Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

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Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by Brendan » 04 Sep 2019, 20:33

Hi,

I'd like to fit a water temperature gauge to my Citroen AX.
Would one fit in the same hole as the Overheating Light sender ?
Thanks.

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Re: Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by mickthemaverick » 04 Sep 2019, 21:22

Hello and welcome to the forum. Assuming you already have the guage in mind that you wish to use then all you will need is a temperature sensor screwed into the radiator, quite possibley in the existing overheating sensor's hole. You can get sensors in various sizes, see
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/Aftermarket- ... qtxO3xSAVw
as an example. Just take out yours and measure it and away you go. Good luck :)

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Re: Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by Brendan » 13 Oct 2019, 08:26

Thanks for that.

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Re: Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by xantia_v6 » 13 Oct 2019, 08:30

The existing overheating sensor won't be fitted to the radiator (as it would be useless in the event of a loss of coolant). There is a good chance that the engine already has a hole for a gauge sensor, as the same engine would have been fitted to cars with temperature gauges.

If someone can pull up the correct parts listing diagram, all should become obvious.

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Re: Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by white exec » 13 Oct 2019, 08:51

AX water outlet+sensors.JPG
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This diagram is for carburettor AX, where both gauge sender (#10) and temp warning switch (#9) are fitted. The monopoint injection arrangement is similar.

Do post your VIN, and I might be able to hit exactly the right parts diagram.

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Re: Citroen AX 1.1 water temp gauge

Post by xantia_v6 » 13 Oct 2019, 10:43

What you are looking for is either of the #11 in the diagram (there are 2 shown), they are blanking plugs that can be removed to fit a standard threaded sensor.