels Vauxhall to have it fixed. marcus from East Sussex

I had this problem this morning an didn't have a clue what was wrong with it. Then I found this forum an glad I did. Saved me money. Thanks. Katie Morris from Blaenau Gwent

I had this problem this morning an didn't have a clue what was wrong with it. Then I found this forum an glad I did. Saved me money. Thanks. Katie Morris from Blaenau Gwent

Hi, I had this problem, I took the car into the garage where we had bought it and they didn't have a clue! I tried what it said on this page and it worked a treat. Alan from Merseyside

I had exactly the same problem today on my 57 vectra an just pressed the trip and its all back working fine thanks to this forum didnt coz a penny :-) Natalie from Essex

I had exactly the same problem today on my 57 vectra an just pressed the trip and its all back working fine thanks to this forum didnt coz a penny :-) Natalie from Essex

Hi. I have had the same. Got in the car and all Instruments failed to start. I have reset milometer. Clicked hazard lights. Disconnected battery for 30 minutes and it WAS working....Until this morning. I am concerned a garage will charge me hundreds of pounds to look at this. Please help. Aron from West Sussex

Hi. I have had the same. Got in the car and all instruments failed to start. I have reset mileometer, clicked hazard lights, disconnected battery for 30 minutes and it WAS working....until this morning. I am concerned a garage will charge me hundreds of pounds to look at this. Please help. Aron from West Sussex

Hiya lads I've got same problem my dashboard dosent work at all when I turn the ignition on the only light I get is engine management? Then I turn the car over and it goes off and the car drives fine :/ it's been like this for about 6 months. At first it came on and off then hasn't came back on since!! Tried fuses, disconnected battery done everything but I'm thinking it's a loose wire some were. Thanks in advance greg Greg from Wiltshire

Hiya lads I've got same problem my dashboard dosent work at all when I turn the ignition on the only light I get is engine management? Then I turn the car over and it goes off and the car drives fine :/ it's been like this for about 6 months. At first it came on and off then hasn't came back on since!! Tried fuses, disconnected battery done everything but I'm thinking it's a loose wire some were. Thanks in advance greg Greg from Wiltshire

Hiya lads I've got same problem my dashboard dosent work at all when I turn the ignition on the only light I get is engine management? Then I turn the car over and it goes off and the car drives fine :/ it's been like this for about 6 months. At first it came on and off then hasn't came back on since!! Tried fuses, disconnected battery done everything but I'm thinking it's a loose wire some were. Thanks in advance greg Greg from Wiltshire

Hi Greg. You have to accept your instrument cluster has gone. I bought a second hand one from a breakers yard and had it clocked back to original mileage. It`s been perfect since. Here is the link for the breakers Greg. They post / deliver to wherever you are. Also they are very cheap! All parts guaranteed for 6 months. Just enter reg, then part needed. Withina few hours you will have the quotes. www.breakeryard.com Don't pay someone to instal your cluster....watch YouTube as it is so simple to install a cluster, trust me. Hope this helps. Aron Aron from West Sussex

You`re a legend, my dashboard has been off for about 8 months and it`s fixed just like that, cheers mate Greg from Wiltshire

Aye, my instrument panel died this morning, no revs, fuel gauge or anything! I tried resetting the trip mileage to zero and WALLAH . . . it's working again! try it - good luck. Previously I had gone through all the fuses and relays and was quite dispirited. Anthony Vincent from Aberdeenshire

I HAD THIS PROBLEM HAPPEN TO ME TRAVELING BACK FROM A TRIP IN MANCHESTER TO FALKIRK...I TRIED WHAT WAS SUGGESTED IE TRIED RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE AND IT DID NOT WORK FOR ME , THEN I TRIED THE PRESSING THE BRAKE AT THE SAME TIME AS RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE STILL NO JOY......SO I DECIDED TO TRY ANTHONY FROM ESSEX (STAR GUY) ADVICE AND DISCONNECTED THE MAIN BATTERY (RED) CABLE AND LEFT IT FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES RECONNECTED AND WOAH AND BEHOLD IT WORKED PERFECT FOR ME SO THERE IS THE FIRST TO TRY . 1. TRY RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE IF IT WORKS GREAT..... IF NOT 2. DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND LEAVE FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES BEFORE RECONNECTING. REMEMBER TO HAVE KEYS OUT OF IGNITION WHEN DOING THIS. Jimmy Togher from Falkirk

