coolant level gauge won't go off.

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  1. Ninety8stang

    Ninety8stang Well-Known Member

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    So I'm having an annoying issue with my level gauge. I've filled the reservoir up completely to the top and the light still stays on. I know the dash light is working correctly because it comes on when the key is turned and goes off when it's started but the light seems to come back on after about 30 seconds of run time. Any ideas for trouble shooting?
     
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    I'd start by unplugging the sensor. If the light goes off (and your coolant level is full) then I'd venture to say the sensor needs replaced.
     
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    Ninety8stang Well-Known Member

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    I saw I bit of corrosion on the prongs so I cleaned it and it seems to be doing fine for now
    Haha
     
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    doesn't take much corrosion to stop a signal.
     
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    I can't get mine to go off either and replaced the sensor numerous times and the tank once. I think a dirty tank can set it off also.

    * Sent from tapatalk while sitting on the toilet at work*
     
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    Well its back up to its old gigs so I guess I could have a bad sensor or something. I've never seen one go bad. Lol