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My coolant light is on but not low on coolant

Fix problem with low coolant light on but not low on coolant – Ford Escape Ford has issued a technical service bulletin (TSB) 03-25-2 to address the problem of low coolant light on but not low on coolant. Coolant is at proper level in reservoir. The TSB applies to all 2001-03 Ford Escapes. Ford advises that there are 4 different cells in the reservoir (Ford calls it a degas bottle because it’s also used to bleed air out of the engine). The front cells of the bottle should NOT be … Read More

Low coolant light on

If you own a GM vehicle and have a low coolant light on but the coolant level is fine, this may be the fix. You have a low coolant light on and you’ve checked the coolant level. It’s right on the money. Suspecting a faulty sensor, you decide to replace it. STOP. If your vehicle has the 3.1 or 3.4 engine and you’ve had the intake manifold gaskets replaced, or if you’ve added sealer to the system, you may have contamination on the sensor. To confirm that this is the … Read More


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