Vauxhall Vivaro (2014 to 2019) Wont start

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Vauxhall Vivaro (2014 to 2019) Wont start

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How to sell

Vauxhall Vivaro (2014 to 2019) Wont start

Sell your van the fair way, in three easy steps


Agree A Fair Value
Begin by typing in your van's registration plate number into our valuation tool, and you'll receive a quote in just a few minutes.


24hr Collection
After you decide to sell your van, we'll arrange a collection time and location that fits your schedule. This can be as soon as next day.


Instant Payment
Our recovery team will arrive, transfer your cash, and take away your van. It’s really that simple, so you can just sit back and relax.

Why vandervan?

Understanding Why Your Vauxhall Vivaro (2014 to 2019) Won't Start

Experiencing issues with your Vauxhall Vivaro not starting can be frustrating. As a UK-based master technician with over 15 years of expertise, I've dealt with numerous cases where Vauxhall Vivaro models from 2014 to 2019 fail to ignite. Let's explore some common causes, symptoms, and processes to rectify this issue.

Potential Causes and Symptoms

One of the first signs of trouble is when your van simply refuses to start. The root of the problem could range from simple issues to more complex electrical faults. Common causes include:

- **Battery problems**: A dead battery is the most frequent culprit. Signs include dim lighting and a slow cranking sound. - **Starter motor failure**: If you hear a clicking noise but the engine does not turn over, the starter motor might be defective. - **Fuel supply issues**: Anything from clogged fuel filters to problems in the fuel pump can leave your van unresponsive. - **Ignition system faults**: Failed spark plugs or corroded ignition wires can prevent the engine from starting.

Each of these issues exhibits unique symptoms, which often necessitate a complete diagnostic test to pinpoint exact problems.

Possible Repairs

Repair processes vary widely based on the underlying cause:

- **Battery replacement**: If the battery is at fault, replacing it is usually straightforward but can be costly if recurring. - **Electrical repairs**: Starter and ignition issues often require professional intervention, including part replacements and electrical system checks. - **Fuel system maintenance**: Addressing fuel issues might involve cleaning or replacing filters, pumps, or injectors.

While these repairs can sometimes be relatively simple, they often involve considerable time and expense, particularly if diagnosing the problem requires advanced tools and extensive labor.

Consider Selling Your Vauxhall Vivaro

If your Vauxhall Vivaro frequently experiences issues, it might be more cost-effective to consider selling it. This is particularly true if the van is nearing the end of its reliable service life or if repair costs are beginning to add up. Selling your troubled Vauxhall Vivaro and opting for a newer model can often save you time and reduce stress, ensuring you have a reliable vehicle for your needs.

At Vandervan, we offer a swift, effortless process to evaluate and purchase your van. With our 30-second online quote, you can quickly learn how much your van might be worth. If you decide to proceed, we can arrange next-day collection from anywhere in the UK and provide instant payment to your preferred account.

Why Choose Vandervan?

Choosing Vandervan means opting for a service that embodies trust, experience, and efficiency. With over a decade of expertise in the industry and a commitment to providing the best possible service to our clients, we ensure that selling your van is as easy and satisfying as possible. Whether your Vauxhall Vivaro is struggling to start or it's simply time for an upgrade, Vandervan provides a safe, reliable selling process.

Have you considered all your options with your current van? Sometimes, letting go at the right time is the most strategic decision. Visit our contact page for more details or to start the process of finding your van's value today.

At Vandervan, we're here to help you make the best choice for your vehicular needs.

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Frequently asked questions

Why sell my van to vandervan?

Definitely. In-fact, we recommend it. Come visit our Hub location to explore our vans in stock, inspect and test drive any vehicle we have for sale.

Is it free to sell my van to vandervan?

It is free to sell your van to vandervan. We do not charge any fees for our buying service.

How can I sell my van fast?

You can sell your van to vandervan as quickly as the same day. We operate from 8am to 8pm, serving customers nationwide.

Can I sell my van cash?

