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  2. A friend mentioned that it could be a date it was quality controlled. But again, why would it have sat about so long before being fitted to the car?? One of those mysteries that will probably never get answered..
  3. It certainly was a relief coming away from the test centre with just 2 advisories. And being able to pick the garage owners brains about different bits and pieces. He is a vauxhall man through and through. And a mind of knowledge. All I've got to do now is sort out the speedo drive, as its playing up again. Apparently it could need a new seal, or it could want completely replacing, or it might just be getting wet and need a bit of protection for the winter.
  4. Not so sure its that simple as you would need the external aerial and also the system would need to be coded to the vehicle on the CanBus. Maybe a better option to buy a TomTom and also cheaper to update than Vauxhall system
  5. I'm sure that is the correct procedure.....have you tried it yet?
  6. How have you managed to get on with rebulding the engine?
  7. Hi Timbo.....welcome to the Club I believe there was a system to naming the different models over the decades but I have to admit I do not understand it either. A little before my time and I really started appreciating Vauxhalls after the 1960's when most models were instantly recognisable, unlike today's vehicles which all pretty much look the same. Good luck with your research and let us know how you are getting on with it all
  8. Yesterday
  9. Hi Steve, I've had the same recently with my 1.6 Astra. I put it down to the car being parked outside, and the fact that it has been colder than usual, so the oil is needing a little longer to get circulating on a cold morning. But once its been ticking over for a few minutes, it quietens down and is sweet as a nut from there on. Andy.
  10. Hi Sue, so glad to hear that you have been able to get sorted. I wasn't sure about my own Astra G, so I went on the UK DVLA website and found the info that i posted, in the hope that it would help other Vauxhall/Opel owners. And it appears that i have, even across the to the Netherlands. Have your Petrol stations increased their prices like the UK? Happy motoring. Andy.
  11. Hi I have a rear bumper with rubber insert brand new from vauxhall in 1985 for a cavalier mk1 never been out of box if you interested drop me a line thanks Adrian Shults
  12. Last week
  13. Hi there I am new to the group and looking for a rear axle and prop bearing for the D reg carlton 2.2 saloon Contact Rob on here please.
  14. Good morning, Recently just bought the new Mokka (lovely new design IMHO). I have connected my phone via USB and Android Auto is not connecting. My phone goes haywire, android auto goes on and off constantly until I disconnect the cable. I have completed some research myself and discovered that Android Auto is not compatible with Android 12 and above! I have the S21 5G. I have the google driving assistant on my phone but i can't get it to mirror with the infotainment system. I am connected via bluetooth but unable to connect via USB as the android auto issue occurs and the phone is unusable until i disconnect the cable. Any assistance would be appreciated or even if you are having the same issue let me know so im not going crazy lol. ive checked all settings etc and can't get the phone to mirror with the car screen. Does anyone use other apps for this? please let me know. Cheers Gary
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  16. Is it possible to swap my cd 400 to a navi 600 in my 2013 vx line insignia
  17. I need to replace the dreaded oil pump to pick up seal. I have the 2.0 cdti 160 engine. Can anyone confirm that this it the right part number before I order it please? 55589549. Many thanks.
  18. Hello All, new to te Vauxhall world (Astra 2018) and so far very happy a part from two things: I can't seem to find a way to silent the chime sound and any led bulb I try despite working fine and being error free and being legal there is an error message saying "beam failure". Any advice much appreciated. Thank you
  19. Hi all can anyone give me any info on upgrading the drl and side and head light bulbs for leds on a vauxhall insignia sri cdti 2011 seen a load on ebay but seen a lot of bad feedback on some so any info would be great thanks.
  20. Hi Steve, welcome to the forum. Sorry to hear that you are not too impressed at the moment.Lets hope it gets better. What in particular has made you feel this way? I've not had a diesel vauxhall, or an insignia. I am into the astra, and prefer petrol. My previous vehicle was diesel and a plodder, I prefer a bit more get up and go. Regards Andy
  21. Hi Alan, has there by chance been water getting in to a footwell, if the carpets have got wet, they could kick up a bad smell. Hope this helps. All the best. Andy.
  22. My airbag light is on, I’ve had the clock spring and the airbag control module replaced, the faults now clear and all appears fine, until you sit in the seat, I’ve checked the wiring I can see with the seat Inplace and can’t see anything wrong, vauxhall say there isn’t an occupancy sensor in the drivers seat, any ideas ? It just says low voltage, thanks Colin
  23. Hi all, any help, had code for map and baro, changed both, cleared code, still coming back. any idea's.
  24. I’ve a zafira b and the airbag light is on, the mot garage said it just said drivers squib, there are no codes come up in the pedal test and I can’t get any Vauxhall test until Wednesday, just wondered what drivers squib could be, the drivers side or curtain airbags ?
  25. Hi. I've got a 55k 2014 Zafira Tourer and has recently flashed up the Service Vehicle Soon message followed by 'Service ESP' I've had it plugged into diag computer and returns fault code P2038, Reductant Injection Air Pressure Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance. Has anyone had this or know what it means? I'm gathering from what I've read that reductant injection is referring to adblue? My car doesn't run with adblue? Any information is much appreciated. Many thanks.
  26. For sale Vauxhall frontera 2.2 swb Silver in colour mot till March 22 used daily ( just joined so I'll try an ad photo s ) If anybody is interested please message me for more details thanks
  27. Hi, My 64 plate Insignia sri has a battery drain coming from fuse 43 in the engine compartment fuse box which we have located, my auto electrian mate is looking for a wiring diagram of that fuse box that can be emailed to me if anyone can help to see what fuses are wired upto what to find the problem and save a lot of time and effort. Thanks in advance
  28. Hi people, I have a set of front shock absorbers and top mounts for sale from my Meriva. Everything brand new and unopened. Happy to sell everything together or individually.
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