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  Bluetooth retrofit wiring
Posted by: tzr608 - 7 hours ago - Forum: Retrofit How-to's - No Replies

Hi can anyone help me make the retrofit bluetooth wiring that goes between head unit and wiring block please like the pic here

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  ICEBOX V5754 reception issues
Posted by: ollomatic - Yesterday, 13:33:11 - Forum: ICE - No Replies

Hi to all!

I have just installed my V5754 in my Vauxhall Astra J. Most things work nicely but the GPS Reception is very, very poor. The GPS info app shows that there is one sattelite it can reach and that is at 15 percent or 8 or whaterver. I don't really know what the pre-installed app wishes to communicate. I just assume that it's bad Wink.
Google Maps also can't find my location although I'm logged into my WiFi and I placed the antenna just below the windscreen.

The radio reception is equally bad. I can get one radio station okayish. With the old system I got plenty of stations crystal clear.

Any hints or help? I would really appreciate it.
Thanks in advance!

Don't want to send the unit back but these two things are gamebreakers for me.

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  Failure Code 597, temp only 75 C
Posted by: Acond - Yesterday, 13:29:46 - Forum: Electrical - No Replies


Astra J 2010 1.6 has servivce light on. Can be reseted by Menu button but comes back after 10 minutes. Code reader gives code 597 - related obviously to thermostat. Engine temp does not come higher than 75C, normally about 90C.  Both upper and lower cooler hoses are warm but not hot. Heater and ac works normally (blowing warm air). Runs smoothly all seems to be OK. Please help whether this is typical failure and where to start to fix it. Does this engine have electrical controlled/heated thermostat? Sticking. Please help

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  dab and fm signal up and down
Posted by: tzr608 - 23:rd-Jun-2018, 17:02:33 - Forum: Retrofit Research - Replies (5)

Hi i have a gtc 2013 with fm and dab factory but the signal for fm and dab seems to be rubbish . signal is up and down all the time.....any idea's why????

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  Wiring Diagram [Internal Lights]
Posted by: cubez0 - 20:th-Jun-2018, 14:52:31 - Forum: Request for information - Replies (2)

Does anyone have a wiring diagram for the astra J? 

I am looking for ignition power for a dash cam, hopefully within the map lights area?

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  Astra J 1.7 81kw engine power
Posted by: guitz - 19:th-Jun-2018, 15:51:10 - Forum: Mechanical - No Replies

Hi, I have an Astra J, 1.7 diesel - 81kw from 2010 and I have a big problem for more than a year. When the engine is at normal temperature (90 degrees) when I drive constant between 1800-2100 RPM the whole car shuddered. When the engine is cold there is no problem.

I cleaned the EGR (only EGR is clean now, not the whole admission system), I changed it with a second one and also changed it with a new one and the problem persists. If I unplug the EGR cable, the problem doesn't appear. On the tester, there are problems with the EGR (the test is on the road and the values are not good, sometimes are too high and sometimes are too low when the car shuddered). 

On the tester I have two errors: P1259 and P2297. I delete it and after few days these two errors appears. I do not have engine check on in the dashboard. 

I want to mention that the car eliminates little black smoke at strong accelerators. 

Could you help me please? Thank you and have a nice day!

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  Changed Brake Pads, now feels like fronts are sticking
Posted by: Vx-Mad-G - 19:th-Jun-2018, 12:46:40 - Forum: Mechanical - Replies (3)

Hey folks,

I changed all the pads on my Astra J at the weekend and now it feels like the front are sticking a little bit, in fact the wheel was quite hot this morning after driving.

Any ideas what could have caused this? I have bled the they need bleeding again?


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  UK Breakdown Cover DISCOUNT CODE...
Posted by: ChrisKnottIns - 18:th-Jun-2018, 14:02:04 - Forum: Chris Knott Insurance - No Replies


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Good news also is that there are NO 'age of vehicle' limits.

We look forward to helping you arrange protection so you're not left stranded in the event of a breakdown. Hurry though - this offer ends on 31/8!


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  Help, doors wont open!
Posted by: ixlix - 18:th-Jun-2018, 00:56:29 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC - Replies (2)

Hi everyone, i have a 2013 J OPC with doors that will no longer open from inside or out. Im limited to getting in and out via the boot.

I took the door trims off to put in new speakers and sound deadening on the metal skins. With everything back together now the doors wont open from inside or out. The central locking seems to make the normal sounds, the interior handles pop up the door pins so the cable is still connected (even without the cable connected i could open the door from the outside with the door trims off). 

Is there a fuse i could of blown that has caused the deadlocks to stay on? Could the layer of sound deadening be stopping the locks from releasing somehow? 

Im stumped and not sure what to do next. 


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Wink P0030-00 HO2S heater control circuit sensor 1
Posted by: Badenj - 16:th-Jun-2018, 13:24:23 - Forum: Mechanical - Replies (1)

Hi everyone 

Been getting the SVS service message coming up with P0030-00 HO2S heater control circuit sensor 1

I’ve just replaced the lambda sensor for an identical part, cleaned the egr, throttle body and map sensor yet the fault won’t go away. 

Any ideas of what this could be? Don’t really want to go to a garage and get raped of it could be this it could be that. 

Many thanks.

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