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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: Guide To Vauxhall Engine Codes

    Guide to engine codes Just been reading a guide, so I thought I'd post the details up on here incase anyone's interested The first digit of the code relates to the emissions regs the engine meets. Z = euro 4 Y = euro 3 X = euro 2 C...

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    Hi can a mod sticky this ?

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  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: Ebay Performance/Tuning Cons

    We have had alot of people asking if items such as electric superchargers etc Are worth the money The answer is NO! they are a con, to tune a car you need to spend ££££'s not under a tenner!. Any such threads will now be locked as soon as spotted by the moderation team.

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  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: Corsa D Engines Spec List

    This is a thread for people who are new to the Corsa D range to come and look at the engine specs of each model available in the range and make an informed decision as to which model suits them most. Fuel Consumption has been removed as manufacturers estimate from bench test rather than real world...

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  1. Corsa D - Jacking and Axle points

    Hey Guys just being sure I am car and placing axle stands correctly. But I have a Corsa D 1.2 Sxi 2013. Now the jacking.point at the drivers front is just behind the front wheels. But where are people placing their axle stand s whilst the trolley jack is holding the weight of the...

    Started by everson38‎, 27-06-2017 18:47
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  2. Corsa D - Manual transmission oil check and drain

    Hey guys I have a Corsa D 1.2 sxi 2013 . I'm curious to check my manual transmission oil. But I know some have differential plate to drain it all out and other have a drain plug. I've taken some pictures transmission and to be honest I have no idea which category mine falls into. So if...

    Started by everson38‎, 27-06-2017 22:50
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  3. Corsa D - Front cross member replacement.

    Hey guys I think there is a passage on this somewhere but for some reason it won't open. I have a Vauxhall Corsa D 2013 Sxi and it appears my front cross member has been bent upwards in the middle. I think the tyre change company I used may have done it. Can anyone help and advise on how to...

    Started by everson38‎, 26-06-2017 12:13
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  4. Overheating

    Hi, My friend has a problem with his 2007 1.2 corsa. Basically when he bought it the car was overheating and was diagnosed as head-gasket. He's a mechanic so he did all the work himself. He stripped the engine got the head off, got it skimmed etc changed timing chain whilst he was doing head....

    Started by hanaan_94‎, 29-08-2015 22:49
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    23-06-2017, 21:09 Go to last post
  5. What is our Operating Temperature??

    Hey Guys. I have a vauxhall corsa.D 2013 . I have Been guage and I want to know what is our Operating Temperature in the cars. Today I drove on motorway and it was at 99 - 101 / and then drive it back home on normal roads.and about 101 103. I no these last two days have...

    Started by everson38‎, 18-06-2017 22:47
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  6. Vauxhall Corsa D 1.2 SXI-Thermostat Removal.

    Hey guys I've been trying to undo my thermostat clip and I am struggling to undo it. Is there some specific way to release it ( I tried taking a picture of it using a mirror) Side note: I plan to test my thermostat to see if it operating properly if not do people recommend to go OEM or anyone...

    Started by everson38‎, 22-06-2017 19:48
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  7. Compression Test - What should valves be?

    Hey guys I have a Vauxhall Corsa D 2013 I'm looking to carry out a compression and just want to fid out if anyone knows the Psi / Bar values I should expect for my make.and model? Thanks. Sent from my SM-G900F using Tapatalk

    Started by everson38‎, 21-06-2017 22:42
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  8. Compression test - 2011 models upwards?

    Hey Guys I have a Vauxhall Corsa D 2013 plate. I want to carry out a compression test on it in the spark plug wells. I've read it cannot be.done the traditional way using a compression test kit that screws into spark plug holes, because the throttle is electric or soemthing and it need to be...

    Started by everson38‎, 21-06-2017 11:02
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  9. Antifreeze / Coolant - What can I use

    Hey guys I am looking to change my coolant. I'm only looking to do a partial change as I know you can never get it all out. But I just wanted to know is their an antifreeze alternative out there that we can use that meets to spec of Vauxhall original, as my closest vauxhall is quite far. So...

    Started by everson38‎, 19-06-2017 13:24
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  10. Haynes Manual For Sale - Vauxhall Corsa 2011 - 2014

    Hey guys I will be coming into possession of a brand new Vauxhall Corsa Haynes Manual. It will be sealed and brand new. I will be selling it for £8 + £3 p&p so total of £11 via Paypal I am just seeing if anyone is interested in it, if not I will be giving to my brother to have. I have...

