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  1. Astra J gtc showing service light and losing all boost power

    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?
  2. A16LET Astra 1.6 Turbo worth a REMAP?

    Astra Chat
    HI, Just wondering opinions on remapping my A16LET engine just a little concerned about 4th piston. Should I be worried? Cheers
  3. Is a Astra J 1.6 Turbo SRI worth remapping? RISKS?

    Performance Tuning & Modifying
    Hi, Just wondering if anyone out there has remapped their Astra j 1.6Turbo and any reviews? Can this mess it up? Cheers, Grant
  4. Turbo wanted

    Performance Tuning & Modifying
    So I’ve just discovered I’ve cracked my manifold and turbo. I’m looking for an upgrade. My turbo housing has a crack in and one of the nuts on the fins is no longer ? Where’s the best place to buy a hybrid turbo? Ideally wanting a k06 however k04 is fine however need turbosmart actuator and the...
  5. 2008 Astra H 1.3 d

    Astra H
    Hello I need some help I think. Today the yellow engine warning light just comes up and not want to go away. Ghe car showed me 8 error code which are the follows. P0400, 0683, 1191, 0704, 1614, 0115, 0108, 0243. Is it possible that all wrong? Any idea guys please? I’m really worried now.
  6. Dashboard vibration when accelerating - 2013 Astra 1.4T 16v SRi

    Astra Chat
    Hi all, I have a 2013 Astra recently purchased and noticed today when I’m accelerating at low to mid speeds there is a slight vibration coming from the dashboard/centre console area. It’s not terrible, but I noticed it today when I had the radio off and it’s bugging me a little. What do you...
  7. Help needed!

    Astra H
    Hi, I'm new to this so forgive me if I have posted this in the wrong place. I have seen an astra h 1.6 turbo for sale, its very cheap at £1,800 especially for the mods the owner has stated it has: (directly from ad) " Vauxhall Astra 1.6 Turbo - Rebuilt & Rabbid Tuned - 230BHP Fully rebuilt...
  8. M32 Gearbox - Turbo - Steering rack

    Parts For Sale - No Gauging Interest Threads
    Needed for a CDTI 1.9 150. The car is on an 06. I’m from Essex but car is stored in Spalding. So can travel no big deal. VXR gear knob also would be the cherry on top! ?
  9. Astra 1.4 Turbo Camshaft sensors

    Astra J/GTC
    Hello, Unsure if something like this has been posted before due to the web browser i use. I have recently had the head skimmed on my Astra gtc 1.4 turbo. i had removed everything from the head before being skimmed but on assembly i have the valves rockets and tappets all in the correct place...
  10. Turbocharging Astra 1.6

    Astra G
    Hey all, I posted here before trying to resolve issues with my astra, they are all sorted now so thank you. I have an idea and i need to know what you guys think and if it will work. Basically i'm planning on fitting a turbo to my astra and think i have found a semi easy and cost effective...
  11. P0243 and lack of turbo

    Astra H
    I'm looking for some inspiration on repair of my son's 2006 Astra H 1.3 diesel turbo. P0243 means:P0243 Boost Pressure Valve High Voltage C-016 P0243 Boost Pressure Valve Low Voltage B-021 P0243 Boost Pressure Valve Circuit Open B-021 P0243 Boost Pressure Valve Powerstage High Temperature...
  12. New GTC From Order to Delivery: Limited Edition 1.6i Turbo 200ps.

    Astra J/GTC
    Hello all, Although I'm new here, I'm not new to Vauxhall cars. My previous two cars were an Astra SRI VX-line 2.0 in 2012 and an Insignia SRI VX-Line 2.0 last year. I'm now upgrading to a GTC 1.6i Turbo limited edition and even though the build times on the previous two cars caused me no...
  13. --Turbo on the way out?

    Mk5 T8/T9 Owners area
    I haven't been on here for years - My 888 1.9 CDTi has been as good as gold until now ..! So I need advice on a possible failing turbo. The car is only on around 61,500 miles and is well looked after, but the turbo has started to make a terrible screeching sound (not to be confused with the...
  14. Turbo Seals Leaking

    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...
  15. Samvxturbo's progress thread 1.6 Sri Turbo

    5 Door
    Figured its about time I get my build thread together! Being honest a lot of my work has already been done and I'm rubbish for remembering to take pictures :'(, few bits and pieces happening over the next couple of months such as my air tech cooler being fitted, Will be going forged later in the...
  16. P1101 error

    Astra J/GTC
    Hi, Yesterday my engine light went on. After 45min of city driving I stopped at grocery store, car was idle. No error code on screen, no beeping, nothing, just engine light. I tried to turn it off and on but it didn't help. I drove home for another 10min and it was working ok (no stalling, high...
  17. Hello from a total newbie needing advice'

    New Member Introductions
    hey everyone im new here and looking forward to being a part of the community and i already need advice on a 1.6 turbo sri 09 plate. now i know they have their issues with the M32 gearboxes and fourth pistons but im looking at buying one on saturday bt what i was hoping for is could you guys...
  18. Bought an astra finally!

    Astra H
    i have finally put my Celica up for sale and bought this Astra 2.0 Turbo SRi 170! I would just like to say hello everybody!:) Also not sure if i have uploaded the pictures correctly! let me know if not.
  19. bought an astra!

    North East
    Would just like to say hello to the people of the astra owners network! selling my celica 190 and have bought a 2006 astra 2.0 turbo 170, I love it!:)
  20. Remap + CAI + BOV on Astra J 1.6T

    Turbo Tuning
    I'm thinking of buying and installing a BOV on my 2010 J, 1.6T, particularly a Forge one and also a K&N intake. I will do these installs in the same place I'll be going for a remap. My question is this: has anyone done more or less done the same treatment to their 1.6T ? Are there any problems...
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