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Hi I have an 08 HoLden Barina which is an Australian Vauxhall Corsa. Had an oil leak so changed the rocket cover gaskets. We then gave her a bit of a clean. I drove it fine and then went to start it and it won't start. Have spark and fuel so........ Has anyone else had a problem like this??
Submitted: 25/05/2015 06:32:36 | ID: 116423
I drove to and from Manchester today from Burnley but when I got about half a mile from my house I could smell burning through the air vents I put it down to being fumes from a motorbike who was in front of me. I parked the car on my drive then later went out again to my shopping a heard what sounded like a ticking oise coming from the engine I quickly turned the car round went home lifted the bonnet and I could see a small of smoke could someone please advise me is wrong with it. Thanks Sharon
Submitted: 16/05/2015 19:07:32 | ID: 116110
Hi, I have a 53 plate Corsa active and I removed the spring that tensions the alternator belt. Does anyone know how to get the spring back on? thanks Jon
Submitted: 13/05/2015 23:18:59 | ID: 116006
Hi, how hard is it to change an alternator? I have put the alternator back on but cannot get the spring back on. Anyone got any tips please?
Submitted: 13/05/2015 23:15:36 | ID: 116005
Hi a have brought a 1.4 corsa with the engine light on what does this mean? But in the mean time the alarm kept goin off and starting the car didnt stop the alarm. With out the keys in when connectin the battery there is a slight alarm noise. Should i have a thob with this car and could this be why the light is on thanks
Submitted: 07/05/2015 18:15:06 | ID: 115677
Hi when I start my car for the first time it runs higher then normal. Why is that?
Submitted: 01/05/2015 07:40:30 | ID: 115440
Sometimes after I lock the car properly the alarm starts again for no reason, can you help please?
Submitted: 01/05/2015 02:02:57 | ID: 115439
I cant open my boot,the fob is ok on central lock the doors but not the boot.
Submitted: 29/04/2015 20:49:23 | ID: 115387
Hi my corsa in the wet or damp keeps losing traction more so when I go round roundabouts no light come on the dash and it's just had an MOT and it passed just wondering if anyone nose what it could be please
Submitted: 26/04/2015 09:00:59 | ID: 115259
Change the time on2004 corsa
Submitted: 24/04/2015 17:55:06 | ID: 115180
Hi, I just want to find out if anyone can help me as I have a 1997 Opel Corsa 1.3i and every time I change gears to number 2 and 3 my engine management light comes on? I`m not sure why this is, please help.
Submitted: 23/04/2015 20:06:26 | ID: 115130
My oil light flashes when I`ve been driving for a while, only when I put my clutch in or stop the car but leave the engine running but goes off when I'm moving. It`s now started to make a ticking sound after a while too. I`ve cleaned out and changed the oil and replaced the filter. Any ideas?
Submitted: 21/04/2015 21:18:59 | ID: 115031
Hi, please help! My Corsa has extremely loose steering and has now got a kinda snap sounding click from front end d.s and feels like car slides for a couple seconds. Nothing broken that I can see. Help!
Submitted: 20/04/2015 18:41:18 | ID: 114989
When I start the car my front lights come on and don`t go off till I switch the engine off?
Submitted: 20/04/2015 16:42:17 | ID: 114983
Hi I have a opel corsa van 2005 1 7dti when you take of up a hill it has no power after you change to number 2 gear only picks up speed once it reached level ground
Submitted: 19/04/2015 16:41:39 | ID: 114929
I have a ticking noise coming from what seems to be the rev counter or speedo.the noise does not increase or decrease with speed just a constant ticking ,now and again it goes off but most of time just ticks.any ideas anyone please. Its a 1.2 Vauxhall corsa sxi 5 door 2011
Submitted: 04/04/2015 09:00:01 | ID: 114295
How do I replace a damaged drivers side rear light lense ?