I HAD THIS PROBLEM HAPPEN TO ME TRAVELING BACK FROM A TRIP IN MANCHESTER TO FALKIRK...I TRIED WHAT WAS SUGGESTED IE TRIED RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE AND IT DID NOT WORK FOR ME , THEN I TRIED THE PRESSING THE BRAKE AT THE SAME TIME AS RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE STILL NO JOY......SO I DECIDED TO TRY ANTHONY FROM ESSEX (STAR GUY) ADVICE AND DISCONNECTED THE MAIN BATTERY (RED) CABLE AND LEFT IT FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES RECONNECTED AND WOAH AND BEHOLD IT WORKED PERFECT FOR ME SO THERE IS THE FIRST TO TRY . 1. TRY RESETTING THE TRIP MILEAGE IF IT WORKS GREAT..... IF NOT 2. DISCONNECT THE BATTERY AND LEAVE FOR A COUPLE OF MINUTES BEFORE RECONNECTING. REMEMBER TO HAVE KEYS OUT OF IGNITION WHEN DOING THIS. Jimmy Togher from Falkirk

Well I be darned, the internet never ceases to amaze me for answers .. The dash on my 2007 Vectra went off completely and I tried pressing the milometer and pressing the brake at the same time and it worked ... Thanks for the great answers Andy from Bedfordshire

Well I be darned, the internet never ceases to amaze me for answers .. The dash on my 2007 Vectra went off completely and I tried pressing the milometer and pressing the brake at the same time and it worked ... Thanks for the great answers Andy from Bedfordshire

I have 2005 diesel Vectra my dashboard diels works for hours then they stop woking for days would anyone have a remmonday for this fault hanks neal from North Lanarkshire

I have 2005 diesel Vectra my dashboard diels works for hours then they stop woking for days would anyone have a remmonday for this fault hanks neal from North Lanarkshire

Cheers Guys. Have driven from Scarborough with no instruments, have seen the resolves here and the mileometer press worked for me. If only I had been able to see this page, it would have saved me so much stress. Wal from Surrey

Cheers Guys. Have driven from Scarborough with no instruments, have seen the resolves here and the mileometer press worked for me. If only I had been able to see this page, it would have saved me so much stress. Wal from Surrey

Unbelievable .... Pressed the zero counter and problem Fixed ..... Thanks everyone Peter brown from Falkirk

Hi. Had this issue with a 2003 Vectra C, the dash display used to drop out all of the time, sometimes completely gone. It turned out it was the connection at the rear of the display, fixed it by doing the below: Fixed it by taking out the instrument cluster and getting rid of the push down clip that makes the plug push in. Search for "Opel and Vauxhall Vectra "C" Dashboard/Instruments Panel Removal" by uploader "DIY Maintenance and REpair Guide" - this shows how to get the cluster out. All you need to take out are two screws under the wheel (can only access one at a time), then follow the instructions (took me about 5 minutes). Once you get the cluster out there is a connection at the right hand side, push down the tab then release the clip and pull out the plug. Then I cleaned it with contact cleaner, if you don`t have any don't worry too much. The black push down part needs to come off - push it back to the top position and you will see there are slots that line up so that it can come off. Slip a tiny screwdriver under each side to pop it off, then push the plug in all the way. (Without the clip it lets it go in further, I did take it out and just clean it first but it didn't fix the issue). Once you have pushed it all the way back in, secure it with a cable tie or something else. Hope that helps somebody else. Cheers, Will Will from Australia

Being a cynic, I wasn't expecting a result particularly but wow !! Unbelievable !! My dash lights went out last night and I thought I'd spend a fair bit of Saturday trying to get it sorted. I came across these answers and thought "oh well, nothing to lose." I promptly went out to the car, turned on the ignition, pushed and held the trip reset and lo and behold, fixed !! Thanks very much to those who take the time to help others by writing these posts, much appreciated. John Morris from Cheshire

Being a cynic, I wasn't expecting a result particularly but wow !! Unbelievable !! My dash lights went out last night and I thought I'd spend a fair bit of Saturday trying to get it sorted. I came across these answers and thought "oh well, nothing to lose." I promptly went out to the car, turned on the ignition, pushed and held the trip reset and lo and behold, fixed !! Thanks very much to those who take the time to help others by writing these posts, much appreciated. John Morris from Cheshire

