overheating

Asked by Sep 17, 2015 at 03:06 PM about the 2006 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2006 PT Cruiser convertible, for the last month I have been having
problems with it running hot.. it would start to run hot and when i turn the
heater on it goes down below half. I replaced the thermostat and it was fine
for a few days and started doing it again yesterday.. I also flushed my
radiator and the water in it looked like straight mud. I really need this car
fixed because its my only vehicle and I have a 2 year old that I need to get
to appointments... ANY SUGGESTIONS ARE WELCOME!! Thank you,
Kassie

1 Answer

69,705

Well I hope you got the mud out, that's one problem, also did you put a 50/50 mix in , instead of straight water? Need too. One other thing did you burp it? Run until warmed up with the radiator cap off, until all the air is out of the system.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Overheating 6 answers

    Overheating, engine light

    2008 Chrysler PT Cruiser Touring

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • overheating 3 answers

    PT cruiser is overheating. At idle the fan appears to be rotating the wrong way and pushing air out of the car away from the engine and thru the radiator, from my experience on older cars this seems t...

    2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating 6 answers

    2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating 33 answers

    I'm helping my neighbor whose 2009 PT Cruiser is intermittently overheating. Radiator Fan (low speed was bad), 195 thermostat (bad), radiator (replaced by a local shop) have already been addressed,...

    2009 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Overheating 3 answers

    I've changed the water pump and thermostat so why is it still overheating?

    2005 Chrysler 300 Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Search Chrysler PT Cruiser Questions

Chrysler PT Cruiser Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 2,140
#2 Gypsy Rose
Gypsy Rose
Reputation 1,380
#3 Kelly Little Ashford
Kelly Little Ashford
Reputation 1,240
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet HHR
70 Great Deals out of 2,613 listings starting at $1,500
Used Volkswagen Beetle
167 Great Deals out of 9,557 listings starting at $1,500
Used Chrysler Sebring
26 Great Deals out of 2,899 listings starting at $1,600
Used Ford Mustang
472 Great Deals out of 45,735 listings starting at $1,999
Used Ford Focus
539 Great Deals out of 57,171 listings starting at $1,095
Used Chrysler 300
413 Great Deals out of 19,932 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
813 Great Deals out of 84,287 listings starting at $1,050
Used Toyota Camry
999 Great Deals out of 90,916 listings starting at $650
Used MINI Cooper
205 Great Deals out of 10,914 listings starting at $890
Used Honda Civic
657 Great Deals out of 88,603 listings starting at $995
Used Jeep Liberty
242 Great Deals out of 7,310 listings starting at $995
Used Ford Escape
1,394 Great Deals out of 93,563 listings starting at $1,250
Used Toyota Corolla
784 Great Deals out of 73,831 listings starting at $1,995
Used Honda CR-V
896 Great Deals out of 61,170 listings starting at $988

Used Cars For Sale

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.