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Car Jerking
This sounds like a frustrating experience. There are actually quite the variety of possibilities that could make your Opel jerk while driving. It is possible that your vehicle has developed one or more vacuum leaks and as these...
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Losing water
Hi and thank you for your question. After having your engine repaired and rebuilt, there should not be any problems with any coolant leakage. However, there could be a few problems that you could trace out. If you have an...
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Clap/clunk drivers side
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 2001 Corsa. Check the body to subframe mounting bolts for mounting rubber cracks, missing bolts, or bolts that are loose. You should also check the motor and transmission mounts to see if...
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Grinding noise on startup on a 2001 Vauxhall Corsa
Most of the time it is a bad starter motor. Starter motors are cheap. Take it off, put another starter motor and hope that the noise goes away. If the noise continues, a lot of times it's the flywheel teeth...
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Smell of gasoline during driving on a 2003 Vauxhall Corsa
Start by watching my video "does your car smell of gasoline?" That will show you all the steps to do. But, in a nutshell, you'd want to check the gas cap to see if it's loose or leaking. You'd...
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okay so my opel corsa is not selecting 4th gear and aparenlety its not my linkagesthe mechanic says its my braches ....confuse?
Hello - there may be a problem with translation on this one - "branches"? I am wondering if the mechanic meant to say that the shift fork, which is internal to the transmission, is either worn or bent in such...
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Battery messages displayed on the driver's information centre
Hello and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. The issue is that the vehicle's charging system is malfunctioning. Check the alternator for voltage increase with the engine running. If the voltage is 13.5 to 14.7, then the alternator is producing a...
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Overheating engine
If the vehicle is presently overheating, you want to check, and perhaps just replace, the cooling system thermostat (thermostats are not costly and they do eventually fail), check the radiator for blockages (radiators can be flow tested) and check the...
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There is a starting issue with my car and I need to find the starter and ignition relays - 2009 Vauxhall Corsa
Hello, thank you for your question. The starter motor on your vehicle is located at the back of your engine. It will be towards the bottom of the engine, and is most accessible from the bottom. If replacing it at...
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Car shudders when accelerating in first gear
A shuddering during take off can be caused by a few things. A few common causes are issues with the clutch system, or with the engine management system. If the clutch disc wears out or gets contaminated by any sort...
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Burning smell when constantly doing maneuvers - 2003 Vauxhall Corsa
Hello there. Unfortunately, we don't typically work on Vauxhall Corsas here in the U.S., but there are a few items that could cause a burning smell including a leaking engine or transmission oil, a "petrol" leak under the hood (as...

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