Tighten the diagonal lower intake manifold bolts 2 to 25N·m 18 lb ft. If you get some Brasso it will polish up like brand new. A new-design intake gasket with superior sealing qualities Part No. Until that problem is fixed that light won't go out. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your Century is located and how to check the coolant level.
The Low Coolant light on the dash could also illuminate. But that was years ago and there hasn't been a coolant leak problem since I got that fixed. Taking off the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to up explosively and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Its hard to pinpoint a leak until it has a constant leak while sitting still. They claim the use of any other type of liquid in the coolant system will do considerable damage. Not sure if it is radiator or heads? I was just preaching to my kids about buying American Made vehicles and to hell with the darn Jap cars. Refer to Coolant Level Module Replacement in the Engine Cooling sub-section.
I launched the spring twice before getting it secured probably because I'm old. You can pry up the arm off of the shaft and then check the teeth. Notice An oil leak may result if the vertical bolts are not tightened before the diagonal bolts. Complete the tightening sequence by torquing the diagonal bolts to 18 ft. Cause Intake manifold may be leaking allowing coolant, oil or both to leak from the engine. I dont know where you live but if there an Auto Zone parts store nearby, then they can put there computer on it and tell you for free. I know the systems aren't connected except the water pump? The probe should be a bright brass color when finished.
It is now at the exact level that it has been for almost six months. Blown fuse that controls the power windows. Always thermostat or water pump. You need a new crank sensor. Please let me know what your thoughts are.
Here's the info you'll need to do the job: Begin by tightening the four vertical inner bolts to 62 in. These terms are used for identification purposes only. If it comes on again after that, you can either keep removing the sensor to clean, flush the system, or simply unplug the sensor. However, if you live in an equatorial country, your coolant is more likely to be water. Complete the tightening sequence by torquing the diagonal bolts to 18 ft. If there has not been a recent gasket replacement, locate and repair the source of the engine oil contamination.
The complaints you're likely to get irom customers can vary from oily spots on the driveway to continually having to top up the coolant reservoir with antifreeze. Please tell me yes to either of these, since I don't want to face the bill for that other job Thanks for you guy's replies. Removed the clip and pull the sensor out. Your 2002 Buick Century includes a radiator coolant sensor. Theses engines have a history of having lower intake gasket leaking. You can listen for your compressor to click as it turns on, then feel the 2 silver pipes leading from it to your firewall. Highly recommend the Century for a good used car.
If this doesnt work then you will need to take it to a specialist with a computer to see why the light is on and you may have to get the problem fixed for it to go off. But this air conditioning thing has me confused -- why is that even involved? Not sure if it is radiator or heads? I have never crossed coolant. Beware that it is very secure because if it's not completely flat. The new bolts will come with a pre-applied threadlocker on them. If your Century has this type of bulb, we do not recommend that you attempt to change it yourself.
See sources and related links below for replacement bulb information. It was being sucked off into the engine and super-heated into steam causing a major engine sludge problem. I'd suggest taking it to a shop you trust and have them flush it and see if that solves your problem The low coolant light in my 97 Century 3. The engine coolant level indicator in located on the passenger side of radiator and the only fix is replacement. It blinked on and off in four or five second intervals, continuously.
Well, the low coolant light started flashing, then not flashing, then flashing again -- now it's usually flashing. The car isn't overheating is it? It will probably have a black cover. This sensor, mounted on the inside of the radiator, tells you when your radiator needs coolant. Your nearest Autozone will do that for free. From what I have read on here, that is a sign of a lower intake manifold gasket breakdown. Also, the coolant was really only dirty on the top at the filler points.