I have an Astra mk4 1.7 tdi 52 reg, I had the same problem no indicators ,dash light and speedo, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, hazard light, auto wipers rear window heater interior lights fog light. All that went and I checked the fuses ,relays , changed the multi timer, changed the dash board, reboot the car system, nothing worked for two weeks, then my daughter called the AA, and the AA man checked my car and found that one fuse was missing and it was fuse slot number 22, its 15A that was causing all that problems, what happened was my break light went and I tried to change it with a new pulp and something sparked so I went to check the fuse box under the dash board I must put the fuse in different place and that caused the problem, the fuse numbers in the manual book, so Always check if any fuse missing or blowing. I thought it might help people with similar problem and good luck sally from Cheshire

I have an Astra mk4 1.7 tdi 52 reg, I had the same problem no indicators ,dash light and speedo, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, hazard light, auto wipers rear window heater interior lights fog light. All that went and I checked the fuses ,relays , changed the multi timer, changed the dash board, reboot the car system, nothing worked for two weeks, then my daughter called the AA, and the AA man checked my car and found that one fuse was missing and it was fuse slot number 22, its 15A that was causing all that problems, what happened was my break light went and I tried to change it with a new pulp and something sparked so I went to check the fuse box under the dash board I must put the fuse in different place and that caused the problem, the fuse numbers in the manual book, so Always check if any fuse missing or blowing. I thought it might help people with similar problem and good luck sally from Cheshire

Guys i had problem with this for years.Nothing helps and trust me i tryied everything,just go to this guys and problem solwed for 100pounds in one day :) Enjoy TOMAS from West Midlands

Guys i had problem with this for years.Nothing helps and trust me i tryied everything,just go to this guys and problem solwed for 100pounds in one day :) Enjoy TOMAS from West Midlands

Hello, I have a Vectra C 2.0dti 05 plate. My dash lights came on but as I turned the key to start the car it just made a clicking sound. A previous poster advised turning the key in the ignition but don`t start it, then reset your mileage meter to 0, then start the the car and it should work. Worked for me? Hope this helps Shamrock from Lancashire

Just read this as having the same problem and fixed it immediately by holding the mileage counter in! Thank you so much! Saved me so much time, and stress! CAROLINE PIERCE from Greater Manchester

Just read this as having the same problem and fixed it immediately by holding the mileage counter in! Thank you so much! Saved me so much time, and stress! CAROLINE PIERCE from Greater Manchester

Hi, I've got an 05 plate diesel Vectra, everything on the dash goes off and if you bang the top of the dash sometimes it comes back on. It`s been off for a while now and pushing the button doesn`t work, neither does changing the fuse. Any suggestions would be great. I am thinking of changing the clocks but wanted some advice please Mark from Lancashire

Hi, I've got an 05 plate diesel Vectra, everything on the dash goes off and if you bang the top of the dash sometimes it comes back on. It`s been off for a while now and pushing the button doesn`t work, neither does changing the fuse. Any suggestions would be great. I am thinking of changing the clocks but wanted some advice please Mark from Lancashire

Mark from Lancashire, sounds like you have the same problem I did, look back at the posts for my one on my 2003 Vectra C. I used to whack the dash until I fixed it also, he he, it's just a dodgy connector going to the dash display and I fixed mine. Cheers. Will from Australia

Mine is a 1.9 CDTi Vectra registered in Jan 07. Instrument panel went dead. Only engine management sign lit up. Read all sorts on several forums. Tried resetting mileometer, doing it while simultaneously pressing brake, hazard lights, disconnecting battery, banging dashboard. Nothing worked. Even looked up instrument cluster prices from salvage yard as advised on here. Then had a go at finding the plug that connects power to the cluster. Removed the fascia around steering wheel, found plug, wiggled it with a screwdriver, and finally, everything returned to working order. I was so close to ringing an auto electrician. Smiling again now. Just hope I didn't get caught speeding in M1 50mph zone yesterday when it wasn't working..... Darren from South Yorkshire

