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Hi right guys forgive me it's a 1.6 astra convertible not a corsa so sorry but I need help.

The engine management light has come on and is shuddering in 1st and 2 nd as if your pulling off in to high a gear what could this be thanks.



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i had that light the other day in my 61 plate corsa and it needed a new coilpack, has it gone into limp mode? can you rev over 3k easily?
 

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No limp mode drives normal there is a squeak like it coming from the brakes and it shudders in 1st and 2nd no limp mode as I blasted it to try and clear it through but nothing changed.


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Well it's at work and I have my own diagnostics computer but have to wait till tonight to do it so was hoping someone could advise me in the right direction so I know what it might be lol. Guess I got to leave it to the computer now. Thanks tho mate.


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My diagnostics said Cylinder 2 miss fire so I'm gunna go with spark plug and change them all. Could it be anything else.


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Coil packs matey as someone said before. If the missfire is only on one cylinder it cant be timing otherwise all 4 would be out. But yeah change all the plugs. If that dont help look towards the coil pack
 

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Cheers mate I will try plugs then failing that coil pack lol are they hard to change on Astra's.


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just go straight for coil pack, i had this issue last week, took it into vauxhall under warrenty, an hour later coilpack changed and car was fine
 
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