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After removing coolant reservoir in order to replace the alternator I now have a "low Coolant "warning. Cures?

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  • rtinsley86 Jul 31, 2010

    Excellent. I was unsure whether or not it used a float or a resistive element(level transducer).

    thank you,
    Ron

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Check that the lead to the level sensor is connected.
Check that the level in the coolant reservoir is sufficient to make the level sensor operate correctly.

Check with a test light whether the coolant level sensor is getting current.

Good luck with this repair.

Posted on Jul 31, 2010

  • rtinsley86 Jul 31, 2010

    Is it possible that the float is stuck



  • Duane Wong
    Duane Wong Jul 31, 2010

    Yes, the float could be stuck in the wrong position even though there is sufficient fluid in there.

    I'd take the tank off and inspect it further for a stuck coolant level sensor. Check for continuity

    in float and non float positions.

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