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  1. Stalled an astra twice in 4th gear when starting it up?

    Astra H
    Hello I am interested in purchasing this astra which looks nice and is 3 door but when I sat inside it, Salesman left the car in 4th gear so when I started the engine it stalled so I turned it off and then re-start the engine and it stalled, I then realised the car was left in 4th gear and...
  2. Have I busted my handbrake cable driving while it may have been frozen?

    Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    Hi all, My handbrake was lumpy yesterday and today but when I got to my destination and tried to apply the handbrake again - nothing. The lever has no 'ratchet' resistance or sound and the car could be driven with ease with the handbrake 'on'. However when I pulled the handbrake lever really...
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