Mine is a 1.9 CDTi Vectra registered in Jan 07. Instrument panel went dead. Only engine management sign lit up. Read all sorts on several forums. Tried resetting mileometer, doing it while simultaneously pressing brake, hazard lights, disconnecting battery, banging dashboard. Nothing worked. Even looked up instrument cluster prices from salvage yard as advised on here. Then had a go at finding the plug that connects power to the cluster. Removed the fascia around steering wheel, found plug, wiggled it with a screwdriver, and finally, everything returned to working order. I was so close to ringing an auto electrician. Smiling again now. Just hope I didn't get caught speeding in M1 50mph zone yesterday when it wasn't working..... Darren from South Yorkshire

I have a vauxhall vectra 1.8 16v petrol (c) the clock lights have gone out , with engnie mangement light ,no revcounter,no speedo no fuel no temp gauges . i tried the trip and it worked !!!! NOW it doesnt can anyone tell me why it does this and how to solve this problem for good . please ???? John Baines from Suffolk

I have a vauxhall vectra 1.8 16v petrol (c) the clock lights have gone out , with engnie mangement light ,no revcounter,no speedo no fuel no temp gauges . i tried the trip and it worked !!!! NOW it doesnt can anyone tell me why it does this and how to solve this problem for good . please ???? John Baines from Suffolk

Guys just check on ebay in search,THEN write "speedo repair vectra" There will be speedo repair company called CARTRONIX. THey fixing whole dash for about 100£ Good luck TOMAS from West Midlands

My Vectra C 1.8 2008 speedometer, rev counter, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, indicator lights stopped working. A side door light was stuck on. I saw your entry above and tried it. Started engine, pressed the mileage reset button for about 3 seconds. Instant cure! Thank you so much! D.Reid from Armagh

My Vectra C 1.8 2008 speedometer, rev counter, temperature gauge, fuel gauge, indicator lights stopped working. A side door light was stuck on. I saw your entry above and tried it. Started engine, pressed the mileage reset button for about 3 seconds. Instant cure! Thank you so much! D.Reid from Armagh

Thank you so much friends for sharing the problem of vectra clocks. It's sorted mine out without spending any money. Was so worried it was gonna cost crazy amount of cash at Vauxhall dealers. Got it sorted just as you all said reset the trip button with ignition on. Could give you all a big hug lol. Thanks again Buzz boy from West Yorkshire

Thank you so much friends for sharing the problem of vectra clocks. It's sorted mine out without spending any money. Was so worried it was gonna cost crazy amount of cash at Vauxhall dealers. Got it sorted just as you all said reset the trip button with ignition on. Could give you all a big hug lol. Thanks again Buzz boy from West Yorkshire

Thank god for these sites my vectra 04 was ready for brain surgery but on press of the milage button hey presto all working thanks to everyone roy West yorkshire Roy Millington from West Yorkshire

Thank god for these sites my vectra 04 was ready for brain surgery but on press of the milage button hey presto all working thanks to everyone roy West yorkshire Roy Millington from West Yorkshire

Works with same fault on Insignia also.... Great tip saved loads of hassle Roger from West Midlands

Works with same fault on Insignia also.... Great tip saved loads of hassle Roger from West Midlands

A huge thank u to everyone on this page! Had the same problem and freaked out did a search on Google and saw this. U have saved me ££££ from being ripped off at a garage. Being a single mum I always seem to get screwed over with cars. So a seriously big thank u xxx Lisa from Hampshire

Just had the same problem. Removed fuses to check them. All OK. Googled and found this page. Went to car to reset odometer, but all was working fine. So presumably removing and refitting fuses reset everything. Result Francis Newman from Berkshire

Just had the same problem. Removed fuses to check them. All OK. Googled and found this page. Went to car to reset odometer, but all was working fine. So presumably removing and refitting fuses reset everything. Result Francis Newman from Berkshire

Hi, I have the same problem dash lights all light up then go off and have no speedo, petrol gauge etc, tried all the above tricks nothing worked. My lights are intermittent they work for a wee while then of they go again. Please help, any suggestions I love my car. Thanks L.thomson74@outlook.com from Aberdeenshire

Hi, I have the same problem dash lights all light up then go off and have no speedo, petrol gauge etc, tried all the above tricks nothing worked. My lights are intermittent they work for a wee while then of they go again. Please help, any suggestions I love my car. Thanks L.thomson74@outlook.com from Aberdeenshire

Hey i got this problem all the time and it worked for me only for some time like 3 days to 1 week.I got enugh and i spend 100quid to fix my dials on my SIGNUM.I send to a company called CARTRONIX and they fixed for me in 1 day.Problem solved.GOOD LUCK TOMAS from West Midlands

