Why is hose collapsing and car running hot in a 2002 sebring coupe?
If this is on a 2.7 litre engine, probably the cooling system needs to be bled. Other causes could be the thermostat, but they are very relieable. Even though the cooling system reserviour shows full, the cooling system might just need to be bled properly. Has the engine had a cooling system failure. Blown hose or leaky radiator Most common for this failure on the 2.7l engine is low coolant level. The heater core supply lines and temperature sensor sit as high as the top of the engine and when the cooling system gets low on coolant, the first thing noticed in cooler weather when you turn on the heater is no heat coming from the heater. You may also notice the temperature gauge fluctuation(moving up and down), or below normal to normal temperatures. This is all caused from low coolant level. Fill coolant tank, then properly bleed the cooling system. You can bleed the cooling system by placing a clear plastic hose on the coolant bleeder valve at the top of the engine, just left of the intake manifold. Next to it is the engine coolant temperature sensor. Place the other end of the hose in a clear container, open the valve counterclockwise and monitor the coolant flow through the tube. When the bubbles stop and coolant is clear, your system is clear of all air and full of coolant. You may need to redo this two or more times after driving a while.
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The thermostat could be bad not opening when the temperature reaches the opeing stage and the water is boiling back over to the tank and over flowing....
It is your "check engine" light. It is telling you that something is wrong with the engine or engine controls. It could be minor or major. You will need to get the "codes" rea…d to find out the problem.\n. \n Answer \n. \nUse a code scanner to find out what is wrong.
Car gets hot and hoses/radiator are good . Check the fan. If you have an electric fan, verify it comes on when the car is at operating temp. If you have a 'clutch' fan you… can verify it's working by starting the car and listening for the fan to change pitch or 'roar' when it warms up. This can be quite noticeable on larger fans (NEVER put your hands anywhere near a moving fan. Keep a safe distance). With the engine off check the fan for excessive movement (clutch type) by rocking a fan blade back and forth. There should be little or no play. If your fan is attached to the water pump this is also a good way to check it's operation. Again, there would be little or no play.. Despite the popular myth, your car NEEDS a thermostat. Do not remove it from operation. To properly check a thermostat, remove it from the vehicle and place in a pan of hot water of approximately the same temperature (usually stamped on the thermostat - but not always). Generally, if it opens - it's good. Check your manual for the proper temperature range and replace if found defective. You can also check water pump flow by leaving the thermostat out of the housing. Re-fill the car with water and run the engine with the radiator cap off. Once filled, you should easily be able to see a 'current' flow by. If your view is blocked, rev the car once or twice. Water should come flowing out of the radiator at a pretty good rate. Don't forget to replace the thermostat. . If your car stays cool at lower speeds and all of the above checks out ok but your car still overheats at high speeds, it's probably the radiator. With the engine warmed up sitting at an idle, measure the temperature of the upper and lower tanks. There should be (ideally) a 40+ degree differential with the upper tank being hotter (obviously). Even if the overall temperature is not exceeding the maximum heat range, a lower differential indicates a problem and the radiator needs serviced or replaced. Example: If the top tank is at 195 o (normal operating temperature) but the bottom tank is a 185 o then the radiator needs serviced. Water is not cooling before it heads back into the engine and at high speeds, this will just get worse. . Also , re-check the lower hose. On some cars I have seen this hose collapse after the engine warms up, restricting flow. Even though the hose appeared to be in good shape.. There are also some engine conditions relating to fuel mixture (a 'lean' condition) that can cause overheating, but this is rare on any newer cars.
You changed the thermostat in your 2002 Chrysler sebring why does it still runs hot and the oil light comes on?
One possible solution would be that you didn't bleed all the air from the cooling system after replacing the thermostat. The coolant temperature switch is located next to the …air bleed valve for the cooling system at the top of the engine. When the cooling system gets air locked(not bled)there is no water passing through the system. Attach a clear plastic hose to the bleed valve, place the other end in the radiator reserviour, open the valve and monitor the fluid and air bubbles through the hose until the fluid runs clear. You may have to bleed the system several times as air is trapped throughout the system and driving will cause the air to eventually move to the top of the engine.. As for the oil light. Does the light stay on all the time or only at low idle rpm. I'm sure that you have checked the oil level to see if it is full. The oil pressure sending unit may need to be replaced. Can you check the oil pressure with a mechanical gauge to see if it is correct. The 2.7l engine should have 7.5 psi pressure at idle after warm up.
Should be the "peel off" type. Remove wheel. Remove caliper mounting bolts. Slide caliper off rotor. Rotor should slide off hub assembly
Nope I have tried for my 01 coupe it's the same as yours but so far no luck
This one's a no-brainer. Go to Auto Zone, et al, and purchase the hose, look at the other one, remove and replace.
1) Rubber will soften when heated, so yes, BUT... 2) the cooling system on a car is a pressurized environment - so the hoses should actually be firm due to the internal p…ressure.
A blown head gasket
It is located under the passenger seat.
The hoses and thermostat are changed and the radiator is less than a year old. Why is the car still running hot?
Bad water pump , problem with engine cooling fan ( if it is actually running hot and not a problem with the gauge or sending unit )
If the fan does not run, that is probably why it overheats.
Depends on which part. The exhust manifold can be glowing red, while the most of the engine should be slightly below the boiling point of water.
The fan is bolted to the radiator, under the hood.
Can you replace a 2.7L engine in a 2002 Chrysler Sebring convertible with a 3.0L from a same year Chrysler Sebring coupe?
It is not a direct swap. They use different transmissions,computers, wiring, etc.
The pressure inside the vacuum hose is lower than the pressure outside the hose. If the hose is old and weakened, it'll fold up on itself. If the pressure difference is bigger… than the hose is expected to be able to deal with(by some other reason) the hose will collapse too. If someone has replaced a real vacuum hose with, say a fuel hose, that too can be a reason.
Kinda-sorta. Most cars, the heater is part of the cooling system. If you pullthe heater hose off you're left with a hole that'll drain thecoolant out. If for some reason you w…ant to run a car w/o theheater hose or the heater, you need to make sure that the coolantstill can circulate as it's expected. You'll either need to plugsomething, or run a bypass loop.