Temperatue light comes on when doing 60
2005 Nissan Micra 1.2 sport

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myster52
Driver
1 points

Problem added: Aug 4, 2010 (10 years ago)
when driving over 60 after about 15 minutes the temperature warning light comes on.
took it to garage they replaced the thermostat. still got same problem.
they say it might be the water pump, if not that the head gasket. any advice, ideas?

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Car: Nissan Micra
Variant: 1.2 sport
Model Year: 2005
Category: Electrics, ECU, Warnings & Lights
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whittingehame
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17,533 points

Aug 4, 2010 (10 years ago)
Get a sniff test ( block test ) done if head gasket suspect .It will tell if gone or not .
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j r
Driver
24 points

Oct 25, 2011 (9 years ago)
heres a few good tips about blown cylinder head gaskets look in coolant expansion tank contents should be green not rusty and NOT oily, next undo oil filler cap and look underneath is there a a build up of what looks like mayonnaise? if the answer is yes to either of these symptoms you either have oil in the water or water in the oil or both which is indicative of leaking or blown cylinder head gasket BUT needs FINAL confirmation by a compression test of the cylinders themselves

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