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Astra 2012 1.6: "fault" (spanner) shows as soon as gear is

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astra 2012 1.6: "fault" (spanner) shows as soon as gear is engaged. Menu shows an oil can and % and number 24. Cooling fan full on even though rad is cold. Any ideas?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Vauxhall
Expert:  Gary replied 9 months ago.

Hi John,

Cooling fans on at cold start is nearly always an electronic thermostat issue.

There will be a code set in the ECM, hence the spanner you see.

Your oil life should be reset at next oil change which might be due soon.