What does engine management light mean on Vauxhall Astra?

What does engine management light mean on Vauxhall Astra?

The light is connected to your car’s engine control unit (ECU), and is the first indicator of issues with the engine’s electronic ‘brain’. If the engine management light stays on when you turn on the ignition, or if it comes on while you’re driving, it means there might be a problem under the bonnet.

Is the Astra VXR reliable?

Reliability and Safety The Astra recieved very high scores in its Euro NCAP crash tests with 91 out of 100 for adult protection helping contribute to a full five star safety rating. ESP traction control is also standard and its powerful brakes mean it will stop much quicker than the standard Astra GTC.

What is the most common reason for a check engine light?

Replacing a faulty oxygen sensor — a sensor used to optimize a vehicle’s fuel-to-air mixture to increase gas mileage and reduce emissions — is the most common cause for a check engine light.

Why would engine management light come on?

Your engine management light may come on if the oxygen sensor detects your car is running fuel which is too rich or too lean. There may also be a fault with the sensor. A missing, clogged or damaged air filter can itself damage the mass airflow sensor and cause the engine light to come on.

Is VXR dead?

Vauxhall’s VXR performance car brand is not dead and there are plans for an electrified resurrection in future. Now a spokesman has told our sister site CarBuyer: “VXR will survive. We haven’t lost this sporting brand and it will remain at the forefront of performance motoring in the mainstream.

Are Astra VXR fast?

It’s incredibly fast – the fastest in its class – but its sophisticated chassis finally makes all that power usable. Yes, the ride is firm and the price very high, but if you want a head-turning hot hatch that promises real driving thrills, this is it.

What does the oil pressure light on Vauxhall Astra mean?

Engine oil pressure. The Astra engine oil pressure light will illuminate red when the ignition is activated and extinguish a few seconds after the engine has started. If the oil pressure light illuminates red when the engine is running, lubrication to engine components may be disrupted and engine damage may occur.

Why does my Vauxhall Astra have a spanner warning light?

This Vauxhall Astra car with spanner warning light illuminates when the ignition is turned on and should extinguish a few seconds later. If the symbol illuminates yellow whilst the engine is running however, it signifies a fault in the engine electronics or the transmission electronics.

What does the cruise control illuminate on Vauxhall Astra?

Vauxhall Astra cruise control illuminates white or green. Illuminates white – system is on, illuminates green – cruise control is active Circle with exclamation mark illuminate red, signifies clutch and brake fluid too low. Also signifies the manual handbrake is applied

What does the yellow light on the Astra power steering mean?

The Astra power steering symbol will illuminate yellow to signify power steering assistance is reduced due to overheating. The light will extinguish once the system has cooled down. If light remains on continually, consult with a qualified workshop as this signifies a failure with the power steering system.