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haydn brookes, Stoke-on-Trent

Vauxhall Tigra

The driver`s side footwell of my 1.4 sports hard top keeps flooding but have checked all round and cannot see where the water is coming from! Also, the roof leaks on the driver`s side window and has just recently started leaking right above the driver`s seat as well! Any ideas? Please!

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the corsa does the same thing. The seal under the front window breaks down and water gets in the cracks. it is difficult to get access to but the ledge can be removed. Long handled paint brushes are useful. Any motorist shop sells the sealer but it is messy. We found the easiest way was to paint it on. No leaks since. I have just bought a 2006 tigra and we will paint on sealant before it actually does start to leak. We used a vax machine to suck out a lot of the water and the left a dehumidifier in there for 48hrs. No smells or mould at all. hope this is useful michelle from Cheshire

the corsa does the same thing. The seal under the front window breaks down and water gets in the cracks. it is difficult to get access to but the ledge can be removed. Long handled paint brushes are useful. Any motorist shop sells the sealer but it is messy. We found the easiest way was to paint it on. No leaks since. I have just bought a 2006 tigra and we will paint on sealant before it actually does start to leak. We used a vax machine to suck out a lot of the water and the left a dehumidifier in there for 48hrs. No smells or mould at all. hope this is useful michelle from Cheshire

Submitted: 10/12/2014 18:44:44 | ID: 107694

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sean, Pembrokeshire

Vauxhall Vectra

got a vaxhall Vectra 2001 where is the fuse for the clock and where about is it in the fuse box.

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The fuse box is just to the right under the steering wheel, there is also one next to the battery, but that has Manley relays in it,, will from Ireland

Submitted: 25/11/2014 19:32:18 | ID: 106889

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Liz, Essex

Vauxhall Zafira

My boot won't open on my 08 Zafira. Can't hear any unlocking sounds from the rear door though all the other doors open and lock properly. Somebody told me to locate a screw by the handle to lift the boot, but I can't find it anywhere. Asked at my local garage but they told me to bring it in but it will be expensive! Anyone had a similar problem or know how to fix this?

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Get into the back and you will see a grommet opposite where the handle is, remove it and there is a screwdriver slot, turn it and the boot should open. sean from Northamptonshire

Submitted: 18/12/2014 11:26:48 | ID: 108093

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John Goring, Somerset

Vauxhall Vectra

My car keeps on running after I switch off and remove the key, it runs for up to 10 mins before stopping. The multi-timer has been replaced. Any ideas? Thanks, John.

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I forgot to say its a 1997 model and 2ltr manual, thanks. john John Goring from Somerset

Submitted: 17/12/2014 23:47:33 | ID: 108076

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liz, North Yorkshire

Vauxhall Tigra

Nearly every time we get in the car and put the key in the ignition the car alarm goes off. This is happening quite a lot atm. Anyone any ideas please what the problem is? We've taken it to the garage and they state there isn't anything wrong. Helloooo, there clearly is

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Hi this is the same with my TIGRA Alarm goes off every time I go to start engine...... So another fault plus indoor spa in footwell! Julie from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 12/12/2014 13:28:12 | ID: 107768

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Michael Anderson, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Corsa

I keep getting water leaking into my drivers seat well, I thought it was coming in through the floor pan, but it's seems to be from behind the pedals possibly . Any suggestions as to how I can stop this ?

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My daughter had this problem caused by a split in the bulkhead under the dash cost big bucks to repair. T Hoccom from Surrey

Hi Michael my daughter had this problem in her 55 reg corsa it was a crack in the bulkhead under the dashboard drivers side. T Hoccom from Surrey

I had this issue, it was a leaky seal on the brake servo inside the engine bay. Clearing debris and painting sealant over it didn't work so we ended up removing the screen wash and wipers, then the pedals inside to get to the brake servo and replace the seal and paint with sealant. It`s a big job and took a day, then a day in a garage to dry but no more leaks now. Vauxhall would have charged several hundred pounds, an internet how to and a confident person who's worked on cars a little could do it though. Brown from Gloucestershire

Submitted: 02/11/2014 14:33:32 | ID: 105502

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Jan Hunter, Durham

Vauxhall Vectra Estate 2004

I have a water leak in the passenger and rear footwell of my Vauxhall Vectra Estate. Can anyone help me and tell me where all of the drains are located and how to get behind the wheel arch? Thank you. (1.8i vvt)

