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Old 09-03-2002, 02:08   #1 (permalink)
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Question Dash Idiot Lights

Does anyone know (or have an owners manual) what is the RED warning light between the windscreen washer light and the fuel low light on the dash.

It looks like a radiator & fan - the car is running very rough (on 5 cylinders) and I fear it is a water warning light - posibly indicating a blown head gasket - your help is NEEDED!!!!
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I think its the radiator low warning light
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Yep, its definately the coolant level warning light.
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Old 09-03-2002, 04:52   #4 (permalink)
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head gasket?
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coolant level...top up your water dude

mine has come on a few times....no damage done.....

well i hope not...
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Yep definetly coolant level. Top it up and if it's still showin, you've probably got yourself a blown headgasket, which is like shedding baby teeth for EA's
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or your switch that lives in the radiator tank has become loose, does this to me all the time......go to the wreckers and by yaself a new one (assuming you have heaps of coolant still in there) If no coolant, say hello to a new headgasket!
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haha, thanks to that light it has made me aware that i have a cracked head. I go through water ever 2-4days, fully pressure tested. the most likely reason is that one of the galleys in the head is cracked and is leaking water into the pistons.. the heat just evaporates it and it leaves as exhaust
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Old 09-04-2002, 15:57   #9 (permalink)
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yep - blown it - thanks for your advice guys - now off to the ea doctor.....
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