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Add Coolant Light

Old 02-02-2004, 02:40 AM
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it just started today, the add coolant light comes on and the radiator is full. could it just be the sensor? if so where is it located at so i can change it. thanks in advance.



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Old 02-02-2004, 03:11 AM
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my car does the same **** from time to time.. coolant is there.. but the light stays on til i start driving.. weird.
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Old 02-02-2004, 03:41 AM
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There's probably air in your cooling system.
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Old 02-02-2004, 03:58 AM
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what can i do to get rid of it?
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:03 AM
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There's a bleeder screw on the coolant elbow on the radiator. Take the screw out and fill up the coolant until it starts coming out of there.
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Old 02-02-2004, 04:27 AM
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Old 02-02-2004, 06:55 AM
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air should slowly bleed out of the system and be replaced by coolant as long as there are no leaks in your coolant system.



the add coolant light and buzzer work properly, whatever you do, don't disregard/ disable that safty feature. It's saved my *** dozens of times.
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Old 02-02-2004, 08:07 AM
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When I'm a little low on coolant (I know mine leaks), it'll only buzz until the car warms up, or until the thermostat opens.
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Old 02-02-2004, 10:26 PM
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Originally Posted by Baldy' date='Feb 2 2004, 09:07 AM
When I'm a little low on coolant (I know mine leaks), it'll only buzz until the car warms up, or until the thermostat opens.
just curious- why not fix the leak?
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Old 02-03-2004, 07:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Rob x-7' date='Feb 3 2004, 12:26 AM
just curious- why not fix the leak?
I'm going to, I just discovered the problem. My ghetto-fied coolant block off under the intake is no longer doing its job.
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