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I had exactly the same thing. There are rubber drains that get clogged up that are located near the bottom of the windscreen. If you open the bonnet and look towards the windscreen on the passenger side you will see a plastic grill. Remove the large rubber seal and if you look inside you will see the pollen filter. The rubber drain is just the the side if it. All I did was get a metal coat hangar bent in two and used it to push the crap through the seal then poured some water down to make sure it was running. The drivers side is a bit more tricky to locate but basically the same place. Once you’ve done the passenger side you’ll know what your looking for. I know it seems weird that the water is in the rear footwell but that must be where it runs through the car to. Good luck Pete Inglis from Renfrewshire

Here you go. I have uploaded a video to youtube. Easy fix Vauxhall vectra footwell leak puddle on floor: http://youtu.be/tZZcO-rxZ6s simon from Dorset

Submitted: 01/11/2012 09:11:24 | ID: 89389

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peter, Stoke-on-Trent

Vauxhall Meriva

hi when i start my meriva it makes a loud wurring noise then stops and the car drives fine anyone know what this is thanks

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Sounds like timing chain Michael Collins from Merseyside

Sounds like timing chain Michael Collins from Merseyside

Submitted: 21/10/2014 20:09:45 | ID: 104956

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steve, Worcestershire

Vauxhall Vectra

pls can any one help my key fob and inner workings have just about had it can i get replacement outter shell and inside board ect my key it self is ok its just that at moment i have to use key to open and close and of course the alarm gose off till i put in ingnition thank you

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I had mine replaced at Timpsons key cutting. Cost about £20 for a new case rob from Norfolk

I had mine replaced at Timpsons key cutting. Cost about £20 for a new case rob from Norfolk

Submitted: 21/11/2014 19:05:12 | ID: 106628

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tai, Kent

Vauxhall Astra

Hello,, I have astra Diesel 1.7 Manual I was driving on the highway and suddenly stop the engine, I wait 15mint and start again it works, but after few meters stop again, I took to the garage, on the system doesn't show nothing he change the fuel filter, it works few KM ok, but after stop again, wait few mint start again is going few meters stopping again, again and again same situation, what is problem? Can anybody give me any idea?

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I have the same problem, full service has been done 5 months ago. Today my Vauxhall Astra 55 reg, diesel stopped more than 10 times. It stops suddenly, after waiting 5 min it starts again, but after driving a few km it stops again? Bilal from Essex

I have the same problem with my Astra 1.7 cdti, can anyone help?Alan mason from Ireland

Submitted: 16/11/2014 19:55:54 | ID: 106289

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Pepito Dela Cruz, Tyne and Wear

Vauxhall Zafira

starts fine but the problem when car reaches normal temperature the fuel gauge dropped down to 0 level then the engine will stop then wont start for about 5=10 minutes, i had it checked mechanic replaced cranker sensor, the next day it happens again, it stopped in the middle of the road i called recovery and diagnostic test result shows code u2105. can someone give me advice if there is any solution to this problem and the cost please?

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hi just had same problem with my astra turned out to be the ecu shutting down when engine warm how i diagnosed problem with out spending loads was under bonnet there is a relay box with 2 purple relays side by side pull the 1 with no fuse out with its housing just a little clip at back of housing then lift turn to see wires there is a brown wire with a thin green line running through it pu a wire to that and then to a earth then run engine to temp ie fan kicks in if you get to fan kicking in its the fuel side of ecu braking down when warm( ebay ecu kit ) make sure you get the right numbers on ecu other wise you will end up with other problems 30 mins tops to replace dave from East Riding of Yorkshire

Hi, I just had the same problem with my Astra, turned out to be the ecu shutting down when the engine`s warm. How I diagnosed the problem without spending loads was, under the bonnet there is a relay box with 2 purple relays side by side. Pull the 1 with no fuse out with its housing, just a little clip at back of the housing, then lift and turn to see wires. There is a brown wire with a thin green line running through it. Put a wire to that and then to an earth, then run the engine to temp ie fan kicks in. If you get the fan kicking in it`s the fuel side of ecu breaking down when warm (ebay ecu kit). Make sure you get the right numbers on the ecu, otherwise you will end up with other problems. 30 mins tops to replace dave from East Riding of Yorkshire

Submitted: 23/11/2014 08:12:24 | ID: 106685

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rob, Staffordshire

Vauxhall Combo

Corsa 1.3 diesel limp mode at 70mph?Hi people I have just bought a 2006 1.3 diesel corsa and when I put my foot down and hit then loses its power. It still drives but seems very slow. It also has done this twice in 3rd gear but Everytime in 5th. I have heard this is limp mode. What do you think this might be the spanner light is on once van us warm

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air flow meter coming from air intake just swap it over with one from scrappy 20 quid bilbo from Darlington

I had the same problem with my van, there is an arm on the side of the turbo that acts as a govenor sometimes it sticks. The garage freed mine but my boss had to have a new turbo scott from Devon

Submitted: 12/10/2014 20:40:22 | ID: 104515

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Thomas Rickwood , Clackmannanshire

Vauxhall Insignia

Hi, my service light has come on and straight away my car lost power like it is running sluggishly. Is this normal until I have my service?

