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My 2005 malibu console panel is reading "low coolant" do you have any idea if its air conditioning coolant or ???

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It is probably your engine coolant. Check your coolant level in the resevoir. If it is low it has to be going somewhere, meaning you have a leak. Take a quick look under the car and in the engine compartment to see if you see or smell any coolant. If not, open the pressure caps on the radiator and check under the cap, MAKE SURE THE ENGINE IS COOL AND SYSTEM HAS NO PRESSURE BEFORE OPENING THIS CAP. If it has a brown slime inside it is possible you have a leaking intake gasket. I have had a Chevy V-6 that had this problem and have heard of others that have had this same problem. I hope it is something simple like a loose hose clamp.

Good Luck.

Posted on Oct 01, 2009


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