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2001 astra auto hard to start and very little power

Have to wind the motor over a dozen times or so before it fires up but it still has little power will not rev up like it should

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Could be catalytic converter,did you had any problem with plugs,wires or coils.

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need to replace the fuel regulater, located in engine bay.

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your automatic choke is not operating properly..

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SOURCE: Vauxhall astra 1.4 16v Idles fine but will not rev

Some cars with an ecu have a default setting whereby they run but only at idle. Go to your local Vauxhall dealer, look sweet and ask the service people if they can offer any idea, I mean the mechanics not the counter staff who generally don't know a handbrake from a halfshaft.
Or go on line and scour the astra owners helplines to see if its a common problem.
Don't spend a penny in a garage without checking all possible areas first. Like the other answer, it may just be a cable or electrical plug come off.

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