Warning light says Stop. Check coolant.

Asked by Aug 10, 2012 at 06:25 PM about the 2003 Volkswagen Passat

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Coolant level is normal.  Engine oil level is normal.  Engine temperature is normal.  However engine seems hot and is knocking.

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If its saying check coolant level yet coolant level is good it might be the sensor and the knocking ? how many miles does it have it might be the crank shaft getting old I have on my Jetta knocking as well and thats what it is

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My 98 Passat did the same thing. It was the Coolant Temperature Sensor. A really easy fix, most people can get to it themselves with minimal tools. No idea about the knocking.

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