Submitted: 31/03/2015 16:56:01 | ID: 114125
I have just brought a corsa year 2000 and having problem whilst driving the engine management light keeps coming on and off whilst I'm driving also when first starting the car it is spluttery for at least 5-10 mins what could this be as it's doing my head in?
Submitted: 29/03/2015 16:53:56 | ID: 114046
why is the passenger side light on when car is stopped & no key in ignition. Could I catch the indicator switch by mistake?
Submitted: 26/03/2015 16:55:55 | ID: 113893
My Vauxhall corsa seems to be loosing cooling over a couple of weeks .i have had it at a garage and was told I had a faulty coolant cap and was loosing water this way .i have no visible leaks can anyone shed any light on this or is there any underlying problems that could cause this ? Thanks
Submitted: 24/03/2015 17:18:43 | ID: 113767
Hi, I just got a Corsa and the car has started and my lights are turned off but the driver`s light stays on and it turns off. I need help please, thanks
Submitted: 16/03/2015 20:17:39 | ID: 113425
Headlights, insterments only radio,clock radio switch. Keep flickering. Radio will not stay on and fuel gauge only works at low speeds
Submitted: 12/03/2015 15:52:17 | ID: 113212
Could you please tell me the location of the outside temperature sensor of a 2005 corsa comfort
Submitted: 10/03/2015 12:31:44 | ID: 113087
Can anyone please tell me if their Vauxhall Corsa has a rubber seal as standard under the bonnet? Had RAC to the car as it kept misfiring, there was loads of water in the spark plugs. The RAC guy said there should be a rubber seal under the bonnet to prevent water spray getting under the car but there was never one from the off. To be fair this car hasn't got much of anything, really disappointed with it, only 3 years old and has had new coil pack and timing chain done too, pretty rubbish considering it`s only got 42,000 miles on the clock. This will be my first and last Vauxhall I'm afraid, very very disappointed
Submitted: 08/03/2015 15:02:12 | ID: 112974
I have just got a corsa 1.0 breeze year 2000. I notice that although all the warning lights go off when you start the engine the EPS light takes longer to go out sometimes it doesn't go out until i go into 1st gear to move off. is this correct - if not a)what is it & b) what should i do about it. Otherwise everything appears to be working fine - engine, steering, gearbox, lighting etc.
Submitted: 07/03/2015 18:30:28 | ID: 112918
Hi I HAVE JUST GOT MY NEW MOBILITY AUTOMATIC CORSA I HAVE A LOT OF C'D'S BUT I CANT FIND THE CD PLAYER
Submitted: 07/03/2015 15:29:17 | ID: 112896
Hi, I have a 1.2 Corsa 2011 and there are two problems I want to ask about. Firstly my car keeps on cutting out, mainly when it's cold. The car starts up fine and after driving for a few minutes will cut out and always when I change the gear. I have taken it to Vauxhall where I had new spark plugs fitted and a new coil pack. After this it is still happening - they are now saying there is a fault coming up to do with the accelerator but cannot be sure this is the cause. Secondly there is also a ticking noise that is constantly there (although Vauxhall can't seem to hear it!), more like they haven`t tried to listen to it as you can't miss it! Anyway, the ticking noise is there without me accelerating but gets louder as I accelerate, but as soon as I put my foot on the brake it stops. I have had a huge oil leak and thought maybe it was something to do with that but since that's been fixed the noise is still exactly the same. Any help would be much appreciated. Thank you!
