Opel Astra – Common problems

Common problems with 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

Opel-Astra-2022-door-pull-sliders
29. 08. 2022

Defective door pull sliders have been installed on all four side doors, which may lead to the side doors do not … .

Opel-Astra-2022-curtain-airbag
03. 06. 2022

The rivet component used to fix the curtain airbag is improperly assembled. This could lead to having the curtain airbag not … .

Opel-Astra-2016-driver-airbag
05. 03. 2022

A defect in the gas generator of the driver airbag can lead to uncontrolled inflation and the release of metal fragments … .

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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