Coolant Level Sensor 1 Circuit – Voltage Below Normal or Shorted to Low Source
|Fault Code: 196
Coolant Level Sensor 1 Circuit – Voltage Below Normal or Shorted to Low Source. Low signal voltage detected at the engine coolant level circuit.
None on performance.
Engine Coolant Level Sensor Circuit
The engine coolant level sensor monitors the engine coolant level within the coolant system and passes information to the electronic control module (ECM) through the OEM harness.
The engine coolant level sensor is typically located in the radiator top tank or surge tank. Refer to the OEM troubleshooting and repair manual for location.
Possible causes of this fault code include:
- Signal circuit shorted to ground or return in the harness, sensor or connectors.