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by Nickosnose
Thu Jul 18, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Main Corsa E chat
Topic: Rear pads
Replies: 7
Views: 898

Re: Rear pads

They have whats called an Audio wear indicator,there's a piece of metal built into the friction material so that when it wears to a certain thickness it makes contact with the disc to give a loud Audio noise..
Ignore it and i guess you wear a groove in your disc....
by Nickosnose
Fri Jun 07, 2019 9:20 pm
Forum: Engine and Drivetrain
Topic: Engine Ticking/Rattle
Replies: 27
Views: 16961

Re: Engine Ticking/Rattle

I have a 2016 corsa 1.0t ecoflex le and it has a ticking noise on idle I've not done a hole load of research but a lot of it says it is normal for the 3 pots to have a ticking noise due to it being unbalanced but it's still a bit worrying please let me know if you get it fixed and what you did The ...
by Nickosnose
Thu May 30, 2019 9:52 am
Forum: Electronics and In Car Entertainment
Topic: Front and reverse camera options
Replies: 12
Views: 3443

Re: Front and reverse camera options

To be honest i wouldn't have though to many have done this mod....it's not like the Corsa is a large SUV thats hard to park..no real need for cameras..
by Nickosnose
Fri May 10, 2019 12:16 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Oil
Replies: 2
Views: 1077

Re: Oil

We have the 1.0T which uses the new gen2 Dexos1 which VX say use in all petrol turbo engines, but i wonder if this would be a better oil to use in non turbo petrol lumps also...Any thoughts???
by Nickosnose
Mon May 06, 2019 6:55 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: corsa se 1.4 hesitates/jerks when pulling off
Replies: 1
Views: 640

Re: corsa se 1.4 hesitates/jerks when pulling off

First port of call is the coil pack....they can give up around the age and mileage you have..
by Nickosnose
Tue Apr 16, 2019 7:14 am
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Power steering resivoir
Replies: 1
Views: 692

Re: Power steering resivoir

There isn't one....electric motor runs the rack instead of Hydraulic system
by Nickosnose
Thu Apr 11, 2019 7:52 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Oil life 0% after only 5340 miles
Replies: 8
Views: 2784

Re: Oil life 0% after only 5340 miles

Can't really say if the oil life reading is in the ball park or not...we have a 1.0t which i changed the oil myself at Christmas and it's reading 73%... This is with short 5 mile trips daily and general town work.. I'm old school so i change all my oils every 4/5 months as it's really the only thing...
by Nickosnose
Thu Apr 11, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Faults & Technical
Topic: Oil life 0% after only 5340 miles
Replies: 8
Views: 2784

Re: Oil life 0% after only 5340 miles

Did they reset the oil life after the service?

Not sure what oil spec that is but Vx now say use only Dexos1 in all turbo pertrol engines...the 1.0t is known for piston failure and this new oil is designed to help..
by Nickosnose
Sat Mar 23, 2019 6:31 pm
Forum: Main Corsa E chat
Topic: Turbo’ing my 1.4 LE worth it?
Replies: 6
Views: 1791

Re: Turbo’ing my 1.4 LE worth it?

Turbo,intercooler,ecu..etc...never worth it mate...have you looked into getting a remap on what you've got already?
by Nickosnose
Tue Feb 26, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Corsa Griffin
Replies: 26
Views: 6367

Re: Corsa Griffin

Blame the French takeover...

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