MY2011 Volkswagen routan 3.6 runs hot

Asked by May 12, 2016 at 08:27 AM about the 2011 Volkswagen Routan SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

MY2011 Volkswagen routan 3.6, temp goes up and down at random change
water pump flushed cooling system new radiator. Does not go over 220 yet,
any ideas what causing this Mostly does it at higher speeds Can idle all day
temp stays fine.

3 Answers

865

Your thermostat failed-- this is a well known issue with these cars-- Chrysler did a bang up job with these motors!

I`m sorry forgot to mention that was the first thing i replaced I wished it was that simple

865

Then your temp sensor failed--

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