Front door drains leave rainwater in the bottoms of the doors.
What to Watch Out For
2-8-2011: One strange case of the electric parking brake suddenly and repeatedly applying of its own accord while the car was being driven.
7-10-2012: Further report of electric parking brake activating while the car was being driven. Returned to dealer. Supposedly fixed. But kept happening. Finally returned to Vauxhall who kept it for 2 months attempting to identify the fault without success.
19-3-2013: Seems to be a problem of overheating fuel pump relays on 1.7CDTi. Fuel pump sticks on. Reader report of this at 18 months and 12,500 miles melting the fusebox and damaging the loom.
18/11/2010/164 VAUXHALL MERIVA B, ASTRA J front passenger seat could move without warning. Build dates 01/09/2010 to 30/09/2010