Plug hole in oil pan where dipstick tube mounts with water tight stopper. There are either two or three bolts holding it in place. Make sure spring side of thermostat faces the engine side. Remove the thermostat housing bolts. Install the accessory drive belts. Ac Compressor removal is optional 1.
Joe This is what I was able to find for you. Open the bottom cockpit and use a garden hose and let it flush out the system while the car is running, about 10 mins should do the trick. We know everyones opinions; will be different from one another. Jim Hello, My car overheated yesterday. If system is on the verge of overheat this will cause it to do so. Remove All the Connections to the Alternator and Ac. Thats why we are showing this topic at the moment.
I drove it with the air conditioner on full blast to see if it would overheat again. Remove the thermostat assembly, and clean sealing surfaces. She spoke with the general manager on June 18, 2008 and was informed that he would receive a callback. What I would when you get part,is to run at idle with radiator cap off and let warm up from cold start. Remove the oil dipstick and tube. It is an understandable leak but since I bought it online it won't be remedied anytime soon.
What I would when you get part,is to run at idle with radiator cap off and let warm up from cold start. Drain cooling system to the thermostat level or below. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems. To view just about all graphics in 2002 Chrysler Sebring Cooling System Diagram images gallery you should comply with back to :. Otherwise fuel economy and performance will suffer. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Sebring. Finally, if those dont work, flush out your radiator.
If system is on the verge of overheat this will cause it to do so. Instead I still have the car on my credit and can not get another one. Remove Uper Alternator Bolts Access from the Hood. If its not moving, its a bad water pump. Remove Uper Alternator Bolts Access from the Hood. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Sebring. It is the morning and pretty cool right now in Texas.
If it came from the factory with 2 thermostats then yes it is mandatory. Then my wife noticed it still was overheating. The opposite is also possible; the engine could fail to reach the proper temperature because the thermostat allows too much fluid to flow through. Raise and safely support the vehicle. This can take a while as fans won't come on till thermostat is opening. However its a little odd to me that my car has the issue they had the recall on.
There are 2 bolts to remove. Remove the accessory drive belts. Removing the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Then my wife noticed it still was overheating. As someone else stated, it's a tedious job but not impossible. Place the new thermostat assembly into the engine outlet connector.
To troubleshoot if this was indeed the bad thermostat, I drove down to the dealership to pick up a new one with it currently off my car so I'm getting full water flow through the system. If you also remove the dipstick be sure to cover the hole so anti freeze can't get into the oilpan. If your engine doesn't get coolant, it overheats. Place the new thermostat assembly into the engine outlet connector. If it all seems to be going well then i would let fans cycle for 2 may be 3 time before test drive.
Remove Thermostat housing bolts 12. Align air vent upward with notch on the cylinder head 2. Install engine outlet connector onto cylinder head and tighten bolts to 110 inch lbs. Raise the car on Hoist Or Jack up 3. Install the thermostat and gasket into the thermostat housing. Install the accessory drive belts.
Clean residual coolant from area around hole for dipstick. I suspected that as being bad, them found out that there was 2 different thermostats in this system. Align air bleed with notch on the cylinder head. Of course keep eye on temp as it warms up. Remove the lower alternator mounting bolt. Published by means of MotorPosts Team from February, 7 2016. Now the car was a total loss and I am out of a car.