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    Engine code

    Wonder if anyone can help - I'm trying to find out what engine code my 98/99 S Reg Astra 1.6 16v is? I've lost the little card that came with the car which had this on.

    Also don't know if this has anything to do with it but when I took it for the service the garage said that it won't go in to any of there computers???

    Mean anything to anyone?

    Jay

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    i once spoke to Vauxhall dealer and they said it could be reissued from Vauxhall for 20£. You have to produce proof of ownership (V5) to obtain that.

    S Mathew

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    think engine code is x16 xel. iirc
    as for not going in to their computers. do you mean diagnostics (which it should) or some other way? but i dont see how it wont, its not like its a rare engine

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    Thanks I'll make a note of that engine code.

    Yeah I assume diagnostics. Am I best taking it to Vauxhall to get the engine code and find out why it won't go in to any computers?

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    what is it your after doing with the engine?
    and sorry just done a quick search, its a z16 xe (lol still new to all this)
    i had my car on a diag machine (2000 1.6 16v estate) last week all worked fine so not sure what their on about

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    Nice one, thanks for that!

    Not doing anything to it at the moment, it would have just come in handy the last few months when Halfords were asking for it, think I was buying spark plugs at the time.
    Plus I see bits n bobs on ebay and here for specific engine types.

    May be it was just there computers, have only tried one place. I'll see what Vauxhall say about that.

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    it is not z16, it is an X16XEL and vauxhall probably would not put it on their tech 2 because you did not have the car pass with security codes to hand, they can be funny like this sometimes

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