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Gaz, Swansea

Vauxhall Combo

Are the metal rear windows easy to change for glass? I want to be able to see out the back windows.

Submitted: 02/12/2016 18:27:31 | ID: 137111

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mark, Hampshire

Vauxhall Combo

Main beam headlights not working? Have checked bulbs and fuse

Submitted: 28/11/2016 19:00:26 | ID: 137020

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Paul, East Sussex

Vauxhall Combo

My 2010 combo leaks water from the front near side. It looks like it is coming from under the fuse box. It's defiantly not coming in from the fuse box cover or heater matrix. It flows down between the foot well and inner cill and collects behind the passenger seat. Does anybody know if there's a drain plug under the fuse box that might be bunged up ?

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Paul a common problem of combo.... the water is leaking due to failed seals in a cover that's inside the engine bay. Lift the bonnet and look at the passenger side of bay towards the rear of engine. you'll see a plastic cover btn 4 and 6 inches wide and abt a foot long.. it will pass just under the rubber seal that goes side to side in the bay. To get it out you'll need to remove the scuttle on right to access and remove the battery.. then remove the eight or nine torx screws that hold it in place and remove the cover.. you'll see that over time, leaves and debris have gathered between the cover and inner f/n/s wing and perished the soft foam seal.. which cannot be replaced.. a new cover will be needed. I have tried silicone and it won't last. I work in a fleet garage and have changed many of them. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 24/11/2016 21:00:39 | ID: 136941

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paul, Middlesex

Vauxhall Combo

The lights on the dashboard are off but light on outside, and engine cuts out about 3 seconds after starting. can anyone help please. Paul

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Problem solved - water got into fuse panel. paul from Middlesex

Submitted: 15/11/2016 17:21:47 | ID: 136720

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joshua moysey, Somerset

Vauxhall Combo

I have recently changed the clutch and flywheel in a combo van and replaced the slave. I have then started to bleed the clutch once all the air is out the slave I press the pedal once more and the slave goes pop. its over stroking and popping the slave I have changed the slave 3 times and each time its popping it again the clutch and dual mass are the same as I have removed I am stuck on what to-do next.

Submitted: 04/11/2016 14:55:04 | ID: 136475

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Simon, Cardiff

Vauxhall Combo

Hi, I have a combo 1.3 diesel 2008 and I changed the dashboard clocks now van won't start but will if I plug old speedo in? Any way around this please?

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the speedometer has to be reprogramed to match ecu , Malcolm Hunt from Cardiff

Hi Malcom. Can I do this with a tech 2? Simon from Cardiff

Submitted: 28/10/2016 21:49:39 | ID: 136326

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James winter, North Yorkshire

Vauxhall Combo

hi I recently had a new clutch fitted the mechanic said he road tested the van and said it was fine but I am having a problem the clutch seems do disengage itself if I declutch it comes back on what is the cause and how do I get it sorted

Submitted: 20/10/2016 12:28:57 | ID: 136089

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Alan cowen, Kent

Vauxhall Combo

How to remove side sliding door panel handel

Submitted: 29/09/2016 20:40:37 | ID: 135583

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Charlotte, Cheshire

Vauxhall Combo

Hi just bought a combo 1.7 di. It's really sluggish and won't pull up a hill. Engine management light is on. Took it to the garage it says... p1125 boost pressure voltage to low. No idea what I'm to do to fix it. Please help

Submitted: 27/09/2016 10:21:29 | ID: 135505

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Narendra (GE - ncr lease holder), Greater London

Vauxhall Combo

Unable to get hand to change fuse badly design!! My cigarette lighter charger has blown for 2016 module combo

Submitted: 12/09/2016 22:31:26 | ID: 135133

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Martin, Swansea

Vauxhall Combo

I have a double wire 1 white 1 black hanging down on the front near side of the van there are no warning lights on on the dash can not find where they connect to could any one help thanks.

