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    Hi guys, got in my poorly misfiring vectra this morning and noticed this warning light. I have no idea what it is, any ideas?

    Just wondered if it had anything to do with my single cylider misfire as new plugs didnt sort it, new coil pack is on the way and will be fitted next week anyway.



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    I would say low water level?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ben50n View Post
    I would say low water level?
    Thanks but is that a random guess?

    Even still I will check.

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    Yep random guess, it looks like a picture of a radiator.

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    Low coolant level.

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    Fingers crossed its not the head gasket if its misfiring and loosing coolant....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris SRi View Post
    Fingers crossed its not the head gasket if its misfiring and loosing coolant....
    Certainly hope not!

    I havnt checked coolant for a while and its been hot. Besides, the misfire problem I have is almost certainly a bad coilpack due to troubleshooting my mechanic has already done.

    Changed the plugs AND swapped the coil from cylinder 5 into 6. The misfiring has calmed down loads now but is still there when its given the beans, I have a new coil on the way.

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    By the way, the light isnt on all the time, noticed it yesterday morning, turned ignition off, back on, no light. I will check if the light is on when i start the car again in a minute.

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    So you coolant is right at the bottom limit for the warning light to come on.

    Before starting it up again, top up the coolant level as the warning light is telling you it's low.

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    Just went out to start the car, light isn't on this time. Still I will check the coolant at lunch.

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