I've literally just bought a 99 Astra G, I've been driving it around a bit and on my last journey the engine management light came on straight away (not a good start!). The engine seems to be running fine, it's got plenty of power and revs okay although it does feel a little "juddery" however that could well be my perception as it's very slight.
Is there anything obvious to check? It's really not convenient to get down a garage to have it plugged in although I have a 300mile journey home from uni coming up in the next couple of days.
There is one thing I noticed: On the coolant reservoir, water is gushing from the top left-hand pipe (when looking from the front of that car) in to the bottle. Is it normal for water to circulate from that pipe? It might seem like a strange question if it it but I don't remember noticing it on my last car.