Submitted: 26/02/2015 00:06:33 | ID: 112354
I had the engine management light come on, I took the car to the local dealer and was told it required an engine coolant temp sensor at cost of approx £180. I asked if I could be supplied with the part only and they supplied the sensor + a plug wiring kit. Problem is there is no wiring diagram for fitting the kit. Could you be so kind as to send me fitting instructions to fit the wiring? PS this car is a Vauxhall Corsa 1.2sxi 61 plate
Submitted: 23/02/2015 07:17:59 | ID: 112164
Hi Any body have any idea to help me, about my new corsa Eco flex 1.0i just I bought 2012,now what happen I have been away few week,when I come back I see my car completely bettery flat, my brother he help me out by jumplet to charge the bettery it's charged and I drove about 20 miles in motorway still when turnoff it doesn't charged again, so I call him again he did same things and I drove about 20 mils then I turnoff and tried turn on again but it doesn't work,it.s made me tired. So do you think I need to Change my car bettery or i do same things again and again by jumplet. Also another things I saw in my car when bettery flate left side door it's remain unlocked there is no any Sestem I can closed the door but I can't unlocked completely,but right side door has Sestem to make locked.
Submitted: 21/02/2015 23:07:12 | ID: 112064
Hi I got my car 2 months ago corsa 1.2 2002 3 days after I bought the car a car with spanner sign started to come up sometimes while driving it does not flash and does go off but when the sign come on car starts to jerk forwards I have had the 02 sensor , spark plugs ,coil pack changed and e g r valve cleaned and car light with spanner still coming on the car has also failed to start 3 time in last month iv had battery checked and it's fine so what can the problem be
Submitted: 21/02/2015 18:24:12 | ID: 112051
My 1998 1.4 opel corsa got stuck in 3rd gear.I striped the gear box and found that on the third and fourth gear FORK SELECTOR a plastic cap that fits on the end of fork was missing. Is this my problem.
Submitted: 21/02/2015 15:20:32 | ID: 112036
I have tested all the fuses shown on board but cannot find the one for access to cigarette lighter to enable me to use my sat nav I can only think that one of the empty spaces without a fuse must be the one and during a repair sometime its been swapped over Could you give me the fuse number for the cigarette lighter please as I have no manual In the meantime I will check to see if the earth lead is attached Regards Ken
Submitted: 18/02/2015 12:38:21 | ID: 111784
The car starts great first thing in the morning or after standing a long time but after a short drive and switch off for say 10 mins it really struggles to start.
Submitted: 16/02/2015 13:58:43 | ID: 111650
I`m not sure of make and model but reg is YB03. The car has started to judder on acceleration and I`m a bit nervous driving it. Any ideas what I need to do?
Submitted: 16/02/2015 09:05:19 | ID: 111635
I turner my car on and the passenger airbag button started flashing on and off then the radio went off (like it was frozen with none of the buttons working) then I turned the heating on , had it on for about 20 minutes but is still coming out with just cold air. Can anyone help please
Submitted: 11/02/2015 10:18:17 | ID: 111312
i have had the car since new May 2012. No problems until now. About 2 days ago the start stop stopped working and the FAN keeps working when the engine is running . The coolant level and oil levels are fine and its no overheating . Any ideas please?
Submitted: 09/02/2015 20:49:15 | ID: 111227
I have a W reg Vauxhall Corsa, when it's cold the oil light comes on and off but when it's been running for a while it doesn't do it. I've had an oil change recently and checked the oil which is fine. Has anyone else had this problem and knows what this is, is it just a faulty sensor?
Submitted: 08/02/2015 17:56:58 | ID: 111141
I have a vauxhall corsa 1.4 it starts first time and ticks over well but when driven for a distance the oil light comes on and the exhaust manifold glows red but still drives on short distance it's ok
Submitted: 02/02/2015 00:36:59 | ID: 110700
Hi there i just brought a vauxhall corsa sxi 1.2 16v and notice that the passenger side wheel bearing keeps pulling round in circles it seams to have a mind of its own its quite frightening is this the bearing or something else thanks
Submitted: 01/02/2015 10:29:27 | ID: 110660
I've just collected a hire car and cant work out how to switch off the rear screen windscreen wipers? I can start it ok but don't know how to stop it?
Hi there A Lloyd I had similar problem when I first bought my Corsa. You have to push it back 3 times to stop the back screen wiper. Hope this helpsAmanda from Merseyside
Submitted: 29/01/2015 14:36:48 | ID: 110492
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