02 Monte Carlo ss has low coolant level warning light?
Check coolant level in recovery tank Perhaps a bad sensor. Sensor located in coolant recovery tank
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There are a few possibilities 1) your resivoir tank is cracked and leaking 2) your sending unit is covered in gunk or corroded 3) your sending unit is defective and needs replacing 4) you are leaking coolant from somewhere (bad hose, bad gasket, bad joint, etc) Water is an acceptable quick fix, and …tap water is fine (that is what you flush it out with). Once your problem is sufficiently solved, I would recommend a complete drain/flush/refill of your radiator with the proper mixture of coolant. Answer With the 5th generation Monte Carlos, when the overflow tank is emptied, and it kicks the sensor on, after you fill it up, the sensor may not reset or turn off and GM had problems with those sensors and they normally had to be replaced. It sounds like a bad coolant level sensor to me. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Its on a part called the "gooseneck". follow the upper radiator hose to the engine. It hooks to the gooseneck which houses the thermostat. The sensor will have a wired plug hooked to the top.. This is an incorrect answer above. The temp sensor is in the driver's side head,between #1 & 3… cylinders. There is one green wire going to it. ( Full Answer )
What might cause the low coolant light to flash sometimes or stay on when coolant levels good and a new water pump installed on a 99 Monte Carlo 3100 The thermostat opens and the fans light off?
Answer . Defective low coolant sensor.. Answer . Be aware that the sensor can be good but just clogged up. Have you ever put stop leak junk in your cooling system? If you did you have now learned a $50 lesson on what NOT to do to your car!! Sensor part #10096163 about $50 from GM.\nBut first …remove the sensor and clean it. See if that might save you from replacing the sensor.\n.\n.\n. ( Full Answer )
I can reset my 2002 Tire Pressure light with the following step: 1. turn the ignition key from Acc to on then back to Acc twice. 2. turn your head light switch on and off three times. This should reset the warning light. The change oil light can be reset by pressing on the gas peddle three times in …place of the headlight switch. I would hate to say this but you cannot. The computer for the cars memory is in the factory radio. What I have found that you need to do when installing any other radio other than the factory is have a separate wire harness either running under the passenger seat, you will need to run the wiring under the center console, or as I have seen others do is run it to the trunk but to do this you do have to remove the spare tire and place there. I placed mine under my passenger seat, having to raise the seat up slightly. So whenever I need to clear any warning light, whether the tire pressure, or oil, or even something like changing the unlock sequence or wireless key entry, all I have to do is reach under the passenger seat. ( Full Answer )
Why would the low coolant warning light come on when the coolant is at a normal level on a 96 Pontiac Sun fire 22L?
Answer . \nthere is a sensor in the bottom of the coolant bottle, change this and you should be o.k.. Answer . \ntap the sensor with a screw driver it will go out uts just stuck
I hate to answer a question with a question, but it would help to know which ones are on. The oil change warning is done by putting the igniton switch to the run/acc position. Run/acc position is just before the start position. Then push the gas pedal down and up 5 times methodically within 7 second…s. The oil change light should then flash 3 times and reset. If there are multiple lights on I would take it to Autozone and have the DTC codes read and cleared. If the DTC codes cannot be read or reset, you might be looking at an engine control module. Most warning lamps have Vbatt or ground in common and the engine control module will put the opposite polarity to the other side of the lamp. It would be hard for me to see multiple lamps on due to a short or open. My low coolant lamp has been a nuesance ever since I bought my 1999 Monte Carlo. Temperature guage is normal and the coolant level is good, but idiot lamp comes and goes. ( Full Answer )
