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I have a Vauxhall Meriva, and code 82 keeps coming up on

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I have a Vauxhall Meriva, and code 82 keeps coming up on the front panel, I have not got the hand book, could you tell me what this means?

Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: UK Car
Expert:  vauxdoc replied 5 years ago.

Welcome to Just Answer. The code 82 is set by the engine ECU and is advising you to have the oil and filter changed, it is calculated by age/mileage and short stop start journeys, in the past it was just on age or mileage i.e. 20,000 miles/1 year.

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