CAR OVERHEATING

  • Tiny
  • Anonymous
  • 2005 Chrysler PT Cruiser
  • 86,140 miles

Car overheating. Plastic coolant container fills up overflows but doesent recycle coolent back into the radiator

Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 AT 3:42 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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  • 24,978 posts

Suspect a leaking cylinder head gasket. Combustion gases will push coolant into the reservoir and the leak will prevent vacuum from building to draw the coolant back into the radiator when it cools down. Your mechanic can do a chemical test at the radiator to verify a leak.

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Wednesday, March 20th, 2013 AT 5:52 PM

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