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Opel Insignia (2008 - 2012)

Complete coverage for your vehicle

Written from hands-on experience gained from the complete strip-down and rebuild of a Opel Insignia, Haynes can help you understand, care for and repair your Opel Insignia. We do it ourselves to help you do-it-yourself, and whatever your mechanical ability, the practical step-by-step explanations, linked to over 900 photos, will help you get the job done right. Regular servicing and maintenance of your Opel Insignia can help maintain its resale value, save you money, and make it safer to drive.

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What's covered

What's covered: 


Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 1.8L (1796cc) (2008 - 2012)
Vauxhall Insignia Saloon 1.8L (1796cc) (2008 - 2012)
Vauxhall Insignia Estate 1.8L (1796cc) (2008 - 2012)


Vauxhall Insignia Hatchback 2.0L (1956cc) (2008 - 2012)
Vauxhall Insignia Saloon 2.0L (1956cc) (2008 - 2012)
Vauxhall Insignia Estate 2.0L (1956cc) (2008 - 2012)


Does not cover 1.4, 1.6 or 2.8 litre petrol engines.

Table of contents

Safety First!, Roadside repairs, Weekly checks
Chapter 1A : Routine maintenance and servicing – petrol models
Chapter 1B : Routine maintenance and servicing – diesel models
Chapter 2A : Petrol engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2B : Diesel engine in-car repair procedures
Chapter 2C : Engine removal and overhaul procedures
Chapter 3 : Cooling, heating and air conditioning systems
Chapter 4A : Fuel and exhaust systems – petrol engines
Chapter 4B : Fuel and exhaust systems – diesel engines
Chapter 5A : Starting and charging systems
Chapter 5B : Ignition system – petrol engines
Chapter 6 : Clutch
Chapter 7A : Manual transmission
Chapter 7B : Automatic transmission
Chapter 8 : Driveshafts
Chapter 9 : Braking system
Chapter 10 : Suspension and steering
Chapter 11 : Bodywork and fittings
Chapter 12 : Body electrical systems, Wiring diagrams, Reference

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The Vauxhall Insignia was introduced in the autumn of 2008, and was available as a 4-door saloon, 5-door hatchback and 5-door estate. An extensive range of petrol and diesel engines are available in the Insignia range. , all of which drive the front wheels through a six-speed manual transmission with a hydraulically operated clutch. Diesel engines are also available with a 6-speed, electronically controlled automatic transmission. Hydraulic power-assisted steering is standard on all models. Air-conditioning is available, and all models have an ergonomically-designed passenger cabin with high levels of safety and comfort for all passengers. Provided that regular servicing is carried out in accordance with the manufacturer’s recommendations, the Insignia should prove reliable and economical. The engine compartment is well-designed, and most of the items needing frequent attention are easily accessible. At Haynes, we have an extensive range of Vauxhall repair manuals and online maintenance procedures available for professional mechanics and DIY car enthusiasts. Our Vauxhall Insignia repair manual is the ideal partner when you’re servicing or repairing your car.