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1982 Jaguar Intrument panel light is on

I am not sure what the maintenance light means on the instrument panel? It looks like a picture of a water tank or radiator. There's fluid in the water tank and I overhauled the radiator and put in a new water pump gasket. I thought the problem was solved because the light went away for a little while. But now it's back. Anyone know what it means?

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Thank you for your input. I did find out that I have a leak in my coolant tank. When I topped it off with coolant, the light turned off, but then noticed the colored fluid that would appear under my car when it was parked. I haven't checked the sensor. I will make sure to do that. I probably do need a new one anyway.

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This is an old posting , but just in case, you still don´t have an answer.

It sounds like your coolant level sensor in the header tank is faulty.

Unscrew the locking ring, take it out and give it a clean, but suspect new one is required.

Good Luck !

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