overheating problems gauge reads cool but coolant is boiling

kaf670
0

Asked by Nov 27, 2010 at 03:43 AM about the 1996 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

coolant is full but it overheats on short outing...temperature gauge reads cool yet the
coolant is boiling when on highway the temp goes back to normal but in town will
overheat...thermostat was replaced last year yet the vehicle right after replacement
read hot but coolant was not hot now it is reading cold yet boiling...reservoir is full
and coolant is full im at a loss

3 Answers

kaf670
0

also tachometer works on and it looks as if coolant fluid has leaked on passenger side undercarriage but only class II leaks very minimal drips i just cant pinpoint if it is leaking from a location or from opening coolant cap when hot

Logan Serr
55

its prolly leaking outta your coolant over flow and sounds like an air lock or head gasket

2 out of 2 people think this is helpful.
guitars1969
230

your temperture sending unit is shot and that will prevent your fan to kick on to cool your rad ..Your sending unit is located near the themostat housing normally. good luck

4 out of 4 people think this is helpful.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • 2006 Sebring 2.7 Boiling Coolant in Reservoir 18 answers

    Have found some articles talk about the same problem in this type car, but everyone is in different situation, Hope someone can help me find the correct way to troubleshooting the problem. When my S...

    2006 Chrysler Sebring TSi

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • overheating 15 answers

    already replaced the thermostat, water pump and radiator, also have no oil in coolant, keeps overheating sometimes i have no heat?

    1997 Chrysler Sebring 2 Dr JXi Convertible

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Chrysler Sebring 2003 overheating 7 answers

    My 2003 Chrysler Sebring is overheating. A mechanic friend of mine is trying to teach me how to work on cars, and we redid the head gasket and ran into many issues, and this problem is our final bar...

    2003 Chrysler Sebring LX

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • Sebring Overheating 36 answers

    Yesterday my temperature light turned on as I was coming home and I did not make a big deal of it because I assumed it was the coolant. This morning before work I add plenty of coolant and began my ...

    2005 Chrysler Sebring Base

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • MY 2000 CHRYSLER 300M COOLANT IS BOILING OVER BUT CAR NOT OVERHEATING? 20 answers

    AFTER HAVING THE SYSTEM FLUSHED AND THE RADIATOR AND HOSE REPLACED,HELP

    2000 Chrysler 300M

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

Sebring

Looking for a Used Sebring in your area?

CarGurus has 4,377 nationwide Sebring listings starting at $1,199.

ZIP:

Search Chrysler Sebring Questions

Chrysler Sebring Experts

#1 Sparky222
Sparky222
Reputation 2,530
#2 Chris Daigle
Chris Daigle
Reputation 1,820
#3 tenspeed
tenspeed
Reputation 1,390
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Mustang"
730 Great Deals out of 39,901 listings starting at $1,450
Used Nissan Altima"
1,476 Great Deals out of 80,930 listings starting at $695
Used Chevrolet Impala"
847 Great Deals out of 32,802 listings starting at $1,300
Used Dodge Avenger"
249 Great Deals out of 6,146 listings starting at $1,900
Used Chevrolet Malibu"
1,085 Great Deals out of 65,486 listings starting at $695
Used Honda Accord"
1,233 Great Deals out of 74,168 listings starting at $995
Used Chevrolet Camaro"
718 Great Deals out of 37,299 listings starting at $3,500
Used Toyota Camry"
1,517 Great Deals out of 93,526 listings starting at $995

Used Cars For Sale

2010 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 563 listings starting at $2,900
2009 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
8 Great Deals out of 246 listings starting at $2,995
2008 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
20 Great Deals out of 772 listings starting at $1,895
2007 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
15 Great Deals out of 492 listings starting at $1,977
2006 Chrysler Sebring For Sale
395 listings starting at $2,100