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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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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 "code…s" read to find out the problem. Answer Use a code scanner to find out what is wrong.
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.
Answer . change the thermostate
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
Try 175 to 190 degrees Fahrenheit depending on the temperature rating of your thermostat. Although there are certain internal areas that experience significantly higher temper…atures the combustion chambers are around 3600 degrees Fahrenheit
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 pres…sure.
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 pull the heater hose off you're left with a hole that'll drain the coolant out. If for some …reason you want to run a car w/o the heater hose or the heater, you need to make sure that the coolant still can circulate as it's expected. You'll either need to plug something, or run a bypass loop.