Heat warning Light

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Heat warning Light

Post by Kazanne » Tue Jul 08, 2008 11:40 pm

Hi Guys, Can you help the heat light came on when I stopped I have a V6 Petrol 2.5 bongo friendee After i turned it back on a few minutes later it had gone off can you tell me whats wrong and if i can drive it to a garage to get it checked out. I didnt seem to have any problems when driving i only realised something was wrong when the light stayed on and it was bipping Thanks Kazanne. :roll:
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Dolly1 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:01 am

Hi,
Dont understand !!Wot do you mean Heat Light.
Please clarify
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Kazanne » Wed Jul 09, 2008 12:11 am

The light on the dashboard drivers side according to handbook its calledExhaust Temperature Warning light but on the dash it just says heat! :roll:
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by bigdaddycain » Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:29 am

I've never heard of that warning light before either.... :? Must be a new shape bongo thing....

Could you tell us if there were any symptoms being displayed when the the light was illuminated? For example, did the heaters still blow hot? Was the coolant level still full? Any steam,or peculiarities evident?

As an afterthought...Have you a switch fitted on the lower right hand side of the dashboard with a picture of an engine on it? If so, is it switched off? (it should be).
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Dolly1 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 8:59 am

Could be a Bongo from the" cold part " of Japan !!!
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Kentish Paul » Wed Jul 09, 2008 9:47 am

Nothing to do with "New Shape". Mine does not have this. Could this be the mod to pre-warm the engine to ease starting in the north of Japan?
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Kazanne » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:39 am

We had just driven back from kent to westcliff about 30 miles it was fine when we went to kent and fine when we started home it was only when we stopped that it started bipping and the light came on its the same light as the scavanging fan light but without the battery symbol next to it. I looked in the handbook and thats what was written next to the warning sign. It was late when we got home and dark so will check the things u suggested and see what happens when we use it today. Also its a N reg Petrol so not the new shape. Thanks everyone. Bongo and out :roll:
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Dolly1 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:11 pm

Would you believe it. !!
Just checked it out,i also have a warning symbol that says HEAT.
Dont know wot it means though it always goes out when i fire up.
Perhaps its only applicable to V6 petrol engines
Is there anybody out there. HELP !!!
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by cheffy34 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:15 pm

The heat sign i believe on start up is for a lamda sensor check :wink:

I think :roll:
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Dolly1 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:49 pm

DOH !!
Thanks Cheffy34,
So as long as its *OUT* its alright,
Worry when it lights up as you are driving.
Have i got it right. ???
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by cheffy34 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:55 pm

bigdaddycain wrote:I've never heard of that warning light before either.... :? Must be a new shape bongo thing....

Could you tell us if there were any symptoms being displayed when the the light was illuminated? For example, did the heaters still blow hot? Was the coolant level still full? Any steam,or peculiarities evident?

As an afterthought...Have you a switch fitted on the lower right hand side of the dashboard with a picture of an engine on it? If so, is it switched off? (it should be).
Not a new shape thing but a v6 thing i think BDC
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by cheffy34 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 4:59 pm

Dolly1 wrote:DOH !!
Thanks Cheffy34,
So as long as its *OUT* its alright,
Worry when it lights up as you are driving.
Have i got it right. ???

I think so dolly it should go out after bein fired up if it on when running the lambda is prob goosed, there should be other symptons lumpy running etc, over fuelling you know the score :wink: being a big engine fan :wink: :wink: :wink:
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by cabte » Wed Jul 09, 2008 5:49 pm

could it be someone has fitted a coolant alarm and fitted the led at the back of the heat.
with it bipping ???
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Kazanne » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:14 pm

Hi Guys, I know i dont know much about mechanics of bongo but what is a lambda and what does it do ! Thanks Kazanne
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Re: Heat warning Light

Post by Dolly1 » Wed Jul 09, 2008 10:51 pm

Hi Kaz:
Its not a type of Dance that i know.
I might be wrong but here goes:The Lamda sensor keeps your fuel mix correct.
Know doubt somebody out there will put it in a more technical way.
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