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My car turns the light low coolant and when i turn it on it comes like smoke. i put antifreese again. but it keeps showing the ligth low coolant

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If the coolant is actually low when you add fluid and it turns the light off then you are losing coolant somewhere if it is smoking inside the vehicle then check the heater core for leaks if its smoking out the exuast head/intake gaskets

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I dont remember the lumina having a low coolant light.

It does have a low washer fluid light though.

You can see if you coolant overflow bottle is full. If it isnt, fill it to the hot or cold mark on the side.

Fill your windshield fluid too and see if the light goes out.

Good luck and be safe!

Posted on Dec 12, 2009


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