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Hi Checks 3 things Air flow meter sensor Glow plug Air leak Happened with my insignia Miguel from Berkshire

Hi Checks 3 things Air flow meter sensor Glow plug Air leak Happened with my insignia Miguel from Berkshire

Just had same problem, car needed regen and had full set of glow plugs replaced. £240 ouch! s reilly from Cheshire

Just had same problem, car needed regen and had full set of glow plugs replaced. £240 ouch! s reilly from Cheshire

Same thing happened to me at 68k miles , Particle Filter in exhaust needed changing £100 aprox. Steve D from Wrexham

Submitted: 08/11/2014 17:11:51 | ID: 105895

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barry caldwell, Nottinghamshire

Vauxhall Zafira

I went to my Zafira this morning, it unlocks with the key remote and when I turn the key all the lights come on but nothing happens at all. I`ve tried both my keys and they are the same. Any ideas?

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it could be your car battery is flat or the ,battery in your key fob garry from Redcar and Cleveland

Submitted: 09/11/2014 10:10:52 | ID: 105918

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Steve D, Wrexham

Vauxhall Insignia

Fluid is dripping (water) from the floor, I would say between the front seats area. No drop in fluid levels on Rad or Washer?

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Hi Steve I had the same problem there is I small drain off pipe underneith normally when you have your climate control on it drips more it's nothing to worry about its to get rid of condensation and stops water holding in your exsuast system Rob from Cheshire

Hi Steve I had the same problem there is I small drain off pipe underneith normally when you have your climate control on it drips more it's nothing to worry about its to get rid of condensation and stops water holding in your exsuast system Rob from Cheshire

Submitted: 19/11/2014 17:34:06 | ID: 106496

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T Roadley, Leicestershire

Vauxhall Corsa

How do I clear 'Icy Road' warning as there is no 'OK'button? How do I re-set consumption me?

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see answer above if you have these buttons on the steering wheel thats how i do it the left hand one can be pushed in slightly and it clears it from the screen JEan clarke from Renfrewshire

Submitted: 06/11/2014 07:52:52 | ID: 105746

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S.King, Leicestershire

Vauxhall Corsa

How do I clear 'icy road' warning as there is no 'ok'button?

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hi on the steering wheel you should have two buttons that you can scroll up and down with on the left hand one if you push this in it should clear this for you thats how i do it anyway hope this helps JEan clarke from Renfrewshire

Submitted: 09/11/2014 20:13:30 | ID: 105953

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Lauren, Lincolnshire

Vauxhall Astra

Driving along tonight and my hazard lights started flashing, doors unlocked and interior light came on. Everything went back to normal after a few seconds but the interior light stayed on. I have disconnected the bulb to stop the battery from draining. Any ideas as to why this happened and how to fix it would be appreciated?

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Hi Sounds like its gone into crash mode mine did the same thing twice after just turning the engine over within two weeks ....took it to vauxhall and the changed the ?crash sensor board ? runs fine now done 20k miles and no problem since jack croxall from West Midlands

Hi Sounds like its gone into crash mode mine did the same thing twice after just turning the engine over within two weeks ....took it to vauxhall and the changed the ?crash sensor board ? runs fine now done 20k miles and no problem since jack croxall from West Midlands

Submitted: 09/11/2014 22:31:53 | ID: 105959

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brian powell, Hertfordshire

Vauxhall Zafira

hi,i have a 53 reg zafira elegance dti,starts fine but does not accelerate,appears to run in limp mode any ideas as to why.thanks

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I've got a 54 vauxhall Zafria design model. My engine light stays on with loss of power. I've cleaned the erg valve and put a semi blanking plate on and it still has loss of power. What else should I check to ensure I get rid of this problem. Thanks Al Alan from West Midlands

Submitted: 24/11/2014 09:16:19 | ID: 106763

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Louise Leek, England

Vauxhall Tigra 2005

I have wet footwells on both driver and passenger sides in my Vauxhall Tigra. As I turn corners I see water leak in from the bottom of the doors. When I open the doors I sometimes see a collection of water by the door`s seal which then leaks onto the footwell. Also as I drive around I can hear water swishing around somewhere. All this only tends to happen in the rain. Can anyone please help me with this problem as I’d like to fix it? Thank you.

