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Saturn VUE: How do you replace the low coolant level sensor

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How do you replace the low coolant level sensor in the Saturn Vue?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 2 years ago.

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On this vehicle, the coolant level sensor is built into the bottom of the coolant reservoir. The coolant reservoir will need to be removed from the vehicle in order to access the level sensor.

 

 

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  • -Drain the coolant.
  • -Remove the surge tank inlet hose clamp from the surge tank.
  • -Remove the surge tank inlet hose from the surge tank.
  • -Remove the surge tank bolts from the vehicle.
  • -Lift the surge tank to gain access to the bottom of the tank.
  • -Disconnect the low coolant sensor from the surge tank.
  • -Remove the surge tank outlet hose clamp from the bottom of the surge tank.
  • -Remove the surge tank outlet hose from the bottom of the surge tank.

 

Customer: replied 2 years ago.
We have already looked at the coolant tank and it looks as though the sensor is molded into the bottom of the tank. The sensor we bought has a nut on the end and should screw into the bottom of the tank. How do we remove the old sensor from the tank without replacing the coolant tank itself?
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 2 years ago.
On this vehicle, the coolant level sensor is built into the bottom of the coolant reservoir. You will need to replace the reservoir as a unit to replace the coolant level sensor. It sells for around $66. If you have one that screws into the bottom of the tank, you have the wrong sensor.
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