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    Default how is your heating ?

    heating in my vec aint that bad,problem is it takes forever and a day to heat up,temp gauge takes forever to move as well

    blower aint the best either

    is this common ?

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    Nope it will be your thermostat mine was like that until i changed thermostat and now i have to turn heating down a touch as its like a sauna
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    Thermostat, Thermostat, Thermostat...... LoL, its more common than EGR or DMF problems at the moment. Tambo I even did a How2 just for us 1.8 owners a week or so ago mate. You'll get a thermostat off Ebay for £9 delivered and its about a 45 minute job mate.

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    You'll also need OAT Red Antifreeze, 3lt minimum, and some instant gasket seal too.

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showthread.php?t=122762

    http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/VECTRA-C-1-6-1...ht_3819wt_1124

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    brill good stuff m8 lol

    just bought and paid for thermostat ;-)

    where do i get OAT red antifreeze ?

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    Dealers mate if you had a trade card you would get all this cheaper

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    Quote Originally Posted by bigmac View Post
    Nope it will be your thermostat ;0 mine was like that until i changed thermostat and now i have to turn heating down a touch as its like a sauna
    me want some o that

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    D&A's would be my suggestion mate, but im sure the place along the Cleppy Road will sell it too. I got mine form Eurocarparts.

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    any idea of price mac ?

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    i dont go near them autosave people lol

    robbing f***s

    costliest shop in the whole wide world

    so it doesnt have to come from dealers then ?

    what does OAT mean ?

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