I have a Cmax 05 plate with a 2 litre Duratec petrol engine. Recently my temp gauge is slow to rise & does not go above the quarter mark, also the air con heater seems cooler than usual. I assumed the thermostat is stuck open & have been advised that it will need replacing together with the gasket & housing, however I have also been told the work will involve replacing the drive belt which makes it a costly repair. Can you advise me if this is correct or am I being asked to pay for unnecessary work?
Hi i would have this checked out as all engines run cooler this time of year, do you have a problem ?