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    Exclamation Engine Management light

    ....is on. But the car appears to drive normally?

    I was giving it some beans coming up a hill and it came on....

    Any thoughts?
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
    Other Vauxhalls: 2001 Vectra 1.8 16v| 2003 Vectra GSi 3.2 V6 | 2005 Signum CDTi 150

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    Anyone have even the most faint idea of what things it could be? I'm not going to get the chance to get it into Vauxhall for at least 2 weeks so I'm shitting it slightly
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
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    Off topic Im sorry but you seem to have tires similar to mine..

    I find the car very twitchy in the wet... How is yours?? I am sure mine is not the tires but have not had much time to have it looked at..
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    Nothing come loose in your engine bay?
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    Quote Originally Posted by d dave
    Nothing come loose in your engine bay?
    I was wondering that... I did fit the veccy C intake and derestricted the box the other day, I'll need to check that in daylight.

    I find it handles and grips pretty welll Mr. Sploodge but then I'm still getting used to it and haven't really pushed it much.
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
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    disconnect your battery for about an hour, mite just clear it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by nasayr
    disconnect your battery for about an hour, mite just clear it.
    Cheers, I'll give that a go also.
    Previous Astras: 1994 Cesaro 1.8 16v | 2002 SXi 1.6 16v | 2001 Coupé 2.0 Turbo | 1999 LS 1.6 16v
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    i did the airbox mod and my emmissions light came on, as i was goin up a hill givin its beans too incidently, how wierd is that
    My motor sailed through the emissions test at its mot so im gonna try disconnecting the bat too to try an get rid of the light

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    if it comes back, AFM would be my first port of call

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    mine did this after cleaning the engine bay.

    If you have anything wet put some WD on any nearby wires

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