    Started by everson38‎, 21-06-2017 10:17
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  11. Corsa 1.2 SXI - Solid or Hydraulic lifters

    Hey guys still a newbie to the mechanic game and forum. I have a Corsa 1.2 SXI 2013 I have asked a dealer, spoke to customer service and emailed customer service. To find out if my car has solid or hydraulic lifters. They both gave varying answers. Please see pictures attached and if...

    Started by everson38‎, 11-06-2017 20:46
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    12-06-2017, 21:29 Go to last post
  12. Corsa D 1.2 SXI - Loud engine ticking noise

    Hello Guys I am a newbie, this is my first post and i am coming in hard lol. I have a Vauxhall Corsa 1.2 SXI 2013. It has 25k miles on the clock and i bought i new from dealer. The engine has a tickity noise and heard through research it can be tappets / lifters or timing chain in that...

    Started by everson38‎, 11-06-2017 20:00
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  13. Corsa D radiator fan issues

    Hello, Two weeks ago I was sat in traffic and noticed a bit of a rumble from the car. The car was idling fine no bad vibrations but it just had a rumbling noise. I parked up had a look and it turned out to be the radiator fan running at 100% constantly. I checked the coolant lvl and it seemed to...

    Started by gazum123‎, 05-06-2017 11:18
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    07-06-2017, 07:50 Go to last post
  14. Engine Undertray

    Hi, Anyone know where I can get one from? I have a Vauxhall Corsa SXi 1.4 2013 and I want to stop things getting thrown up into the engine bay. Plus this will obviously keep things clean and stop any water getting into the filters.

    Started by unknown‎, 13-05-2017 15:07
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  15. Advice and help needed

    Started by ady b‎, 17-03-2017 17:21
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  16. Easy or garage job

    Hi guys after some research it looks like my steering rack is shot, now is it fairly easy to change for another one or take it to a garage, I'm fairly competent at some mecanics but would like some advice please thanks in advance

    Started by ady b‎, 25-04-2017 20:45
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    28-04-2017, 12:51 Go to last post
  17. Engine Surge and Engine Stuttering - CORSA D 1.2 PETROL

    Hi All, I'm having an really annoying issue with my 63 plate LE. Basically, I was a bit of a gimp and bought one of those cone air filters (for the noise...I know I'm an idiot). However, every six months my car suddenly starts stuttering (can't remember the proper name for it) and usually...

    Started by Ezzy-525‎, 22-02-2017 18:27
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  18. Where is the MAP sensor?

    Can anyone put a pic/diagram of where the MAP sensor is on a 1.4 2011 Corsa please?

    Started by ians1386‎, 13-04-2017 22:22
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  19. Help please with oil catch can install

    Has anyone installed or know if an oil catch tank can be installed in Z16LER engine (Corsa D VXR)? I know many Astra's have had aftermarket oil catch cans installed but I have not seen any Corsa D VXR with a oil catch can. I would like to install a catch can as the throttle body on my Corsa D...

    Started by Aussie1‎, 06-04-2017 19:46
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  20. Steering going light over bumps help please

    Corsa D 08 1.2 So at the end of last week the steering on my car its acting strange when going over bumps. It feels like it is happening on the front passenger side, its just goes really light and starts to "float" about until the car has recovered? from the bump. Have taken the wheel off and...

    Started by dafy1234‎, 03-04-2017 11:07
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  21. Replacing exhaust - opinions please

    My back box has split, so I'm using it as an excuse to go stainless. (I have the standard, non SXI bumpers) After doing much research, I think I'm going to go for a piper exhaust, from the cat back, but I can't decide on the tail pipe tip. I have 6/7 options A - 3.5" (88mm) Round, Inwardly...

    Started by Carrot‎, 21-03-2017 22:40
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  22. Help car over heating ???

    so last night i drove my car home and had to up a big hill that i normaly drive up fine i get home and the radiator/fan is really loud this is the first time in 2y i have heard/ noticed the radiator/fan come on it is really loud and is even on when ildling , so just now i had to go out and it has...

    Started by Sriman‎, 27-02-2014 17:01
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  23. Black Edition remap/clutch issue

    Anyone who mapped their black edition stage 1 ever expierenced some clutch problems like it Slipping? I went from 118bhp to around 164bhp, I knew anymore than a stage 1 I'd be looking at a upgraded clutch so didn't invest in one at the time. A few times now I'm getting the slip in high gears...

