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False warning signal: coolant temp.
#1
Hello everyone,
Mine is a 1.6 HDi diesel reg. July 2006. Berlingo Multispace.
The fault is that the 'coolant level/temp' warning light comes on. complete with bleep and flashing STOP warning. This happens at random times when I can find no fault. It happens only when the engine is warmed up, but there seems to be no pattern - ie OK for several days, then on and off every few minutes. I suspect the sensor is faulty but I do not have a manual for this model (Haynes not yet published?), so I can't identify the sensor. I live in France and my local Garagiste is inclined to be a bit too thorough, and replace bits until the problem goes away. Has anyone come across this problem. please?
I'm new to the forum, so I hope I have correctly navigated the icons, smilies,thread subscription, poll, attachment usage: (I think that's all). No doubt a Moderator will put me right if need be.

Many thanks in advance Dave
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#2
You have checked the coolant level, haven't you? Big Grin
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(03-11-2011, 03:56 PM)FORGERON Wrote:  Hello everyone,
Mine is a 1.6 HDi diesel reg. July 2006. Berlingo Multispace.
The fault is that the 'coolant level/temp' warning light comes on. complete with bleep and flashing STOP warning. This happens at random times when I can find no fault. It happens only when the engine is warmed up, but there seems to be no pattern - ie OK for several days, then on and off every few minutes. I suspect the sensor is faulty but I do not have a manual for this model (Haynes not yet published?), so I can't identify the sensor. I live in France and my local Garagiste is inclined to be a bit too thorough, and replace bits until the problem goes away. Has anyone come across this problem. please?
I'm new to the forum, so I hope I have correctly navigated the icons, smilies,thread subscription, poll, attachment usage: (I think that's all). No doubt a Moderator will put me right if need be.

Many thanks in advance Dave

Just got the appropriate manual for my '07 1.6 HDI.Book no 4281 from Amazon
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#4
Hi Ron.
How long has 4281 been available?
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#5
Hi Martin,Ihad it on my Amazon wish list for a couple of months,& it's now been available for a week or so.Because of this,I have a '96-'05 going begging(no HDI) &4784xsara picasso(covers 1.6 HDI) .Free to anyone who can collect from Monmouth.Both virtually unused.
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#6
Thanks to Ron for his note about the Haynes Manual No 4281. I already have this book which covers the Berlingo from 1996 to 2005 - ie not late enough for me. I would expect a later book to have a differrent number; perhaps you can put me right. Thanks.
Dave
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(05-11-2011, 07:51 PM)FORGERON Wrote:  Thanks to Ron for his note about the Haynes Manual No 4281. I already have this book which covers the Berlingo from 1996 to 2005 - ie not late enough for me. I would expect a later book to have a differrent number; perhaps you can put me right. Thanks.
Dave

The 'new' 4281 has been updated to include the 1.6HDi:

http://www.haynes.co.uk/webapp/wcs/store...&langId=-1

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Confusedillyme:Thanks OJ,I was a bit vague on that,the new 4281 covers '96-2010 ( P to '60 reg) but not1.8(1761cc) petrol engines.
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