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  1. Astra H 1.7 poor initial starting.

    Astra H
    Hi people. just wandering if anyone has any ideas on what’s wrong with my Astra. It’s 1.7 diesel on a 57. on initial start it take about 5-7 cranks to get started, then will be fine until left for a few hours. It’s not putting any codes in, it seems to loose rail pressure as soon as you key...
  2. Astra J steaming up of the windscreen

    Astra J/GTC
    This may sound stupid, but is my windscreen supposed to steam up when I first start my car! It usually stays steamed for a few minutes! It only appears at the bottom of the windscreen, it eventually clears after a few minutes of running my car, but it seems very strange that this happens! As...
  3. fault codes 112561 & 038008

    Astra H
    right so, i picked the astra up a couple of days ago its a 56 plate 1.9 cdti . Thought id do some searching on the forums, read about the pedal test, so i thought id see what the crack was. These 2 codes came up 112561 & 038008, the car has been taking a little longer than id expect to turn on...