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Low coolant light

Light comes on randomly when all is ok. coolant level is fine, engine not overheating. If light is on, I can tap plastic recovery bottle with rubber mallet and light goes off. Is the sensor replaceable and is it in the bottle or how can it be replaced?

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  • crazydac Sep 21, 2008

    Thanks, since I left the question I found the sensor in the surge tank bottle and replaced it for $7.00. It stuck up from the underside of the engine side of the bottle and had a two-wire connection. Had to take the recovery bottle off to get the old one out though. Thanks again.

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The sensor is replaceable and runs about $15

Posted on Sep 20, 2008

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    yadayada Sep 21, 2008

    Glad to hear it.

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