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  1. astra h sri steering stiff 1.9cdti 58

    Astra H
    hello just had car mot'd and passed with advisories on break disks. couple days later steering gone stiff with some clunking when turning left to right quickly while driving. Noticed that the driver side strut mount was moving when i turned the wheel so we assumed maybe spring broke up top...
  2. Charging weirdness Astra H 1,7 cdti

    Astra H
    Hello all. This is my first post. Bought myself a Astra Estate 2005 with 200k on the clock. 1.7 cdti 100hk. 2 year old alternator and well kept. This is my problem. 2 times after very short trips it wont start. It gives 1/2 to 1 rotations on the crank and stops. Lights flicker. No spinning...
  3. Astra H 1.7 CDTI Noise. Water Pump, Alternator or Something else?

    Astra H
    Hi, My Astra H CDTI is making an awful clicking noise mainly when cold. It does get less frequent when the car is warmed up but is getting progressively worse over time. Its coming from something connected to the aux belt. Ive had this noise for about the last month and am a bit worried about...
  4. ECN 056003? "System Voltage Malfunction"?

    Astra H
    Hello all, today I noticed my car had the spanner light on so I did the pedal test, and it comes up with fault code 056003. Done a little bit of digging on Google and whatnot but I can't find exactly what it is, a lot of people saying something to do with the alternator, and people have been...
  5. Battery Keeps Dying

    Astra Chat
    Hey guys My nan has a 1.7 cdi diesel Astra 54reg and has informed me that her battery keeps dying. She has had this problem for a few weeks and has taken it to vx and they've changed the battery and alternator but problem keeps arising. She said they tested electrics and their equipment can't...
  6. New alternator + battery and still no charge :( help please

    ICE & Electrics
    Ok the other night driving home my battery light came on and just before got home my lights dimmed wipers stopped working and all dash lighhts came on the car died so phoned the AA out and they said its more then likely the alternator it seems to be a common fault on the 1.9cdti so i ordered and...
  7. Astra 1.8 1999 Engine Squeal

    Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    Hi, new to the forum but a long time reader. My Astra engine has started to make a squeaky/squealing noise. It appears to by coming from the belt/alternator region. The alternator is only 6 months old. I've tried a little WD40 on the ribbed side of the belt and some Molyslip through the engine...
  8. Sick Twintop with some fault codes to ponder......

    Astra H
    So here's the history: Last month went to the car.... dead. Called RAC who confirmed was dead - they replaced it..... Engine started but NO power steering.... Vauxhall dealer quoted £900 for new alternator ... as this WAS the cause. Took it elsewhere alternator changed - still n power steering...
  9. 1.7dti 2005 Astra Design. Alternator Vacuum pump leak

    Astra H
    Hello, I'm a bit confused and hope someone can help answer for sure. I've spent an age looking on the net but can't see for sure. My astra h has a leak on the alternator, (Coming out via the little pin hole). The vacuum pump doesn't appear to leaking and the "o" rings all seem ok. Is the...
  10. urgent techincal advise needed for an 06 1.7 tcdi. please!

    Astra H
    Hi every one im new to this so please bare with me! ive got a 2006 asta 1.7 tcdi. on xmas eve i noticed a slight wurring noise comming from the engine and thought nothing of it. That eveing i noticed that the dash board lights dimmed as i tried to start the car, again as it was xmas eve i...
  11. Alternator Issues??

    Astra G
    Dear All, I have an Astra G 2003 Model 1.7 Diesel and have been experiencing some problems. First I noticed that the car took long to start after using the AC and Lights Then one fine morning the battery went flat and couldn't start After using the jump leads to start the card i checked the...
  12. Noise on system - have tried everything (I hope)

    ICE & Electrics
    Hi all, my first post, so be gentle. I have a factory Vauxhall Stereo (CD 70 Navi) which is fine by all means. I installed a Parrot MKi 9200 about 8 months ago, and everything was great. (Sound Quality has never been amazing because of the internal amp on the Mki 9200) Dont get noise when...
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