    Started by Scottio‎, 13-02-2017 00:07
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    09-03-2017, 15:22 Go to last post
  24. Egr blankimg

    Can i just get the egr blanked off or do i have to have it mapped out ? Ive had many opinions people are saying both just need a definite ive got a 2013 1.3 corsa Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 03-03-2017 06:48
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  25. Diesel injector coding

    I'm looking to have some diesel injectors coded in Barnsley (South Yorkshire) cars stationary obviously so it would have to be someone mobile. I'd appreciate any point in the right direction on this one, I've tried coding it using Opcom however had no joy and I've trawled many forums, eBay etc to...

    Started by Walker CDTi‎, 17-02-2017 16:55
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    18-02-2017, 07:23 Go to last post
  26. Radiator fan wiring kit

    I have a corsa d 1.2 club 59 plate when I bought the car the radiator fan wires had presumably been damaged and removed the fan had been wired straight into the cigarette lighter fuse holder, the fan has since burnt out. What I am wondering is weather or not I can wire in this relay into the...

    Started by Usman‎, 16-02-2017 22:24
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  27. 1.4 remap

    Hi chaps, Never really thought I'd pose the question, but has anyone remaped a 1.4 non turbo? I purchased my Corsa few weeks ago but moving on from my BMW 3.0 clubsport it's a massive shock. I'm not looking for gains as I know from a 1.4 there isn't an awful lot of point but would like...

    Started by benpfc‎, 05-02-2017 18:50
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  28. Corsa 1.2 sxi 08 plate

    Please remove

    Started by barnesy91‎, 04-02-2017 08:43
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  29. 2012 Corsa 1.3 cdti, A13DTE [95} starts and stalls. Error code P2282.

    Hi all, car has done 98K miles, serviced every 10K, and other than replacing glow plugs and CO sensor has been working perfectly until today. This morning the car starts then stalls immediately. Repeated starting gives the same symptom. Opcom reads P2282 Mass Air Flow (MAF) Sensor Performance. ...

    Started by microbe‎, 17-01-2017 21:45
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    21-01-2017, 17:18 Go to last post
  30. judering

    Hi folks wondering if anyone have similar experience & know what is wrong?? I own a 12plate 1.4 corsa D It has started to judder when drawing away in 1st and up through the gears until 3rd, it doesn't do it all the time only usually occurs under acceleration, when on the motorway even on cruise I...

    Started by pedro1050‎, 30-12-2016 15:43
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  31. Corsa D Spanner Light

    Hey guys, Today whilst I was driving back home, a yellow spanner light came up on my dashboard. I pulled over (still leaving the engine on) because I was confused as to what it was and then continued driving back home with the spanner light on. During the drive the car really lacked power, felt...

    Started by Tahmid‎, 13-01-2017 20:28
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  32. F40 6 Speed Gearbox?

    Will the F40 fit in a Corsa D?

    Started by BelsonJoshua‎, 15-12-2016 19:37
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  33. Corsa D 1.3 CDTI to 1.9 CDTI.

    So the plans is to put the engine from a 1.9 CDTI 150 Astra (09 or 10) in my 1.3 Corsa D. Question 1; Is this possible, in any way shape or form. My plan; switch out everything really, the engine, the ECU, the gearbox, starter motor, alternator, turbo, EGR. Can someone provide a list of...

    Started by BelsonJoshua‎, 14-12-2016 07:09
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  34. Corsa d 1.2 abs pump no n/s/f brakes

    Hi all, I'm new to the forum. I felt brakes pulling to the right, after further inspection the near side front isn't doing anything. No fluid going to it. I undo the bleed nipple and brake peddle is still pressured. I used opcom to read faults and there is no communication between canbus and abs...

    Started by V234fdb‎, 13-04-2015 20:41
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  35. Black edition induction kit noise

    Hey all. I was just wondering if people find that different induction kits create different noises when driving particularly the dump noise. I have a pipercross cone coming tomorrow but I have a random Halford cone on the car just now and it doesn't seem to make as loud of a dump noise as I...

