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Opel Astra – Common problems

Common problems for the Opel Astra

Some problems will only occur after many years of operation, others are related to technical solutions and forced the manufacturer to issue a recall. In the following overview, you will find the most common problems for the Opel Astra, for which Opel has announced a recall through the EU Rapex system. For recalls and faults found in the UK scroll down.

If the problem is corrected in time, it may not affect the overall reliability of your Opel Astra. However, the fault can often remain unresolved because the previous owner didn´t know about the recall or ignored the manufacturer’s letter.

The good news is that automakers usually provide unlimited time to correct such defects for free. Check to see if all of the potential problems with your Opel Astra have been resolved in the past. How to do it, we give advice on a special page.


Latest Astra’s Issues in the EU

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7 December 2019

As a result of a production error, the cross member of the front seat structure has been welded incorrectly. This could … .

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12 January 2019

The brake master cylinder might get contaminated by foreign material particles which come from the clutch slave cylinder sealing. These particles … .

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27 July 2018

A wrongly-fitted sealing ring may lead to oil leakage on the turbo oil-line. The leaking oil may ignite and cause a … .

If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.

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Latest Astra’s Issues in the UK

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