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  1. Turbo wanted

    Performance Tuning & Modifying
    So I’ve just discovered I’ve cracked my manifold and turbo. I’m looking for an upgrade. My turbo housing has a crack in and one of the nuts on the fins is no longer 😂 Where’s the best place to buy a hybrid turbo? Ideally wanting a k06 however k04 is fine however need turbosmart actuator and the...
  2. Astra Design 1.6 petrol 2007

    "What's it worth"
    As in title, I've heard many bad things about Vauxhall, that they are not very good cars, and there is many problems with them. Some of my friends are telling me to not get one, better go for Honda or Toyota for example. But this one seems quite good. Is it worth the price and will it be OK as...
  3. 2008 Astra H 1.3 d

    Astra H
    Hello I need some help I think. Today the yellow engine warning light just comes up and not want to go away. Ghe car showed me 8 error code which are the follows. P0400, 0683, 1191, 0704, 1614, 0115, 0108, 0243. Is it possible that all wrong? Any idea guys please? I’m really worried now.
  4. Astra j - rear dash cam. Ignition live wire location.

    Astra J/GTC
    Thanks for looking. Looking at fitting a rear dash cam. Need an ignition live near the rear hatch. My car doesn’t have a fuse box in the rear. Can you help? 😊
  5. Dashboard vibration when accelerating - 2013 Astra 1.4T 16v SRi

    Astra Chat
    Hi all, I have a 2013 Astra recently purchased and noticed today when I’m accelerating at low to mid speeds there is a slight vibration coming from the dashboard/centre console area. It’s not terrible, but I noticed it today when I had the radio off and it’s bugging me a little. What do you...
  6. Astra sri 2.2i not many of these about!

    Astra sri 2.2i not many of these about!

  7. astra j gtc cdti 2.0 rear shock absorber questions

    Astra J/GTC
    ive a 2014 gtc j cdti 2.0 limited edition the back left wheel is making a shuttering sound like something is loose when you brake or reversal suddenly, took it to my local garage to have a quick look and he reckons it's the shock absorber mount is wearing away. (he didn't take anything apart...
  8. Astra H 1.4 Z14XEP ESP light & Dash Fault Codes

    Astra H
    Here is my YouTube link : https://youtu.be/_YAYe5H1g7A Astra has been sitting up for over 2 years... with me intermittently starting etc every couple months. Apart from the rusted brakes.. I have done a complete service. New oil, filters, brake fluid, discs. Car has just over 100k miles. Is...
  9. A simple Scheduled service question .

    Astra J/GTC
    Hi , I'm from Brisbane Australia and back in 2013 I bought the Opel Astra OPC brand new. The only year it was sold here under the Opel brand. There are very few performance Astra's in this country. In fact, I've never seen another Opel OPC Astra in the six years I've owned mine. Because of...
  10. Astra 1.7tdci Misfire Throttle body (Anti shudder valve)

    Astra J/GTC
    I have a problem with my Astra Engine the is a A17DTJ. 1.7cdti (sorry its longwinded but thought i would metion all i have done) I took it on a 300 mile trip to cornwall and when we arrived as i pulled of the motorway it appeared to go into limp mode (no lights though). When putting the...
  11. Astra H - 1.4 litre petrol design spec - anybody ever seen this?

    Astra H
    Hi all, I currently own a 2009 VX Astra H, 3 door hatch. This is a 1.4 litre petrol but has the design spec and also cruise control/bluetooth phone. I have never seen another one of these cars as every other 1.4 Astra I have come across is an SXI and not a Design, and every petrol Design I have...
  12. 2014 Astra Limited Edition Traction control light

    New Member Introductions
    Hi all, This is my first post on here. I have a 2014 Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Limited Edition Petrol - 36k miles. Last week I drove it and realised that the engine was hesitating when I was driving. There was less power and the car was shuddering more in gear 4 and when taking off in gear 1. Then...
  13. Can anyone recommend scrapyard for astra mark 5 facelift 59 wing mirror?

    Astra Chat
    I'm in Glasgow but the local scrapyards don't seem to have a mark 5 facelift version (59 plate) wing mirror passenger side and mines been vandalised. Can anyone recommend a scrapyard/second hand parts supplier who might have a lot of Astra parts including Mk V facelift and would post this part...
  14. Mark V facelift wing mirror questions for you Astra experts

    Body Repairs
    Hallo, Can any of you Astra experts out there let me know if it is possible to fit a standard Mark V Astra wing mirror to a Mark V Astra facelift version (59 plate) car. Some hoodlum has whacked my passenger side wing mirror off and broken it entirely. A new part from Arnold Clark would be...
  15. P0243 + P2297 fault codes, Astra H

    Astra H
    OPEL Astra H Hatchback 1.3 CDTI I had an accident with this car (front part). I fixed it, but: - it has less strenght than usual (starting, going up hills, and so on). - consumes more fuel than usual. - the smoke concentration coming out is higher than usual. - in the interior, sometimes you can...
  16. O2 Sensor Warning on 1.6i SXI Astra G - Fault Code : P0130

    Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    Hi Everyone, I've got an issue with my Astra About 3 weeks ago I had part of my exhaust replaced (The bit which has the braided flexi pipe), the garage pre-warned me they might not be able to get the Lambda sensor out however they managed to do it. A week later I was driving at 50mph and my...
  17. New member here with a Vauxhall Astra H (2007) 1.7 cdti cranking but not firing up

    New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have a Vauxhall Astra H (2007) 1.7 cdti cranking but not firing up - no error codes. A bit more info below - Crank sensor replaced last week MAP Sensor replaced 2 weeks ago Battery good This weekend just gone cleaned EGR Valve and pipe (same issue before clean) - EGR Valve closed Also...
  18. Astra GTC Rattling noise?

    Astra J/GTC
    Hi all, Got a little problem with the GTC 2014 Sport CDTI 2.0L. Recently its been making this horrible grinding noise. The noise is really loud when I turn the car on in the morning, it eases away when the car is warmed up a bit but does not disappear. It seems to be coming from under the...
  19. Astra J/GTC Straight Pipe

    Astra J/GTC
    Just wondering has anyone tried straight piping their Astra GTC im getting an exhaust system made and im toying with wether or not to get a decat pipe done too
  20. Astra 1.6 8v struggling with Renault 5 Thermostat fix

    Astra G
    Hi everyone, I've had my Astra G for a couple of weeks now, I've done a lot of lurking at common problems and fixes and definitely need a new thermostat. In our current 30c heat I'm not managing to maintain a decent coolant temperature and the second I open up the heater matrix the needle...
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