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
it looks like a radiator with coolant in! it should be red.
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On the dash the indicator light looks like a square box that looks like a radiator with a wavy line that looks like water and has an arrow pointing down telling you the radiator water is down. If the coolant reservoir is full, the float is stuck. Simply remove the 10mm screw that holds it down, lift it up with hoses attached and shake it until the light goes off. OR, you can check the float by getting a small wire, unplugging the float wire harness from the coolant reservoir and putting both ends of the little wire in the wire harness plug. If the light goes out... shake the coolant reservoir...it is stuck.
it looks like a transmission or the check engine light will come on
That would mean your coolant is low.
there is a fuse on the fire wall that looks like a plug there is a consistent power connection above it
I have a 1997 Chevy Cavalier 2.2 L and for me the orifice filter for AC is located down to the left of the radiator on the front of the car. If you look where your high pressure valve is just below that and to the left a little you will see two aluminum pipes (one coming from the top one from the bottom) and where they meet is where the orifice filter is housed, it looks sort of like a small aluminum rectangle. Just take the nuts off the housing for it and there you have it.
Follow the hose coming out of the bottom of the radiator, it goes under the oil pan up under the exhaust manifold. I had that part out to get my oil pan off and it looks like thermostat up there. You need to take of the shield over the manifold to get at the bolts holding it on. I'm not sure if it is the thermostat but sure looks like one.
Your coolant level is low.
Check out the owners manual Can you explain what the light looks like?
I ran out of time on Saturday to do it, but it looks like you remove the battery. Then you can reach down and open the drain plug. It is just below the battery at the bottom of the radiator.
low radiator fluid
it means your low on radiator fluid
I am actually sitting in my 03 cavalier right now and was wondering the same thing but mine seems to kick on around 210 which looks to be about the second hash mark above the 195
if you are talking about the orange light that looks like (sorta) a house, it would be a low coolant warning light. apparently, that is supposed to be a radiator.
Depends. A radiator in a car looks different from a heating radiator in a building. Which one?
near the bottom of the battery there is a bolt through a rubber tie down looks like this /o\ un bolt that remove the terminals and lift it out
Find the top radiator hose and follow it from the radiator to the engine. The part that the radiator hose connects to is the thrermostat housing. It is usually held on by two bolts. Once you remove that the thermostat looks like a little flying saucer in there. Good luck.
It means your engine is overheating. You should pull over and stop the car immediately if that light comes on. Overheating can ruin an engine quickly.
middle of the dash, up by the windshield. looks like a little black LED light, but obviously doesn't light up.
The fluids (such as washer fluid) have a float as part of the sensor so if the float sticks at the low position, it will read low and the light will stay on. Remove the caps and see if this is the problem. I hope this helps you. Mark
Looks like a piece of cake. Check out the following link: http://www.automotiveforums.com/vbulletin/t490722.html Its a how-to with pictures.
if it is the top light in the center of the dash it is the chock on light
It looks a lot like a picture of a capitol building. It may be intended to look like a radiator