Date: 14 Feb 2007 08:30:33 -0800
From: "JohnO" <>
Subject: Re: Coolant level warning

On Feb 14, 11:15 am, Fred W <> wrote: > JohnO wrote: > > When my son's serpentine belt and idler pulley flew off last week, his > > system told him the coolant level was low. That was but one of an > > Apollo 13-like series of warnings he saw that day. (Wouldn't it be > > funny if some programmer actually put in things like 'Bus A > > Undervolt' ?) > > > Anyway, all the other warnings cleared up, but he's still got the > > coolant level low warning. The temp gauge is fine, he's got heat, and > > sometime today while they're having a snow day from school I hope he's > > going to read the manual to learn how to check the coolant level. Then > > do it. But...I suspect this warning simply needs reset somehow. > > > Is there a reset for this? > > > -John O > > No. It's just a float type sensor with a switch in the coolant > reservoir. But the switches have been known to go bad on occasion. > > -- > -Fred W OK, that works too. Hopefully snow-boy will check the level and fix that, and switches are easy to test. Thanks, Fred.

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