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    My 54 1.9 CDTi Vectra SRi has recently failed it's first MOT because the O/S rear coil spring was cracked. It cost £240 to get both replaced at the local Vauxhall dealer (had to get it done sharpish) and even then they fitted coils for normal, non-lowered Vectras. Has anyone else had this problem?

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    Sadly, cracked springs are fairly common..... It's a shocking job by your dealer to fit the wrong springs though - I would take it back and at the very least expect them to refit the right ones!

    Oh, and you're right...£240 IS a rip-off!

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    I did take it back, but it took a long conversation with the "customer services" person to persuade them that it simply wasn't supposed to look like that. In their defence, once a mechanic had a look and agreed that it simply looked "wrong", they took it in and replaced them free of charge.

    Not only that, they even gave it a courtesy wash....with a wet rag.

    Didn't sort out the squeaking air con though......

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    stick em in the name and shame

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    mine failed to, front nearside coil. i could not believe it and thought he was joking especially as it was one day out of the warranty. anyway i was straight onto vx to ask why they had failed when they offered to replace them (both front coils) free of charge. i'm happy for now anyway.

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