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My peugeot 308 dash stop light came on to say the engine

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My peugeot 308 dash stop light came on to say the engine temperature was too high. I topped the coolant up and it is still on. Can I drive the car 12 miles to a garage?
JA: Have you checked the fuses? The dashboard bulbs?
Customer: No. Not sure how to do this
JA: What year is your 307?
Customer: 2014 Feline model
JA: Are you fixing your 307 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Sorry it is a 308 Feline THP model
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: This is the first time this has happened

Hi my name is ***** ***** does it say now the engine has cooled down.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
We left the car for 45 mins after putting in the coolant and as soon as I turned the engine back on the temperature gauge went straight to the maximum and the stop message was displayed again.

How much coolant did it need.

Text is ok with this.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
About 100ml

I'm old is that about 1/2 a pint.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
quarter pint

I think you have more of a wiring issue going on yes it will be safe to get it to the garage.

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you

An Autel scan tool would do for what you need.

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