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Hi Louise, I have the same problem which has only got worse over the last couple of years and I’m yet to find the solution. I took it to Vauxhall who quoted £150 to investigate but wouldn’t guarantee to find the problem and if they did the cost to fix it would be on top. I`ve just written to Vauxhall to complain and also logged it with Watchdog as it appears that it’s something that is affecting lots of people. If you can please also log it on Watchdog as if enough people make a noise, hopefully they will actually agree to fix without us having to pay for it Katy Cresswell from Berkshire

I had the same problem. The water is leaking out of your speaker housing, onto the door rubber and running into the car at it’s weakest point. Normally water enters the inside of your door through the window rubbers but drains out through the drain holes in the bottom of the door. If these become blocked and the waterproof membrane inside the door perishes the first point of escape is the door`s speakers. The slushing of water that you sometimes hear is the amount of water sitting in the bottom of your doors. This is a common problem in the Tigra. To solve this problem you should unblock the drain holes along the bottom of the doors (near the seal), remove the speaker and apply a waterproof mastic sealant. This saves removing the entire interior door trim and replacing the whole plastic membrane. If you have any problems come back to web-site – Pete from England

My driver’s footwell kept filling with water, in the end they found the seal had gone round the pedal box, it is 2005 Tigra and had only done 12,000 miles at the time. This cost me £360 to repair!!! Water still comes in from the doors, biggest pile of crap I ever bought, unfortunately it’s on finance so I can’t sell it yet Andrea Frazer from England

Hi folks, my girlfriend also has the dreaded drivers wet footwell syndrome! After trying many things i think i may have fixed it. Please note I believe from much research and hours and hours of fiddling around there are actually 3 areas the car leaks from. The biggest one is in underneath the window wiper motor, first step pull up the carpet and remove sound deadening , you will see a cut out where the steering column goes through if you get someone to pour water by the window wiper motor you will actualy see the water coming through under the brake pedal (well there about) it doesn’t take long to see the water come through! You will have to remove scuttle panel and wiper motor to see and seal the area. I used a lot of silicon here and tested it after few days, seems to have done the trick. The second was a lesser leak is on the cill if you pop out the grommets you will see the water come out. I believe this comes into the cill under the wing various holes there again just silicon them up. I think the main culprit here is where the wing joins the cill. And lastly the boot drains (I didn’t have this one but a lot of folks do)... Just a side note the holes I sealed were tiny but the floor was like a pool after heavy rain. I hope this helps as I know it’s incredibly frustrating. Good luck Steven Astbury from England

I’ve gone to my 04 Tigra today and have scooped the water out from my boot, I parked on a hill to see if water might drain from my watery foot wells I’ve had going on for ages. They are still soaked too... help! It’s a nightmare and its stinking so bad! Rebecca from Warwickshire

This is a Vauxhall recall problem. Vauxhall should fix the seals for free as it is an identified fault and can damage the abs system. Tanya from Durham

Hi my car had the same problem and had tried all the suggestions to resolve it, none of which worked. I finally solved it by trial and error. The problem is that there is no ’plastic liner’ behind the door speaker and after a while the water, which enters down the window and would normally run through the door and out of the drain holes at the bottom, causing the rubber around the speaker to perish and allow the water to run into the footwell. You need to remove the door card, be careful as the electrics for the window are in there, then fit/glue a plastic liner behind the speaker. This has worked for mine with no more leaks! Margaret McAloon from Northumberland

I am getting ready to take legal action now as my 08 Tigra Exclusiv - the second one, bought new, has been in and out of the garage for two and a half years having seals replaced, everything checked and carpets dried out. For that whole time we have had a smell of mould and every autumn the problem returns and the footwells are saturated. The mould is in the leather seats and steering wheel and we have to spend ages drying all the windows before we can use it. We can’t keep anything in the boot as it rains large drips off the lid when opened and small space dehumidifiers turn liquid in less that a week due to the amount of water in the car. I am not prepared to give Vauxhall any more attempts at repair as even if they take it to Luton and strip it down they will not be able to replace the seats so the mould will still be present. A big let down as we really loved the car. As we had no problems with the 55 plate we kept for 3 years we thought we had been unlucky with this one, but after reading all the evidence of an inherent fault on the internet we are now veering towards the fact that we were extremely lucky with the first one! Janet McPherson from Somerset

