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Temp moves toward hot when standing still in freeway

Customer Question

Temp moves toward hot when standing still in freeway traffic
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you noticed any leaking?
Customer: Yes, no leaking. Once I' m moving the temp will begin to drop toward normal
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 2005 Chrysler 300 C
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Not driving it. Talked to the service dept. stated poss something is wrong with the fan
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  Jerry replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome. My name is ***** ***** you for visiting the site.

Does the radiator fan come on when the temp rises at a stop?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No sure
Expert:  Jerry replied 11 months ago.

That would be the first thing to check. Are any trouble codes set?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
No alert lights showing
Expert:  Jerry replied 11 months ago.

I see, thanks. You will want to see if the radiator fan does work and also the #19 and #22 fuses in the under hood fuse block.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Okay any thing else to check
Expert:  Jerry replied 11 months ago.

Let me just say that any money that you paid, or if you have a subscription, that money stays in your account until the answers are rated, (positive) regardless of how fast or how long it may take to get finished. You can FOLLOW UP AT ANYTIME, even after rating.

You will also want to check the level of the coolant and that it is circulating, (radiator is equally warm in the core) and that there are no leaks in the system, thanks

Expert:  Jerry replied 11 months ago.

If you accept my additional service request for your email address, you can give me your email in a private info box and I'll send you the answers with some diagrams in a PDF file, the file is rather large.

You will just have to accept the additional service offer and ENTER your email address in the “ENTER CONTACT INFO” section so that I can see it. Thanks

I do not have access to your email address,