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Stop warning light comes on after short drive temp gauge goes

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Stop warning light comes on after short drive temp gauge goes up to max this all goes back to normal after a few minutes of driving there is no loss of coolant or oil levels any ideas this has been going on for several months
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Peugeot
Expert:  Robert replied 2 years ago.

Hi..

 

Hopefully i can help..

 

What model of peugeot do you have exactly engine size etc?

 

Does the main fan kick in when this overheating occurs?

 

 

Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Hi Robert


Peugeot 206 cc 1.6 petrol and yes the fan does kick in

Expert:  Robert replied 2 years ago.

Hi..there sorry for the delay..

 

I note you do say you have had the system pressure tested which is good as long as it has come back as normal with no issues - in that case it more than likely going to be electrical in regards to possible issues with the fan relays/resisitor block or wiring to it..firstly anyway check out the relays which are located on the fan shroud or the left behind a long plastic panel held with the 2 screws..you'll need to shift the front grille - you'll notice the wiring harness coming in underneath then up behind the panel the relays are behind this 2 of them/resistor is right at the bottom..double check these havent suffered with corrosion..the next port of call would be the temp sender/switch.could be giving out false reading bringing the temp guage up and allowing the fan to switch..but as above maybe check out those relays..I do hope this helps

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