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    Vehicle : Vauxhall Vectra

    Trim : Sri

    Engine : 1.8 vvt

    Year : 2008

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    Just curious to all the vvt owners on here what mileage your car has done and has there been any major faults with the engine, mine is a 57 plate just coming up for 79k
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    2008, done 44k.

    VVT solenoids replaced at about 38k. Air con compressor replaced about 32k. Electric window switch replaced about 35k.

    All under warranty.

    That's it.

    Although its MOT time next week.

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    Vehicle : Audi

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    Not got vectra with this engine mate but wife's Astra twin top has it and its been fairly reliable in the almost two years we've had it and its got 28k miles on it,it's not a bad engine but I find the valve train pretty noisy on it and the clutch is on its way out,won't hopefully have it much longer so not really a problem

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    28k miles and the clutch is on its way out???

    Is it used as a foot rest?!

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    Vehicle : Vectra C

    Trim : SRi Nav

    Engine : 1.8 VVT

    Year : 2006

    Mileage : 130k

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    2006 with 97k and only a coilpack and a/c condensor replaced.

    Starting to get issues with the handbrake. I think i may have a sticky caliper.

    Could do with solonoids changing soon. Getting a bit to rattley on startup.

    Been a great car and the most reliable i have owned so far.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris SRi View Post
    28k miles and the clutch is on its way out???

    Is it used as a foot rest?!
    Erm no! It's a problem with one of the slave cylinders or something,she's a good wee driver mate and not a clutch rider!

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    Vehicle : 1.8vvt

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : 1.8xer

    Year : 2008

    Mileage : 20,000

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    Mine is an 58 plate with only 17.5 k on,only problem was a/c condenser replaced under warranty-only had it a year and had 13k on the clock.All genuine mileage as it was bought from a dealer and all the paperwork is there.The car belonged to an old dear and now belongs to an old man lol-------Dave

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    Vehicle : Vauxhall Vectra

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    Reliable little engines then mines has only one solenoid changed at 46k according to the paperwork i have with it i had to change the exhaust solenoid when i got it but all is well and will need a condensor as mine is pretty rotten looking at the aircon don't work

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    2006 with 58,000 only had the coilpack go on mine.

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    75k 56 plate. since i bought it at 18k

    a thermostat and normal servicing thats it

    i need to do the solenoids on my next oil change and i need brake pads soon but apart from a flat battery this car has always got me where i wanted to go

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