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    Hi everybody,need advice please
    Bought a vectra v6 cdti only one month ago and its developed a fault,when driving it i can feel a slight shuddering and can also hear it,it feels abit like a buckled wheel but its definatley coming from the engine,any ideas,also would you ring the garage up after having the car a month,cheers

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    If you bought it from a garage, and it wasn't a "sold-as-seen-trade-sale" then you get a minimum of 3 months warranty.

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    It never said sold as seen and i paid top money hoping i would get a great motor

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    What revs is it doing when it shudders?

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    Only seems to do it from tickover to 2000 revs,cant feel anything when accelerating plus sometimes when accelerating gently the turbo seems to surge in,instead of spooling gently.

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    Take it back get them to sort it

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    I had a misfire/ shudder on my old signum at 1500 but once past that it was fine but never got it diagnosed as sold it on

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    Cheers for the replys guys,will ring them tomorrow.

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    Rang the garage up where i bought the car from and told him the symptons and he sarcasticaly said ,well have you replaced the fuel filter it could be blocked,anyway this morning i changed the fuel filter as the bottom half of the old element was black
    Started her up and went for a drive and its made no difference at all,dont really want to take car back to garage as its a fair way from me,the car drives like a v6 petrol with the coil pack on its way out,have any of you v6 cdti guys had problems with the egr valve, what are the symptoms with that,cheers

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