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Author Topic: red stop coolent warning lamp on  (Read 2207 times)

Offline mc entertainments

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red stop coolent warning lamp on
« on: March 28, 2015, 07:44:01 PM »
i have had the stop coolent warning on the dash turned of the car re started and all ok any help
« Last Edit: March 28, 2015, 11:07:21 PM by insanitybeard »

Offline insanitybeard

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Re: red stop coolent warning lamp on
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2015, 11:22:07 PM »
There's a sensor on the rear of the coolant expansion bottle which monitors the coolant level, it's possible this sensor (or at least the electrical contact/multiplug onto it) has become intermittently defective, you could try disconnecting/reconnecting the sensor a few times & make sure the terminals are not corroded/opened up (you'll probably need to unbolt the bottle from the plastic trim it's secured to in order to access the connector) and see if the fault goes away, if not you may need to replace the sensor.
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Offline blue metal

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Re: red stop coolent warning lamp on
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2015, 10:22:49 AM »
missed this first time round

had same problem
that was the fault
cleaned up connection
no red light since

Tony

 

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