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    Default An interloper...

    Hi
    I shouldn't really be here, I've sneaked in.

    I've got a late 2002 2.0 DTi Astra SXI which I gather basically has the Vectra C engine cobbled into the Astra loom and systems.

    As the Astra fora seem a bit blank on this model it seemed a good idea to look here.

    I bought the car very cheap because it was in limp mode. Some months, much gnashing of teeth and tearing out of hair later, it still is.

    Time to start ferreting around the bowels of this forum.
    Last edited by Ken Edmonds; 27th November 2008 at 18:53.

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    someone will be able to help you shortly

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    to the site

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    welcome ken............forum is an open house ...hopefully one of our learned members can help you

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    Hi ken welcome to vec-c m8
    As to your problem firstly have you had the car tech 2 ed by a dealer this should be your first step. while your waiting for this check all your rubber hoses from your turbo through to your exhaust manifold for splits , similarly check your vacuum hoses for splits and cracks . check that they are all connected up the right way . you did not say what you have checked so treat this as a starter
    regards bob

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    hi ken, to vectra-c....

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    Hi Ken to the site,

    If you've not done already then create a thread in the relevant troubleshooting section and i'm sure there will be plenty people only too happy to help with any probs you've got.

    Bri.

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    Hello and

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    Thanks for the welcome guys.

    It's long (very) story but I'll try to summarise it and start a thread.

    I have no problem with dismantling or building an engine from scratch. Equally, I build and fix computers for a living - well, I did until they started selling them for peanuts. Now I'm self unemployed.

    It's when they're combined I appear to have problems...

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