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  1. HELP - 2017 Astra GTC Steering issue

    Astra J/GTC
    2017 Astra GTC - 25,000 miles Tried searching the thread but unable to find anything with similar faults. Over the last couple of days, my steering has started causing a grinding/hissing noise intermittently when turning right. It appears to be coming from the right hand side near the wheel...
  2. New brake disc and Pads grinding when coming to a compete stop - Astra J

    Astra J/GTC
    I'm hoping someone can help before I go back to kwikfit. Around 2 weeks ago I had new front discs and pads fitted however since then I have noticed when I come to a compete stop the brakes make a grinding noise. If I be gentle with the brakes the noise is not as loud or will not happen. The...
  3. Grinding noise?

    Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    Hi All, I have a question regarding my 12 plate Astra 2.0 CDTi 165 ecoFLEX. A couple of days ago, I'd been driving for about 20 miles when I started hearing a low grinding noise coming from the engine. It only happened when i took my foot off the gas (in or out of gear) and the revs reduced...
  4. Clutch or Gearing issues, help appreciated!

    Astra H
    Good evening folks (Y) I wanted to check with you guys the problems I've been having over last 2 days: - gear stick very hard to put into any gears (1-5) - experiencing a lot of resistance and clunking noise when it does eventually go into gear - severe grinding/crunching noise when putting...
  5. Clutch grinds when put in reverse?

    Astra H
    Sorry if this has been posted before, but today I took my car to the mechanic to refill the air conditioning gas so once that was done I notice my reverse lights kept going off and on whilst the mechanic was trying to reverse the car, and there's me thinking does he know what he's doing? lol...