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    Temp gage blinking light

    This morning we had 17* in Charlotte and right after cranking the car the red light on the temp gage blinked for about 5 minutes and after that it went away. All normal. I guess the cold 17* reduce the amount of coolant enough to register "low coolant level".

    What do you think?


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    Re: Temp gage blinking light

    Might be worth checking the level when your car cools off. It's pretty low if a temp drop made the low-coolant warning light up.

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    Re: Temp gage blinking light

    Two possibilities. Your coolant is low as BillC suggested or your gauge is faulty. I'd discount the temp theory.

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    Re: Temp gage blinking light

    Amazing.
    I checked the coolant level and it was a tad low... put some in (may be 4oz) and everything went away.
    I believe it was boderline and with the temp drop it was enough to indicate the fault.

    Good deal. Thanks

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