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    Question car with spanner flash, 10 times then 4 10 and 10 again

    if i turn the ignition on (not started) with my feet on the accelerator and break pedals then the car and spanner engine management i think light flashes 10 times, then 4 then 10 and 10 again, i thought it was an error code, but nothing turns up on google, any idea what it is?
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    you've initiated the hydro-buraga-schpeel-pumper ....... start running !!!

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    seeing as its the spanner light - this means its a later model and therefore a Z series engine in which u cant read the codes by counting the flashes like earlier engines.

    youll need a diagnostic hookup to determine the fault im afraid.

    whereabouts are u based? A local member may be able to read the ECU for you,,,,if i were local I could - someone local must have a code reader to diagnose the fault


    although saying that if it was an earlier model then 10/4/10/10 would mean P0400 and thus an EGR fault so maybe it could be this....certainly very possible knowing how crap these tend to be

    **might be an idea to add ur location in ur USER CP to help others help u in future too**

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coo View Post
    you've initiated the hydro-buraga-schpeel-pumper ....... start running !!!
    This is also known as a 2-phase Flux Capacitor. It just means your FC is working correctly and will transport you to 2024.

    Tell us what the Astra S looks like?

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    Ive done some research for you and it turns out, its not an error code, its a "why" code.... I have looked online, and this one means "Why are you sitting with your feet on the brake and accelerator, with just ignition on.?" And to stop the problem it says "Get in, feet off pedals, and simply START the car like anybody else."

    Sorry mate....had too.
    "Take the time to make some sense, of what you want to say, and cast your words away upon the waves."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Coo View Post
    you've initiated the hydro-buraga-schpeel-pumper ....... start running !!!


    iv got it booked in to vx in about 10mins, iv got a code reader but it gives me reading (temps etc) but no error codes, egr sounds right with the problems iv been having, im a lot south of you, but thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by AstraKid1 View Post
    Ive done some research for you and it turns out, its not an error code, its a "why" code.... I have looked online, and this one means "Why are you sitting with your feet on the brake and accelerator, with just ignition on.?" And to stop the problem it says "Get in, feet off pedals, and simply START the car like anybody else."

    Sorry mate....had too.
    because i just read this

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    im back from vx, it was an egr fault (as suspected) iv cleaned it before and that didn't fix it, so i bought one £70+vat and fitted it, fitting it myself saved £30 in labor and it only takes 5 minuets, hopefully its sorted the problem i was having with it

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