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Old 05-19-2010, 09:55 PM   #1
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hey, i have a 93 ssei, the sensors on the car that tell me if a light is out or if im low on windshield washer fluid, my dash green car thingy keeps on telling me that my cooland is low even though it never is, is it possible to buy a sensor from someone here and replace it?
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What you are looking for is a coolant level sensor, assuming everything else is working correctly. If you unplug the sensor <in the radiator> does it stop showing up on the DIC? Remember, it only checks levels at startup.
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really? i didnt know that, is this sensor thats attached to the radiator like blatantly obvious to find? or am i looking for something specific? bc i wanna try this tomm
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Not sure exactly where it is, but it is usually on one of the side tanks on the radiator, near the top. It will be a plug with wires going to it. Any help from the Gearheads would be good at this point, as my car doesnt have one and I cant point to it.
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ooo ok that helps bc i was gonna look directly on the radiator, that would of been fruitless lol
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Well, it is on the radiator, just not in the cooling fins that air flow through, it will be on the side portion, not the plastic overflow. Unless you got that much the first time.
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iight cool sounds good, ill take a look at it tomm and let you guys know how it goes
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It should be on the left side of the radiator. Just below the radiator cap. Can't miss it.
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hey, i have a 93 ssei, the sensors on the car that tell me if a light is out or if im low on windshield washer fluid, my dash green car thingy keeps on telling me that my cooland is low even though it never is, is it possible to buy a sensor from someone here and replace it?
Wow... those thhings really do tell you everything, why don't cars today have them?
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On a similar note, my lamp sensor says I have a brake lamp out, but NO lamps are out at all (not even license bulbs). Where is this sensor at? It'* not a big deal, just an annoyance.
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