We can pay for any vehicle using an instant bank transfer. We are however flexible, and accommodating should someone need to sell their van cash.

Can I sell my van with no MOT?

We buy any van, including those with expired or failed MOT tests. No matter the condition of your van, we are prepared to make you an offer, helping you move on without the hassle of repairs or retests.

Can I sell my van with mechanical issues?

We buy any van, including those with mechanical issues. Whether your van has engine problems, transmission troubles, or any other type of mechanical issues, we're ready to make you an offer.

Where can I sell my van from?

We buy any van and collect it from you. We accept collection locations including your home, work or a garage of your choice.

Can I sell my van with bodywork issues?

We buy any van including those with bodywork issues. Whether your van has dents, scratches, or more significant damage, we’re interested in making you an offer.

Can I sell my van on finance?

Yes, you can indeed sell your financed van with vandervan even if it's under a Hire Purchase (HP) or Personal Contract Purchase (PCP) agreement.

If you decide to sell your financed van, the initial step is to obtain a 'settlement figure' from your lender, which you can usually find in a settlement letter. Following that, get a valuation for your van.

Our team will walk you through the settlement process.

Are there any hidden fees I should know about?

We do not charge any fees. There are no admin charges or anything like that. Just your van, your money, instantly.

Is it better to trade in my van or sell my van online?

By selling your van through our service, you join a robust network of over 4,000 verified dealers.

This can often result in a more favourable price compared to part exchange, where you might find yourself confined to a single dealer’s assessment, which might not accurately represent the real market value of your van.

Part exchanges often result in less favourable outcomes for sellers, particularly if the dealer is not intending to retail your van and plans to pass it along instead.

However, with our van buying service, you stand a better chance of obtaining a great price.

The process with us is quick and straightforward. Simply start with a free valuation and contrast this with your part exchange offer. You might be delighted to find how much more you could get from using our service than you’d get from a part exchange!

How does service history impact selling my van?

As a van buying service, we encourage you to maintain detailed records of all your service history.

This helps us offer you a fair and accurate price when you decide to sell your van.

Providing documentation of consistent maintenance and early resolution of any issues allows us to confidently assess the van's condition, ensuring you get the best possible offer.

What is the best site to sell my used van?

There are numerous van buying sites available, but our service stands out by being remarkably fast, easy, and rewarding.

Our free, instant valuation leverages real-time van market data to ensure maximum accuracy. We also include complimentary home collection and fast payment without charging any fees or commissions.

We are proud to have received a 5-star and ‘Excellent’ ratings from thousands of satisfied customers. Get started by valuing your van with us today!

What paperwork do I need to sell my van?

All we need is a copy of your driving license, finance settlement letter (if the van has outstanding finance), any service records and the V5 logbook.

If you don't have the V5 logbook, see "Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook" below.

Can I sell any van to vandervan?

We buy any van, literally. Every van has a value, new or old, running or not.

We buy any van make or model, and any body type. Get a valuation today and see if we can help you sell your van.

Can I sell my van with no V5 Logbook?

Fortunately, we buy any van even if they do not have a logbook, although it is advantageous if you have a full V5 Logbook, or at least the green New Keeper Slip.

It makes it tougher to sell to our network of 4000+ verified dealers, as we have to wait for the DVLA to process a V62 application (usually 6 weeks), so our valuations reflect the delay in sale and storage costs while rectifying missing V5 logbooks.


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UK Offices

Vauxhall Vivaro (2014 to 2019) Wont start

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Sell your the fair way, in three easy steps

We collect nationwide

With hubs all across the UK.

Vandervan - Birmingham
Contact: Oliver Smith
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - London
Contact: Henry Evans
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Manchester
Contact: Edward Brown
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Oxford
Contact: James Clarke
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Bristol
Contact: Theo Roberts
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Nottingham
Contact: George Thompson
Phone: 0333 188 6766

Vandervan - Leeds
Contact: Harry Jenkins
Phone: 0333 188 6766

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