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MY CAR OVERHEATS ONLY ON THE HIGHWAY

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MY CAR OVERHEATS ONLY ON THE HIGHWAY
Submitted: 3 months ago.Category: Chrysler
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Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago
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You could have a weak hose being sucked down by the water pump at higher rpms, I would check that out first

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
the house appears to be in good shape no weak we run the car for hours and it only overheats when i am driving over 70 mph for a few minutes if i drive it slower then 70 mph it doesn't overheat
Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

I would run it at 3000 for a few minutes after it get to operating temp and monitor the hoses just to be sure

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
which hose upper or lower hose ??
Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

both and any other hoses as well

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
okay let me run it for a few minutes
Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

make sure it get to operating temp before you do the full on test

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Tempeture gage a3/4 hoses are fine
Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

if thats ok I would next do a head gasket test

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Head gasket was replaced w water pump
Chrysler Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 3 months ago

That dosent mean anything, if improperly done you could have a leak or parts failure, I would check that next

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