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Matt, Mechanical Engineer
Category: Vauxhall
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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Thanks help. I've just had diagnostics done on my 2010

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Hi Mike ,thanks for your help.
I've just had diagnostics done on my 2010
Astra--£56 by Vauxhall.Bit steep what!
They told me I need a new stat--£150odd.
NoNo.I know a stat is only £40 max.
My initial problem is rad fan on permanently ,whats your diagnosis?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


the coolant temp sensor is part of the thermostat housing so this is why the fan is permanently on

a genuine thermostat is about £70 plus anti-freeze ( £20) plus an hours labour to change so I can see why they're quoting £180

you can get a pattern part thermostat housing ( they are electrically heated , so cost a bit more than regular mechanical items) for £55

Expert:  Matt replied 1 year ago.


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