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  DVB=T2 fitting
Posted by: kipper - 7 hours ago - Forum: ICE - No Replies

Hello All. I hope somebody can help me. I have a 2015 Astra J 2.0 cdti  Elight with a Navi 650. I have fitted a Xbox unit & reversing camera that is working great. Now I am fitting a four antenna DVB-T2 unit but I have lost the fitting instructions. I can remember most of the connections but am stuck on three wires. Purple TX. Green RX. and White IR. I seem to remember one or two wires connected to the handbrake circuit but not sure which ones. Thanks. best regards.  kipper

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  Dissapointed with 2.0cdti mpg
Posted by: Steveuk81 - Yesterday, 12:50:11 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC - Replies (3)

So I've had my astra sports toured a week and I'm pretty pleased with everything except the fuel economy im averaging about 42-44 mpg and thats in eco mode driving sensibly. My old car I traded in was a 09 vectra 1.9diesel and it averaged 49ish.
I thought with this being a newer car ( 2015 with 22k on.) I'd at least get something similar to the vectra.

So for those who've a standard 2.0 what you getting mpg wise.

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  My Sports Tourer SRI
Posted by: Marc_81 - 22:nd-Oct-2018, 13:22:53 - Forum: Detailing - No Replies

Only got the car just over a week ago but got chance to spend some time cleaning it on Saturday. 64 plate 2.0 SRI. Was very swirly when I got it so gave it a bit of TLC. I'm no detailer and don't have a DA or anything but used what I had in and looks a lot better now. Washed with Autoglym shampoo.. applied some Farecla G3 to try and sort some of the swirls out followed by Poorboys Black hole and topped with Bilt Hamber Double Speed Wax. I was happy with the results.

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  **COMPETITION TIME**
Posted by: ChrisKnottIns - 22:nd-Oct-2018, 12:32:56 - Forum: Chris Knott Insurance - No Replies

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  Interior Mirror Upgrade
Posted by: phil67 - 21:st-Oct-2018, 20:25:29 - Forum: Request for information - Replies (2)

Hi Everyone

As ive only got the GTC on a sport, its a bit basic on some of the toys.

What I was wondering if the wiring is hidden up in the headlining for me to upgrade the very standard mirror to one of the dipping models / auto wipers?

And if anyone is selling one with the housing, then please let me know before I go to ebay. If wiring is not present, what do I need to get it sorted, I will also need to get it switched on for the wiper function no doubt, can that be done with out having the car pass as not got round to getting that sorted.

Cheers

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  2.0 CDTi Gearstick Centering
Posted by: Robbyboi86 - 20:th-Oct-2018, 23:46:44 - Forum: Mechanical - Replies (3)

Hi guys new to the forum having an issue with my astra I purchased today.

When changing gears when I go from 2nd to 3rd the stick doesn't go back to center it stays over to the left and also 6th to 4th I have to manually pull it over.

Has anyone else had this issue? When in gear the car is perfect.

While in neutral if I move stick left between 1str and 2nd the stick just stays there.

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  Tweeters
Posted by: Mspencer - 20:th-Oct-2018, 15:57:07 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC - Replies (1)

Hi all can anyone recommend a set of new tweeters as my drivers Side is very crackly want new as going to upgrade the rest of the speakers in the car at the same time


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  Astra GTC CD 600 Blutooth will not delete devices
Posted by: harrykelly9 - 19:th-Oct-2018, 19:12:35 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC Common Problems - Replies (1)

Hi,

Just bought a 2015 Astra GTC with the CD600 head unit, the previous owner has filled all 5 device spaces. The unit will not let me delete any, after pressing delete and yes.. the unit just hangs and nothing happens. The unit is 100% fine in all other areas and runs very smooth.  Any idea how to delete these devices so I can pair my phone??

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  A14net Astra sedan oil gear
Posted by: Gili056 - 19:th-Oct-2018, 18:19:53 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC Technical - Replies (3)

Haloo friends

I want ask about gear oil change  
Whan I need to replace ? 
Tnx 
My car drive 95000 km auto gear

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  Water sloshing sound
Posted by: Marc_81 - 19:th-Oct-2018, 09:09:18 - Forum: Astra-J/GTC - Replies (3)

So I've noticed since I picked my Astra Tourer up at the weekend that I can hear a very occasional noise which sounds like water sloshing about if I pull away a bit quicker than usual. I've had a good google search and think it's probably inside the doors, now I've seen that to rectify this you can remove the rubber grommets at the bottom of the doors and give them a good clean. My question is, would it cause any problems if I left the grommets out altogether, or are they there for a reason? If it's not the doors I also saw that sills could be an issue but is that only on certain cars as I have no idea how water could get in to the sills?

Thanks,

Marc

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