I have an 02 pt cruiser that keeps over heating, we have put in a new thermostat, and a sensor thing (sorry hubby isn't here to give me the technical term) we have flushed the radiator and added all

Asked by Sep 20, 2013 at 12:51 PM about the 2002 Chrysler PT Cruiser Limited

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

new coolant but it continues to over heat,
the cooling fan isn't kicking on going to
pick a part to try and locate one, anything
other ideas or suggestions on what it may
be?

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If fan not turning on I would start there. It should come on when engine temp rises and should also come on when car is idling with ac on. Check for voltage at fan motor when you are idling and the ac is on. If there is voltage replace fan motor if no voltage check fuses and relays for it.

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