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Chrysler Concorde Poor Heat Output Due to Air in Cooling System After Service

 
Chrysler Concorde Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 91,666 mi (12,000 mi - 137,000 mi)

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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. Our technicians tell us the proper coolant fill procedure should be used to prevent this problem from occurring.

  • I just had the radiator repaired about 8 months ago. I thought everything was okay until yesterday I noticed the temperature gauge needle climbing up rapidly to over half after less than a mile. I also noticed a strange smell whyich makes me think that maybe I need to have coolant added. Only I do not know what part of the engine to add.

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  • Visitor, , 126,000 mi

    After many hours of testing the cooling system, I tested the heater core for blockage internally, and found the heater core to be almost plugged up. I replaced the heater core and it solved the problem! The heater core was under $100.00, but it took me 15 hours to complete the repair, and I am an SAE certified "Master" mechanic. If you have a repair shop or dealer do the work, it will be expensive.

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  • Visitor, , 12,000 mi

    Head gasket leak, bleed coolant to release air bubbles

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