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Hello, I have a problem with my 9N in that last week the temperature warning light popped up on the dash and now I don't seem to be able to get rid of. I'll try and summarise here: - temp warning light came on - it was a hot day but temp gauge read 90 (as it should) and the coolant level was fine - pulled over and engine cooled to 70 - started up again and all ok. then warning light came back on after 1/2 mile. Coolant temp and level still fine but I waited a little longer - started again, light came on again, but I just drove home anyway because I didn't be
Hi guys I have a really confusing problem. During long drives, after my engine warms up my fan goes crazy to the point my side mirrors shake. Yet according to my thermostat my car is perfectly fine and has never overheated. I even did a complete cooling system flush. Where I used a hosepipe to flush and back flush my radiator and engine block until clear water ran out on both directions, added some wynns cooling system flush with distilled water and drained the mixture after 10 minutes of idling, added the proper coolant and changed the thermostat. I can 100% confirm that my cooli
Just did 8 hours of driving from Oxford to Dijon - the first leg on a 3 week tour around France in our Mk2f. I'd planned ahead meticulously and the car has probably been over-maintained before the trip as a precaution. Drove like a greased rocket out of Coquelles - car behaving perfectly and doing 130km/h for hours like a champ. However when we stopped for fuel I totally forgot about how hot the head may have gotten on l'autoroute so as soon as the pump stopped the coolant boiled over. No biggie I thought - only lost a few hundred ml and I brought a gallon of deionised water just i