@ Hi, hope you can advise. I bought a Corsa VXR about a month ago, totally standard and with 60,000 miles on the clock. It’s been great but a couple of days ago it started to run a bit funny, like the engine was juddering and the engine warning light was coming on. The light then started staying on constantly and the car feels like the turbo isn’t working when I accelerate. There’s a kind of whooshing noise when I accelerate so I think the turbo does work but it just doesn’t go very well. The car has a warranty but the garage say I have to pay to get it diagnosed and that it might not be covered and have told me a turbo is almost £1000. Help please! Kirsty.
AWe get asked this sort of thing frequently and our advice is always have it diagnosed by a professional. Guessing or talking to the internet for advice can ultimately lead you on a wild goose chase.
Diagnosing a fault is much easier if you can read the fault codes