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Overcharge light came on and car overheated, check engine light came on and o/d light flashed, how do i troubleshoot?

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    Toni Dec 10, 2012

    Thank you Stephen for your response. I got home from work tonight and saw a major factor--the serpentine belt broke. Put OBD II on it and it has thrown codes of PO117 & P1705. Will replacing the belt fix the codes?

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I would start with having the computer checked for trouble codes and find out why it overheated. The codes may direct you as to what to test.
Most auto parts stores can scan the computer for free in hopes of selling you some parts.

Posted on Dec 09, 2012

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    Stephen Dec 10, 2012

    I doubt it. Code 117 is for the coolant temp sensor circuit low voltage and code 1705 may be for a problem with the trans shifter switch. You may need to check the circuits for the temp sensor and the park switch.

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