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    hi astra club...got a low blow 1.7 astra....and it dted on me about a week ago...my m8 stuck his diagnostics on it and its coming up fault 53...he says its the pump or a pump fault.....could it be the pump or maybe another electrical fault...? here alot about the ecus packing up.....the odemeter stopped working about a month ago...and sometimes the brake sensor warning comes up....the pads etc r ok and there is buckets of fluid...is this a sign of the unit breaking down.......if anyone can help with advice etc i would b really gratefull......dont wanna spend loads on it as its a 99 plate and bless the old girl she got a few miles under her belt...

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    First thing I'd check is the earth strap to the engine. If it's broken or dodgy you can get some bizarre faults.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ZS View Post
    First thing I'd check is the earth strap to the engine. If it's broken or dodgy you can get some bizarre faults.
    cheers Z S,,,,gonna have a ganders right now...

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    Quote Originally Posted by twodumps View Post
    cheers Z S,,,,gonna have a ganders right now...
    just had a good look. all leads look a ok.no corrosion etc..but not to sure where the earth attaches to the block..

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