Red warning light coming on engine temperature to high water ok smell petrol on oil dip stick
2007 Peugeot 407 1800cc

Billy Nicholl
1 points

Problem added: Jun 1, 2021 (2 weeks ago)
Now and again for a few seconds the red engine temperature warning light comes on and the temperature gauge shoots to the top for a second then drops back I smell petrol on the oil dip stick ( not too strongly ) water is ok no fans coming on but when checking the dip stick there seems to be to much oil way above the top mark but I have not put oil in for 4 months it was ok before

Car details
Car: Peugeot 407
Variant: 1800cc
Model Year: 2007
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19,293 points

Jun 1, 2021 (2 weeks ago)
Looks like head / head gasket gone .Carry out a block test to confirm or not . Coolant will be getting into the sump , raising the level and needs draining off
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