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I have a 1998 Saturn SL2 with 156,7oo ish miles on it. The check engine light has come on but the car runs fine. This evening the low coolant light came on and it started to smoke a little. Is there a sensor in the coolant jug that lets you know when the anti-freeze is low? OR is it possible that the jug itself has a crack in it. Also was there ever any recall on anythig per-taining to the sensor or engine coolant system? Then I have the problem of a sensor in the transmission temp??? Is the possibly one in the same thing, or something totaly different? Please help if you can.... I really appreciate anything anyone can give me.... Wendy

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You may have to get this reset, alot of people dont know about this when the do the work them self. My oil light kept coming on until i read the book that after each oil change u have to reset it go figure .

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