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I just bought my daughter a 2008 pt cruiser and we noticed

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I just bought my daughter a 2008 pt cruiser and we noticed coolant leaking after we drove away. Next day it over heated and smoke was coming from hood by the coolant. Took to a mechanic who said the fan doesn't even work. Would replacing the fan fix these issues?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Chrysler
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.

did he test the fan? with a outside power source to see if its good or bad?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
No he didn't test it yet. We take it back to him Tuesday but was hoping for a cheap fix that my son could fix instead of paying a mechanic.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.

Its very possible a bad fan motor i would test it first it may be the fan relay...but we need to determine if the fan motor is good or not first

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Ok great, thank you for your help! I was told could be water pump????
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 6 months ago.

the water pump is a wear item but the will not cause the fan to not operate, the water pump is timing belt driven and a bit of a project

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