    Started by Tizer‎, 09-12-2016 19:02
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  36. Limited edition suspension anyone interested

    Would anyone be interested in some standard limited edition suspension full kit front and rear ive got? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 09-12-2016 19:59
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  37. Garrett turbo upgrade

    Does anyone know a turbo that i can upgrade to for my 1.3 cdti corsa preferred to be a garrett, if possible a direct fit one Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 06-12-2016 13:08
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  38. 2013 Corsa Black Edition 1.4 Turbo

    Hi guys, Hopefully you may be able to help me with a problem my grandson has with his car. Looking around the forum the provblem appears to be quite common in that the cooling fan comes on from cold and the EML is lit on the dash. I believe this is usually the Coolant temperature sensor but even...

    Started by Jim A‎, 01-12-2016 19:45
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  39. 1.7 parts on a 1.3 13 plate diesel

    Just wondering if someone knows if some of the parts from a 1.7 corsa d facelift will fit a 1.3 engine like the fuel injection or anything else? Sent from my SM-G935F using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 24-11-2016 17:59
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  40. Would anyone be interested in a tuningbox

    I'm thinking about selling my bluespark tuning box top of the range for the 1.3cdti corsa d what price would people pay only 1 month old like new? Sent from my SM-N9005 using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 30-10-2016 07:59
    • Replies: 2
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  41. New Exhaust Advice?

    Hey, I have a Corsa D SRi 1.4. I recently purchased a K&N Induction Kit for a nice sound for my car, my next step is a nice exhaust. I don't know much about exhausts (whether i need a cat back or full system e.t.c?). I dont wont to spend silly amounts so something like £300 would be lovely if...

    Started by JackHarvey96‎, 19-09-2016 20:45
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  42. timing chain

    Hi all, just recently done a timing chain on my 1.2 corsa d, all going great used all correct locking tools for the job, rebuilt it all back together once it all was replaced including sprockets, went to start it up it runs but really lumpy on idle checked all timing and all is fine, is there...

    Started by Dans corsa‎, 29-08-2016 13:06
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  43. Silicone hoses?

    Is there anywhere or anyone that does silicone hoses for the corsa d 1.3 cdti Thanks guys Sent from my SM-G925F using Tapatalk

    Started by Tim2701‎, 26-02-2016 19:46
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  44. Identify this pipe?

    Hi all, Can anyone assist me with this pipe? I recently discovered the pipe is cracked after doing a air filter & oil filter, however don't know what it's called to replace it. It's the yellow taped one (to seal the hose). on a 1.3 CTDI 2010. Cheers.

    Started by martynscotttt‎, 10-08-2016 17:35
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  45. timing chain

    Hi all, I've got a 1.2 corsa d which is almost on 109k last couple of days the timing chain has become rather loud as if the car is a diesel, just after some advice on how much I would be looking at for it to be replaced, any help would be great thanks in advance Dan.

    Started by Dans corsa‎, 04-08-2016 19:00
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  46. EGR Valve on 1.2 Corsa

    So I have a 1.2 corsa that is misfiring really badly and it brings up the error code exhaust gas recirculation sensor a circuit low, after doing some looking around it says it's most likely the EGR Valve, which would be a simple job of taking it off cleaning it up and then job done. However I would...

    Started by Ljmem‎, 03-08-2016 12:43
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    03-08-2016, 17:35 Go to last post
  47. A/C delete

    I'm aware some people have done the air con delete on vxr's and Sri T's, how do you go about it? obviously remove all the pipe work, but what about the compressor and belt? do you need to get a shortened belt and remove the compressor? thinking about doing it since my engine is out and to save...

    Started by Chris-mowatt‎, 23-07-2016 17:16
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  48. 1.3 CDTI injector upgrade

    Anyone done an injector upgrade on a 1.3 CDTI? Thanks

    Started by EddyHollywood‎, 24-07-2016 21:10
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  49. Re-mapping in the West of Scotland Central Belt.

    Hi guys, I've had a Skoda Fabia vRS TDi for about five years now and tbh I'm struggling with what to replace it with as it's been such a great wee car, it's now twelve years old and I'd like to upgrade to something a little (ok, a lot) newer. My wife recently bought a 1.7 CDTi SRi Corsa and I've...

    Started by Jimbo2511‎, 10-07-2016 17:05
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    12-07-2016, 17:04 Go to last post
  50. Heat shield for induction

    So I've recently got myself an induction kit from RamAir, and when I was buying it I completely forgot about getting a heat shield until I put it in the car and my mate pointed it out. Anyone know any decent ones?

    Started by EddyHollywood‎, 04-07-2016 18:25
    • Replies: 4
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    08-07-2016, 20:38 Go to last post

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