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    Morning All,

    Over the past week my power steering has started to feel really stiff. Just booked it in to the garage (luckily i have 2 months left on my extended warrenty) and the lad on the phone said he would guess its the power steering pump as they are common problems on vectra's. Over £500 for a new pump alone. Glad i'm covered considering the warrenty only cost £370 for the year i got my moneys worth if it is that. Anyway booked in for next sat (my choice as i cant get out of work) just wanted to know if this is a common problem.

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    What is the level like?

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    Quote Originally Posted by steve1975l View Post
    What is the level like?
    checked this morning and level is fine so i dont think there is any leaks

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    Interesting let us know the outcome.

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    well im up ealry after a late night to take the motor to the garage... will let you know the outcome... hopefully they might just change the pump and rack more new parts the better!

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    sounds like a faulty pump m8

    hope you get it sorted out sooner reather than later

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    I hope the warranty covers it OK.

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    just got back from the garage and yep they confirmed it. Its the pump it has interrmintent faults which explains why sometimes it feels better than others.... anyways £610.25 for a new pump and 2 hours labour @ £40 an hour.. is the quote... luckly warrenty company cover the whole bill.. result i think considering it was only £370 for the year and it only has 2 months left... bloke @ the garage even didn't charge me for being on computer today which i know sometimes warrenty doesn't cover ... so not a penny out my pocket!!! getting it fixed next week! SORTED!

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    nice one steve...............had mine done just b4 warrenty run out last year.
    so fairly common fault

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    God bless a decent warranty.

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