User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast
Results 1 to 10 of 16

Thread: Thermostat on the way out?

  1. #1
    Regular Member John Bishop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default Thermostat on the way out?

    Quick queery guys. Hearse runs fine with no error codes. MPG the same as it always has been. Heating works fine and temp guage on dash is fine when driving.
    However even when the engine is up to running temp and I am sitting for any length of time (10 mins) such as waiting to pick the kids up from school the guage drops to zero like when the engine is cold. Everything else is fine. Then when I drive away the guage goes back up to normal.
    I assume the guage is on it's way out, am I correct in thinking that?

  2. #2
    Regular Member John Bishop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    On thinking about it I dont think it will be the thermostat and must be something with the guage

  3. #3
    Regular Member Handyandy-UK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2009
    Location
    Suffolk, Englandshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : BMW 525i

    Trim : SE Touring

    Engine : 3.0

    Year : 2007

    Default

    Sender fault perhaps ?

  4. #4
    Regular Member merikiito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Northampton
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Insignia CDTi SRi NAV 160

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : A20DTH

    Year : 2009

    Mileage : 88000

    Default

    What engine?

  5. #5
    Regular Member John Bishop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    Z30 Merikiito

  6. #6
    Regular Member merikiito's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    Location
    Northampton
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Insignia CDTi SRi NAV 160

    Trim : SRi

    Engine : A20DTH

    Year : 2009

    Mileage : 88000

    Default

    I would say thermostat. Its stuck open, I have found diesel engines cool down when idling unlike petrol which get hotter.

  7. #7
    Regular Member John Bishop's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2010
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats





    Default

    It has only started doing it the last 3-4 weeks and the guage does the opposite to what you expect. Engine still stays hot and heaters blast out across the range from cold to hot on all speeds

  8. #8
    Regular Member Celes's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Location
    Slovenia, Koper
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Opel Signum

    Trim : Sport

    Engine : 3.0 CDTI

    Year : 12/03

    Default

    Most likely nothing is wrong. If I sit with the engine idling especially now that it's colder outside the guage will drop below 80 and even to "0".

  9. #9
    Regular Member Johnny-B's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Rīga
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    0 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Signum

    Trim : Elegance

    Engine : Z30DT

    Year : 2006

    Default

    Hello!
    In which possition usualy is staying temperature gauge? Mine is between 85 and 90, but some time its moving between them! Of course if is doing REGENERATION its on 90!

  10. #10
    Regular Member sir pingu's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2012
    Location
    Klarup DK 40 cm away from Keyboard
    Problems Posted
    0
    Problems Solved
    0
    Best Answers
    0
    Good Answers
    0
    Post Thanks / Like
    Mentioned
    1 Post(s)
    Tagged
    0 Thread(s)
    Vehicle InfoStats

    Vehicle : Vectra Estate Irmscher 3.0 CDTI


    Engine : Z30DT

    Year : 11 06

    Mileage : 301000 KM

    Default

    Mine between 85 - 90 degrees.

Page 1 of 2 12 LastLast

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. thermostat
    By fiend61 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 27
    Last Post: 21st October 2012, 18:08
  2. Can anyone tell me what a thermostat does?
    By twinxster in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 3rd February 2012, 22:03
  3. Thermostat?
    By killa_uk in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 31st January 2012, 18:35
  4. can it be anything other than the thermostat
    By bunsen1 in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 20th January 2011, 22:36
  5. thermostat or thermostat kit?
    By IA76 in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 24th September 2010, 11:33

Visitors found this page by searching for:

Nobody landed on this page from a search engine, yet!

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •