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    Default Swirl Valve Again!!

    I suspect a swirl valve problem on my veccy again (fourth time) problem now is of course the bl**dy warranty has run out three weeks ago. I was waiting on some thing like this to happen the minute the warranty ran out

    Is there anything I can do to sort this problem out my self (no not over a cliff) as it will cost me a packet to get this done I suspect.

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    if your car has FVSH then contact your dealer,there may be a possibility that vauxhall may pay something towards the bill,you will need to be persisant though,and you may have to phone vauxhall,your mileage must be either just over or idealy under 60k miles

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    Does the 2.2 have Swirl Valves

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Does the 2.2 have Swirl Valves
    nope,the 2.0/2.2 diesels do have a throttle block that does get clogged up,it is worth stripping off the inlet manifold every once in a while and give it a clean including the egr valve

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    cheers solorider

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    Ive seen a thread somewhere on here where you can repair the swirl valves for a quid using some plumbing rubber type washers. I would certainly ask the dealer to contribute to repair as although the warranty has ran out, goods whatever they are should last a reasonable length of time after the warranty period and 3 weeks is not a reasonable time. Dealers need good press in the current climate!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thunder View Post
    Does the 2.2 have Swirl Valves
    Yes they do, on the 2.2 Direct petrol engine. As I have had them looked at three times already!!

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