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Multiple misfire codes on an 'O4 Opel Astra
It definitely can. Realize that the fuel injection and ignition systems are all run by computers. The computer needs to have a certain parameter of voltage. If the voltage goes below a certain parameter, it can have problems and not...
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2008 Saturn Astra independently shuts off and loses all power
Hello, thanks for writing in about your 2008 Saturn Astra. The ignition switch is a likely cause, as a fault here will cut power to the vehicle as if you have turned off the ignition and pulled out the key....
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Gears won't engage and car has had five battery replacements
Hi there, this sounds like a frustrating problem. The linkage between the shifter handle and transmission assembly is a likely cause and is actually a very common problem on these Astras. The plastic bushing wears badly and can even break...
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Wheel weights hit brakes and vibrations develop
There are few reasons for this occurrence, as there are sticky weights which are held on by an adhesive to the inside of the wheel. The other option is a hammer on weight that clips onto the edge of the...
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High-pitched chirping noise and rattle from front of 2008 Saturn Astra
Hey thanks for writing in about your 2008 Saturn Astra. It is unlikely the problem is cause by the engine "not being strong enough" to power the accessories. If the noise changes while turning the air conditioning on and off,...
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Acclerator pedal malfunctioned, misfired, service engine and loud noise
The accelerator pedal position sensor is a common failure item as well the the throttle position sensor in the throttle body assembly. Either sensor can cause similar performance concerns. The cause of these problems usually result in a diagnostic code...
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Advice on buying a used Opel Astra
My old Opel was really reliable but it was a '67 and it was a long time before that. They haven't sold Opels in the United States for a long time other than those Cadillac Atheros, which were just re-badged...

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