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by MrSM82
Wed Aug 05, 2020 5:32 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Another 1.4T Needing New Engine
Replies: 12
Views: 678

Re: Another 1.4T Needing New Engine

Thanks all. The car was registered in 2017 but not sure if that makes it a MY17? Either way, pretty gutted about it (even though it's under warranty) because even with a new engine, how long is it going to last before the same thing happens again? It might never happen again but I don't fancy takin...
by MrSM82
Wed Aug 05, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Another 1.4T Needing New Engine
Replies: 12
Views: 678

Re: Another 1.4T Needing New Engine

Nightmare. Hope it gets sorted for you soon.
by MrSM82
Thu Jul 30, 2020 4:00 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Low battery caused by infrequent/short usage
Replies: 9
Views: 728

Re: Low battery caused by infrequent/short usage

Take it for a run above 50mph for about half an hour once a week, that's what I've been doing since lockdown. Had it serviced last week and was going to replace the battery but garage called saying they tested it and it was still showing as 'good' so didn't need replacing.
by MrSM82
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:57 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: So many tailgaters...
Replies: 39
Views: 14411

Re: So many tailgaters...

I find it is the maggots who drive AUDI's & BMW's that are the worst offenders. They seem to have something to prove, generally a sign of deep rooted insecurity. Yes, or of course young lads in small hatchbacks are always a culprit. I've seen some pretty shocking driving during the lockdown, especi...
by MrSM82
Sun Jul 19, 2020 10:40 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Tyre valves faulty
Replies: 30
Views: 5962

Re: Tyre valves faulty

What are the symptoms of faulty valves, gradual loss of tyre pressure? I'm beginning to suspect 1, if not 2 of mine might have this.

Presumably you just need new valves not tyres too?
by MrSM82
Sat Jul 11, 2020 10:01 am
Forum: Members Gallery
Topic: My 1.6T SRI
Replies: 27
Views: 2302

Re: My 1.6T SRI

Looking good, I always like the de-badged look too.
by MrSM82
Sat Jul 11, 2020 9:59 am
Forum: Off-Topic Chat
Topic: Fond farewell
Replies: 1
Views: 740

Re: Fond farewell

Enjoy the new car Bruce and feel free to drop back in from time to time.
by MrSM82
Wed Jul 08, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Car steering to the left
Replies: 11
Views: 2133

Re: Car steering to the left

Fingers crossed Vauxhall will identify the issue for you.
by MrSM82
Tue Jul 07, 2020 4:53 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Breakdown
Replies: 10
Views: 1678

Re: Breakdown

Hope it's sorted for you now.
by MrSM82
Sun Jul 05, 2020 9:14 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Time to say goodbye
Replies: 2
Views: 943

Re: Time to say goodbye

Have fun, what car are you going back to?