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Mike Kelly
Mike Kelly, Auto Service Technician
Category: Vauxhall
Satisfied Customers: 5470
Experience:  17 years experience as an auto mechanic, foreign and domestic. 5 years running my own repair business.
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hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a problem with Vauxhall Astra

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hello my name is XXXXX XXXXX I have a problem with Vauxhall Astra van1.7cdti 2004.I turn on key want start and nothing happened, turn off again nothing everything still on, i cant switch off, only if I disconnect battery. I manage start car by use screwdriver on starter. I get home. For stop engine I pull off fuse. Can you help me diagnose problem please.
Thank you
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Mike Kelly replied 3 years ago.


Hello, welcome. My name is Mike, I will do my very best to
assist you with your question.

The issue that you are having is a electrically failed ignition switch which is common to fail and cause this problem.Replacing the ignition switch will solve this issue.