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What is the red light on a 1996 Chevy Cavalier that looks like a radiator with waves in it and how do you get it to go off?


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2008-04-23 14:06:46
2008-04-23 14:06:46

Sitting in the driver's seat, facing forward, the white coolant tank is on your right side inner fender wall. At the bottom front of the tank, there's a connector attached. This connector is for that coolant level indicator on the dash. Unplug it to see if this turns off the indicator, if so, consider replacing the sensor that you just unplugged or just leave it unplugged if you know for sure the tank is filled with coolant by regularly checking the level. This is the low level indicator for the coolant liquid. The coolant tank is white and is locate on the left of the engine compartment. Fill it to the hot line if the engine is hot or to the cold line if the engine is cold. just filling the tank doesnt always fix that light problem. Try tapping the overflow tank lightly with a hammer to get the air bubble out and trip the sensor that will work


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