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The fluid level light keeps coming on. Doesn't need a water pump, already checked. Replaced a cracked reservoir. Hoses okay. Smell antifreeze after driving. Also, CO2 sensor ok. Churns when starting. Starter ok, said its not the fuel pump. Any other ideas

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Hi Karen
The problem here could be that you may have a leak in your coolant reservoir. Especially if you can smell antifreeze (coolant) after driving it could be that some of the hoses may be plugged depending on age and when the radiator is trying to feed the fluid back into the reservoir it cant this can also impact the levels sensor.
Have the hoses checked as well as the coolant reservoir and check for fluids/moisture around the bottom of your radiator. It commonly is collecting around that area when you have a feedback issue.

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