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    Brand new 2008 Astra Sri Turbo

    Hi guys,

    I've just joined this forum, i'm based in Melbourne Australia and just purchased a phantom black Holden Astra Sri Turbo Coupe 147kw (200hp) (pics will be up soon)

    Love the car, it's been waxed twice in 2 weeks and it goes like clappers.

    I have one issue though. When I start the car and reach 20km/h, the car makes a slight metallic noise which i can feel through the accelerator pedal.

    After that initial noise/vibration, it doesn't do it anymore. However, if i turn the car off and then on again, it will do the same noise at 20km/h and then its fine.

    Anyone have any ideas what is causing this. It is due for a service very soon and would like a heads up.


    Cheers

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    Welcome to the club!

    Pics are needed of your car

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    It will be the ABS test, all the mk5's do it - feels weird but soon get used to it

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    ABS Test? What is that?

    Sidenote: I have owned 3 five door mk5's which never did this so i guess i'm not sure of what that is

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    Welocme to the site, put some pictures up of the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Senor Ed View Post
    ABS Test? What is that?

    Sidenote: I have owned 3 five door mk5's which never did this so i guess i'm not sure of what that is
    Your car has ABS, this does a self test when you reach 10pmh ish (20kmh), some are more aggressive than others, ie: some you can feel some you cant. Mine is quite aggresive, yet some mk5's you hardly notice it. However if the car has ABS they all do this test and it should happen so its not a fault

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    Cheers mate. That clears it up.

    I went out to take some photos in the garage but its 10pm here, and i can't get enough light to get a decent photo. I'll take some photos tomorrow and post it.

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    welcome chap get some pictures up once its lighter.
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    Yeah no worries. Finally joined a couple of mates in getting a performance hatch. One mate has a Renault Sport Clio Cup F1 and the other has a Fiesta ST. The Sri Turbo comfortably runs the Fiesta, but the Clio is about line ball.

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    We have a couple of Aus guys on here now, would be nice to see a get together, but sods law says you're all like 50 hours drive away or something lol

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