Hi guys I also have both foot wells in my Tigra saturated with water on the pasenger side it comes in through bottom of door i now have a towel there and have to change this every day in wet weather, the driver side I'm not sure where it's geting in yet but i have a puddle now behind the seat it seams everyone I know who have had or know someone with a TIGRA as suffered this problem it really is let down by Vauxhall not entertaining this problem it's no coincidence there's definatly a problem and it needs sorting VAUXHALL !!! So my solution is wellies towels and never buy another VauxHELL Julie from West Yorkshire

Hi guys I also have both foot wells in my Tigra saturated with water on the pasenger side it comes in through bottom of door i now have a towel there and have to change this every day in wet weather, the driver side I'm not sure where it's geting in yet but i have a puddle now behind the seat it seams everyone I know who have had or know someone with a TIGRA as suffered this problem it really is let down by Vauxhall not entertaining this problem it's no coincidence there's definatly a problem and it needs sorting VAUXHALL !!! So my solution is wellies towels and never buy another VauxHELL Julie from West Yorkshire

Submitted: 08/06/2012 16:08:26 | ID: 86814

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paul, Shropshire

Vauxhall Insignia

How do I install the sat nav disc?

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Config,>nav settings> add or remove maps> add and it will load onto HD Steve from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 10/11/2014 11:09:07 | ID: 105980

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brian, City of Glasgow

Vauxhall Insignia

Just had my master cylinder and brake and clutch assembly replaced but now have a humming noise, the same hum I was getting when I turned off the ignition. It is coming on and stays on until I press the accelerator, goes off but comes back on. I can make the hum go on or off by pressing the accelerator, the noise sounds like a pump or fan. Also my handbrake does not release when I drive off, I have to use the switch. Are these problems related to the £600 pedal assembly repair?

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same thing was happening to me, it's the turbo boost valve/solenoid mine got done under warranty but after having a look on a few vx forums it's a cheap part anyway, Steve from Greater Manchester

same thing was happening to me, it's the turbo boost valve/solenoid mine got done under warranty but after having a look on a few vx forums it's a cheap part anyway, Steve from Greater Manchester

Submitted: 11/11/2014 11:21:10 | ID: 106027

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Hardep, West Midlands

Vauxhall Insignia

Hi Can you tell me how to fit a new cover for the headlight washer jet?

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Hi Can you tell me how to fit a new cover for the headlight washer jet on the Vauxhall Insignia Brian from Essex

Hi Can you tell me how to fit a new cover for the headlight washer jet on the Vauxhall Insignia Brian from Essex

Submitted: 20/10/2014 18:23:34 | ID: 104913

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Michael Squirrell, England

Vauxhall Movano 2000

Hi. I have recently bought a 2000 Vauxhall Movano 2.5d. The orange light on the left hand side of the dashboard stays on for about 30 minutes when driving and then it goes out. Is this anything to worry about because I do not know what the light means? Cheers. (2.5d)

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Hi, I have the same problem as you, with the orange/yellow light on the left side of the dashboard and also don't know what is the problem. If you already know what is about, please let me know. Thanks victor from Middlesex

Hi, I have the same problem as you, with the orange/yellow light on the left side of the dashboard and also don't know what is the problem. If you already know what is about, please let me know. Thanks victor from Middlesex

Submitted: 12/12/2013 14:02:12 | ID: 59084

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Leigh, Oxfordshire

Vauxhall Astra TwinTop 2008

My Vauxhall Astra TwinTop has keyless start. When I changed the battery the key will not start the car. The yellow padlock keeps flashing and beeping which I know means the key is not being sensed, but I am confused, the key will lock and unlock the car. Does anyone have an answer?