The speedo, rev counter, petrol & temp gauges stopped working on my 2003 1.6 8v Astra. Just before taking it to the garage I followed the advice given by "Del Star" above about holding the odometer reset button down for a few seconds to zero the trip mileometer, and hey presto, all the meters all came back to life. Many thanks to you Del Star! Dave J B from Hampshire

The speedo, rev counter, petrol & temp gauges stopped working on my 2003 1.6 8v Astra. Just before taking it to the garage I followed the advice given by "Del Star" above about holding the odometer reset button down for a few seconds to zero the trip mileometer, and hey presto, all the meters all came back to life. Many thanks to you Del Star! Dave J B from Hampshire

The speedo, rev counter, petrol & temp gauges stopped working on my 2003 1.6 8v Astra. Just before taking it to the garage I followed the advice given by "Del Star" above about holding the odometer reset button down for a few seconds to zero the trip mileometer, and hey presto, all the meters all came back to life. Many thanks to you Del Star! Dave J B from Hampshire

Fantastic forum. It worked for me first time. Thanks guys. Krishna from West Yorkshire

Fantastic forum. It worked for me first time. Thanks guys. Krishna from West Yorkshire

Hello. Thanks to the first reply on this thread. It WORKS!. My 2007 Vauxhall Vectra Elite had all the dashboard lights go out and all the instruments (speedo, rev counter, petrol & temp gauges) were reading zero this morning. In the past when this has happened, just stopping and restarting the engine has cleared the fault. Today that didn't work. So I thought of looking at changing the fuse and googled for ideas on which fuse to replace. This thread came up as the first search result. So I just tried the speedo reset trick and WOW, it works! P King from Surrey

Hello. Thanks to the first reply on this thread. It WORKS!. My 2007 Vauxhall Vectra Elite had all the dashboard lights go out and all the instruments (speedo, rev counter, petrol & temp gauges) were reading zero this morning. In the past when this has happened, just stopping and restarting the engine has cleared the fault. Today that didn't work. So I thought of looking at changing the fuse and googled for ideas on which fuse to replace. This thread came up as the first search result. So I just tried the speedo reset trick and WOW, it works! P King from Surrey

All of dash board stopped working this week, googled the problem, came up with this thread. have been out to car in the rain, turned ignition on.... Pushed Reset and BINGO ... Everything working again! Neil from Bristol

All of dash board stopped working this week, googled the problem, came up with this thread. have been out to car in the rain, turned ignition on.... Pushed Reset and BINGO ... Everything working again! Neil from Bristol

I am currently in Ghana and just tried this and it worked. I had everything on the dashboard going off in the afternoon when I started the car. It was hot. I disconnected the battery terminals and left car for close to 30 minutes. Following the advice from the Forum, I pressed the Mileometer to reset to zero whilst ignition is on. I then started car and switched on the hazard. After a short while, problem no more. It sounds silly but worked. I will observe car but so far it has worked. Thanks all for sharing. Daniel Adamson, Ghana from West Midlands

I had this problem today. Called out the RAC. He reset the computer which worked but he told me it's the alternator not working properly and I need to get another one asap!? A Anderson from Northumberland

Going by the number of comments on this thread, it is safe to say the dashboard lights going off is a common problem with the Vauxhaul. Mine is a 56 plate Vauxhall Vectra Design. I noticed my dash lights kept going off after driving for a few miles but came back on when I switched the engine off and back on again (which meant I prayed for the traffic lights to stop me) . I went to my garage to see if this could be sorted and I was told it would cost round about £150 which is a lot if you asked me. Then yesterday all the lights just went off completely and didn't come back on even after turning the engine off and on. So I thought "let's see if Google has a solution" and there this thread was to my rescue. Tried resetting the speedometer but that didn't seem to work. So I disconnected the car battery for about 10mins then reconnected it and Voila, all the lights came back on to my amazement. This wonderful just saved me £150 and a whole lot of hassle. So a massive Thanks to everyone here. I really appreciate all your contributions. Kam. Kamir A from Greater Manchester

Pressing the brake pedal AND resetting odometer (mileage counter) to zero at the SAME time cured this problem for me. Resetting odometer on its own did nothing. VectraFan from Berkshire

Just did this to my pub landlord's car. Worked a treat and got a free pint! Cheers Paul Kilner from Hampshire

