How do you test the thermostat on a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus?
Any vehicle. Start it cold. Feel the upper and lower hoses as the engine warms up. If the hoses warm up the same time it's stuck open. One should get hot and the other stay colder until the engine reaches normal temp. Around 195f. Then the thermostat opens and the other will get hot. If the engine starts to over heat and one hose is still fairly cold it is stuck closed.
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At the engine end of the upper rad hose. when replacing it make sure the spring goes toward the engine. You can check you old one by putting it in a pan of hot water on the stove with a thermometer and watch if it pops open at the correct rated temperature. Might save you some money if it's working …properly. (MORE)
Thermostat is located on the transmission end of the intake manifold (left hand side) It is held with 3 bolts that are not easy to get to.(along with the thermostat itself) You will need to remove the black plastic tubing that runs from the air filter to the throttle body. Good luck!
\n. \n Answer \n. \nIn my 2000 4cly 2.4l is was the easiest thing in the world. There are in a line across the front. 1-2-3-4 Left to Right. You will need a deep socket with the rubber thing inside so the sparkplug doesn't fall out of the socket after you have loosened them and need to lift th…em out of the hole. You don't not have to take any manifold off, just gently pull the rubber plug boots off the spark plugs. The order of the boots is important. Label them or just do one at a time.\n. \nin my 1999 the front 3 are easy, take the boots off, and take em out. the back 3, this is fun, u have to take off the upper intake manifold just to reach them. they are under the manifold. it gets pretty easy when you mess up and have to redo it 4 times, lol. (MORE)
Answer . \nIn the transmission dipstick tube, while the engine is running. Use a funnel that's not going to flip over when it gets full.
Answer . \nstat is located on drivers side of eginr compartment follow upper hose remove if engine is cold you will need 12 mm swilvel scocket &long extension remove two bolts to remove housing which stat in.clean surface on both and install.
The thermostat is located on the top of the manifold (2.4L) on the passenger side of the car. Just follow the top radiator hose to where it is bolted to the the manifold remove the 2 bolts holding it in place and lift the housing off the thermostat.
A tee is located to the right hand side of the intake manifold, on top you should see the coolant system cap, its silver in color and is about 2-3 inches in diameter. This tee is the thermostat housing, it goes to your radiator and engine block, remove it from the block and you should see the thermo…stat. Remember when replacing the thermostat, the spring side goes into the block!. 2.0L and 2.4L it is under where the upper rad hose hooks to the engine. 2.5L it is under where the lower rad hose hooks to the engine. (MORE)
I do not work on chryslers but a common sense thing to do is follow your radiator hose to the gooseneck (thermostat housing- where the radiator hose meets the block) and thermostats are located in that housing. Usually 3-4 bolts and a gasket. O ya pus a small fluid surprise.
Answer . The coolant drain plug is located on the bottom left side of the radiator when looking from front of car. To access it you must remove the passenger side fog light and push the rubber cover out of the way. It only takes a 1/4 turn and the fluid drains out of the hole in bottom of front s…poiler. If it has none, then the bottom radiator hose will have to be removed to drain the coolant. (MORE)
\n. \n Answer \n. \n. \nI am doing this now and I have the car on jacks and the drivers side tire removed, along with the plastic panel inside the wheel well which grants you access to the battery. I sprayed everything with engine degreaser and shot water all over the area the day before I d…isconnected anything so the area would have a chance to dry. I am also replacing the input & output speed sensors as a precaution, since they are in the same area and tend to fail. They just screw in, from what I've read. \n. \nThe solenoid pack is unbolted from the Top with 3 bolts and a 4 bolt/screw holds the electrical connector in tight.\nYou need a 12" extension. Perhaps 10mm bolts. (MORE)
Answer . does the third brake light work? if not probably brake light switch but check the fuse first. if yes, there are thes really cheezey circuit boards in the tail light housings that go bad all the time. they look like plastic strips.
In the thermostat housing on the engine. It is under the housing where the lower radiator hose hooks to the engine.
You remove the left front tire, the left fender liner, and then can remove the battery.
open the drivers door and there at the end of the dash is the pannels door..it pops out and exposes all the box with the fuses...real easy to get to..thx
Could be bad plugs and plug wires,distributor cap and rotor,EGR valve,check PCM.Could be some type of sensor.
