Dashboard cooling light (yellow picture of water in a "can") comes on
faintly then gets brighter as i drive but never fully bright. I live in
California in a cool climate..Palos Verdes on the ocean.
Indicator doesn't register abnormal high tempersture...around 80 of
120...where it has always been.
I feel if I drove it longer i might have a problem. But 10 miles it
should be fully heated or overheated...correct?
Car works fine..I don't drive it over 10 miles before I stop.
There is water in the well that I can see when I take the cap off (I
wait till its cool) ...I ovefilled it a bit to see if that would
Thanks for anything you can help me with. I plan to bring it to a
mechanic but I'd like your input first so I sound somewhat
Again, thanks in advance!
Does the light come on if it is overheating or if the water is low?
Thanks very much!
I tried to pull the sensor off after having unlached it and it broke
(the plastic) in my hand. I cleaned it and reconnected it (even) broken
and the light went out and all is fine. I haven't gotten down to where
it connects below but I assume it is just a connection I can reach...?
I now have to find a reasonable place to buy the sensor. Any
suggestions/.... you have been soooo helpful so far.
Peter W Peternouschek wrote:
You probably don't have to replace the sender. I sounds like you broke the
connector to the sender. As long as the pins make good contact you are
probably ok as is.
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