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    Red face Vectra C lust

    Hello there, I am Matty and I would like to introduce myself.
    I have a vectra B DTi x reg and have had the car since Dec 05.
    I am looking to replace it this month with either a vectra C or a signum, not too bothered as long as it has the 3.0 V6 CDTI post 55 plate with the 182 engine.
    I love my car but it hasn't been as reliable as my cavalier of old with the 1.7td engine, I'm therefore a bit reluctant to just go out and buy one before asking you guys, who have one or who have owned one, if you have had any problems with either of these cars with the V6 CDT1 post 55 plate engine?
    I emailed Car Mechanics magazine and What Diesel magazine for advice an they both said to contact the experts..you guys.
    I would appreciate your honesty, thanks

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    Hello and welcome to the forum

    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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    Hi Matty sorry ive had to delete your other thread as its the same as this one give it some time and i'm sure you will hear from a few V6 owners in the mean time feel free to look about and use the search function as you will find loads of info by spending a few hours trawling through the threads

    Regards Don

    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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    Welcome Matty.......hope you got lots of cash to spend, bad influences on here
    Andy

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    Hello matty welcome m8.

    3.0CDTI is a good dependable engine shouldnt give you any hassle if you look after it like you would any other.

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    Welcome on mate. About the engine v6 cdti had 3 and is the only engine I would have, never had a engine prob.

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    Thanks for the welcome guys.
    Mattv6diesel... you say you've owned a couple of these v6 diesels, apart from the engine being reliable, have you had anything else give you hassle? for example i've had to replace abs reluctor rings, an egr valve tube, and a brake light/fuel stop switch over a 4 year period/

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    In 3 years and 40k in my pre 55 plate v6 cdti - although basically the same engine, I never had to replace any engine components, although the boost sensor did die on my home from picking it up, although i now suspect it was just sooted up.
    Now I need a turbo to keep up!

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