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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 10-19-02, 01:45 AM Thread Starter
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Coolant Level Sensor ED

I've searched the FOrum and checked out some threads on this topic but it didn't answer my question.

I think the Coolant sensor is stuffed in my fairmont as it is comming on but the tank is not low.

However, I had the gasket done about 2000kms ago, and can't find anyleaks but yesterday the cooland dropped!! I have filled her up and she is alright for now but the light is still on.

Can I replace the sensor or do i have to replace the whole resoivoir?

Do you have to drain the collant to change the sensor? Cause it is under water!

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Not sure about the ED ones, but I know that the EA ones just unscrew. I imagine it would be the same with ED's.

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What about draining the resoivoir? Lots of cooland going to come out if i dont

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You can get yourself a New Overflow tank from the wreckers for around $50.

I have been told that The coolant Level sensor is not available as a seperate part to the overflow tank. (But the guy could have been telling me complete BS !)
The Overflow Tank from Ford Brand new is around $200 !!!!!!

I also have known a few of these things to screw themselves up, but cleaning, or flushing the Overflow tank can help fix the problem.

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Nice to see you around again Xyphoid!

My overflow tank developed a leak a few weeks ago (replace yours if it's going yellow!) and the new one cost about $100, without the coolant sensor. Yep, mine came without the sensor. Plugged my old one back in. Tell that guy he's an idiot!

I think the tanks in lower spec models without the sensor are cheaper if you want to do without it.


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