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    Learner Driver Tom J555's Avatar
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    Oil seal /oil pump.

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    Im new to insignia's ive had a vectra for the last 9 years. I have a 2.0cdti 140sri. Ive seen a lot of peoples posts talking about the oil seal on the pick up failing. Im mechanical minded and worked on cars and boats for the last 20 years so i know whats involved in changing it. What im wondering is, ive also seen posts were people are saying to replace the oil pump for the older 1.9 oil pump from a vectra/astra etc.... whats the reason for this?
    I had to plug my old opcom diagnostic that i used on my vectra that connect and read the engine and some of the other system's with out fault.
    Whilst plugged in i looked at the live data and on the oil pressure switch it said low, is this something i should be worried about? The car has just had fresh oil and filter, it had only ran for about 30seconds to a minute plus im using a old version of opcom. Oil light always goes off straight away.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tom J555 View Post
    Im new to insignia's ive had a vectra for the last 9 years. I have a 2.0cdti 140sri. Ive seen a lot of peoples posts talking about the oil seal on the pick up failing. Im mechanical minded and worked on cars and boats for the last 20 years so i know whats involved in changing it. What im wondering is, ive also seen posts were people are saying to replace the oil pump for the older 1.9 oil pump from a vectra/astra etc.... whats the reason for this?
    I had to plug my old opcom diagnostic that i used on my vectra that connect and read the engine and some of the other system's with out fault.
    Whilst plugged in i looked at the live data and on the oil pressure switch it said low, is this something i should be worried about? The car has just had fresh oil and filter, it had only ran for about 30seconds to a minute plus im using a old version of opcom. Oil light always goes off straight away.
    The seal goes brittle and prevents it from sealing properly.
    For piece of mind I'd change it, I had to do mines.

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    Not every seal will fail, as with all internet fora, you will mostly read when things go bad. There are a lot of Insignia's with higher mileage where the seal was never replaced, including mines. It is however almost fatal when it fails, so people changed them before they fail.

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    As @Ernst ; said not all go. Mine never came up with the message but for the sake of 200 I just had mine done piece of mind

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    Quote Originally Posted by Samyam View Post
    As @Ernst ; said not all go. Mine never came up with the message but for the sake of 200 I just had mine done piece of mind
    Ditto,,,,as have quite a few others
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    Yep me too.
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