ok so my girlfriends stepmoms pt cruiser keeps overheating need help

Asked by Feb 22, 2016 at 10:15 AM about the 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

so she put a brand new thermostat in it the fan works she said that sometimes
it would run for 3 to 5 days without overheating then one day it overheats and
it keeps doing it does anybody know what this might be

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The PT Cruiser is built on the Dodge Neon chassis/platform and both of these cars are known for three things, blown head gaskets, Coolant Systems Issues, and WEAK trannys. I am going to guess if the thermostat was correctly replaced its either the head gasket or a bad radiator. Get it into a shop and stop driving it before the heat kills the engine. Best of luck.

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