Thread Rating:
  • 0 Vote(s) - 0 Average
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
PRE-Heat.. 2001 Berlingo Hdi
#1
Winter is here with vengeance in France. Zero degrees was my thermometer's greeting on rising. A very heavy frost indeed this morning and its most definitely 'brass monkey's' weather. Its the first time that the pre-heat light has shown itself. Briefly though, for less than a second. I tried to start three times, and each time the pre-heat light showed for less than a second, and turned off with what sounded like and electronic click. No way was it assisting in preheating the engine for that period of time. I had to wind the starter for a good 5 seconds to get it to start.

As a comparison.. my old V70 Tdi, with the D5252T Audi engine fitted, had its pre heat light on for a good 5 seconds before I started the engine.

Something's not right. Has anybody any ideas? Is there some sort of sensor lurking somewhere that controls the pre-heat on the 2.0 Hdi ?

Many thanks in anticipation..

Dave..
Reply
#2
The pre heating stays on a lot longer than the symbol.
______________________
Current:
2017 B9 1.6 BlueHDi Van
______________________
Previous:
2012 B9 1.6 HDi Van
2008 M59 1.6 HDi Van
2003 M59 1.9D Van
Reply
#3
As Zion says . . .  the warning lamp means very little on these modern direct injection diesels.

Have you checked if the glow plugs are working?

As for what controls the the pre-heat, I would imagine it's the outside temp sensor that sends a signal to the ECU that sends a signal to the glow plug relay.

.
My vehicle .... 2006 (m59) Berlingo Multispace Desire - 1.6 HDI 92 
Reply
#4
The engine temperature has also got an influence on when the glow plugs work.
2010 B9 red XTR w a v. 
2001 1.9d DW8B white  Berlingo  
2005 2.l green Berlingo
2001 1.9d DW8B white  Berlingo 
berlingo 1.4 red multispace
1993 xud 1.9 red partner
Reply
#5
Yes,  if the coolant temperature is above a set value the glow plugs don't perform a post heat which is normally around 3 minutes. . . The post heat will be cancelled as soon as the coolant reaches the set value.

I believe the post heat operates on every start up regardless of ambient temperature unless the above is in play.

.
My vehicle .... 2006 (m59) Berlingo Multispace Desire - 1.6 HDI 92 
Reply


Forum Jump:


Users browsing this thread: 1 Guest(s)
[-]
Welcome
You have to register before you can post on our site.

Username:
  

Password:
  




[-]
Search
(Advanced Search)

[-]
Latest Threads
2003 Berlingo M59 DW8B no start
Last Post: pihlapuro
Today 03:58 PM
» Replies: 27
» Views: 500
Kampa travel pod mini.
Last Post: feronicadaw
Today 02:25 PM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 1782
Alternator upgrade
Last Post: Lapik
Today 01:22 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 24
Best Escort Service in Aerocity at Affordable Ra...
Last Post: enjoydelhi
Today 12:38 PM
» Replies: 0
» Views: 22
DPF additive pump fault
Last Post: Zion
Today 10:09 AM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 225
Wiring for 12vdc socket in load area
Last Post: deejay_xb
Today 09:50 AM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 931
Berligo 2012 heater blower
Last Post: Zion
Today 09:48 AM
» Replies: 2
» Views: 75
Missing center console, alternatives?
Last Post: Zion
Today 09:42 AM
» Replies: 5
» Views: 165
09' Multispace to van conversion
Last Post: Zion
Today 09:27 AM
» Replies: 4
» Views: 106
B9 front middle seatbelt stuck.
Last Post: jemselectrical
Today 08:52 AM
» Replies: 13
» Views: 5649

[-]
Recent Visitors
Locations of visitors to this page

[-]
Hosting by

QuickHostUK