Vectra Stutter

Discussion in 'Vectra' started by Steve W..., Jul 6, 2003.

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    Steve W... Guest

    Vectra 1.8GLI, 1996
    Have been having problems for sometime now with slight stutter on the engine
    whilst driving, more noticeable whilst travelling at lower speeds in higher
    gears - around town driving, just a slight stutter, enough to make the car
    feel as though its pulling back. Had initially thought it was the injectors
    that needed cleaning, I usually stick some injector cleaner in with the
    petrol although I don't notice a great improvement.
    Having read various posts on this newsgroup I am wondering now if it is the
    Crankshaft Position Sensor that could be causing the problem as some of the
    symptoms mentioned seem relevant, Have checked the fault codes this morning
    & their are non logged although warning light did come on last week when I
    was returning from work but re-set when I turned off the ignition &
    Would appreciate any advice that you could offer! am I looking in the right
    direction changing the CPS or does it sound like something else may be the
    cause? Also what kind of price would I be looking at paying for a CPS form a
    Vauxhall parts department.


    Steve W..., Jul 6, 2003
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    Makhno Guest

    Vectra 1.8GLI, 1996
    Have you checked that the airway to the engine is clear? Air filter/throttle
    body/inlet manifold etc...?
    Makhno, Jul 6, 2003
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    Hippo Guest

    I am having exactly that problem with my Zafira - still under warranty
    ( we all know what that's worth these days though ).

    Vauxhall dealer initially cleaned throttle body - better but still not

    Today they have changed the ignition module - I'll let you know how
    things go.

    Hippo, Jul 10, 2003
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