Engine Cooling problem
1999 Jeep Cherokee 4 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 176535 miles
My "check gauges" light came on yesterday & when I pulled over and popped the hood I saw the coolant "boiling" in the resevoir & spilling out all over the inside of the car (I only lost about 1/4 of it) as well as steam coming out of where the engine filter (?) Is located.
This happened a few years ago & the dealer said it was a bad switch on an internal fan, so the engine wasn't getting cooled off (?), Anyway it's not the 1st time it's happened. I was able to drive (i kep the heat on), the engine ran between 210-220 degrees and the problem hasn't resurfaced. I have been told it could be a bad radiator cap, among other things.
Any help, guidance, etc. Would be appreciated!
have the same problem?
Saturday, March 29th, 2008 AT 11:37 AM