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    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150

    Year : 2006

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    I have just completed a 360 mile journey and the whole way my engine temp didn't go above a max of 82 Deg and with the heater all the way on 4 and full heat, it was still freezing cold, can anyone help with this ??

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    Possibly a dodgy thermostat and/or clogged heater matrix. Might be worth draining and flushing the cooling system

    Edit..... Or air mixer motor behind glove box faulty.

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    thermostat? very common failure on the vec c from what i have read

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    Cheers will start looking into this on Saturday, will start with the mixer motor first, seems the easiest to do. Any chance it could be the Heater Controller Panel

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    some info for you

    and some threads i posted

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...ighlight=coldo

    your temperature gauge should read 86

    82 is a little low

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    the classic sign of a faulty temperature gauge is

    it sits at 0 for ages, moves up to 80 then drops back to 0 again

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    with the heater off what does your gauge read

    heater 4 will keep the gauge low

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra ste View Post
    some info for you

    and some threads i posted

    http://www.vectra-c.com/forum/showth...ighlight=coldo

    your temperature gauge should read 86

    82 is a little low
    dam mines below 80c gose upto about 82 now and then but its nice and toastie inside

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    Engine : 1.9 CDTI 150

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    Quote Originally Posted by vectra ste View Post
    with the heater off what does your gauge read

    heater 4 will keep the gauge low
    Will check on friday when i next drive it and will let u know

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