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Chrysler 2002 T&C LXi: Like to know why my T&C is always

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Like to know why my T&C is always overheating
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** it went from 16lbs to 12, it isnn't holding pressure. Do you see any external leaks when pressurizing system?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No, no leaks that I can see and no leaks under van
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Could bottom hoe be collapsing because of new water pump?
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.
Is the bottom hose collapsing? The new water pump should not cause that.
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.
What all has been replaced?
Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Could the radiator be clogged? Had it back flushed about a year ago.
Expert:  Dan replied 10 months ago.
What you are describing sounds similar to a clogged radiator but that wouldn't explain system not holding pressure. System should easily hold 16 psi if not you will want to start checking or pin hole leaks in radiator. If none are found then next step will be checking cylinders to see if they are filling up with coolant during pressure test, if so you know the head gasket is leaking. But if system is not holding pressure that would only mean internal or external coolant leak. Let me know if you have more questions, thanks.

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