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by Redman
Mon May 25, 2020 8:09 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: Hello Everyone

I have got most of my information from the American cruze sites regarding the LE 2 engine, which carried through to Europe. They made the changes there mid to late 2017. I believe that is why you are not supposed to use the new spec of oil (0V0401547 0W20) on the pre my18 reg on the 1.4T.
by Redman
Mon May 25, 2020 4:31 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello Everyone
Replies: 6
Views: 721

Re: Hello Everyone

Hi juniorj Yes they apparently put new pistons and rings on the my18 along with other changes on the 1.4T. Have one myself, 19 plate elite nav, super car imho for the money. Never knowingly experienced lspi in this engine. Had the early 16 plate 1.4T and experienced lspi in that a few times until en...
by Redman
Sun May 24, 2020 10:13 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Engine Code
Replies: 2
Views: 996

Re: Engine Code

I believe your engine will be a D14XFT as opposed to the B14XFT.
by Redman
Sun May 10, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Due a Service...What Oil ?
Replies: 30
Views: 8728

Re: Due a Service...What Oil ?

Presumably yours is dexos 1 generation 2, 5w30 as your car is a MY16 and the bulletin reads MY18 and later for the new mandatory oil of 0w20.
by Redman
Sun May 10, 2020 9:09 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Due a Service...What Oil ?
Replies: 30
Views: 8728

Re: Due a Service...What Oil ?

Been checking out oils for my astra 1.4 t 150 bhp does anyone know if castrol Magnatec 5W-30 DX is any good it states that it is dexos1 gen 2 in the specs What year is your car? See the 1st post by valer on this thread https://www.astrakforums.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=11&t=6689 Note it gives a year on...
by Redman
Fri May 08, 2020 9:35 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Diagnostics re DPF Regen... and untapped features.
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: Diagnostics re DPF Regen... and untapped features.

Hi Can't answer your question I'm afraid but could I ask what model of autel diag tool is it? As it is quite informative. Hi, It’s the AP200, I’ve got a MK808 which should give you an idea the level of comparison, it has many similar features to it with the main key difference is that the MK808 is ...
by Redman
Thu May 07, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Diagnostics re DPF Regen... and untapped features.
Replies: 6
Views: 1056

Re: Diagnostics re DPF Regen... and untapped features.

Hi
Can't answer your question I'm afraid but could I ask what model of autel diag tool is it? As it is quite informative.
by Redman
Wed May 06, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Intentionally set alarm?
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: Intentionally set alarm?

Off subject slightly, but when you double lock on one of my keys it briefly toots the horn to presumably indicate the alarm is set. However, the spare key doesn't toot the horn on the 2nd press. Any ideas why? Both keys have had new batteries and have been synced according to the manual. You have t...
by Redman
Wed May 06, 2020 7:46 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Intentionally set alarm?
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: Intentionally set alarm?

Keithfranklin wrote:
Wed May 06, 2020 5:51 am
If you have OnStar you can activate horn and lights from the key fob.
When I had onstar I could activate the alarm from my onstar app on my phone, but not the key fob, unless they changed it.
by Redman
Tue May 05, 2020 7:34 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Intentionally set alarm?
Replies: 6
Views: 1079

Re: Intentionally set alarm?

Not that I am aware of.