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  1. Astra H
    hey guys new to this… had my vxr Astra quite some time now still looking for a decent mechanic I’ve got a slight oil leak I’ve had the rocker cover gasket changed Monday the mechanic said it was leaking from there….but when I got home had a look under my self and you can clearly tell it was...
  2. Astra H
    Hey guys, hope someone could answer me because I’m a student/worker and this car is all I have that is saving me from going broke. So it’s been like a year that I have a bit of oil in my coolant reservoir, I check it regularly and try cleaning the oil on the top (which is useless), it’s been 3...
  3. Body Repairs
    Hi All Newbie Here. Own a Astra Mk5 2006 1.3 CDTI Estate. I have a small oil leak under my car which the garage has highlighted on the MOT. I am not sure what part this is and i am concerned about cost of repair. Can anyone make any suggestions/recpmmendations as to where the leak appears to...
  4. Astra Technical aka The Workshop
    So we buy a new family car which wife now has as daily driver. And i inherit the Astra(Y) good times. However now it's my daily driver I have picked up on some issues which i have been trying to sort myself. I am hampered with my lack of any mechanical experience but I am keen and there's you...
  5. General Motoring Chat
    Hi All, just wanted to get some advice from people who may be knowledgeable on this matter. I had my Astra 1.7 CDti EcoFlex (11 Plate) serviced today. The service showed up an issue with the turbo: "turbo seals worn leaking oil through pipes and into intercooler. New Turbocharger and...
  6. Astra H
    Hi I have a oil leak from a pin hole on the bottom of my alternator on my 1.7 dti. Can any body help? Can i block this hole? What does it do?
  7. Astra H
    Hi folks, having a few problems with my 2007 1.6 Twinport and after a bit of advice.... Firstly, the car is using a lot of oil, I'm having to top up when oil light comes on every 750-1000 miles, and using 10w40 (the 5w30 doesn't even get to 500 miles). Engine management light came on a few...
  8. Zafira/Zafira Tourer
    Greetings every1 and please accept my apologies in advance for not mastering the language properly (my signature tells where I write from). Now my lovely Zaffy B purchased new in 10/2008 has recently started to leak a small oil drop on the floor. At the same time I also start to smell a little...
  9. Astra H
    Oil is almost pouring out of the bottom of the engine! Pulled up and within a few minutes a huge puddle had appeared under my car, i've tried to take some pictures from underneath the car, any ideas? http://s1379.photobucket.com/user/grahamb89/library/Mobile%20Uploads
  10. Astra H
    Hi Guys, First post as my Astra has been in fine working order every since i got it 5 years ago. But ive noticed a few drops of oil on my drive way past few days and dont know where its coming from. Ive attached a couple of pics where you can see where the leak is coming from. any ideas? I...
  11. Astra H
    Hello, I'm a bit confused and hope someone can help answer for sure. I've spent an age looking on the net but can't see for sure. My astra h has a leak on the alternator, (Coming out via the little pin hole). The vacuum pump doesn't appear to leaking and the "o" rings all seem ok. Is the...
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