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Old 05-17-2004, 10:31 AM   #1
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Is the low coolant sensor the one on the rad? I keep getting a low coolant message on my display but everything is full??

Could it just be a bad sensor?

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Probably just a dirty sensor. Those can be cleaned with baking soda, brushes, and water. I believe yours is on the radiator. You may try unplugging the sensor on the radiator to find it. I can't remember if the circuit is normally open or closed, so I'm not sure if it will make the light turn off.
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I've got the same problem with mine...

However I noticed that if I drive for like 15min, then restart the car it doesn't read low coolant.
And it doesn't happen on warm days... only cold days like below 15c... weird eh.

fuddy.. could you go into a bit more detail on how-to remove the sensor for cleaning?
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some had sensors in the coolant overflow tanks.
Try adding some coolant above the full mark coolant expands as the car heats up
which could explain why it isn't doing it while warm.
Or the float in the tank could need cleaning / flushing.
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