Just applied this fix and it worked immediately extinguishing the red warning light for "door open" and bringing all the instruments back to life. My friendly local garage had a quick look prior to this (no charge) and said I might need a new instrument panel so this fix saved me £100's. Thank you very much. Chris from North Somerset

Got a similar but slightly different problem with a 51 plate 2.2 vectra. Dash is dead except when I'm stopped with the brake on. I get the engine check light and sometimes the TC and ABS lights too, sometimes nothing. Got a strange smell too, thought the alternator had died but the engine was running ok so carried on the last few miles home. Lifted the bonnet and there was steam coming from the battery..... Checked fuses and connections, nothing. I'm still thinking alternator. Any advice? Mark Walker from Derbyshire

Wow i haf this problem for over a year and was about to put it through mot and tried this reset milage to 0000 and it worked thanx a lot guys Thomas from Merseyside

I have had no dash lights apart from engine management light for about 2 months now. Thought I'd google it and came across this forum. Ignition on, held speedo reset for 2 seconds and it lit up like a Christmas tree. Fantastic. Thanks people Dave from Wrexham

Submitted: 11/10/2012 14:48:19 | ID: 60988

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elaine haycock, Argyll and Bute

Vauxhall Mokka

hi we hve a 14 plate mokka and in the last few days the alarm keeps going off during the day and night all doors are closed and windows why is this happening?

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This has been happening to me today with a 64plate Mokka, have you had it resolved? Jennifer from West Dunbartonshire

Submitted: 01/05/2016 18:22:34 | ID: 131043

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Daryl, West Midlands

Vauxhall Combo

My Vauxhall combine is leaking diesel fast when running what could this be?

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Faulty pipes, seals, washers, filter housing, injectors, return pipes.. have to find where it's coming from, mate. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/09/2016 11:16:11 | ID: 134905

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Dave, West Sussex

Vauxhall Meriva

Hi l have a 05 Meriva that had an oil change last year and new head gasket, l was driving home today and the oil light came on so l stopped checked it and put a bit in, after a while l drove home no oil light bot when l got home stopped and took my foot off the accelerator the oil light come on any ideas please

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The oil warning light comes on if there is insufficient pressure in the oil system detected. This can be because of lack of oil.. but if you have enough oil in the sump then it can be an oil pump on it's way or faulty sensor or wiring. get them checked... lubrication failure will cause your engine to sieze if not dealt with R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 04/09/2016 13:38:23 | ID: 134911

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John White, Surrey

Vauxhall Insignia 2012

When I turn right in my Vauxhall Insignia I have a squealing noise from the front righthand side which sounds like metal on metal. It has only done 36k. Any ideas what the problem could be? (Cdti)

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Hi I have the same problem and can’t seem to find an answer. I have replaced the new brake pads and discs, and still get screeching. If you find an answer please let me know, getting desperate. Thanks. Alan Simpson from England

Hi there, did either of you get to the bottom of this problem as mine is doing the same. 37,000 miles 11 plate, makes a squealing noise when turning the steering wheel right. Sounds like a loose belt to me. Iain Reid from Angus

Hi there, did either of you get to the bottom of this problem as mine is doing the same. 37,000 miles 11 plate, makes a squealing noise when turning the steering wheel right. Sounds like a loose belt to me. Iain Reid from Angus

I have the same problem and my car has done 39k miles on 11 plate i think its power steering problem but not sure maybe the pump? Going to get in booked in at the garage ?? stephen smith from Derbyshire

Submitted: 03/02/2014 11:24:49 | ID: 61625

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Ian, Essex

Vauxhall Combo

Water getting into drivers footwell any answers

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Common problem water getting in around the brake servo unit. Local garage solved mine. 2 hours labour and sealant. Richard Jackaman from Suffolk

Submitted: 01/06/2016 16:09:38 | ID: 132226

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Stewart, North Lanarkshire

Vauxhall Vectra

Hi I've just replaced all clutch and slave cylinder on my 55 plate vectra and i can't get gear .I've no leaks .any help would be great. Thanks

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Hi Stewart just wondering if by slave cylinder (a brake component) you may mean either master cylinder which (controls pedal pressure to both clutch and brakes) or thrust bearing which if compressed prior to fitting or bled or fitted incorrectly may blow its seals without showing any signs of leakage.Or if you haven't replaced the flywheel then maybe the ten mil bolts holding the clutch diaphragm have stripped threads. If non of these are at fault then please let me know ?? as we all learn by listening Zorro from Durham

