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    Smile Hoorah!!!

    Astra Life diesel ctdi. 1.7
    all perfect now, thanks to all who offered tip's

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    Sounds air locked. Could it be ? Would the fuel pump be gone but not give a fault code for some reason ? Must be on the fuel side if it fires on easy start.
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    Is the rail pressurising OK?
    2007 Metro Blue 5 door Mk5 Elite 1.7CDTI
    6th Vauxhall (4th Astra) in 10 years...plus a couple of other sheds...

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    Has it got a cut of switch, im a girlie so if ive asked a realy girlie question please excuse me, its just i had a car that wouldnt start, petrol mind, and it was a cut off switch that had done its job ie cut off and wouldnt go back on and no one could find out what it was either.....

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    astra life 1.7 diesel, i dipped the clutch and car started and has done ever since, i now have a red exclamation showing but it is not flashing i presume this is some kind of warning and as i am a girlie girl i am to scared to drive it ..any clues ... car sounds great when running

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    THANKS FOR REPLYING, what's a rail pressure?

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    Thanks Nikki, but i have not got a clue, managed to start car by dipping clutch!

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    Quote Originally Posted by kazking View Post
    Thanks Nikki, but i have not got a clue, managed to start car by dipping clutch!
    Did it do anything before you had to dip the clutch??

    I just thort it may jogg someone elses brain!!

    I have had my share of shed's so have encounted many many funky problems, I have an ask about to me pal's and see if they can come up with something else, I know a chap that is a wizz with diesel engines so I pick his brains tonite for ya....

    Hopefully send you a manly sensible answer tommora LOL
    Nikki - labour of love astra 1.8 sport x

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