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Old 04-11-2019, 07:42 PM   #1
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Hi,1996 1.9td abl engine,174000 miles,been running fine last 3 years,started up as usual this evening for 3 mile home from work journey,got nearly home and temp gage started rising,up to three quarters,engine was bubbling and small auxillary water pump buzzing,and most pipes hot except main radiator hoses and radiator,fans not on either,heater was coming through ok when running,left to cool down and checked water and the header tank is full of oil,anyone else had similar symptoms,dont want to convert to tdi,thanks.
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no oil water showing on dipstick,water tank like treacle.
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