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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-03-2011, 10:13 PM Thread Starter
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Low Coolant Light

The low coolant light is on when I turn it on regardless of the slope i'm parked on. and it turns off after about 30 seconds to a minute.

Any idea on what is wrong? not even a month ago my dad and I put some coolant in there, and its only been driven maybe 5 times in that time frame.


My driving is a constant struggle between wanting good gas mileage and driving like I'm Mario Andretti.


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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-03-2011, 10:19 PM
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Are you sure its filled all the way? The coolant expands after it's warmed which will make the level go up after driving a bit. That or your sender is faulty.

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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-08-2011, 10:21 PM
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my coolant sensor did the same thing, it was full, and when u first started the car, after 5-10 minutes, itd go off... i got tired of seeing the lights, so i swapped it out with a din holder that are in some 97s, check your local junkyard for one if u wanna get rid of it
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post #4 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-09-2011, 07:09 AM
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The sensor is in the overfill tank it is a magnet in a float if the float get water logged it will stay down turning the light on. I just tied mine up...light fixed.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 03-09-2011, 01:32 PM
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How did you tie it up?
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