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by Redman
Sun Jan 24, 2021 7:48 pm
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Zafira Engine Noise
Replies: 26
Views: 976

Re: Zafira Engine Noise

I believe the camshaft phasers can make a rattle on start up of a cold engine. So it maybe them and they are a little worn after lack of oil.
Let us know how you get on.
by Redman
Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:52 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 2019 Astra SRi 1.4T - what should I know?
Replies: 9
Views: 294

Re: 2019 Astra SRi 1.4T - what should I know?

Hi They don't put the turbo badges on anymore. I have a 19 plate from new and no turbo or trim level badges on rear of car. If you are in 4th gear travelling at a constant 30 mph and below 2000 rpm and the car feels comfortable, to me that is fine. It is if you harshly accelerate in too higher a gea...
by Redman
Fri Jan 22, 2021 5:52 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Astra K Boot Lid Leak
Replies: 8
Views: 323

Re: Astra K Boot Lid Leak

Possibly from the rear wash wipe.
Has the washer fluid frozen with the recent cold weather?
by Redman
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:54 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

What would be the point of buying a licence to use programming functions, if you are not sure it would allow it to function on your vehicle? Does it simply say "computer says no, you are not an authorised dealer" so to speak lol. If that is the case it shouldn't allow you to purchase without approva...
by Redman
Thu Jan 21, 2021 12:16 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

So if you pay the subscription to allow user programming, at what point is the carpass code required? we simply don't have them to hand like previous astras. My understanding of the current way of doing it is that after getting a subscription, (which is bloody expensive btw - think it's about £40 f...
by Redman
Thu Jan 21, 2021 7:24 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

Oh yes,full compatibility with the car and all software features when using GDS2, plus it could be used for programming with an online account So if you pay the subscription to allow user programming, at what point is the carpass code required? we simply don't have them to hand like previous astras.
by Redman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 8:10 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

Valer wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:42 pm
Oh yes,full compatibility with the car and all software features when using GDS2, plus it could be used for programming with an online account
Well worth it then imho.
I will be looking out for one then, hopefully without the import tax.
by Redman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 7:38 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

Mine came to about £570 ish all up that's £360 for the unit plus post plus customs/vat Ignore what I posted previously then. It looks to be a good unit though and you can't seem to get them cheap from anywhere else. Will they interrogate every module on the astra k? Bcm Abs Instrument Epb Engine ec...
by Redman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

When all said and done you both got a good price when comparing it to the price in the link.
by Redman
Wed Jan 20, 2021 2:21 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: dtc reader
Replies: 28
Views: 736

Re: dtc reader

Valer wrote:
Wed Jan 20, 2021 1:16 pm
It's too long ago to accurately remember but i think it was around £80-£100
That is a high additional sum.