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    need help

    hi am new to the site and need some help.i have got a astra 1.8 sri no a 2000 plate and seem to have problem with the temperature only notice the temperature gauge today because had no heating on it was quarter but when sat in traffic for about 2 min start going up.if i have the heating on the temperature gauge don't move off the cold mark.any help will greatful

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    mine did the same, changed the thermostat and all was sorted.

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    ok will do thanks for that will have look at the weekend

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    Defo the thermostat stuck open, very common not sure what engine youve got but think you can change the thermostat without changing cam belts etc.
    N.b. any opinitons expressed above should be ignored and considered 'ramblings', under no circumstances should they be relied upon...

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    1.8 is pretty easy, got one myself. its located just under the bottom left corner of the engine cover

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