When start engine - hot temperature gauge beeps and blinks.

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
Year: 2003 (03)
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Hi, getting colder, winter comming, when we start car it beeps and hot engine temp gauge blinks (the hottest point only), and after 20secs gone. hat doest it mean? that i need warm engine (diesel) ?

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Model: C3 2002-2005, Original shape model
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Engine Size: 1.4 (16v)
Fuel Type: Diesel
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Check the level of coolant in the expansion tank, this warning sounds like the low level warning.

Check when cold and top up with some OAT Coolant.
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