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Low coolant light on 2000 chevy impala

Last fall coolant light was intermittant (miutes at a time). Replaced coolant sensor in radiator. Same problem which after a few days changed to full-time coolant light on. Installed fresh 50/50 dex-cool,(did not drain block). Same problem. Tested radiator cap which was so-so and replaced it thinking i might be sucking air into system on cool-down, Still have same problem. Any ideas would be appreciated. Thanks,G.R.

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There is a technical service bulletin that talks about engine oil contamination causing your problem. The bulletin number is 04-06-02-007 and is dated August 2004. If they came out with a bulletin on this it must be a common problem.

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