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    Does anyone know whether the sump plugs are the same throughout the Vectra engines? I ordered one from eBay and have now noticed it says Vectra c gts and it doesn't fit mine at all

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    think the diesels are different to the petrols mate..
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    Grrrrr damn thing will blah it and send it back and then re order another lol

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    I played safe and got mine from the steelers just incase + mine was a *itch to get off i had to tap a smaller socket onto the old one as it was rounded off

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    The old one came off just fine but the new one is small enough to fit inside the hole in the sump lol so for now we have fitted the new washer supplied with the service kit and put the old sump plug back in.

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    When i did mine i went to a few car places and they all advised me to go to the dealers just to be sure i got the right one plus they give you the washer too i think i was only £3.99 from them but dont bank on that as my memory is poo lol

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    Yeah only went for this one as it was magnetic so thought I'd give it a go"/

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    I seen them on ebay too thought about it but changed my mind lol

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    Well this was listed for the gts so assume it'll fit that? Don't even know what e gts is lol they have refunded me and said I can keep it so if anyone knows what engine the gts is and want it then pm me and i shall send it to them, it's blue in colour

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    GTS is the European SRi but there are SRi's with most engines as that's a trim level not an engine level. So the fact that it's listed for "GTS" is irrelevant and you need to look for the right engine one.
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