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The car keeps overheating but not Fluids on the ground. 200

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The car keeps overheating but...
The car keeps overheating but not Fluids on the ground
JA: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?
Customer: Yes
JA: What is the model/year of your Chrysler?
Customer: 200 and 2012 V 6
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Thermostat and cap
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Should I just change out the water pump? Also, there is water within the the dashboard. I can hear it slushing around
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Chrysler
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Chrysler Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 months ago
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is it running hot?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
long as there is antifreeze within the reservoir the car runs good, a/c not on
Chrysler Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 months ago

have you had it pressure checked yet?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No pressure test yet, who can do that? Is it a dealer process or can any mechanic do it?
Chrysler Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 months ago

any mechanic can...i would start with a pressure test...likley a failed water pump...but a pressure check would help confirm the leak

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
What about the water swishing within the dashboard?
Chrysler Mechanic: john -aka eauto, The Car Guy replied 2 months ago

that would be likley a clogged evap vent drain or a leaking heater core

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