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  1. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    Hi everybody, I have just bought a Corsa C 1.2 2000 to learn driving. Before me, 2 my friends (who is already good drive) drive this car easily without any errors. However, after I tried for driving in 20', and then the P0300 P0302 and P0340 errors appear. I did not well control the clutch...
  2. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    i followed Taurus's tutorial for the timing chain. Like a plank i left the tool in the camshaft slots and turned the engine over. there was a big bang which bent the timing tool and snapped some of the camshaft (the slots where the bar goes) I have found the chewed up camshaft parts and the...
  3. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    One of my hydraulic lifters on camshaft is making a tapping noise as it's worn slightly and receiving a lack of oil when warming up. Cars serviced well and full of fresh oil and there is no point in replacing the whole camshaft. However I've heard on old cars (16 yrs old) that oil/engine...
  4. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    1.2 Vauxhall Corsa P reg 101,500 Ish miles on the clock, engines always ran fantastic The Corsa is in fantastic condition, head gasket was done at 70,000 miles, cambelt done at 50,000 etc. Always fully oiled, looked after never neglected. The other day I pulled onto the motorway and revved it...
  5. Mechanical, Exhaust & Performance/Tuning
    My corsa (2001, 1L engine, 94000 on clock) has been making a loud clicking sound from the engine since i bought it. I took it anyway as thought it would be easy to fix. Finally getting it together 5 months later and in the last 2 weeks I've brought it to 5 mechanics. First guy said it was...
  6. Tutorials- Mechanical, Exhaust, Performance/Tuning
    Camshaft Sensor On 1.2 16v (X12XE) Replacement Tools You Will Need: E10 Female Torx Socket (3/8 drive) (Halfords - £3.99) Small Flat Blade Screwdriver 10mm Spanner Small Fingers Total Cost: Sensor = £33 (Shop around though) E10 Female Torx Socket = £3.99 TOTAL = £37 Time Required...
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