Usually the thermostat can be located by following the top radiatorhose to the engine and it would be right there, fastened bypossibly two bolts to the intake. That is correct for the four cylinder. On the six, it is under thehousing where the lower radiator hose hooks to the engine.
The Cirrus did not have the 2.7L. On the 2.7L it is under thehousing where the lower radiator hose hooks to the engine.
If it is the v6, you might want to just get another car. But if you just have to know...... I would pull the engine and tranny together. Remove the radiator and fan assembly. Remove the ac compressor ...disconnect the wiring harness from fans, outdoor temp, driver's side fog light, tranny control …and whatever else you see in the front. remove the wheels and pull the axles. remove hoses from the rack and pinion. undo exhaust manifold in the rear. disconnect o2 sensor. Plan on replacing all of the motor mounts. Don't be disappointed, when you may have to replace lower control arms just to replace lower ball joints. Basically, you're looking at one full day of getting it out. Don't try to do the 95-97 swap into your car; eventhough, the 2.5 is a 2.5 with the exception of a few sensors. Replace the valve cover gaskets while it's out and maybe a tune up as well. If someone tells you that they are a great mechanic and will do it for less than $600, expect to be looking for someone else to finish the job. The cloud series cars are good as long as they are running but Daimler spent too much time perfecting the art of putting a big engine a mid size car.... (MORE)
there are 2 torx screws where the headlight housing is mounted to the radiator support. Remove these first. They are 4 to 5 inches long so they have to be pulled after unscrewing them. Remove the housing assembly. Then unplug the wiring, turn the light and remove it from the housing. Install in reve…rse order. Make sure the aligning stud is inserted into the fender. (MORE)
4 Cylinder it is on the back of the block.. 6 Cylinder it is next to the oil filter.
the battery is loacted behind the front tire on the driver's side. You have to jack up the car and remove the tire. Behind the tire is a compartment where the battery is located. There is a cover to the compartment. If I remember correctly, there are two screws that hold it on.
O2 sensors are located in the exhaust manifolds and in front of and behind the exhaust catalytic converters. You can use a wrench (22mm) or a O2 sensor socket to replace them. the sensors screw into the ports. Sometimes you need to heat the port around the sensor good & hot to break loose the rust. …Heat it red hot then cool it off totally (so you can hold on to it), then undo it. you may have to heat & cool it 2 or 3 times. Don't take it out hot as this may distort the threads on the O2 port and you may have to replace the port (exhaust shops have them). (MORE)
Underneath the passenger side dash.if you look under there you will see a plastic cover that is held in with 2 or 3 plastic clips,remove the clips and the plastic piece,you will see the resistor it is only held in with 2 screws,and it can be removed fairly easy.
Disconnect the remote battery negative cable from the terminal on shock tower . Remove air cleaner resonator. . Remove the battery positive cable nut from starter. Remove battery positive cable and generator output wire from starter . Disconnect push on solenoid connector. Unlock the red locking …tab and compress lock to release the connector. . Remove two bolts attaching starter to transmission housing and remove starter from vehicle. . Reverse steps to install. (MORE)
Open it , push those side clips outward with screw driver and then pull ur glove box door downward, once that is done u will see screws, unscrews and there u go its out
12/12/08 The resistor block is located on the passenger side lower dash. Pull off the plastic heater cover (2 tabs on each side (L&R) ) to expose the heater motor and heater resistor pack. it is rectangular about 1"x 3". Disconnect you Battery first. Uplug the wire from the resistor pack …Remove the 2 screws on both sides and it will pull right out. Replace in reverse order and you should be good to go until it goes out again? Well I have replaced this blower motor resistor 4 times. It cost about $50 bucks at your so friendly Chrysler dealer. I just ordered another one from www.rockauto.com for about $16 bucks! Had several brands too, I bought a GM Part this time! There is only 1 real resistor in this thing and I am going to measure the resistance before I install it, If it fails again I am going to get a bigger wattage resistor and fix it myself! Tired of this insanity! My life is not going to center around a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus!! Merry Christmas! Bobw5bw (MORE)
It is on the side of the fuel tank. You have to lower the tank to access.
Chrysler does not have inertia or reset switches. . The fuel systemis controlled with relays. The relays are in the under hood fusebox.
If your car has the 2.5L engine. The EGR valve is located directly under the coolant fill cap & pipe. The EGR has a long metal tube that goes from the EGR valve to the upper intake plenum.