Submitted: 13/02/2016 17:22:58 | ID: 127530

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Mark Webb, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Zafira

Hi can anyone help me please my Zafira petrol is missing and cutting out at junctions the engine shaped light keeps coming on and going off it kangarooing at first it would only miss when we were doing anything from 30/40 mph but now it does it when we are on the motorway at about 70mph as anyone else had this problem and what was wrong. ...... PLEASE HELP ..... CHEERS

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Hi had that trouble ,easily sorted fitted new spark plug header box (Safire version of plug leads) works fine after that Mike from Nottinghamshire

Had similar issues, coil pack was at fault. Bob from Wiltshire

Submitted: 01/07/2016 07:36:44 | ID: 133157

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Sue Davis, England

Vauxhall Tigra 2007

The roof of my Vauxhall Tigra will not open. When I try the switch nothing at all happens. The automatic boot however works okay. Can anyone give me an idea of what it might be as I don’t want to take it to a garage and get ripped off?

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U need to move the shelf in the boot to upright position and lock it in place Arthur from England

Hi, I had this problem and this may sound daft but it worked for me... Put gear lever in neutral, give it a rattle side to side. Don`t know if there is a sensor to stop any chance of opening roof while in gear? But as i said it worked for me gremlin fix it from England

Hi, did you find out what the problem was please? Tara from Norfolk

Hi, did you find out what the problem was please? Tara from Norfolk

I just had same problem no beeping or any sound when I tried to open it, I did the put it in neutral and wiggle gearstick from side to side and it worked straight away. Weird but it worked! angie from North Yorkshire

If your roof has been working okay until now, you really need to take it to someone who can read the diagnostics to give a clue as to the problem. A friendly garage will charge around £40 for this. There are so many possible causes it is very hard to solve without this information. One common problem is a break in the wire to the hall sensor on the left hand side boot lifter. This can cause strange faults that can affect the roof and or the boot intermittently until the fault becomes permanent. mike from Hertfordshire

Hi, had the same problem, after changing the boot ecu it still had the same intermittent operation, the problem is the door switch, it has little carbon shorting discs inside the switch. Remove the door trim, then remove the switch, then the four small Phillips screws at the bottom of the switch. The bottom prises off to reveal circuit with membrane cover, remove membrane and clean little discs with contact cleaner and tissue. No need to take them out of membrane. Re assemble. The whole job takes an hour and the roof will work perfectly. Save yourself £500 garage bill. Peter Trenholm from Cheshire

Submitted: 31/01/2013 14:18:47 | ID: 92570

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D BEER, Derbyshire

Vauxhall Insignia

On my insignia one of its belts makes a whooshing noise when first started in the morning then it fades away after say 5 minutes.

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Thank you for sharing that info R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 23/08/2016 09:50:14 | ID: 134583

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Shayne, England

Vauxhall Meriva 2011

What does fault code 16 mean on my Vauxhall Meriva?

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It sounds to me like one of your windows is not shut correctly. Try opening all your windows and closing them again Anthony Jackson from Cheshire

Vrake light failure in manual Carl Hayes from England

Its a light fault. I had it and it was my tail light. Hope this helps gary from Lancashire

Its a light fault. I had it and it was my tail light. Hope this helps gary from Lancashire

It's a brake light Failiure!! Check you bulbs Onasis blackwood from South Yorkshire

A code 16 is that u hv locked your front door on your house b4 opening your car, hope this helps. Donald duck from Bristol

Submitted: 25/06/2012 12:27:14 | ID: 75008

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terry fleet, Surrey

Vauxhall Combo

battery light on dashboard stays on

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Terry.. a choice of possibles... including...battery knackered: alternator knackered; broken leads or connections; poor connections; poor earth; short circuit diverting power. First I'd disconnect battery and get test leads on it.. check for 12.4v or more.. if yes battery prob ok: if no, bin it and replace. Then reconnect leads to batt and check again to get reading and note it. Then start engine and while running, take voltage readings again which should be around 14v. If over 15v the regulator knackered on charging system and risk of exploding battery.. if under 13v, then it could be alternator duff or poor connections including earth strap. Mind you, all this is assuming the belt hasn't gone that drives the alternator. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 22/08/2016 15:26:18 | ID: 134567

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