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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-09-03, 07:20 PM Thread Starter
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Check Coolant light

Ok, my 91 GT has the Check Coolant light flashing occasionally, then going off. Theres plenty of coolant in the radiator and the resivoiur. Any thoughts?

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Have you check the water pump?
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When my EB did that, I found that the radiator needed flushing out. It had plenty of coolant, but blockages were stopping it from circulating very well

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I thought it may be the water pump, but from what I gather, the water pump dying, or even failing completely, would not trigger the CHECK COOLANT light. Someone PLEASE let me know if I am wrong about this. I thought this light could only be triggered by lack of coolant in the resivoir/radiator. I should flush it, though, and I'll see if it helps any.
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There should be a sensor located in the expansion bottle. This signals a low coolant level, nothing more. Some types have a float and magnet type of setup, sometimes the moving parts inside can stick which will occur with the normal surging of coolant on acceleration/deceleration.
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