coolant level sensor

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coolant level sensor

Postby scrappy » Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:27 pm

I swapped motors in my beretta and after I got it started, the coolant low light is on. I believe I got all the connections hooked back up, but I also have a bad gauge cluster. Where is the CLS or is it just my gauge cluster bad?


'89 white GTU with blue int. Just got a '00 3400 longblock dropped in. more to come.

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Postby 1988GTU » Tue Oct 11, 2005 11:36 pm

Make sure you are using the right sensors and if you are (Make sure you dbl check) using the right ones, just rapid the tank on the lower side of the rad. right near the sensor there.  Dont beat it, just tap it with a screw driver handle.  Make sure the exhaust didnt burn up any of your wires for the coolant system ( seen it done ) .  Check your levels for the fluid (maybe you didnt top it off) .


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Postby Jeff P » Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:59 am

Hey James, it's also possible that the wire to your coolant level sensor was damaged.  The sensor measures resistance to ground, and if there is too much resistance the light will come on.


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Postby scrappy » Wed Oct 12, 2005 3:52 pm

I reused all the origional sensors so  I know it Has the right ones. I might have forgotten to hook up the sensor though.
1988, are you talking about on the radiator or on the overflow tank?


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Postby Jeff P » Thu Oct 13, 2005 12:59 am

The sensor is on the radiator unless you're using a newer pressurized overflow tank (which your '89 didn't come with originally).


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Postby 1988GTU » Thu Oct 13, 2005 7:08 am

What JP said.


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