Clean the reservoir and flush the cooling system.
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it takes dex-cool coolant,
Your coolant is low. Add some antifreeze to the reservoir under your hood.
A surge tank is basically a pressurized coolant reservoir. As your engine heats and cools the coolant expands and contracts. Because of this You need a place for extra coolant to go to when it expands and be drawn from when it contracts. Conventionally the recovery tank or reservoir was not pressurized. A tube from the radiator cap allowed coolant to be sucked and drained in to the reservoir. However, on many newer vehicles like yours the reservoir is pressurized and called a surge tank.
radiator antifreeze coolant.
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if coolant is ok!! then check coolant sensor.
the thermostat is in the coolant cap
no cap, just the coolant tank, add to this to add coolant../
it looks like a radiator with coolant in! it should be red.
It's on the coolant reservoir.
A pressurized coolant reservoir would have a thread on cap which acts as the " rad " cap
check coolant sensor float most common problem.
dex-cool coolant is used in most 3.1 engines,
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dex-cool coolant---it is orange in color.
There shouldn't be one. In 2004 Chevy went with electronic motor assisted steering.
it is low or out off coolant.
bypass hose , lets some not much coolant pass during cold starts helps bring the "cold " water up to temp with the "hot" water in the engine
Have it pressure tested, the intake gaskets have probably failed.
the low coolant light is only for radiater coolant,does not have anything to do with fuel pump!!
Let's drain the coolant, fill it with water, and find out!
Plug at bottom or rear lower section of radiator
25 to 40 lbs