car not starting

Asked by steave786 Nov 18, 2014 at 04:38 PM about the 2003 Vauxhall Corsa

Question type: Maintenance & repair

vauxhall corsa 1.2 sxi 2003 when turn
ignition the engine light starts flashing
andmaking a clicking  noise comes from
the throttle body I have tryed a new throttle
body it was fine for around 2 weeks then
started doing the same thing and not
starting and making a ticking noise

6 Answers


vauxhall corsa 1.2 sxi 2003 when turn ignition the engine light starts flashing andmaking a clicking  noise comes from the throttle body I have tryed a new throttle body it was fine for around 2 weeks then started doing the same thing and not starting and making a ticking noise2003 Vauxhall Corsa

9 people found this helpful.

i had this same problem.put keys in ignition turned...and engine light flashing and clicking noise coming from under the my fix was...under the bonnet at the right side of the engine is your ecu..there`s a big bolt earthing it to the top of the gearbox.undo the big bolt.attach another wire to it.tighten it up and attach the new wire to the earth of the battery.this should solve your did mine.

15 people found this helpful.

I did exactly what Digger above suggested and the result is perfect. Many thanks

1 people found this helpful.

Hi Same problem with corsa d 1.4 sxi so can you please upload the photos. It will be much helpful for others people corsa users. Thanks

4 people found this helpful.

Had this problem a few weeks ago . If you turn the ignition on to hear the clicking you should also hear a relay clicking under the steering wheel. . Pull that relay out and re insert it see if that works if not replace that relay this should fix your problem

5 people found this helpful.

Hi my corsa 1.2 isnt starting,its turning over fine,just not getting a bite to show it's trying to start pls help

4 people found this helpful.

Your answer:

Looking for a used Corsa in your area?

CarGurus has 9,255 nationwide Corsa listings starting at £495.


Vauxhall Corsa experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
View all

Find great deals from top-rated dealers


Related models for sale

Ford Fiesta for sale
647 great deals out of 14,326 listings starting at £695
Vauxhall Astra for sale
369 great deals out of 7,315 listings starting at £350
Volkswagen Polo for sale
289 great deals out of 5,943 listings starting at £490
Renault Clio for sale
195 great deals out of 3,430 listings starting at £650
Volkswagen Golf for sale
674 great deals out of 11,339 listings starting at £595
Ford Focus for sale
581 great deals out of 11,056 listings starting at £445
Toyota Yaris for sale
141 great deals out of 3,401 listings starting at £789
MINI Cooper for sale
399 great deals out of 7,082 listings starting at £490
Seat Ibiza for sale
139 great deals out of 2,659 listings starting at £875
Honda Jazz for sale
121 great deals out of 2,797 listings starting at £625
Honda Civic for sale
175 great deals out of 3,343 listings starting at £695
Audi A3 for sale
419 great deals out of 5,274 listings starting at £989
Ford Ka for sale
59 great deals out of 1,166 listings starting at £895

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use. Content will be removed if CarGurus becomes aware that it violates our policies.