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CHRYSLER PT CRUISER GAS PROBLEM

2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser • 111,100 miles

Water pours out the reservoir, antifreeze leak was repaired and then freeze plug replaced. Still overheats, smell antifreeze. Spent about $1000. Since problem started Jan 2. HELP !
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January 29, 2013.




Sounds like a severely leaking cylinder head gasket. Your mechanic can verify that with a chemical test. He will draw air from the cooling system through a glass cylinder with two chambers partially-filled with a special dark blue liquid. If combustion gases are present, the liquid will turn bright yellow.

Caradiodoc
Jan 29, 2013.


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