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by JJ-Yorks
Thu May 24, 2018 9:43 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Sluggish power when A/C is on
Replies: 11
Views: 608

Re: Sluggish power when A/C is on

I have the 1.0t and you cannot tell any difference in performance /response of the engine with the air con on..take the car back to dealers as you shouldn’t be able to tell when the aircon is on
by JJ-Yorks
Thu Apr 19, 2018 12:14 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Astra 1.0T smoke
Replies: 22
Views: 1669

Re: Astra 1.0T smoke

looked at my exhaust yesterady and its pretty black aswell. it also has something to do with direct injection and no dpf filter Exhaust pipe sooty? In which case yes, somewhat normal although on my non turbo 6pot petrol which has direct injection a black sooty tailpipe is a sign the injectors are l...
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Apr 17, 2018 12:20 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Astra 1.0T smoke
Replies: 22
Views: 1669

Re: Astra 1.0T smoke

mine does not look like that! take it back
by JJ-Yorks
Mon Apr 16, 2018 8:45 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Astra 1.0T smoke
Replies: 22
Views: 1669

Re: Astra 1.0T smoke

Forgot to state it only does this when it is from a cold start and not up at operating temperature
by JJ-Yorks
Mon Apr 16, 2018 12:21 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Astra 1.0T smoke
Replies: 22
Views: 1669

Re: Astra 1.0T smoke

wouldn't worry too much as mine does this too...one of the issues of direct injection, its even mentioned in an article on the internet somewhere that manufacturers may even put DPF's onto DI engines to stop the black particles
by JJ-Yorks
Sat Mar 24, 2018 7:15 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Data usage
Replies: 15
Views: 1244

Re: Data usage

Yes you need an active on star subscription
by JJ-Yorks
Sat Mar 24, 2018 10:35 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: Data usage
Replies: 15
Views: 1244

Data usage

Since you can now buy your WiFi data directly through on-star rather than Vodafone I thought I would give it a go....got to say excellent smooth transaction too from on-star rather than the shoddy Vodafone website. Question is does anyone know how you can view how much data you have used? I thought ...
by JJ-Yorks
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: anti roll bar link
Replies: 8
Views: 1041

Re: anti roll bar link

Hi Cornish, what problems are you having with the suspension? Only asking as mine is same year as yours and I have no issues...hope this isnt something else that may raise its ugly head in the near future...think I have been quite lucky as no clutch issue either
by JJ-Yorks
Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 43
Views: 3998

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

Nah I wouldn't want a Seat, interior is nasty. Won’t be on the new model in 2019...and the new Leon will be the first car to use VW’s latest infotainment system which will then be rolled out across the VW range...anyway I wouldn’t want a PSA vauxhall :lol: Just read the news, PSA have lost €179m in...
by JJ-Yorks
Wed Mar 07, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Main Astra K chat
Topic: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission
Replies: 43
Views: 3998

Re: 1.0 ecoflex engine/transmission

Mine is at 23k...had a new turbo fitted but that was down to noisy/ faulty one fitted in the factory...was a battle with one of the dealers who refused but second opinion from another dealer and they agreed it wasn’t right so got it changed...apart from that the car has been great..3 years warranty ...

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