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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
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Mileage: 115500
Trim Level: Touch
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have notices the temp lights go right to the top and bleeps 3-4 times all with in a couple of seconds then back to norm will do it 2 or 3 times a day it never overheats temp lights norm 1 or 2 anyone got any ideas what's going on. thanks in advance :(
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skyman wrote:have notices the temp lights go right to the top and bleeps 3-4 times all with in a couple of seconds then back to norm will do it 2 or 3 times a day it never overheats temp lights norm 1 or 2 anyone got any ideas what's going on. thanks in advance :(
Is the coolant level correct?
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My Name: skyman

Top Contributor
Posts: 34
Joined: Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:40 am
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 115500
Trim Level: Touch
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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ya coolant level is on max so no lose of coolant could it be the temp switch sending a false reading for a second
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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (53)
Engine Size: 1.4 (8v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 120000
Trim Level: Rhythm
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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hello when my wife first got her car she had a water leak and the temp gauge did exactly what yours did but like i said ours was a water leak so id only assume that the sensor on the header tank is faulty but check the connections and wiring too.
My Name: skyman

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Posts: 34
Joined: Sun Mar 22, 2015 12:40 am
Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2002 (02)
Engine Size: 1.4
Fuel Type: Diesel
Mileage: 115500
Trim Level: Touch
Gearbox: Manual 5 speed
DPF: No
LHD or RHD: RHD (UK)

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going to order a sensor from europarts in the morning thanks for all your help
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