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ABS system indicator light is on

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.0

Reference number(s): 2859

Fault symptoms: ABS – warning lamp lights.

Error code(s): C0035 C0040

Causes: Wheel speed pulse ring dirty.

Remedy: Remove wheel speed sensor. Clean wheel speed pulse ring.

Brake linings Grinding noise(s)

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.0

Reference number(s): 2413

Fault symptoms: Grinding noise(s) in the brake system region

Environmental condition(s): when braking

Causes: Production defect.

Remedy: Replace brake linings.

Steering spindle

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.0

Reference number(s): 2909

Fault symptoms: Knocking noise Rattling noise

Environmental condition: When driving on uneven road surface

Causes: Play between steering spindle and steering column

Remedy: Replace steering spindle fastening screw.

Steering_spindle

Rear axle wheel hub noises

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.0

Reference number(s): 2500

Fault symptoms: Noises from the rear axle area

Causes: Dirt accumulation

Remedy: Clean and grease the component(s).

Crankcase ventilation Fumes

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.0

Reference number(s): 2704

Fault symptoms: Smell of fuel in engine compartment

Causes: Material defect

Remedy: Replace the crankcase ventilation system hose.

Starter Starting problems

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.3 CDTI

Reference number(s): 07-R-029

Fault symptoms: Starting problems

Causes: Dual-mass flywheel absorbing too much torque during the starting process.

Remedy: Replace starter.

Battery discharged, Engine warning light is on, Non-concentric engine running

VAUXHALL CORSA D 1.3 CDTI

Reference number(s): 2313

Fault symptoms: Non-concentric engine running Engine warning light is on various electric malfunctions Battery discharged

Causes: Water ingress

Remedy: Check the relay plate electrical connections for corrosion and repair if necessary.

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