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    confused emisions light ? on dash board

    hi guys a little confused here ?
    the other day when it got really cold one morning i jumped in the car and the yellow emision light came on (not flashing just stayed on)
    read in the book to take to vauxhall for them to reset the system???
    i was thinking of doing this when 48 hours later the light went off and so far as stayed off for the last 4 days any ideas guys ?????
    the car is running fine anyone shread some light on why the warning light came on?
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    Quote Originally Posted by nph1 View Post
    hi guys a little confused here ?
    the other day when it got really cold one morning i jumped in the car and the yellow emision light came on (not flashing just stayed on)
    read in the book to take to vauxhall for them to reset the system???
    i was thinking of doing this when 48 hours later the light went off and so far as stayed off for the last 4 days any ideas guys ?????
    the car is running fine anyone shread some light on why the warning light came on?

    Most likely a failing oxygen sensor

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    thanks for the info how much will that set me back then to replace ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nph1 View Post
    thanks for the info how much will that set me back then to replace ?
    about £50 if you do it yourself.

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    mine cost me 130quid from stealers and i fitted mine meself mines a 1.9 cdti 120

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    hey guys thanks for the info, one more question guys, soz if i sound stupied but
    (a)are they the same in each vectra c model as mines a 1.8 ls turbo,
    (b)does it have a model number ?
    (c)how hard is it to do?
    (D)does anyone have any pics on this please

    ok that was four questions lol
    i want to learn more
    as im fitting a irmscher twin exit tailpipe system will this be suitable if i fit this ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by nph1 View Post
    hey guys thanks for the info, one more question guys, soz if i sound stupied but
    (a)are they the same in each vectra c model as mines a 1.8 ls turbo,
    (b)does it have a model number ?
    (c)how hard is it to do?
    (D)does anyone have any pics on this please

    ok that was four questions lol
    i want to learn more
    as im fitting a irmscher twin exit tailpipe system will this be suitable if i fit this ?

    1.8 Turbo??? Didnt do a 1.8 in turbo form!

    According to Autovaux the 1.8 and 2.2 are the same
    Oxygen Sensor - Z18XE,Z18XEL,Y22XE,Z22XE£47.16

    With the right tool they are easy, I bought a Lambda socket to do mine with.

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    no but you can get it done for two half grand to convert shhhhhh dont tell anyone
    theres a contact thread on here about the company that can if you want to!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Oh right did not know that..........no need for a turbo on mine, i have a proper engine (V6)

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