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What would cause a 2007 PT Cruiser to overheat?

What would cause a 2007 PT Cruiser to overheat?

Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. In addition to leaking around the pump, you may have a leak elsewhere in the cooling system coming from one of the hoses going to or from the radiator.

Are there any issues with the Chrysler PT Cruiser?

No major areas of concern have surfaced since the PT Cruiser has been on sale, so provided the car has been maintained according to the service schedule, all should be well. Electrical features like windows, door-locks and mirrors should always be checked as it’s amazing how expensive they can be to set right if there’s a problem.

What kind of engine does a PT Cruiser have?

Three trim levels are available, Classic, Touring and Limited, all powered by the decidedly modest 140bhp 2.0-litre Neon sourced engine. Hot versions have been repeatedly mooted but have yet to materialise.

How much does a new PT Cruiser cost?

(Based on a 2001 PT Cruiser Classic, excl VAT) A full exhaust system will be about £500. Brake pads front and rear are about £60 and £70, a starter motor is about £190 and an alternator around £285. You’ll pay around £240 for a new door mirror, roughly £350 for a radiator and about £95 for a replacement windscreen.

How many rows of seats does a PT Cruiser have?

Though there are only two rows of seats, the cabin is extremely well thought out, with no fewer than 26 different interior combinations. For a start, the second row can be removed completely and have rollers to make the task easier (why has no one apart from Chrysler thought of that before?).

What happens when the fan is not on on a PT Cruiser?

Since the fan is not on, the freon actually seems to boil in the condenser causing the compressor to cycle and excessive low side pressure because of the condenser not being cooled down Your right about that. than there is two relay in the outside fuse box the control high and low fans.

How does the a / C compressor clutch work on a PT Cruiser?

The A/C low pressure switch is electrically connected in series with the A/C-heater control mode switch and the A/C high pressure switch, between ground and the powertrain control module (PCM). The A/C low pressure switch contact opens or closes the path the ground, signaling the PCM to turn the A/C compressor clutch on and off.

Where is the ohm meter on a PT Cruiser?

If you have 12 volt here than check the relay for power at pins 25 on the low relay should be hot with the key on and pin 4 on the high relay should be hot with the key on. You will need a volt ohm meter for the tests.

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Ruth Doyle