Submitted: 06/09/2016 15:41:28 | ID: 134964

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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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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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Mark carlon, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Combo

I have a vauxhall combo van , 1300cc , 16 valve cdti 2006 and the hazard lights keep coming on and staying on and then going off again when they feel like it, I've taken the hazard light fuse out but then i can't use the indicators , I've been told its a relay . Can you help ? Ive looked at some diagrams on the internet but none seem the same. Any help or idea's would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.

Submitted: 18/07/2016 00:01:14 | ID: 133604

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antwear@outlook.com, Brighton & Hove

Vauxhall Combo

How many seats does the combo have

Submitted: 09/07/2016 21:33:30 | ID: 133379

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frank, North Lanarkshire

Vauxhall Combo

can I purchase the white clip between the clutch pedal and the master cylinder? it appears to have snapped and I haven't a clue how to fix it

Submitted: 20/06/2016 12:09:51 | ID: 132821

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Ron, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Combo

Removing roof rack and can't get hold of any new covers to fill holes where it's been

Submitted: 17/06/2016 18:54:50 | ID: 132755

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dan, Essex

Vauxhall Combo

can you tell me what type of bolt holds on the steering wheel

Submitted: 06/06/2016 21:04:53 | ID: 132412

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Neil, West Midlands

Vauxhall Combo

Problem selecting reverse gear all other gears select ok any ideas

Submitted: 06/06/2016 17:45:45 | ID: 132398

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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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nathan procter, North Yorkshire

Vauxhall Combo

Driving fine then spanner light comes on and goes off again checked oil and water all fine, drives fine again then getting blue smoke out the back when changing gear?

Submitted: 22/05/2016 12:18:49 | ID: 131872

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patrick, Donegal

Vauxhall Combo

hi i have a 03 opel combo some times its start and other times it wont any one no what wrong

Submitted: 19/05/2016 19:08:38 | ID: 131702

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Alan Baker, West Midlands

Vauxhall Combo

Cold start not working no light on dash, no power at glow plugs, Speedo stopped working ABS Service light on .Rev counter works and other dash lights, These stopped working at same time. Is there any way of tracing power supply to glow plugs, or any other way of sending power to glow plugs.

Submitted: 17/05/2016 09:16:56 | ID: 131611

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Lee cooper, Merseyside

Vauxhall Combo

I have recently had a mot done on my van but now a few days later it just cut out it starts then cuts out ,I gave changed the diesel filter and it drove but then half way up the road cut out again it was perfectly fine till I had my mot done

Submitted: 24/04/2016 16:36:49 | ID: 130766

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tom, Ireland

Vauxhall Combo

My combo with 1.7 Isuzu engine on tick over and slight revs sounds normal but on higher or sharper revs makes loud knocking, it sounds as if its on the top of the engine near the injectors and there is some blue smoke, any ideas as to cause?

Submitted: 05/04/2016 22:46:55 | ID: 129997

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roderick edmond, Gloucestershire

Vauxhall Combo

Hi Does anybody know why my indicators do not show inside when they are working fine on the outside. clock console has been changed but still no luck with the indicator lights i can hear the ticking but there are no visual signs this is quite urgent because it failed the mot because of this. Thanks in advance Rod

Submitted: 30/03/2016 07:52:47 | ID: 129658

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Craig, Merseyside

Vauxhall Combo

Hi I have a Vauxhall combo and it has a p1625 fault showing not driven it far as still doing work on it ( only Owned for a month ). Can anyone shed any light on what this problem is as some furums say it shouldnt start in the cold but my combo has started every morning as its stored in my warehouse every night.

Submitted: 26/03/2016 07:46:11 | ID: 129486

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Steve, Shropshire

Vauxhall Combo

Hi I've got a Vauxhall Comby 2010 just wondering would the back door and bumper fit off 2002 vauxhall Comby they look the same ?

