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  1. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    My son has a 2004 SXI. I have done some work on it to get it on the road. I recently changed the battery and everything was fine. Started first time and run well I went out yesterday to start it after it not being run for a couple of weeks and it is totally dead. There are no lights on the dash...
  2. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    i own a vauxhall corsa c 1.0 comfort, so basically, just over a week ago i was driving back from shopping and my battery light came on, lost my electric power steering and then eventually lost all power. so called the AA as i am covered and they fitted a slaver battery and informed me that it...
  3. 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...
  4. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    My battery died on Wednesday night, the AA came out and replaced it for me and everything was fine, until I drove to work the next morning. The engine light starting flashing and when I pressed the accelerator there was no power. Thankfully I managed to car share that day, so when I returned...
  5. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    I have just bought a cat d corsa (my second) I need to do some welding to it, and was about to start when I saw a thread saying disconnecting battery will give me problems. Can any body advise if this is true? It is a 60 reg 1.7 ctdi. Tony
  6. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    Hey I got a 98 corsa b Had a slight crash a while ago and my radio stopped working. I have checked all the fuses in the inside fuse box and at the back of the radio it self. Swapped the after market ISO connector to a original one that I knew worked. Yet the radio still does work. I have read...
  7. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    Hey, How is everyone? I started the car this morning and stuck everything on as usaul (heated mirrors, wipers etc etc) and I noticed that the lights were more dim than usual, gave it a little rev and they got birghter but them just became dim again. Went out on my lunch and measured some...
  8. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Had my corsa b for about a year now from one not so careful owner,it a 2000 1.2 16v 5 door,never had a problem starting it,yet I've always thought the battery was slightly flatter than other cars. Yesterday when I got into the car it was taking over very slowly as if the battery was flat,alot of...
  9. 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...
  10. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    Hi, I went to Sainsbury’s earlier and there was a girl stopped in the middle of the car park with her hazard lights on so I stopped and she said her battery was flat. I was a little confused as her hazard lights were on but she said the battery kept going flat and asked if I would jump start her...
  11. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Hi I have a 1996 N reg 1.4 16v X14XE I am learning mechanics at college so when i new my head gasket was going i thought i'd use their facilities in the hope of making the job a little easyer. Now, after changing the gasket and skimming the cylinder head i started up the car, it ran but was...
  12. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    It was all fine i got out of the car ( 1997 corsa breeze 12v 1.2) i got back in 20 mins later and the Battery warning light had come on and the speedo, temperature and petrol gauge had stoped working. i had prviously tried to replace bulbs behind the heating controls the night before i had taken...
  13. Ice, Electrics & Lighting
    Well about a week ago when starting my car, it sounded awful like it was dying. It's hard to explain the sound but I thought it wasn't going to start. However it is still like this when starting it mainly during the mornings, (maybe the cold weather?), I thought the problem might have been a...
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