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  1. Astra H
    Hello. I’ve not long had a new clutch fitted and a second hand gear box which had 25k miles on it about a month or so ago. But today when I was on my way to work when I was in 3rd gear it felt like I had no power the all of a sudden it just shot off. Then tonight on my way gone I was sticking...
  2. Astra H
    Hello. Can someone help diagnose what this tapping sound might be. Sounds like it’s coming from around the intake. A mate said it could be lifters. I’d like to have a go fixing it myself before taking it too a mechanic. Many thanks in advance. 1.6 petrol Astra h YouTube: Tapping noise help
  3. Astra H
    Hi I have 2008 1.9 cdti 150. the engine is on it's way out... can you buy a new engine for this model??? Or nearly new recon with all parts?? I'm a newby so dont no much about this!!.. Any help much appreciated ✌
  4. Astra H
    Hello! I am going to replace my CIM because I am having too many issues with the horn/steering wheel controls. I am going to use a CIM i took from another car. I had a GM tech friend use Tech2 to unpair/divorce the CIM back to delivery state before it was removed from the car, so I should be...
  5. Astra H
    Hi I just started hearing this sound the other day it stops when driving and comes on when stop or when you turn key in the ignition. Just want to find out what is and if its a big problem.
  6. Astra H
    Hi all, Firstly I’m new here so quickly I’m Jamie, I purchased a 2008 Astra 1.8 140 Sri about a week ago for the wife who’s a key worker however when Startig the car after leaving it over night it runs very lumpy (500rpm) however once the car has sat running for 15 seconds if you restart the car...
  7. Astra H
    Hi. As mentioned above I'm wondering would anybody know any approx electrical values that the ABS sensor should be outputting. Iv read that the usual resistance output when static on most sensors are between 800-1800 ohms when static, and change if the sensor is working. However Iv read that a...
  8. Astra H
    Hi, I have an modified Astra H 1.9 CDti SRI. Recently it has started to make a helicopter/ticking noise when moving in gear however the sound isn't present when sat stationary or when accelerating. I was wondering if anyone else has had a similar issue previously or if anyone knows what it...
  9. 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...
  10. Astra H
    Hi there, Right, so I am completely new to being a car owner. My ex was always in charge of the cars and he was a mechanic so all issues were sorted before they even became issues. I picked up a few things from him but its still daunting AF. Bit of background...I bought a 58 plate Astra 1.4 SXI...
  11. Astra H
    Hi,i bought an astra sxi about a month ago with a cd30 radio and no aux . I replaced the radio with a cd30 mp3 that is aux compatible and also have an female aux lead but i dont know what way about installing it all . Anyone have any advice?
  12. Astra H
    Hi, I own an "08 Astra 1.7 CDTI Breeze" and have come into the problem of the engine going limp and having to be stopped and restarted when i reach about 2300 - 2500 revs. Once I reach about 2000 revs the E.M.L. comes on and stays on until the engine limps and I restart the car. At first I...
  13. North East
    Hi everyone! just been having a read of some of the threads - cant seem to find an answer on there, so thought id start my own... I have just bough a second hand Astra and could do with some advice if anyone could help? My car is a 2006 Astra 1.6 Twinport SXi (5door) 1 - I'm looking for...
  14. Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    Good Evening everyone, I hope you are okay. I would appreciate if you could help me with a problem with my Astra H. Today, upon starting, it did seem to rev a bit high, but the car got to ADSA fine. However, when trying to restart it, it simply wouldnt start. When I turned the key, all it...
  15. 'How To' Section
    I really need to power some LED strobe lights (like the police use) in the boot of my car, except I was hoping to find a power source from somewhere in the boot? Any ideas anyone? Can I tap into a fuse box or something?? Also, how on earth is it best to run a wire from one end of the car to...
  16. Astra H
    Currently driving a 1.7 which happens to be one of the Astras that doesn't have an exhaust tip coming out the back bumper and has a downturn exhaust instead, basically im wondering if there's any way i can fit an exhaust tip, preferably without having to cut a space for it in my bumper, anyone...
  17. Astra H
    Hey guys. I've got a couple of mods coming up the next month or two. I need a bit of help though. I know I need a few things to put the VXR bumper on my five door but I'm struggling to find them. The crash bar mount and foam holders etc are so difficult to locate. Can anyone help with something...
  18. Vans
    hi there.. i have a 2007 cdti club 1.7 100bhp astravan engine code Z17DTH.. Engine had dropped a piston so bought an engine from a 57plate astra club.. same litre,same bhp and same engine code.. fitted it yesterday.. went to try and fire it up and nothing... not one single light on the dash :\...
  19. Astra H
    Hi all, I have recently purchased a 2006 1.8 VVT SRI, i'm looking to do some modifications to the engine etc to increase power but have no idea where to start or where to look for parts. I've googled the make and model and 'performance parts' but none seem to be compatible for the car? I know...
  20. 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...
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