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    Post reliability

    Ive have only owned my mk4 gsi for a month and so far its been of the road more than on it ! are they usually this poor ?

    are there any dos and donts with them ?


    its had a good quality service ... i only use optimax and i wouldnt said its driven very hard ....

    but so far for all the love its had its been awfull


    ive been finding myself useing a 100 pound vectra sri bcoz i know that it wont let me down unlike the astra

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    What sort of problems are you having with it mate?
    Ive had mine for 4 years without major hassle just silly little things

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    it was mint for a week then it stoped dead after i filled it with petty one night got it home fireing on three cylinders

    changed coil pack and plugs for ngk std plugs


    was ok but ideld rough used to drop a few revs then run ok

    read codes on ecu fule trim error on bank 1 was only code

    changed plugs to a colder iridium plug

    solved problem ran fine for a few days

    now its strugling to tick over and has a managment light on

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    AFM? you got an aftermarket air filter on it?

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    its got a courtney one on it im getting tempted to just buy everything and change it all lol

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    ive just had silly things, but had major probss with AFM's but figured out y, i always have had codes for 02 sensor, but i think its on way out, but i clear code and all is fine for a few months

    so i wudnt say zlets are unreliable and if looked after very reliable tbh

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    I've had mines for near 4 years with very little trouble at all
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    yea i think im inherating some one elses issues tbh but saying that the cars just clocked 24k so its a bit of a low miler for issuses like im getting

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    Sounds like in the time you have owned it you have only had one problem, which still needs solving.
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    ive had afew small problems noting major, but its like every car i have had,
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