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    1.4 ecotec 16v

    im thinking of buying a 1.4 16v with the ecotec engine its low miles in mint condition but i have heard the ecotec suffers with head gasket and sensor problems is this right?

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    No. Certainly not common problems anyway.
    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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    I've heard about headgasket problems too. Just make sure you give it a good check if you take a look at it. I bought mine a few months ago and its still going as good as the day I got it.

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