306 HDi radiator fan cut-in temp

Discussion in 'Peugeot 306' started by SouthpawArcher, Oct 8, 2004.

  1. Can anyone confirm the approximate temperature their 306 radiator fan

    While I was stuck in slow-stop traffic a few days' ago (for about an
    hour), the temp gauge slowly went into the red: not just the first red
    line, but slightly into the thick red bar. The traffic started moving
    again shortly afterwards, so the temperature went back down to 70ish (as

    Was I very lucky, or does it kick in very late? The manual is slightly
    ambiguous about it, so I would like some 'real world' experience.

    Needless to say, I was in a state of quiet panic, as I was waiting for
    the ECU to say "enough's enough" and put the 'STOP' light on.

    Thanks for any advice!
    SouthpawArcher, Oct 8, 2004
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  2. SouthpawArcher

    Chris Dudley Guest

    That sounds a little bit high to be honest... I don't recall my temp.
    gauge ever going into the red in my 206 HDi; only to slightly above 90
    before falling again.
    I guess the only way to be sure is to test it...

    It would also be worth checking the fan fuse in the engine bay (in the
    206 it's MF2; don't have a Haynes for the 306...)
    Chris Dudley, Oct 10, 2004
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