radiator light is on dash

Asked by Sep 20, 2007 at 03:19 PM about the 1998 Cadillac Catera

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

red light is on showing a radiator.

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Hi leuice, This could be several things. It could mean that the fluid level is lower than necessary - fill to recommended fluid level. It could mean that the radiator is not flowing like it should - have the radiator flushed for obstruction. It could also mean that the temperature within the radiator is higher than it should be. In all cases, I would check/replace both radiator hoses, thermostat, and flush and fill the radiator. Both before and after the summer you should at least inspect/check your cooling system for problems. Good luck!

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the gentalmen before is correct but you might also want to look into the temp sensor itself mine did the same thing and everything was fine so i hooked it to an ethos and it was showng -36 degrees that indicates a bad sensor so look into that

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