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Insignia diesel

Postby nedski » Wed Apr 02, 2014 5:06 pm

If anyone is running one of these and their management light comes on with codes for boost sensor and/or mass airflow sensor. Check the passenger boost pipe ( its fat and runs from the engine under the power steering reservoir down further to just behing the bumper on the passenger side).
It's a very common part to fail, it splits and lets out boost pressure giving false readings. Check before buying other sensors. I've fitted three in a month.
Also beware some dealers charge 3 hours labour ontop of the air flow sensor you didn't need. They charge for bumper removal. It actually takes 20 minutes through the lower passenger side little grill. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Insignia diesel

Postby Incalcitrant » Sat Aug 23, 2014 3:57 pm

That's really useful to know.

I guess you're a Vauxhall franchise technician?
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Re: Insignia diesel

Postby nedski » Wed Oct 29, 2014 4:17 pm

Nope. I have sold a few and you learn quickly when money is involved. There is almost always a quicker way than a main dealer will charge you for. :handgestures-thumbup:
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Re: Insignia diesel

Postby drumtochty » Thu Aug 25, 2016 11:07 pm

Someone has to pay for the big flashy building and all the suited managers in there.
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Re: Insignia diesel

Postby Harwood » Tue Oct 08, 2019 12:43 pm

Nice tip, thank you! I found grease/oil build up on the back of the hose but ever since I took a quick look it's been ok again!!
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