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I had this issue and the dealership charged me £50.00 to reprogram the key fobs, change the batteries and swap the micro switches in the doors to eliminate the problem (they didn’t change the batteries as I marked them and apparently run out of time to change the micro switches). The car came back not starting but 1 in ten times. They also said the management unit has errors on requiring a quotation of 3 new control units at a cost of £350.00 each plus hundreds of pounds of work (totalling £1400.00) without a guarantee that it would work, after that I took the car away to check it out myself. I have forty years of experience in electronic/mechanical design. So the errors in the management unit are rubbish the car can not detect if the control units are faulty or if the key fobs are, that is impossible as the key would have to have a data logging computer in it to confirm that the car to key fob protocol (chit chat) has happened or not. The fault is simple you either change the key fob at a ridiculous price of £90.00 plus £48.00 programming charge or you fix the fob you have. Any competent DIY person can achieve this. The fobs are designed wrong and the issue is the negative battery connection needs to be bent (only slightly) to reconnect the battery. The foam in the housing is also not thick enough to hold the battery down in place. Without the battery connected the security zone in and around the car can not be cleared. The padlock alarm will sound if someone opens a door while the faulty fob is in the car but this will rest after a few seconds of driving. This issue can be tested by holding the fob between finger and thumb and pressing hard on the end of the fob (with the Vauxhall logo on), this is the battery housing. If the car opens and starts a hundred percent of the time doing this it is this problem. Fixed both fobs free of charge and have never had the issue again. PS if you have two fobs in the car at the same time (like husband and wife’s) and a door is opened the padlock alarm will sound but it may be a fault with either fob check both Peter Moores from England

WOW. I think this might work, I just opened the battery and can see that the battery was not connecting properly so I have put some extra foam in there to pad it out so it touches the connection. I can’t wait to try it later when I get home from work, well done... hopefully fingers crossed... Elaine from Hertfordshire

That worked for me :) My key was dead. Thanks for sharing the knowledge Peter! SEO: Astra, twintop, keyless, fob, fault, not working, fix, repair, diy, battery change Iliya from Malta

That worked for me :) My key was dead. Thanks for sharing the knowledge Peter! SEO: Astra, twintop, keyless, fob, fault, not working, fix, repair, diy, battery change Iliya from Malta

Submitted: 20/08/2012 15:06:33 | ID: 85346

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Ali Iqbal, London

Vauxhall Zafira 1999

I have a Vauxhall Zafira black 1999. When I turn my key on the ignition it starts perfectly, but I hear a buzzing sound. What is it? I have just had my car fully serviced. I had no problems until today when my car started making a buzzing sound.

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Hi I had that same problem . My Opel zafira had a whizzing noise that buzz contnously. The problem was the valve in the tuppet cover but the valve cannot be changed on its own you need to change the whole tuppet cover. That solved my problems. By the way I am a south african nhlanhla from Blackpool

Submitted: 16/02/2014 22:54:46 | ID: 59353

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flare corry, Norfolk

Vauxhall Vectra

Hi, we have a vauxhall vectra 2007, the floor on the front passenger and rear passenger footwall has become flooded. My partner has tried the great advice below about clearing out the drain plug in the engine bay, however the floor is still very wet and water canbe heard under the car. Does anyone know please how to empty this? Maybe there is a plug under car? Than you in advance for any advice! Clare

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Hi, the problem is leaves and stuff collecting in the rain reservoir. If you lift the bonnet and peel back the rubber seal just under the windscreen (passenger side if i remember correctly) you should have a pool of collected water. If you stick your hand in and feel for a rubber grommit and remove it all the water will fall out.. i threw mine away afterwards but you could clean and put it back.... but the problem might come back.. oh and just so u know the water is coming in through your pollen filter which u might want to replace (easy and cheap) gary kinvig from Lancashire

Hi, the problem is leaves and stuff collecting in the rain reservoir. If you lift the bonnet and peel back the rubber seal just under the windscreen (passenger side if i remember correctly) you should have a pool of collected water. If you stick your hand in and feel for a rubber grommit and remove it all the water will fall out.. i threw mine away afterwards but you could clean and put it back.... but the problem might come back.. oh and just so u know the water is coming in through your pollen filter which u might want to replace (easy and cheap) gary kinvig from Lancashire

Submitted: 01/12/2014 17:15:59 | ID: 107198

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Michael smith, Caerphilly

Vauxhall Zafira

I bought my zafira yesterday off a friend of mine when I jump into the car first thing in the morning its brilliant and runs like a dream untill it warms up then my service light comes on and it starts to run like a dog seems like I havent got my foot in the throttle but I have, I tryed to clear it off but nothing happening someone help

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Sounds like the coil to me. Trevor from France

Submitted: 07/11/2014 19:34:59 | ID: 105858

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nick, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Zafira

My Zafira 2.0 dti Sri starts when it wants. I can go out and start it. Drive it for days sometimes and when I stop and come to start it again it is as though diesel is not getting through. It seems to me like something electrical is just not telling it to fire as if I go back to it after a couple hours it starts. Not all the time mind sometimes it takes a few days before it decides to go again but it only lasts so long. I had it hooked up to jumpers and turned it over time and time again and nothing. I left it and the day after went to it and it fired up immediately. Any ideas plz. Like I say it does seem to be electrical

