User Tag List

Thanks Thanks:  0
Likes Likes:  0
Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: temperature gauge

  1. #1
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Luton
    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 temperature gauge

    Hi everyone.hope someone can help with this.my 08 vectra sri was of the road for 3 months before i bought it and repaired it(side damage cat d).its been on the road now for 2 weeks and was fine at first.since 3 days ago the temperature gauge has been acting weird.ive read some prevous threads and seen that these symptoms are linked to the thermostat being faulty.the heaters work fine after about 10-15 minutes of been started but if ime driving on the motorway the temp gauge goes down to zero but the heaters still work.get of the motorway and park up the temp goes back up to 90.I know that whilst driving cold air hits the engine but surely the temp needle shouldnt go down all the way.its not that bad when driving around town but sometimes if i put the heaters on the needle will slowly start going down but not all the time.my last car an astra didnt have a temp gauge so didnt worry bout it but looking at this i know somethings not right.any advice apreciated.

  2. #2
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    SAUCHIE
    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

    Hi I would get the thermostat replaced. Is your car a petrol or diesel. The 1.8 petrol engine thermostat is easily replaced as I changed the one on my old 1.8 very easily. The temp when it was replaced was just under the 90 mark no matter the road or outside temp and the heaters were roasting. I sadly now have a 1.9 cdti 150 which is pish and am getting the thermostat replaced on that under warranty.

  3. #3
    Regular Member carpet's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    TENTERDEN KENT
    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

    As scotstrucker, I would look at the thermostate as motorway driving blast lots of cold air around the engine and if the thermo is stuck open this will drag the temperature down, but allows it to raise when you slow down in traffic.

  4. #4
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Teesside
    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

    Defo a thermostat change, I had the same problem, new thermostat fixed it!

  5. #5
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    SAUCHIE
    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

    Does anyone here have a 1.9cdti 150?

  6. #6
    Regular Member
    Join Date
    Oct 2009
    Location
    Luton
    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

    thanks for the advice.you guys were all correct,it was the thermostat.i took it to vauxhall motorbodies and they replaced it free.a point to note is that they said if you have a damage repaired car it doesnt affect the mechanical warranty as long as the fault isnt caused by the actual damage.result

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

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

Similar Threads

  1. temperature gauge
    By rfc52 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 24th November 2012, 15:20
  2. Temperature gauge
    By ziggy1 in forum Vectra C / Signum Troubleshooting
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 22nd November 2012, 02:35
  3. Temperature gauge....
    By ridgers84 in forum Vectra C / Signum Car Chat
    Replies: 22
    Last Post: 22nd June 2012, 19:33
  4. Temperature Gauge Help
    By Oscar Ding Ding in forum Electrical & ICE (including SatNav)
    Replies: 9
    Last Post: 13th November 2007, 21:51
  5. Temperature Gauge
    By domino in forum Engine & Drivetrain
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 23rd July 2007, 10:39

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
  •