Date: 26 Apr 2000 02:56:55 GMT
From: vsingh493nopsamcomnojunk (VSingh493)
Subject: Re: 96 900SEV6  COOLANT LEVEL LOW WARNING....

"Philip R. Taylor" wrote: > I'm getting a "COOLANT LEVEL LOW" warning > on my SID on my 1996 900SEV6. > > At 55K miles it's the only problem I have ever had. > > I checked the coolant level and it's not low and the > car is maintaining normal temps. > > Anyone have a clue? > > Response via email appreciated. > > Philip, One of my cars is also a 1996 900SE V6, and at 42K miles I observed the coolant level starting to get low. If you check the coolant reservoir under the hood you might see the level of the fluid, before the car has warmed up, below the horizontal "cold" mark on the plastic shell. This happened very slowly and I only noticed it since I have a habit of checking fluids every week. The SID indicator did indeed light up a few times. I used to top up the antifreeze, but after a while it got to be a nuisance and I took it to the dealer. The dealer found that a gasket was leaking, very slowly. A fairly quick repair solved the problem. Fortunately for me it was still under warranty. I hope this helps you find the problem with your car. Regards, V

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