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    Vehicle : Vectra cdti estate

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    Year : 2006

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    got the dreaded spanner light again yesterday, called the AA out and they couldn't find a fault ??? cleaned out a breather pipe and put it on the paperwork as an EGR fault...went to the dealer's for another tech2 session and it was confirmed that the fuel pressure sensor & controll unit were at fault...

    got a warranty with the AA and it cover's me for upto £500 inc vat for part's n labour....all good i hear you say...well not really as if i was to buy the part's at tradeclub price they would be - sensor £110 inc vat and the controll unit is £552 inc vat plus labour to fit = 3 hr's @ £60 p/h total cost to me this route will be £680.00.....

    i am worried about the extra cost that is going to be on top of the £500 as the list price for the part's +30% more and labour around £80 an hour plus tech 2 fees is much dearer than what i get them for......

    not happy as you can imagine and not looking forward to monday one bit...
    Last edited by ditchp; 3rd April 2009 at 22:39.
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    it's jusy one thing after the other m8 ................

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    Sorry to hear it mate, I was gutted when I had the bill for a new inlet manifold a bit back (£850) so know how you feel !!!

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    sorry

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    sorry to here this rich this is the problem with cars now the costs are massive

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    Bad news Rich.

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    Not to good mate.

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    Good luck, hope it goes ok for you anyway!

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    cheer's guy's, i am well miffed as the car start's drives fine now.....only twice has it not ran well, no limp mode just sluggish and down on power......
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