2000 Plymouth neon overheating

Asked by Sep 23, 2016 at 09:05 AM about the 2000 Dodge Neon 4 Dr ES Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a question as well....i have 2000 plymouth
neon.....i have replaced the radiator, thermostat,
hoses, and fan....it always runs cool. about last
week it started overheating..when i turn the car off
it fills up the reservoir boiling over....when i take
the radiator cap off it is bone dry i keep adding
fluid but noticed today that when i take the cap off
it starts to leak fluid from the bottom near the
belts...it also leaks when i squeeze the radiator
hose to check pressure...also while driving it will
start to overheat and then it starts to go back down
like all of the sudden

2 Answers


Sounds like you water pump is no good. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F6yJFKFPM3g

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Ditto on the water pump.

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