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hi. this I believe to the the ABS testing itself. it will do this at about 13mph. It only does it ater first starting the car and driving. Once it has done this it will not do the same thing until the car has been switched off and driven again. This is what I found online when I was worried about the same noise. nick from Essex

hi. this I believe to the the ABS testing itself. it will do this at about 13mph. It only does it ater first starting the car and driving. Once it has done this it will not do the same thing until the car has been switched off and driven again. This is what I found online when I was worried about the same noise. nick from Essex

hi. this I believe to the the ABS testing itself. it will do this at about 13mph. It only does it ater first starting the car and driving. Once it has done this it will not do the same thing until the car has been switched off and driven again. This is what I found online when I was worried about the same noise. nick from Essex

Submitted: 16/11/2014 14:23:01 | ID: 106276

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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

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

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Chris Gray, Warwickshire

Vauxhall Vivaro 2005

My Vauxhall Vivaro`s turbo boost solenoid/sensor makes a buzzing sound. Is this normal as I bought another as replacement but this does the same? Thanks.

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I have the same problem with my 2006 Opel Vivaro 2.5. have replaced turbo boost solenoid and the buzzing sound is still there. I cant get this problem solved from the garages its been too. there is a new MAF , new turbo fitted also, but the buzzing wont stop. Michael McGuire from Leitrim

I have the same problem with my 2006 Opel Vivaro 2.5. have replaced turbo boost solenoid and the buzzing sound is still there. I cant get this problem solved from the garages its been too. there is a new MAF , new turbo fitted also, but the buzzing wont stop. Michael McGuire from Leitrim

Submitted: 09/12/2013 16:10:32 | ID: 59008

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Ben, England

Vauxhall Astravan 2007

My Vauxhall Astravan`s fan is not working. I’ve replaced the resistor. Is there any way of checking the fan without removing it?

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Hi Ben,the best way to check the fan is to disconnect the electrics to the fan and make up pair of jump leads using alligator clips,clip the leads to the fan then connect to the battery,if the fan runs happy days,just make sure when you connect the leads that you put positive to positive and negative to negative. Best of luck george. george from Essex

Submitted: 07/11/2013 15:03:38 | ID: 57544

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paul leahair, Merseyside

Vauxhall Astravan

van judders when starting off from standing start had all engine mounts replaced but no better thank you

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Hi It sounds like you're clutch may be the problem, try putting it in 4gear and pull away ,if it doesn't stall the clutch may need adjusting or replacing, Good luck george george from Essex

Submitted: 21/11/2014 23:04:51 | ID: 106643

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geoff, Bristol

Vauxhall Zafira

where is the location of the thermastat on my 1.9 deisel how long to replace and any speacial tools needed thank you

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need to replace thermastat on my zafira 1.9 diesel 2006 location off thermastst geoff from Bristol

Submitted: 27/11/2014 13:27:30 | ID: 106980

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Geoff, North East Lincolnshire

Vauxhall Combo

Just got my first van for a o2plate very good condition. For its age,one or two bits to do on it but happy . The problem I have with it is am getting water in the footwell which also drips through the glove box but can not find out wear it's coming from can you help need two get this sorted before the bad weather comes thanks

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I had the same problem. I used to hear water sloshing about in the bulkhead and pouring in behind the glove box. Turned out to be the seal around the plastic box where all the wiring enters the bulkhead on the passenger side. I just sealed it up with silicone, never leaked since eddie from Essex

I had the same problem. I used to hear water sloshing about in the bulkhead and pouring in behind the glove box. Turned out to be the seal around the plastic box where all the wiring enters the bulkhead on the passenger side. I just sealed it up with silicone, never leaked since eddie from Essex

Hi there is normally 2 drainage holes under the bonnet near bottom of window screen if one or both are blocked with leaves and other debris the water that comes off your roof and window screen when it rains will find the next easiest route to escape and thats how it ends up inside the car. So just give them a clean out and all will be fine Danny from Lincolnshire

Hi there is normally 2 drainage holes under the bonnet near bottom of window screen if one or both are blocked with leaves and other debris the water that comes off your roof and window screen when it rains will find the next easiest route to escape and thats how it ends up inside the car. So just give them a clean out and all will be fine Danny from Lincolnshire

