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  1. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    hi guys haven't been on here in ages! mainly got a civic and had no problems :/ but i cannot believe i did this, got a corsa c, needed a new battery but i put it in the wrong way :palm: :( so smoke from alternator the lot, i then put it the correct way and smoke from alternator O_O i...
  2. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    hi all, i have a 1998 corsa B van i went to change my alternator today although once id removed it i discovered that the crank pulley seemed to be in two halves, the inner hub was copletely seperate to the outer ring which the 'v' belts sat it, whats happened surely this cant be right. pleased...
  3. Cars, Parts, and general items wanted
    Hey, the alternator has finally given up on my 1.7 diesel corsa (no surprises there...) so anyone got one lying around that I could buy? cheers! Jake
  4. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Just driven home from work, the car started fine, drove fine, until I got about 5 minutes away from my house and the engine started ticking really loudly, engine management light flashed. It kept going about 100 metres further, I indicated to pull over and put my hazards on, and it started...
  5. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Hi everyone I've bought my first Corsa today... and within hours I'm wondering if I've made a mistake! Problems are as follows:- 1. Oil leak - fairly substantial - appears to be coming from towards the front of the right hand side of the car (as you face it). 2. Battery warning light came...
  6. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Hi My corsa, r reg, has never put a foot wrong until two days ago when the fan belt split and came off on the motorway, causing the alternator warning light to come on along with a loss of power steering. Got home safe, ordered a new belt, fitted it fine but when I started it up there was a very...
  7. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    how do i go about removing the alternator from the X16XE engine as it looks like it goes under the inlet man. so i'm just wondering how i go about it??
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