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    Hi everyone , just bought a 2006 1.9CDTi exclusiv vectra last week (not very sporty model i know!) and i noticed a couple of things with it hence joining your site, can anyone help me with these niggles
    1. sounds very rough when starting up after being left overnight and usually blows a bit of blue smoke
    2. notchy first and second gears (although reading other threads this does sound the norm)
    3. dealer putting on new egr valve (one put on from other car in their stock at mo until new one arrives) is this normal on car thats only done 9000 miles

    any ideas guys?

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    gearbox is a little notchy i'm affraid, soon get used to it though, on my 2nd egr valve on our car, with it being a diesel it will sound rough and they take a while longer to warm up too, dont drive to hard until warm........as for the smoke, dont know there i'm affraid
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    to the site, enjoy

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    to the site matey
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    to the site

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    hi m8 and to the forum

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