TEMP Guage Not Functioning I'm definitely not an expert, however my 2000 Monte Carlo SS has been having a TEMP guage problem causing the check engine light to turn on for days, then out of no where it would "fix" itself and turn off. The TEMP guage would stop functioning and the car SEEMED to be ru…nning harder, so I took the car to AutoZone and they scanned the check engine light for free. The error code was reporting one of three problems 1. Low Coolant Level, 2. Thermostat Defective or 3. ECT (Engine Coolant Temperature) Sensor Defective. I had the coolant level checked, and that was fine, so I ruled that out. I had my ETC Sensor replaced, but I still kept having the problem, so that's out. Now the only thing left is the Thermostat, so hopefully after this weekend (when I get that replaced) everything will be fine. Again, I hope this information helps, as I'm just assuming your having similar issues. But where is the coolant temp sensor at? That is the question. The ECT sensor is located on the driver's side of the engine just below the thermostat housing. The thermostat housing is the part that the top radiator hose attaches to on the motor. You will probably need to take the plastic engine cover off to find the connectors for the sensor. It's easy to do. Just remove your oil cap and then the plastic tube that the cap was screwed onto. Grab ahold of the tube and turn it counter clockwise about a quarter of a turn and it should come right out. Now lift the plastic engine cover off the engine. You should find a pair of wires in front of the motor going around to your right hand side of the motor as you are facing the motor. You should also find the connector for the two wires at the point they connect to the wiring harness in front of the motor. These two wires also connect to the sensor with a plug that has a latch that holds the plug to the sensor. The sensor has a hex head for a wrench to remove it. One watchout is that the exhaust pipe is very close to the sensor and may be hot if your motor has not had time to cool. Hope this helps and good luck. ( Full Answer )
Answer . I'd look at the headlight switch.. Answer . I have looked into the headlight switch and that did not work, and I have checked the fuses and that did not work too. But when you wiggle some wire they come on, but then they go out again... Answer . Well, I'm no mechanic, but I think… you found your problem. Follow that wire and make sure both ends are properly connected. Also check for any spots where the insulation is worn off and may be shorting.. Answer . Ok, do you know where the wiring runs, because I followed it until it got to the carpet and I stopped because I didn't want to rip my carpet up until I knew what I was looking for.. Answer . I found the problem after taking my car completely apart. The headlight switch was actually bad, but only the part that controls the dash lights. It somehow got so hot it turned the plastic black, and it melted. Do you know what would have caused that?. It is a simple matter of the potentiometer in the switch. It was probably set on the brightest setting and the extended current draw on the switch was what burned it out. They aren't designed to last forever. Especially when you start factoring in resistance in the circuit becomes greater over time with degradation of components including wiring, spliced connections and bulbs gain resistance over time. ( Full Answer )
the coolant sensor is in the radiator on the passanger side the oxygen sensor is in the exhaust system on the manifold and the pipes and sometimes both
Resetting a Low Tire Light \n. \nThe settings and resest to those settings can be found on your factory radio. If you have an aftermarket radio, you'll have to see your dealer to reset it. Otherwise, press and hold the "tune" knob (under the volume knob). You'll notice on the radio display, it wi…ll indicate "Settings". Press the arrow keys, under the volume to toggle between settings. When you get to Tire Monitor, press the arrow keys to the right (1 and 2 of the radio presets) until you see (reset), then press the tune button again and you'll hear a beep to confirm.\n. \n Answer \n. \nThere might be a reset button in the glove box or fuse box. It should say in your owner's manual. ( Full Answer )
Why is low radiator warning light on in 2000 Intrigue even though coolant reservoir is at proper level and not leaking - what is burping procedure?
Answer low radiator light on Probably a bad low coolant level sensor. Sensor is located under the thermostat housing. Frequent problem with the Olds Intrigue Answer The sensor for this vehicle is built in to the coolant reservoir. So just swap out the sensor? Not on this vehicle; the senso…r isn't sold as a separate unit (darn it). You must purchase a new coolant reservoir, which includes a built in sensor. Multiple internet suppliers sell these reservoirs for $70 (including shipping). ( Full Answer )
location of coolant level sensor on 200 . \nOn a 2001 Monte Carlo it is located on the radiator just below the radiator cap.
How do you reset the Low Coolant light on a 2002 Monte Carlo SS after you filled the coolant reserve tank and the radiator is full?
Answer . \nThere are no insturctions in the manual. I did find that once coolant was added it went off. My just came on again and after awhile it went off. I am troubleshooting now. My problem is either a bad sensor or it could possible be low in the resevoir. I have yet to check. If you still h…ave the light I suggest to take it in for repair. ( Full Answer )
Answer . Probably not run at all, but it would also store a computer code that could be read by a code scanner.
