how long should i continue to ride with a leake in my 96 grand cherokee jeep radiator after putting one bottle of antifreeze in the radiator and the overflow backup with the overheating of thejeepeee

Asked by Jan 28, 2017 at 09:49 PM about the 1996 Jeep Cherokee 4 Dr SE 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My 96 grand Cherokee jeep is leaking and
overheating for one day.and I can't get service for
two days ..how long before I damage the jeep..and
how can I delay the process...should I replace
radiator and until then should I turn the ac on for
travel

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257,525

I could decipher most of it. Do not continue to drive your Jeep, you won't get far anyway, and if you do continue to drive it, you'll be swapping an engine instead of a $10 thermostat. The AC will do nothing for you, it's turning on the heat in the cabin that helps when your in trouble.

105

good answer, that is why I light gauges not idot lights, watch the temp and keep the heat on high and change thermostat right away. fix.. heat will kill your motor...

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