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    My astra won't start

    Well to start things of I bought a 2003 astra 1.7 dti ls eco (eco4) last Saturday and then 30miles from my house the battery light and diagnostics light came on I kne it was the alternator that had gone so I drove it home (with no powersteering )
    I had the alternator reconditioned and now that I have it fitted the astra won't start its swinging but just won't start also the power steering is not working now even though it was working when I had the car started without the alternator, also I should mention that the battery started arking when i reconnected the battery any solutions and comments would be greatly appreciated

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    Anyone please?

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    Power steering is only going to work when the engines running which yours isn't

    Is the engine turning over but not starting? Any lights flashing on the dash etc?

    Anyway i've moved this to MK4 electrical but may move it to the diesel part if I feel it's more of a engine managment problem
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    I say the battery is dead needs to be charged think that's the road you are going down as well Autosparks? Their is normally discharge from batteries when they start to supply power but it doesn't meant it will start it,try and get it jump started if the dash lights are on
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    Problem solved it was the troublesome EDU all along thankfully i had found out about this problem and how it comes up on the scanner as the diesel pump otherwise I could have spent €1000+ on a new 1

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