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    Common faults ???

    I'm looking to buy an Astra SXI 1.4 or 1.6 .. don't know alot about them so any points to particularly look for when looking at them to see if i'm buying a dodgy one ... cheers

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    common faults are AFM, EGR and bloked TB's..

    all easy fixed really
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    thanks for the reply but i don't have a clue what any of those are lol

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    Air Flow Meter
    Exhuast Gas Recirculation
    Throtle Body

    AFM is the black bit after the air box... it can cause cars to run crap if failty.
    EGR sticks and gets carbon build up, best to reoplace but cleaning with carb cleaner will do as short term fix.
    TB, tend to carbon up.. clean them and there fine
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    brilliant post .. thanks mate .. anything else i should particularly look for when i go look? any little bits that might point something possibly dodgy out? .. just dont want to buy a duff

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    Is it the mk4 or mk5 you after?

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    Is it a relatively new SXi? You could do the Peddle test to see if it brings up any fault codes? The older ones I think you will need a paper clip to do the test. Do a search on here for "Peddle Test"
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    its the mk5 1.6 sxi or 1.6 design i'm after

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    and around 2007 model .. im useless on this forum and not sure how to search for the peddle test mate any clues? sorry lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Woolliss89 View Post
    and around 2007 model .. im useless on this forum and not sure how to search for the peddle test mate any clues? sorry lol
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