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Location of coolant temperature sensor on 2003 GMC. I am getting a low coolant message and the jug has some in it.

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If you are getting the low coolant message you are looking for the coolant level sensor not the coolant temp sensor. I do believe the sensor is in the jug, is it filled to the full line?

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