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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 12:30 pm 
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my "low coolant" light is coming on intermitently when i turn corners or go over a reasonable size bump. is it a faulty sender or loose wire? where abouts should i be checking? the wires on the side of the overflow tank are not loose. where should i check? the coolant is at maximum level. i have an ef

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 12:33 pm 
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sensor in coolant bottle is rooted champ,about 100 bucks from fraud,unscrew-remove old,insert new...

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 12:34 pm 
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k cheers mate

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 1:51 pm 
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$65 would be closer to the mark.

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 1:58 pm 
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will i have to drain the coolant bottle?

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 2:01 pm 
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fat ef falcon wrote:
will i have to drain the coolant bottle?


All I did was syphon some out.

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 2:05 pm 
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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 4:29 pm 
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This maybe dumb but have you checked the level? sometimes when it gets low all the fluid will goes to the one side, causing the light to come on on left hand turns.

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 4:34 pm 
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Nato82 wrote:
This maybe dumb but have you checked the level? sometimes when it gets low all the fluid will goes to the one side, causing the light to come on on left hand turns.


He said in his first post
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the coolant is at maximum level

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 4:45 pm 
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Thanks, I feel like a d**k.

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 8:20 pm 
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fat ef falcon wrote:
will i have to drain the coolant bottle?

just undo the sender, the coolant will flow out till it can't flow anymore.
then put the new one in, connect it up and top up the fluid and it sould be sweet.

 

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Posted: Fri May 19, 2006 11:04 am 
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