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General Car Chat / astra j drl bulb
« on: 12 February 2018, 18:54:06 »
Has anyone had the pleasure of trying to change a DRL bulb on an astra j ,i tried briefly tonight but seems incredibly difficult.
Why when its obviously a bulb which will die has vauxhall made it so awkward and frustrating...................

Omega General Help / Water leak--not HBV
« on: 07 June 2017, 21:22:35 »
Changed hbv but still having water leak problem so ran car and then checked with scuttle off. Found water coming from top heater matrix connection on bulkhead ,took hose off but couldn't see anything obvious so i decided to order new hose from GM ,part no. 9129570 only 2 in the country apparently. Has anyone else heard of these leaking? Can anyone also advise how to re-fit hose with the strange end fitting thanks for help

Omega General Help / coolant trouble
« on: 28 May 2017, 07:20:09 »
Took 2.6 to Mildenhall pre-70 bangers with no problem,started car for way home and coolant warning came up.
Checked it and was low so topped up, got home and saw patch of oily stuff on drive. Checked this morning and new patch on drive sort of HBV area. I only changed this a month ago surely cant of failed can it? Also its only just started to lose coolant last couple of days      what do you all think?

Hello i should have posted here first before going on wanted section.
The wipers dont park correctly and intermittent wipe doesnt always work. So i want to change relays first before going down motor route, can someone please tell me which relays are required?Its a 2002 2.6 saloon thankyou Paul

Car Parts, bits For Sale & Wanted / windscreen wiper relay
« on: 15 April 2017, 22:55:54 »
Wanted windscreenwiper relay for 2002 omega please

General Car Chat / corsa d 1.3cdti
« on: 14 April 2017, 17:28:40 »
The sons corsa has a broken front spring,anyone done one of these recently.any advice would be good .
Also what make to go for and do i need to do both sides? thank you Paul

General Discussion Area / diesel
« on: 05 March 2017, 10:08:07 »
What are the government now saying ,all diesels are bad ,vans,lorries,cars ,does this mean a big drop in second hand prices?

Omega General Help / radiator drain
« on: 05 February 2017, 18:47:28 »
Hello all, i've got a leak on HBV which is on the to-do list but i also noticed another leak at the front under the nearside corner of radiator possibly drain point. Are there "o" rings on this and can it be taken off to repair when system drained?thanks for help

Omega General Help / Low coolant warning
« on: 07 January 2017, 19:14:22 »
Light came on when i started car today,checked tank and it took 1 litre of water i checked for leaks and couldn't see nothing. Could it be HBV even though i changed this for genuine part about 3 years ago any ideas? Hoping its nothing more sinister :(

General Discussion Area / A12 motorcycles
« on: 15 September 2016, 21:22:32 »
I know its not all motor bikers but if they continue to come down the middle of the dual carriageway of the A12 at speeds of 60+weaving in and out they're going to be knocked off.
It's plain stupid as someones only got to deviate a small margin to take a biker out,it's becoming worse and worse ,is anyone else experiencing this? The law needs to act soon to save a fatality!

Omega General Help / handbrake/rear discs etc
« on: 10 June 2016, 20:39:27 »
Changed rear discs ,pads,handbrake shoes on the Mig today all ok in the end (few snags )but wanted to assure Marks DTM Calib that his guide is still being used, so even after all these years its still helping folk like me who would never have attempted the job..,
So thank you for publishing guide :y

Omega Electrical and Audio Help / Windscreen wipers fault
« on: 03 April 2016, 09:18:47 »
Any help would be great,the windscreen wipers now park wherever switched off and i've lost the intermittent bit, could this be a relay or motor? thanks for any advice

Omega General Help / Handbrake
« on: 10 March 2016, 18:59:27 »
Looking to replace handbrake shoes when i do rear discs , when sellers say "TEVES SYS" what does it mean?

Omega General Help / Brake pad warning
« on: 28 February 2016, 19:50:33 »
I've had brake pad check light come up a coup[le of times recently,haven't had a chance to change/check pads yet (a.s.a.p) what im asking is do they give you some leeway before worn out completely?

General Car Chat / Corsa d dipped beam
« on: 17 February 2016, 19:17:00 »
Has anyone else had the pleasure of replacing the H7 bulb (nearside) on a Corsa d. Let me tell you it hurts, first you need hands the size of a 3 year old and  the skin of a Rhino!
I ended up taking half the bumper off and removing main light cluster to a degree just to replace bulb,this has to be the most stupid ,rubbish design GM has ever developed

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