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  1. Astra J/GTC
    Just bought myself a GTC 2012 with 100k miles on it. Not sure how many times the previous owners changed the gearbox oil, if at all. Which gearbox oil should I choose, also how much do I need for an oil change? Cheers, F
  2. Astra J/GTC
    Hey guys, does anyone know if you can / how to remove the Griffin badge from the boot of the GTC? I want to replace it with a custom one but I'm unsure if it can be removed as it's the boot opening mechanism isn't it. Failing that I'll just plastidip it.
  3. Astra J/GTC
    Hello, recently acquired a GTC J and I’m just looking into changing the headlight bulbs for some whiter/brighter ones, but I’m struggling to actually get the bulb out of its socket. I have the cap off and can see it but can’t pull it out. Any ideas? Also any tips on what the bulb actually is...
  4. Astra J/GTC
    Does anyone know if this part comes off seperate to the whole bumper? I'm thinking about spraying it black. Do do you think it would look good? All opinions welcome
  5. Astra J/GTC
    New astra GTC owner here, I have the limited edition 17 plate and was looking for recommendations on replacing the factory fitted nav with something a bit more modern Thanks in advance
  6. Astra J/GTC
    Hi all, Looking at getting a cold air intake or cone filter for my 2.0 cdti gtc. Wondering if anyone has done this and can recommend anything decent? Was going to go with this Ramair Filters CC-296-UNI Universal Neck Performance Cone Air Filter with Reducing Rings...
  7. Astra J/GTC
    Hi All, I'm wondering if anyone on here would have any suggestions. The coolant low light comes my Astra GTC 1.4 turbo 2013 on every time I start my car even though the tank is full of coolant. I've replaced the tank and sensor, I've also replaced the coolant temperature sensor, I'm now not...
  8. Astra J/GTC
    Hi, I hope you are all well and keeping safe. My Astra GTC 2013 plates radio has packed up. I am looking for replacements its the CD400 model radio - i have all the mobile phone connections on my steering wheel and radio but its never been compatible - i was wondering what options i have as i...
  9. Astra H
    Hello, I have an Opel Astra H GTC from 2006 and it didn't come with steering wheel controls so I would like to know if it's possible to retrofit them? My Astra has the BID Display and CD 30 Mp3.
  10. Astra J/GTC
    Hi guys, On the weekend my GTC started making a screeching noise, I took it to 3 mechanics who could not book me in anytime soon. When I remove the dipstick or oil cap there is a strong vacuum that makes it difficult to lift up (especially the oil cap). From reading up it seems it may be a...
  11. Astra J/GTC
    Hi all, wondering if anyone can help or has had a similar issue. The rear discs on my Astra GTC have failed on its MOT. Unfortunately I'm having a big problem with finding replacements that fit. The disc sizes are all correct however the mounting bolt holes are slightly off by literally mm so...
  12. Astra J/GTC
    The engine and esp light came on my GTC yesterday, and the engine was misfiring. Has anyone had this and what was the problem? I've just spoken to a mechanic and said it could be the head gasket, which is a worry! but can't get out to diagnose it until later in the week.
  13. Astra Chat
    I have a NAVI 600 in my GTC however for the last 2 years I’ve had issues where if I drove through pot holes or cracks in the road my volume would turn down, then suddenly all the controls on the navi would stop working but would turn on after a while or spamming a few buttons. Now the controls...
  14. Astra J/GTC
    Hi all, Just got my GTC 65 plate, and I'm not fully clued up on the ins and outs of the infotainment system etc, but Im hoping someone might be able to help me out. The cars got a CD600 system, and I'm just seeing if there's a way to get Android Auto on the system without chucking away the...
  15. Astra J/GTC
    Probably been pushing it for too long, but 2017 1.4t gtc has developed a whine, starting July last year at around 30k. Increasly getting louder. 41k now. Reading that the gearbox is the notorious M32 and is common issue. Generally the whine starts above 20mph and get louder with speed, no...
  16. Astra J/GTC
    Hi all My Astra GTC has a rattle/buzz coming from the upper drivers side door. I’ve had the door card off and the sound is still there, and there’s nothing loose in the door itself. After playing around I’ve come to the conclusion that it’s coming from the B pillar part of the door, if you know...
  17. Astra J/GTC
    Hi All, Tried to start the car this morning (1.4 GTC Auto 2013) and the error 'service theft deterrent system' appeared and the car wouldn't start. Tried it again and it started but the Padlock/Car icon was lit, I drove it to my place fo work 2 miles and then in the car park the engine just shut...
  18. Astra Chat
    my Astra j gtc 2015 drives fine until a service light shows on dash, then stops accelerating and loses all boost/turbo power. It’s had an actuator arm replaced as well as boost sensor, and has been serviced. Also thermostat housing replaced but can’t find a solution. Any ideas?
  19. Astra J/GTC
    I have a GTC 2.0 I’m looking to get the trip computer activated I’m from Middlesbrough I know there’s post about this already but just looking for someone to point me in the right direction to get this done thanks
  20. Astra J/GTC
    Hi everyone from Australia! Hope your all well and keeping busy with your Astra's, I know I am. I'm here looking for info on the crankcase ventilation of my GTC. I have serious a vacuum in my crankcase/head causing bad whining or squealing when the car is warm. Its definitely the vacuum...
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