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My low coolant light comes on on a 2001 chevy silverado regular cab pickup. Could a worn out thermostat be causing this?

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Coolant light? check the coolant reservior it may just need coolant to be added, there are two sensors one indicates a temperature issue the other indicates low coolant level.

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Check level in your overflow bottle-check if sender not sludged and seized-check wires are connected properly

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