Submitted: 25/03/2016 17:10:38 | ID: 129456

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Darran, Essex

Vauxhall Combo

Hi all brought a 54 ex bg van problem is the side lights stay on have to disconnect the battery, i took the light switch out but with that out the lights still stay on ..any ideas. Thanks all

Submitted: 24/03/2016 21:50:43 | ID: 129431

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diane, Greater Manchester

Vauxhall Combo

the switch to turn on the lights seems to have stopped working will only let me have half beam even when turned to full beam and the internal lights for the clock and mileage gage isn't lighting up when light switch is turned on but lights up when I turn them off ? has anyone else had this problem and how do I solve it

Submitted: 19/03/2016 19:14:24 | ID: 129238

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kevin tilley, Lincolnshire

Vauxhall Combo

I put a old ecu kit on my combo van as old ecu was playing up so ecu kit I put on it work half day then just stop now wen I turn the key it don't start and there no spanner ligth or oill ligth or eingin ligth wen I turn key to on can you tell me or some one can try tell me

Submitted: 19/03/2016 12:53:26 | ID: 129209

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Roland Arthur, Dumfries and Galloway

Vauxhall Combo

how to remove starter

Submitted: 17/03/2016 12:17:13 | ID: 129130

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Nick, Berkshire

Vauxhall Combo

Where abouts is power steering filler bottle on van as steering is a it stiff

Submitted: 14/03/2016 20:10:26 | ID: 129014

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Eric Adu , Kent

Vauxhall Combo

My Vauxhall combo 05 only starts on easyStart. Any ideas please?

Submitted: 14/03/2016 14:54:05 | ID: 129001

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sam, Nottinghamshire

Vauxhall Combo

Hi i have a vauxhall combo 2003 1.7di, im trying to find out what fault code reader i need to purchase? thanks

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Sam, any ELM327 OBD connector should fit... search fleabay for ELM327 bluetooth and you will find many cheap options that can work with iphone and android smartphones... I work with several people who spent less than a tenner for one and they work fine on many cars including Vauxhalls.. and you can use it to reset engine management light and service light. Remember do your fleabay research for reputable sellers with good feedback. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 12/03/2016 17:23:07 | ID: 128902

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Paul, Norfolk

Vauxhall Combo

How do I top up the power steering fluid

Submitted: 09/03/2016 20:28:17 | ID: 128788

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Richard, Hampshire

Vauxhall Combo

I've got a 2005 1.7Dti Vauxhall Combi Van, just in the process of replacing the gearbox and I wondered if anyone could tell me how much gearbox oil I need to put in? Can I just use the filler plug as a level guide or do I need to be a bit more specific? Cheers

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filler plug until oil seeps out. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 05/03/2016 11:18:20 | ID: 128554

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Paul Davinson, Essex

Vauxhall Combo

I currently have 2 problems.The first and most urgent is I appear to be losing some kind of fluid which is a kinda blue in colour and smells like fuel coming from the right hand side of the engine block.When engine is running this fluid is dripping out quite rapidly.When engine off and parked there is a patch / stain on the road which is lighter in colour than an oil stain.Engine management light is on but code reader I have is not giving me any code to check. Second problem is electrical. I think it is known as a parasitic drain. I first noticed that the interior light would come on by itself so I have removed the fuse to eliminate the battery dying overnight. The 2 lights in the back of the van worked briefly for about a second once but haven't worked for ages. If I leave the vehicle parked for more than 2 days without driving it than the battery will be flat. When you turn the key you do hear a sort of 'fizz like' electrical sound straight away while waiting for glow plug light to go out, not sure if this is normal or not. My mechanic had a look but couldn't find the electrical problem & said to get a auto electrician to look at it but money is tight at the moment so was hoping for some advice as to how to sort it out myself. Any help would be much appreciated .....

Submitted: 28/02/2016 15:04:15 | ID: 128289

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bernard herbert, Cheshire

Vauxhall Combo

losing coolant but no sign of any leaks loses half a litre every 60 miles

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If you've done thorough checks for leakage and find none.. sounds like head gasket may be leaking coolant into combustion chambers.. if so you may notice an increased amount of white smoke out the exhaust. R Evans from Caerphilly

Submitted: 20/02/2016 16:23:24 | ID: 127907

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Martin, Armagh

Vauxhall Combo

Heater blower only comes on after driving about 2 mile! Same spot every morning! Very fustrating when frost or steamed up window! Please help!

Submitted: 20/02/2016 10:53:46 | ID: 127888

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