How JustAnswer Works:

  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.

Ask Robert Your Own Question

Robert
Robert, Peugeot Technician
Category: Peugeot
Satisfied Customers: 4503
Experience:  Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
13210289
Type Your Peugeot Question Here...
Robert is online now

Hi Robert I have 308 10 plate 39000 miles, it has overheated,

Resolved Question:

Hi Robert
I have 308 10 plate 39000 miles, it has overheated, quite a loss of water from Radiator system,also seems to need a bit of oil I fear the worst !
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Peugeot
Expert:  Robert replied 2 years ago.

Hi..apoligies for the delay..

Ok..if there is substantial loss of coolant then you need to have the system refilled and pressure tested to see if there is any leak on the system itself - unless there is actual leak appearing under the car at stand still overnight or after a run - checking hoses and clips is usually one of the checks but other checks need to be made to radiator itself/expansion tank/coolant system housing thermostat/water pump housing gasket/ aswell as heater matrix leaks/aswell as too the main fan doesn actually kick in..also testing needs to be carried out to determine or rule out headgasket failure.i would suggest the system pressure check first and see if that throws anything up..if its only small amount of oil required then that shouldnt be of concern as most cars use roughly 1litre oil within every 1000mile period..so as above the testing has to be carried out pressure test aswell as block test for exhaust gases in the system..i do hope this helps..if you need to ask anything else or include anything further then just continue before you rate

Robert, Peugeot Technician
Category: Peugeot
Satisfied Customers: 4503
Experience: Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
Robert and other Peugeot Specialists are ready to help you

What Customers are Saying:

 
 
 
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
< Previous | Next >
  • 9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much. Phil
  • Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible. Charles
  • As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
    Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!
    Sue
  • Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff. Jim
  • I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry. Stephanie P
  • Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help. Mary C.
  • This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!! Alex
 
 
 

Meet The Experts:

 
 
 
  • Robert

    Robert

    Peugeot Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    227
    Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
< Previous | Next >
  • http://ww2.justanswer.co.uk/uploads/FO/fordtwo/2014-12-19_163422_arrepair.64x64.jpg Robert's Avatar

    Robert

    Peugeot Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    227
    Fully qualified 19+yrs exp/self employed technician in the UK
  • /img/opt/shirt.png Mark's Avatar

    Mark

    Peugeot Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    73
    Fully qualified technician and MOT tester.
  • http://ww2.justanswer.co.uk/uploads/IN/indytech/2013-8-8_102717_SantoDomingo146598x6402.64x64.jpg Greg's Avatar

    Greg

    Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    1095
    Automotive diagnostic tech
  • http://ww2.justanswer.co.uk/uploads/35/350matt/2012-6-7_182356_matsavatr.64x64.jpg Matt's Avatar

    Matt

    Mechanical Engineer

    Satisfied Customers:

    4634
    BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
  • http://ww2.justanswer.co.uk/uploads/TE/techmachine/0601821347169_717372168_8940977_39623330_o.64x64.jpg Ross's Avatar

    Ross

    Diagnostic and repair technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    467
    Licensed diagnostic and repair technician
  • http://ww2.justanswer.co.uk/uploads/RO/RobMechanic/068.64x64.JPG Rob's Avatar

    Rob

    ASE Certified Technician

    Satisfied Customers:

    82
    30 years trade experience