01 cadillac low coolant light comes on how do you fix this?

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Check your coolant first, if it's not low then replace coolant level sensor
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Why would the Low Coolant light on a 2001 Pontiac Grand Am come on even though coolant level is good for a split second when you first accelerate?

Either the coolant level is low in the recovery tank or the sensor is defective or has a loose connection. actually most of the time it's the floating magnet in the tank. the magnet goes up and down with the coolant level. If your coolant level is where it should be and it's not overheating then it' (MORE)

Why does your low coolant light stay on?

\n. \n Answer \n. \nCheck low coolant sensor.\n. \n. \n New Answer Headline \n. \nAslo, I have found that the sensor requires the "slipperiness" of a proper coolant/water mix...too much water and the sensor will stick.\n New answer headline \n. \nAlso make sure you are using the righ (MORE)

How to get the low coolant light off there is plenty of coolant and no leaks?

In the radiator there is a sensor about 1/3rd of the way down from the top with 1 wire connected to it. When the sensor goes bad the low coolant light stays on. On our GM products replacing the sensor in the radiator turns the light off. The wire from the sensor to the dash light could have a bare s (MORE)

Why would the low coolant light come on in a 1999 cavalier if it is not low?

The sensor is located underneath the coolant recovery tank. On a 1999 Cavalier, there could be some sludge built up underneath the tank. Unfortunately the sensor alone cannot be replaced, the entire tank and sensor comes as one piece and must be replaced. . Answer . tap on the side of your fill (MORE)

I just had the radiator fixed in my 93 Chevy Corsica due to it leaking But the low coolant light is still on even when the coolant is full. How do you get it to shut off?

look to see if there is a plug in the bottom of the overflow resivoir. If so this is the "coolant level sensor" these often crud up and read low even when full. Often a couple raps with a rubber hammer on the top of the resivoir will unstick the sensor. Next step if does not work is remove and clean (MORE)

How do you add coolant to Pontiac sunfire when low light comes on?

Probably depends on the year, but normally the same. Most GMs use Dexcool, which is held in a tank to the left of the engine, about mid way from the front to back of the engine bay. Be sure to add dexcool (oragne colour) if its already the type in the there (the coolant currently in the tank would a (MORE)

Why would the low coolant light come onon a 2000 Sable?

In the engine compartment, on the left side of the engine is the coolant reservoir. In the coolant reservoir, there is a sensor at the bottom of the reservoir. This sensor is supposed to let you know when you are low on coolant, but can also become defective, and give you a "false-positive" reading. (MORE)

2001 Chevy impala low coolant light comes on even if the coolant is fulli changed thermostat and water pump.i run it for about 30mins. and the low coolant light comes on. please help?

Make sure the radiatpr is full and coolant overflow reservoir is at the full mark when cold. If it is full, Check the low coolant sensor located in the radiator on the passenger side. Had similar problem with my 2001 Impala LS I replaced the Coolant level sensor located on the radiator just behin (MORE)

I have a 2001 Mazda Tribute. Why would my engine coolant light stay on and the fluid is not low It goes off then it will come back on. Any suggestions?

Our Tribute is doing the same. Anyone help? It can be the sensor or have the cap checked out. The caps in these go bad. You can replace the cap/container (sold as one unit), or try putting in approximately 1 qt of coolant above the full line (sometimes this works). the floating ball sinks and the se (MORE)

Why would the Low Coolant light keep coming on in a 2001 Pontiac grand prix?

The low coolant sensor is etiher plugded, broken, or your coolant is actually low. Check the radiator and resivor tank to see if they are full. If they are and the light is on, drain the coolant. Be careful not to break the plastic petcock. The sensor is located next to the battery on the right side (MORE)

Just bought an 01 Saturn SC2 and the low coolant light keeps coming on I added coolant once and the tank is now full But the light comes on and will go off Is this a thermostat problem?

First check the coolant level. Make sure its full. The sensor is quite sensitive if the level gets to low. If it is low, then you have a leak somewhere and need to persue it. If its not low, then I would suggest taking the resiviour out and cleaning it with soap and water. The sensor can sometimes g (MORE)

Just bought an 01 Saturn SC2 and the low coolant light keeps coming on you added coolant once and the tank is now full But the light comes on and will go off Is this a thermostat problem?

yes you should replace the thermostat and if that doesnt fix your problem then it will eb your heating sensor. ---------------------------------. Depends on the temperature of the car. Your car should run 1-2mm above 1/4 as per the guage. It should not take very long to get there either.. As to y (MORE)

What do you do when your low coolant light comes on in a Chevy silverado?

there is a level sensor in the coolant canister located on the inner fender on the pasanger side under the hood. the radiator overflow line goes to this canister. this has happened to me several times on my 2001 Z-71. all i do is add anti freeze to the hot level, after the engine is at normal operat (MORE)

96 Saturn SC1 low coolant light but coolant level not low?

after doing some reading i realized this is somewhat of a common problem. the low coolant level and temp light flashing at the same time. well my car started to do this so i started reading on possible ways to fix it. i removed the coolant tank, filled it up with water and soap and shook it for a go (MORE)

What does it mean when low coolant light comes on and running car comes to a stop?

It means your coolant level has become too low to provide adequate cooling for the internal workings of the engine. To avoid overheating, the sensors shut the engine down. Every car owner needs to check all their engine fluid levels at least once a week. Engines need this kind of attention too - aft (MORE)

Low coolant light keeps coming on.?

maybe your just low on anti freeze I would take i tto your mechanic to check it out because if there is an underlying problem it could cost you your engine May I add: If you're not losing fluid because of a faulty gasket or leak to the exterior, read the following: Often an overlooked senso (MORE)

What to do when coolant light comes on?

If your asking this question its probably a good idea that you bring it into the shop to have the levels checked. DO NOT try to check your own coolant when the engine is still hot, this will send coolant bursting into the air. This is if you have any lol. Check your cars temperature gauge while your (MORE)

When the low fuel light comes on in a 98 Cadillac Eldorado how much gas do you have left?

First of all you have to find out how much gasoline can fit in the fuel tank. Then go to your local gas station (e.g Shell, Esso, etc.) and fill up the tank all the way.Then subtract the total amount of fuel that can fit in the tank from how much liters you filled and you get your total amount of fu (MORE)

Coolant level is low in Cadillac SRX what is wrong?

I own a 2004 and its a piece of crap, screw cadillac for producing good looking cars with crappy drivetrains. If you dont have a leak , it most likely will be your head gasket. Its making your coolant evaporate.

Why is low coolant light on?

The Sensor is dirty cause of a lower intake leak it allows oil to get in the radiator. lower intake leaks roughly cost $800 to fix at a normal mechanic shop hope this helps.

Low coolant light 97 Cadillac Catera?

in the coolant bottle is a level sensor. (just as in the fuel tank) if this level sensor is bad, you have to change the sensor. In most cases, the unit is installed in the bottle before it is sealed at the factory. So you must change the whole bottle to fix the problem!

How do you fix flashing low coolant level on Chevy Venture?

You may have low coolant in the radiator and it is causing the sensor to flash as the coolant raises and lowers. Check the coolant level in the radiator (not the fill bottle) You may have air in the radiator and the air pocket may be causing the light to flash. You would need to bleed the air out. (MORE)