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Coolant leaking? Please HELP!

Old 08-19-2009, 07:38 PM
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I have a 2003 Volvo S80 T6. I recently had the fuel pump replaced because the car was not starting. After having that replaced the car runs fine now, however a noticed that my coolant light came on and I was a little low on coolant. So I filled it back up thinking the light would go off but it didn't. I also discovered that I was leaking coolant. What do you think this means? i really would like some help please.
Old 08-19-2009, 07:58 PM
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One answer...for the light staying on, the float sensor in the plastic bottle maybe bad...You could try just poking the round float thing in the bottle with something, I might be just stuck.

Your other question depends...Where is it leaking from? Could be a loose hose connection, radiator could be leaking, drain **** could be leaking......I know on my 99, the outside plastic piece(outside edges)of the radiator leak...getting worse n worse.

Try to visually trace where its coming from.
Old 08-19-2009, 09:23 PM
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yeah its really hard to tell you know, you have to investigate, grab a flash light and get underneath the car, look around, also loo around the engine bay

i have seen people on here report bad coolant level sensors with their bottle full, so poking around is not a bad idea

try to find where the leak is coming from
Old 09-11-2009, 02:43 PM
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ALso check if the carpet on the drivers side or passenger side floor. If they are wet, you have a heater core issue that is found under the dash. that one is a pain, I ended up having to replace heater core and took the car for a carpet shampoo and wet vac service.
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