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Old 09-16-2005, 07:12 PM   #1
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Can anyone tell me why the DIC sometimes brings up the radiator fluid as being low when its
not low. Also the car seems to blow air through the vent that is hotter than the actually temperature outside. I suspect that there might be a fault DIC or could it actually be a problem with the rad itself?

Any help would be appreciated.

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Hi:

Can anyone tell me why the DIC sometimes brings up the radiator fluid as being low when its
not low. Also the car seems to blow air through the vent that is hotter than the actually temperature outside. I suspect that there might be a fault DIC or could it actually be a problem with the rad itself?

Any help would be appreciated.

Thanks
Granny
the sensor for the coolant level is probably going bad, mine is.... i just unplugged it and the light went off, the sensor is located about six inches down from the radiator cap on the radiator, try giving it a wiggle or just unplug it until u get a new one (or just ignore it all together like me )
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Ever since my head gasket went, that damn thing has never turned off. You just have to take it off [requires draining radiator unfortunately] and clean it. I'd prefer having it in proper operation, then just unplugging it. However I pay enough attention to my car that I would notice a low coolant situation right away.

Just to make sure, you're overflow bottle is where you checked it right?
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