There is a sensor in the reservior that will sometimes act up. If the coolant is full try tapping on the sensor lightly and see if that changes the warning light. This is the likely problem source.AnswerNot sure but yours should be the same. My wifes 95 lumina was doing the same thing. On the thermostat housing, there should be a small screw that you need to back out a bit until antifreeze comes out. I have been told that air gets trapped in that specific spot and it causes the low coolant light to come on.
The sensor is located above the thermostat .. right where the upper radiator hose connects to the intake manifold .. theres also a bleeder screw on the coolant rail that's located right by the belt next to the front valve cover run the car for a while then shut it off then open both of those bleeder screw to alow the air pockets to get out .. if your loosing coolant and having alot of air pockets its possible your head gaskets are going bad...
coolant sensor replacement need it
how do you replace coolant temp sensor on a rodeo
Check the sensor located at the bottom of the reservoir.
The coolant temperature sensor can be found on the front of the engine, near the thermostat. Remove the coolant temperature sensor retaining nut, to replace it.
It is in the passenger side coolant tank on the radiator. If the light is on and the coolant is at the proper level then the sensor is defective. To replace it you will have to drain the radiator. Disconnect the wire and remove the clip and remove the sensor.
It should be located in the recovery tank.
No, you have to replace the complete tank which includes the sensor.
There is no cam sensor on a 90 3.1. Only a crank sensor.
The 2004 Chevrolet Malibu coolant sensor float is located in the radiator. The coolant sensor float replace the level of coolant to the instrument panel.
What sensor?? most are held on with screws..
flashing blue means you have an electrical issues with the coolant sensor. you probably have a bad sensor that needs replacing in the coolant bottle hope that helps Phil
Type your answer here... where is the coolant sensor ona 2001 chevy prizm
The engine coolant temperature sensor has nothing to do with the low coolant light. The low coolant sensor is mounted in the bottom of the overflow/filling reservoir by your washer fluid bottle. You will need to verify that the coolant overflow/fill bottle has coolant in it and if it does then the sensor is bad and will have to be replaced.
Remove brace to better access the coolant area. Unplug and remove the battery. Remove the electrical connector from the sensor. Have container beneath vehicle to catch any coolant. Remove the wire, or wires, that are holding the senor in place. Add antifreeze to the O rings and push the new sensor into place. Replace the battery and brace cover.
Remove the air intake runner at the throttle body. Follow the upper radiator hose to the engine hose neck. Behind the hose neck is the sensor. Remove the plug (wires) and unscrew the sensor. Replace with new sensor, if you're quick you'll lose minimal coolant. Replace the plug to the sensor. Reassemble the air intake runner. Start the engine , let it warm to operating temperature and check for leaks. Top up coolant as required.
It means it's time to replace the coolant temperature sensor.
Here's a link to a schematic and instructions on replacing the coolant sensor (from the Auto Zone website) http://www.autozone.com/shopping/repairGuide.htm?pageId=0900c15280067b92 Good luck!
It is located under the coolant reservoir. You can't just replace the sensor. The whole coolant reservoir must be replace. It's a simply 10 minute job.
on my 1992 lumina z34 its about 5 inches from top on passenger side of car directly below radiator fill spout
Need to replace the coolant sensor. Not the tempture sensor.
problem with the coolant sensor check the connection on the sensor reset your OBD I code if that don't work replace the coolant sensor
The coolant temperature sensor, on a 2005 Ford escape, can be changed by loosening the sensor retaining nut. Once the knot is removed the sensor will pull out.
NOTE: this answer is describing the location of the engine coolant temperature sensor - NOT the coolant sensor in the reservoir that warns when the level gets too low.The coolant temperature sensor is located directly adjacent to the thermostat housing. The thermostat housing is what the upper radiator hose (toward the right side of the engine compartment) connects to. You do not have to replace the reservoir to replace this part, but leaky coolant reservoirs are a common problem on this model.
The 95 Lumina with a 3.1 engine does not have a temperature sending unit. Instead, the dash temp gauge is controlled by the engine coolant temp sensor. This sensor is located on the driver's side, top of the engine.
It's right on top of the engine, next to the thermostat housing. Just disconnect the wire, turn out the sensor and replace it with a new one. If you need to add coolant, add the coolant after you change the sensor. Also, you should be ready with the new sensor as soon as you take the old one out, coolant will most certainly start to flow from the opening.