Mechanics

ANTIFREEZE LEAK

1999 Chrysler Cirrus • 6 cylinder FWD Automatic •

Enter your question. I have a 99 Chrysler Cirrus 2.5 L V6, and is it possible to check for leaks and replace the water inlet pipe going to the water pump. Also how to remove the filler neck and thermostat housing unit.
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Cirrus99
January 1, 2011.



The filler neck (t-stat housing) is held on by 2 bolts. Remove the bolts. As far as the inlet pipe, it is bolted in place. Remove the bolt and carfully turn it while removing it. There is an o-ring at the end. Make sure to replace it. If the tube breaks or buckles, you can get a replacement for it at most parts stores. They are about 15 dollars. As far as looking for the leak, get a pressure pump for the cooling system and pressurize the system to check for the leak. Also, make sure the hoses are in good condition before reinstalling them.