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by TheGeorge
Tue Oct 16, 2018 11:48 am
Forum: Main Corsa E chat
Topic: Imtermitant rough idle + EML light on
Replies: 2
Views: 237

Re: Imtermitant rough idle + EML light on

Some other possibilities: * Partially plugged fuel injectors * Dirty air filter (think you can simply pull it out from the casing, put everything back and test the engine for 2-3 minutes to see if this solves the issue) * positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve can become dirty * engine wear - wi...
by TheGeorge
Tue Oct 09, 2018 6:59 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Bluetooth disconnects when plugging to charge
Replies: 1
Views: 144

Re: Bluetooth disconnects when plugging to charge

I believe this can be fixed, but it requires few things: 1. accept that if you want to download/upload files from the phone, when connected to a PC, that you will have to dig through deep phone settings 2. accept to dig through the settings again, to revert the changes for when you want to go to the...
by TheGeorge
Tue Oct 02, 2018 6:10 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Steering issues - alignment checked
Replies: 8
Views: 556

Re: Steering issues - alignment checked

benzoeu wrote:
Mon Oct 01, 2018 6:09 pm
Car is only two months old with 1000 miles so I'm probably going to take it back to the dealership
Do this, now!




Is the best course of action at this moment.
by TheGeorge
Mon Oct 01, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: Main Corsa E chat
Topic: Heater control.
Replies: 2
Views: 299

Re: Heater control.

I'd haunt them every 2 days till they get it right ... and I'd hurry if the car's warranty is about to end, since the hourly rate will be significant for the repair. The heater core and it's control is usually a notoriously hard part to work on, on many cars. It's buried deep in the dash and difficu...
by TheGeorge
Fri Sep 28, 2018 8:43 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Oil leak?
Replies: 3
Views: 447

Re: Oil leak?

Could be nothing more than a protective oil/wax film from the factory or somebody spilled a bit of oil at some point. Also, some dealerships make a clean-and-spray as part of their inspection (they did on mine). They spray a bit from a can (i'd expect a solvent or light oil) then they use a rag to w...
by TheGeorge
Thu Sep 27, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Sluggish power and warning lights.
Replies: 3
Views: 409

Re: Sluggish power and warning lights.

Could be something around the spark plugs. It can simply be a improper coil-pack connection to one or 2 spark plugs, that at high vibration comes loose a bit more, and the spark 'jumps' on the electrical insulation on the outside of the spark plug (this would indeed result in a burnt smell - have a ...
by TheGeorge
Fri Sep 14, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: Main Corsa E chat
Topic: Car "broken into" but no damage or forced entry
Replies: 1
Views: 369

Re: Car "broken into" but no damage or forced entry

It is possible you accidentally pressed the unlock button on the key fob (accidental press in a pocket can happen). Just be sure you have enabled the option to 'relock unlocked doors' for the car (or something like this). This is described in the manual as: if the doors are locked, then unlocked BUT...
by TheGeorge
Wed Sep 05, 2018 10:36 am
Forum: Modifications
Topic: 1.4 Turbo remapped and Lowered
Replies: 9
Views: 1611

Re: 1.4 Turbo remapped and Lowered

jaysen wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 2:05 pm
Definitely give a VXR a run up 100mph.
Considering the max. legal speed on public roads is ... 70 mph, I know you got to test both cars on private roads/track setting ;)

Enjoy you new ride ! (and stay safe)
by TheGeorge
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:50 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Servicing - What needs doing when?
Replies: 9
Views: 1403

Re: Servicing - What needs doing when?

On mine it was like this: First service was oil + oil filter change (year 1) Second service was oil, oil filter, air filter, pollen filter (year 2) Next service I'm expecting oil, oil filter, brake fluid, brake pads check. Maybe spark plugs (will be year 3) Air filter/pollen filter, cooling fluid, o...
by TheGeorge
Thu Aug 23, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Interior and Exterior Cosmetics
Topic: Rattles! Rattles everywhere!
Replies: 9
Views: 2204

Re: Rattles! Rattles everywhere!

Just thought I'd post my rattles as I get closer to 10k miles 1. Glove compartment area, muffled rattle when going over certain roads/bumps Was caused by: small coin in the back of the compartment and a plastic Jar of Orbit chewing gum, kept in said compartment 2. Insidious plastic-y rattle near the...

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