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    Default Do I need a new thermostat

    Car had been driven nearly a hour on motorway and was sitting on 80 came into town and it then dropped below 80 inbetween the red line and 80

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    Yes, sounds like it.

    Check out the How 2's... easy enough job.

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    Thought so plus was only really Luke warm air then hot then warm

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    Is it a CDTI by any chance?

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    Yer 150

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    Vehicle : Vectra Estate

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    Yip - is a classic fault.

    Just changed one on my CDTI 150.. heats up fast now and stays at approx 86 - 88 degrees.

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    yes your thermostat has gone same thing happened to my petrol

    its the same across petrol and diesel

    the needle stays at approx 86 - 88 degrees.and does not move


    mine broke at 53000 miles

    when the thermostat has gone you get bad mpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by AntSSSS View Post
    Yip - is a classic fault.

    Just changed one on my CDTI 150.. heats up fast now and stays at approx 86 - 88 degrees.
    How long is fast? and how long did it take before you changed the stat?
    Mine takes ages to warm up on cold mornings.

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    Befoer I changed the stat the needle would barely move..

    Now its reading op temp within approx 5 - 10 mins of driving I guess and stays there regardless of driving style / type

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    Thanks will get this changed ASAP mines on 62k now

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