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    not sure if i have put this in the right section but im gonna do a service on the vectra just wondering what oil,spark plugs you would recomend..

    its a 1.8

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    Is it less than 3 years old, if so then to retain the warranty it must be serviced at a VAT registered garage, although it is easier to use a VX garage so that warranty repairs can be processed

    If you are doing it yourself, then we need to know the model year and current mileage

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    its a vectra c 2003 1.8sri 85k on the clock

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    Assuming 8th service / 80K miles :
    Oil and oil filter
    Air Filter
    Pollen Filter
    Spark plugs ***
    Brake Fluid

    Assuming 4th service / 80K miles :
    Oil and oil filter
    Air Filter
    Pollen Filter
    Spark plugs ***
    Brake Fluid

    You will need to check what MY the car is, as this will determine if the cambelt kit should also be included :
    up to MY 2002 - 4 years / 40K miles - if this is the case then this is the cars second cambelt change, so check the service history
    MY 2003 onwards - 6 years / 60K miles

    *** - From engine number 20CK0551***
    A longer interval is possible with different spark plugs

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    may sound dumb but is the pollen filter the one just behind the washer jet on passenger side???

    the previous owner has done cam belt and timing belt!!!

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    Yep thats the one buddy, when you change it check the drain holes next to it as if they block ya can end up with a wet footwell

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