changed waterpump, thermostat, radiator(old Radiator cranked) on tank, and res tank. took out plugs crank get mist stream smells more like gas then antifreeze let car idle for 2 hour stays at mid cold hot no overheat drive 2 miles temp shoot up to hot
overheat on 2001 Chrysler 300M
by jjinc in Newburgh, NY on November 03, 2010
ANSWER by shadetreeauto on November 03, 2010
sounds like a head gasket to me.have you checked the fans?
Poor output from the heater and/or engine overheating can be caused by air left in the cooling system after the cooling system has been serviced....
...air bleed valve is open. Follow the proper fill procedure—it will prevent problems with overheating, low heat output from the heater, and possible coolant bottle failure.
I have had the my water pump, radiator, thermostat, intake manifold gasket replace and them temp gauge still goes high. I have to keep my heater blwoing high all the time so it does not over heat. ...
changed radiator, water pump, thermostat, and reserve tank still overheating
I have to add antifreeze and oil to my car before driving short distances for it not to overheat. There is a residue on the front windshield.