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    hi all.

    just bought myself a '06 vectra c 1.9cdti.

    nice car.. i got it cheap because of a rough running problem, after 2 days fault code reading i came up with a code hidden deep in the ecu. obdII wouldnt touch my ecu and tech 2 wasnt enough to find it. i understand this is a common fault,

    spanner light comes on and car goes into limp home mode,
    spanner light comes on with ignition but does not go out
    no turbo effect untill 3000 rpm or higher
    no smoke but increased knocking noise.

    i found a small hole in what i belive is a vacume pipe connected to the turbo, replaced the hose and sorted!! car is like a rocket now and pulls hard to well,and cruises lovely

    is there anywhere i can put this info to help others out?

    cheers guys

    dan
    Last edited by Deztroyer; 19th November 2009 at 23:34. Reason: speed related issues

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    hi Dan welcome to the site

    0-Large smile ......every time it's driven

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    Think you might find some help, just by seaching. sounds like some of the common errors.

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    Hi and welcome

    Irmscher Insignia CDTI 130

    MOD'S...Irmscher front spoiler, Irmscher mats, Irmscher door pins, Irmscher rear spoiler, Irmscher grille, Irmscher skirt & exhausts,Irmscher Roof spoiler MOD'S TO COME..Side skirts,Wheels

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    to the forum

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    hi welcome

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    Dan and a big warm to the club.

    Sounds like a good buy you got there (if you dont mind me asking-how cheap was it)?

    Any piccies....we like piccies!


    Bye bye Vec B
    - Hello Siggy!

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    Hello and welcome, pleased you managed to solve your car's problems and all because of a small hole, eh.

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    welcome on sounds a good buy

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