It is inside the distributor. You have to replace the distributorto service the cam sensor.
Four cylinder, it is on the driver side end of the head. Sixcylinder, it is inside the distributor.
On the four cylinder it is under the housing where the upperradiator hose hooks to the engine. On the six cylinder it is underthe housing where the lower radiator hose hooks to the engine.
Remove ground cable. Using a prying tool, gently pry outward and remove the trim bezel. Unfasten the mounting screws holding the radio. Pull outward and remove the wiring harness and antenna lead from back of radio, remove radio from car. In stall in reverse order.
4 cylinder : under upper radiator hose fitting on engine. 6 cylinder : under the housing that lower hose hooks to.
Beings I at first ask this question here, and it appeared to be some great mystery that no one could answer, I decided to ask the question, and then come back and give the answer, to help others! The Crank Sensor is on the backside of the engine. It is right below the the temperature gauge sensor (t…emp sensor has a bright green wire running to it). The easiest way to get to it is raise the front of the car and get to it from underneath. Remove the 8 mm bolt, spray some penetrating oil on it and let it soak (the sensor has a rubber o-ring on it that may stick). Genitally, twist while pulling the sensor. If it gets stuck, it is very fragile, don't pry on it, it will break and then you will have to chisel it out. Trust me! Now why I asked the question in the first place. The car was running fine, and it acted like it had sucked up some bad fuel (water) or bad fuel pump. It ran rough for a couple minutes then shut down and wouldn't restart. Went back the following morning to retrieve car. It started up and ran for about a minute and a half, and acted like bad fuel or fuel pump again. No Check Engine light. Brought car home. Checked fuel pump pressure and it was reading low. Replaced fuel pump, fuel and fuel filter. Once again would start up run for a minute or two, start running rough then shut down. Still no Check Engine light. Put OBD code reader on and was advised was cam sensor error code PO340 and a couple transmission codes (PO700 and PO725). Replaced cam sensor with new, cleared codes. Now would not run at all with no fire from coil pack. With key on could hear relays for fuel pump and injectors rapidly kicking in and out. Checked codes again came up with PO 340 code again. This did not seem right. Replace the coil pack. Still no fire. Running out parts to replace, I came on here and asked this question, and could find no answers. I looked all over the engine and bell housing and found the crank sensor. I replaced the crank sensor cleared the cam sensor code and it fired right up. Never once did the Check Engine light come on. If you have a car that is running rough, shutting down, no fire, and no check engine light, like I did and after much trial and error, this would be an excellent place to start! (MORE)
Chrysler doesn't use fuel cut off switches, the fuel system is computer controlled with relays
Are you sure you mean 2002 Chrysler Cirrus -- they quit making the Cirrus in 2000. It is now a Sebring
The actual parts cost about $4.00 to $8.00 but if you have a mechanic change it for you expect to pay around $70.00 in labor.
Usually no compression is a mechanical failure. Probably the timingbelt, May also have bent valves. Usually no compression is a mechanical failure. Probably the timingbelt, May also have bent valves.
The abs system will have wiring going to the wheel bearings for thespeed sensors. The abs system will have wiring going to the wheel bearings for thespeed sensors.
It is under the housing where the lower radiator hose hooks to theengine. It is under the housing where the lower radiator hose hooks to theengine.
It is on the starter which is on the front lower side of the engine. It is on the starter which is on the front lower side of the engine.
4 cylinder : under upper radiator hose fitting on engine. 6 cylinder : under the housing that lower hose hooks to. 4 cylinder : under upper radiator hose fitting on engine. 6 cylinder : under the housing that lower hose hooks to.
Front of transmission, just below where the cooler hoses attach. Front of transmission, just below where the cooler hoses attach.
They are located through the center of the valve cover. They are located through the center of the valve cover.
Four cylinder, on top of the valve cover. V6, it is a non serviceable component inside the distributor. You will need a new distributor.
The firing order for a 2000 Chrysler Cirrus is 1-2-3-4-5-6. Click the link for a diagram of the connections.
Mounted under the hood on the driver's side next to the firewall.Same place you will find the master cylinder on most cars. Has ayellow cap.
You hook the cables to the jump start posts under the hood on the driver side.
Can it be removed, yes. Is it legal to not replace or reinstall it, no. Will the car perform better without it, no.