Answer . AFTER you inflate the tires to the correct pressure, turn the ignition to the on position. Then pull the headlight knob from the OFF position to the parking light position three times. This should reset the system.. This is the easiest way but you can also reset it through the radio.. …If you would rather do it this way, it is on 6-44 in your owner's manual ( Full Answer )
How do you get the Engine coolant sensor off of a 2001 Monte Carlo SS Ive tried about everything you can think of the exhaust and engine mount are in the way?
You are so in luck as I just finished that exact procedure... First, remove the radiator cap, assuming the engine is cooled down, and then the plastic engine cover by unscrewing the oil filler cap. Next, make sure you have some appropriate anti-freeze. Disconnect the posiitve terminal of the battery…. Now, you will need to remove the thermostat housing using a 10 mm socket and move to the side. With a 3/4", 12 point wrench you will be able to remove the sensor. It'll take awhile but it will come out. Re-install in reverse adding antifreeze to the thermostat housing and the radiator. Start her up and check for leaks at the sensor and thermostat housing. It will smoke for awhile but that's what spilled on the exhaust pipe. All done. Good luck.. Any ?'s email me at email@example.com ( Full Answer )
Answer . \nThat's a good question?\nI have a 86 ss and it comes on now and then i just shut the car off and turn it back on and its gone, but maybe u need to clean the carb?
Answer . Radiator full and coolant recovery tank filled to mark. Answer . Radiator full and coolant recovery tank filled to mark
Answer tHE DIMMER PART OF THE HEADLIGHT SWITCH WILL HAVE MORE CURRENT IF THE LIGHTS ARE TURNED LOW. THE SAME VOLTAGE AND MORE RESISTANCE EQUALS HIGHER CURRENT, SO HAVING THE INSTRUMENT PANEL LIGHTS SET BRIGHT IS BETTER FOR THE SWITCH. I had the same problem, my mechanic said the Body Control Module… was bad, but he didn't had the computer to program the new module. In total I paid $400. Diagnosis problem, replacement and program new body control module. And guess what? It didn't fix the problem and they would not refund my money so I called the B.B.B. and nicely told the shop they had 5 days to return my money is a repair that they said would fix the problem but did nothing. Since the Dealer had to program the new body control module and after the lights still did not work I asked they what would cause the problem. They said in most cases the headlight switch was the cause. "Even if I never use it" (light sentinel system). They told me that the dimmer part of the switch goes bad. So I went home, took the Instrument Panel off, removed the headlight switch and it was melted. $125 later the new switch was bought and installed, it took about1 1/2 hours and was well worth the time I spent. ( Full Answer )
Problem with the ABS. The Traction Control is off because it uses the ABS to control traction. As this is part of the TC system it has also shut down. Have the problem with the ABS repaired by a professional and both will start working again.
With the key in the ingnition and either acc or start position (engine not running) pull the fog light switch out and then back in 3 times, you should then hear a beeb to let you know it reset. Might have to do it a couple of times until you hear the beeb.
I had the same problem with my 01 Monte. I went to school for auto body, i am very smart, and I couldn't figure it out. I took things apart, have the factory manual etc. One holiday I was going home from my sisters house and my wife said that my rear lights were out. For months they were off and it …made sense. People were allways flashing me with high beams driving next to me making gestures and I thought they were trying to F@#K with me but all along they were trying to tell me this. DUH! LOng story short there is a fuse on the passenger side.. when you open the passenger door, there is a fuse panel. Its the 4 th fuse more than likely, starting from the bottom going up, but check those fuses, I know I did before for a fact but, it was infact blown when I carefully inspected it later.. it was a very small burn, but that was it. For some reason the passenger fuses come loose due to vibrations. Good luck Man. ( Full Answer )
You have to have a computer programmer module, from O'Reily's or Autozone to reset it. Some will let you do it and some say that they are not authorized to do it. Good luck...
I have a 99 and I check brake fluid first,make sure no wires unplugged,what I ended up doing is in the front wheel well you will see the connection for it make sure they are snug mine was loose.