My driver`s side footwell is filling up because the seal around the brake servo is perished and allowing water in. It`s located under the removable panel where the wipers are and inside right up by the foot pedals, it's a pig of a job because of access! I blocked off the drain hole and poured some roof sealer in, cured the leak. Sounds a bit bodgy but that was a year ago and it's still good! John from Cumbria

Passenger side next to battery is a junction box containing electronic. The seal around the box wasn't secure. resealed and problem went away. Still have ongoing problem with r/h indicator that goes away in dry weather. I suspect this may be cause by damp in same box. Strange that there is now cover over box and water from windscreen is free to run over this junction box. ED from Pembrokeshire

Submitted: 13/08/2014 21:08:32 | ID: 101438

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STEPHEN GOOCH, Cambridgeshire

Vauxhall Astra

I find that when I am trying to maintain a speed i get a jerking when i'm not accelerating or have foot off accelerator as soon as i accelerate no problem as when i take foot off pedal ! but hovering foot on pedal to maintain speed often but not always produces this short jerking on pedal

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i have had this in my dti its very common on them i have done over 80,000 miles not an issue but it is annoying feels like it could cut out its electrical breaks in the circuit abit slow to catch up with the pedal if you know what i mean nothing to worry about at all they all do it apparantly like i said its always done it on mine and my mates aswel both of us have put about 80000 on them in the last couple of years dont worry its not going to cut out on you vince from Yorkshire

i have had this in my dti its very common on them i have done over 80,000 miles not an issue but it is annoying feels like it could cut out its electrical breaks in the circuit abit slow to catch up with the pedal if you know what i mean nothing to worry about at all they all do it apparantly like i said its always done it on mine and my mates aswel both of us have put about 80000 on them in the last couple of years dont worry its not going to cut out on you vince from Yorkshire

Submitted: 01/11/2014 11:48:55 | ID: 105446

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Simon Brown, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Insignia 2009

My Vauxhall Insignia`s front windscreen demister only blows out of the dashboard vents and won’t change to blow on the screen when the button is pressed. What should I do? (exclusive)

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Hey Simon. Unfortunately I don’t have the answer for you but wondered if you have found a solution as my Insignia does the same thing. Please email me on s.brewin@hotmail.co.uk to let me know. Thanks Sam from England

I have the same issue... Any answers would be grateful Wes from West Midlands

I have the same issue... Any answers would be grateful Wes from West Midlands

Submitted: 06/12/2012 12:05:02 | ID: 64524

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Deepu, Merseyside

Vauxhall Insignia

Vehicle`s service soon message is coming on and loss of power from the first gear, but still can drive it?

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Hi Happened with my insignia They fixed glow plug number 2 I have to pay 186 pounds to fix in vauxhall dealer Miguel from Berkshire

Submitted: 29/09/2014 02:33:30 | ID: 103780

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Madge Donnelly, Yorkshire

Vauxhall Meriva 2007

My Vauxhall Meriva keeps juddering when I brake. I have had new discs fitted and it is better but still does it on occasions. What else could it be?

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Chuckle - that's probably the ABS. Do you brake hard? If not then get it checked! Dai Laffin from Berkshire

Submitted: 29/10/2013 08:48:22 | ID: 56782

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Steve Galaud, Essex

Vauxhall Meriva 2006

I can’t open my Vauxhall Meriva`s tailgate from outside using the electronic handle? It’s a keyless tailgate and all the fuses are okay. Please help?

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Mine has literally packed in 1 hour ago for the 2nd time in just over a year. It probably needs yet another tailgate switch - £88 last year who knows what this - main dealer price Clive B from Yorkshire

This is what happened to my wife’s 2006 Meriva, initial you could not open the tailgate, and subsequently the rear wiper would not work. I found the problem to be broken wires in the wiring harness between the tailgate and body. (Not the switch as suggested by the garage.) Not easy to fix, but if you are good with a soldering iron and heat shrink sleeving then no problem. Otherwise it looks like an expensive job! Roger from Hampshire

We had that on our '56 plate and it was the wiring loom/harness that runs between the car body and the tailgate. All the wires insulation had cracked open and, by the time I had figured out what the increasing number of intermittent 'faults' were down to, half the wires had broken. The wiring loom has a part number label on it and I got a new replacement from the local Vauxhall dealer for not too much money - I think it was about £30 ish. The job was a little fiddley but I tied a strong string to the broken loom and, as I pulled it out I made sure it was in the right place. Then I tied/taped (good old duct tape) the new one to the string and pulled it back through the same way. Job done, all 'faults' cleared! Dai Laffin from Berkshire

Submitted: 31/10/2013 14:20:56 | ID: 57052

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