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Can a faulty thermostat on a 97 eclipse cause the car to run poorly after heating up spit and sputter?


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2005-09-05 05:50:11
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check your antifreeze and water...maybe water pump too.check for a thermostat that is not closing ,.in other words a faulty thermostat

The most common fault are that the fuse has blown or the thermostat is faulty.

A faulty muffler will not cause this but a clogged catalytic converter will.

Could be several reasons, low on coolant (leak in the system), stuck thermostat, faulty cooling fan(s), bad head gasket, cracked head, faulty fan clutch, faulty water pump, missing fan shroud,

Cooling fan could be faulty or radiator could be clogged or have slight leaks in it .

This could be down to a faulty part like a failed heater, circulation pump or thermostat, or even simply that there is not enough water in the Hot Tub.

It could either be your thermostat or your waterpump. In either case you could have full coolant levels but with a faulty thermostat or water pump your car will still over heat. I would start with the thermostat because those are usually the cheapest and easiest to fix.

can a faluty thermostat affect your central ac working?

Low coolant, restriction in coolant flow, faulty fan clutch and/or hub, bad thermostat... you gotta do some actual diagnosis in order to narrow it down.

A faulty thermostat in a 2001 BMW 325CI can cause a coolant leak. The coolant may be leaking out a crack in the thermostat or through a warped edge. In some cases the problem may be just a bad gasket and not actually a problem with the thermostat at all.

Resistance power of 20 amps indicate whether it is good or faulty.

Sure will. Thermostat will stick shut not allowing coolant to flow

Yes it can. A faulty thermostat can cause overheating which will cause coolant to be pushed out of the system.

No, but faulty water pump or thermostat can.

You need to troubleshoot the system, is the thermostat turned up, are the radiators turned on, is the boiler on and working, if all the obvious are in order then you may have a faulty water pump or blockage (solid or air) in the system.

Faulty thermostat, burnt out coolant, and faulty fan clutch/inoperable electric fans would be the first things I checked after ensuring there was coolant in the system.

This can be caused by a number of things. # A shortage of coolant # faulty thermostat # faulty radiator cap # a blocked radiator # faulty water pump # faulty fan # leaky hoses # cracked head or block.

There could be several things wrong with the system that the thermostat gauge is connected to. You could check to see if the gauge is working correctly. If the gauge works fine, then it could be the housing that the thermostat is mounted to. It could also be a faulty bypass valve near the thermostat which prevents the engine from heating up. Check these places to see what may be wrong with your escort.

It could be the coolant level is low or a faulty thermostat.

Causes of over heating: insufficient coolant; antifreeze/water mixture not correct; thermostat stuck in closed position; faulty water pump; clogged/dirty radiator; leaks in the system.

Sounds like the thermostat is set too high so the unit is calling for heat... If the thermostat is set normally then the unit has a fault. Repairing an air conditioning unit is not a Do-It-Yourself job. The best advice anyone should give you is to call a licensed Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) technician to check the unit for you. If it is faulty it can then be decided if it is worth spending money to repair it or if it makes more sense to replace it with a new one.

Lack of coolant, faulty thermostat, radiator fan not working...

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