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Citroen Xsara engine coolant to hot

2001 Citroen Xsara Problem

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CarCitroen Xsara manual c5 estate
Year2001
Ownerdave walker
Posted03/05/2010


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The Problem:

when car is first started engine coolant to hot fault light comes on and alarm goes off but once driven 5 miles it stops coolant isnt even hot why is it happening





Solution 1


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prob an air lock bleed system first but dont take any chances get the engine too hot head gasget can blow





Posted on Tuesday 4th of May 2010

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Solution 2


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Could be faulty coolant sensor , giving wrong reading ? Especially if it's coming on right away and is not over heating .





Posted on Tuesday 4th of May 2010

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Solution 3


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coolant sensors are common for cracking and letting water into the wiring harness and creating electrical faults. best to let a mechanic look at it.





Posted on Friday 14th of May 2010

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