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…od long time. then i shot the water hose in it. i was amazed at all the hard gunk that came out. literally big chunks. so i put that back on, and also installed a new ECTS. filled it up with coolant and so far that annoying light hasn't come back on. hope it stays off. so if any of u guys havent done this yet its highly recommended, even if the flashing hasn't started yet.. ( Full Answer )
The cooling fan relay switch, on your 2002 Monte Carlo, is locatedon the back of the fan hub. You will need to open the enginecompartment hood in order to see the relay switch.
Did you change the radiator? If you did you might have the wrong one,without a full provission for the sensor. If you did not the plug might be disconnected or faulty.
It has one. Sometimes they get stuck on even after you add coolant. Tap on the reservoir until the light goes off. Or you could always unplug the connector at the bottle and the light will go off. That's at your own risk of course because you won't know when you're low on coolant.
There is a lot of things that determine the value of a car. Stock,anywhere from nothing to six thousand dollars. Mods,anywhere from burn it to ten thousand. It really depends on the car and the buyer.
it means that your tires has little or no traction. The computer is corecting the probelm. (traction control fixes when one wheel is spinning faster than the other one.)
It means it might need coolant, if not than you should probably see a mechanic.
It is either on the radiator passanger side half way down or in the recovery tank.If it is shot you half to replace it around 50.00 bucks Auto Zone.Mine was not working and I ended up pulling the wires of it but keep an eye on the fluid level.
\nIf you can get it raised then you can get tires of any size as long as there street legal.
should be mounted on the radiator side either front or back and has a plug held in by a clip.
The service engine soon means the same thing for all cars. It means that you have some trouble with your engine and you should see a mechanic A.S.A.P.
Look on passenger side of radiator about 6 inches down on the side its right there.
The low coolant level sensor is faulty. If you check ebay, there is a repair service. . Pez
Turn the headlight switch from off to parking lights to off 3 times within about 5 seconds, or you can use the radio to enter the interface. Hold the tune/disp while the radio is off but with ignition on. Use the FFD/REV and Seek keys to navigate along with the tune/disp button. Obviously much easie…r to use the light switch if you're not already familiar with the radio settings. ( Full Answer )
Why does the low coolant light come on in our 2001 Monte Carlo ss whenthe gauge does not show any overheating and and system has been properly serviced?
\nThe coolant is below add in the coolant recovery tank. The engine would not overheat because only the recovery tank is low. It is also possible the low coolant sensor is bad.
When the low oil level light comes on, it means that the car has alow level of oil. This means a person needs to add oil to theircar.
in order rto do this you first have to have your wife bent over in front of the car then drive it in her loose box .
There is a line on the overflow container to which it should not be overfilled. Otherwise it will push fluid out.
get rid of it, and buy a better car - 2001 monte carlo is riddled with computer glitches that even the GM folks cannot figure and wash their hands of all such mysterious problems. dump it and get a vehicle that is thoroughly understood, especially by their makers.
Should be fuse box on passengers side as you open the door it is right on the side of the dash.
look on the bottom corner of the radiator, either on drivers side or passenger side.
you have to turn your key to the acc mode then push the gas peddle three times,do not turn car on
Turn the key to on (not start) and when the dash lights come on quickly press the gas pedal to the floor three times in less than 5 seconds. This should reset the light. If not, try it again. If you have the drivers information panel you will have to go through the reset on it as described in your o…wners manual. ( Full Answer )
Push the check button on the active check control panel located above the rear view mirror. If the light does not go out then either the levels of oil and coolant are low or the sending units are failing. The oil level sending unit is located below the alternator and the coolant level sender is loca…ted toward the front of the overflow tank that is mounted in front of the drivers side strut tower. Many times these senders can be cleaned and they will begin to function normaly. You can test them with an ohm meter while you move the float up and down. ( Full Answer )
Super sport, basically the higher end Monte Carlo. Ls is luxury sport. Typically SS models have a sportier look like spoiler etc with all the power accessories and a better motor but personally I like the ls models from 86-88 better...has 10x more chrome
A true SS of that vintage would have a "G" in the 8th character of the VIN signifying the L69 4BBL 305ci (5.0L) High Output V8, which was unique to the SS. .