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    urgent help needed

    Just went to start the car and it started to turn over then died, i have a strong feeling the cambelt may have snapped but how to i check

    also the cambelt was replaced 1 1/2 years ago and 30k miles ago, do i have any come back on this as it wasnt due

    will vauxhall pay for this due to it not lasting the time they said it would
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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    i have just called the RAC and it turns out im dont have homestart, just recovery and roadside, so now im stuffed and dont know what to do
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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    Anyone you know who has AA/RAC memebrship - if they're a passenger then they can be called out ...

    Otherwise...what happens when you try and turn it over ?

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    it sounds like when you try to turn it over and the car is already running is the best way i can describe it
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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    right had the cam belt cover off and it looks in tact so really need ideas now

    duff seams to think its the starter moter not retracting propely
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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    any one really need help on this
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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    dont know an awful lot about diagnosing ... if it was the starter still engaged then the car would jerk forward when you try and start it.

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    put it in gear and roll it back and forward abit, then try and start it again!
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    Spoke to Razor about this earlier - I'm taking a wee scoot down to see if I can see what's wrong. If I can't I have AA membership, so was can at least get them to have a look.
    2007 Metro Blue 5 door Mk5 Elite 1.7CDTI
    6th Vauxhall (4th Astra) in 10 years...plus a couple of other sheds...

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    think i may have fixed it

    looks like the battery has got drained somehow this morning and its now working but i dont think this is the main problem as it was firing up this morning even though it was turning over
    Balck Astra K Elite 1.4 Turbo

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