Overheats when accelerating
2000 Peugeot 306 1.6 auto

2 points

Problem added: Aug 16, 2012 (8 years ago)
We have a 306 that runs hot when the car is accelerating but when you take your foot off the accelerator pedal the temp returns to normal running temp (approx 80'degrees c). It's just had a cambelt and a new water pump so I know it's not that, my suspicions have now turned to the rad. Does anybody have any suggestions/thoughts? They would be very much appreciated.

Car details
Car: Peugeot 306
Variant: 1.6 auto
Model Year: 2000
Category: Gearbox & Clutch
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Top Fixer
153 points

Aug 18, 2012 (8 years ago)
it's your radiator either get it tested or replace it

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