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Hi. I bought the car recently. First Vauxhall.:(
Shortly after starting to drive it (3-4 days later) an amber engine light showed up on the dashboard. I brought the car to the garage and had a full service and diagnostics on it. The fault code that came up was P0068 related to the MAF/MAS sensor position correlation. The garage had both sensors and a thermostat replaced alongside a smoke test to check for air leaks. The soft pipe coming off the manifold was also replaced. Throttle body was also cleaned. Everything was also tested with a multimeter (by the garage). This didn't seem to have fixed the problem, but they had no other ideas what else could possibly cause the problem as they did all necessary tests and could not find anything. I collected the car and on my way back to my house the power steering stopped working. It also felt as if the brake pedal became too soft and the engine was too hot as if the cooling system failed. The only light on the dashboard is an amber traction light. Brought the car to my nearest garage. Nick (the mechanic) checked the car but couldn't find any electrical problems related to the alternator, cables or battery. He didn't want to go any further taking guesses for what is wrong and recommended that I see a Vauxhall specialist who would have the advanced diagnostic tools (whatever that might be). I rang a couple independent specialists who don't want to go anywhere near the car as soon as I tell them that another garage has worked on it previously in relation to the MAS/MAF sensors (for whatever reason). The car is now in front of my house and I have no idea what to do with it and where to have it repaired. Can anyone recommend a mechanic who can properly diagnose the problem/s and get it fixed without a blanket repair which was the suggestion of the first mechanic. It's a good looking car with only 80k miles and I don't want to scrap it just yet.
 

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No problem., Im up in yourkshire so too far unfortunately to help you.
You can start by checking the battery voltage, both with the car running and idle with a multi meter.

Also check all your fuses front and rear.
The front fusebox (uec) can sometimes have pins that corrode. You need to check by taking it off.
This will help you
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