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    Throttle body

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    I filled the bus up on Friday night, had the wife and kids in the car. When I went to start it up it just turned over but would not start. Arghh!! Whilst I was on the phone to the RAC a van pulled onto the forecourt and the nice RAC man said that he would help. He plugged in the bus to his diagnostics machine and confirmed that it was the throttle body. I got recovered home and he came round on Saturday morning and towed me to an RAC approved garage. I was told that a new one would cost me £349 + VAT from those nice Vauxhall people. However he cleaned it out and problem solved total cost £25. Happy days. I would totally recomend RAC to anyone, the service I received was first class. I thought that I would share this with you all to restore your faith in mankind
    Now drives a Vectra C 1.9 cdti SRi

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    Gaz42 glad to hear you had a result what was the cause in the end though? faulty connection?
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    I was told that it could either have been dodgy fuel or the temperature, but I think that it is quite common for them to get clogged up with muck
    Now drives a Vectra C 1.9 cdti SRi

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    You sure it was an RAC man........Could have been St.Nic in his day job??? lol

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    The white beard and red suit was a give away lol
    Now drives a Vectra C 1.9 cdti SRi

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