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Cracked thermostat housing in 2008 chrysler sebring 3.5L what happens when this occurs?

I bought the car in 2008 new. Problems ever since! Major one is car keeps overheating and I have no heat! I've had waterpump replaced, numerous thermostats put in, radiator cap, coolant and heatercore flush, and still no heat. car overheating again and now they say it's because the housing is cracked they also said this will make my car have heat???????

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  • Tori Hollis Dec 13, 2012

    I have a 2008 Chrysler Sebring 3.5L Limited edition, my car has had several problems, one issue I'm having now is overheating. This car overheats every couple of months I had a new water pump,several thermostats, radiator cap, it only masks the problem then it's back overheating. Also I have no heat in my car and nobody can seem to know why. Now they are saying my thermostat housing is cracked, whatever that is? What else can make my car have no heat and keep overheating? I have also had a heatercore flush and coolant flush and I still pulled out the lot with no heat. I spent enough money this car was a lemon from the gate!

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Did you burp the cooling system after you changed the thermostat and topped off the coolant? If not, click my screenname, go to Tips and Tricks, and follow the procedure there that I've written up. If this wasn't done, it'd be a very easy reason why you still overheat.

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Make sure the pump's belt is correctly installed. If it is double check thermo stat make sure its the correct one and properly installed. If thses items are A-ok then you have nothing to loose by having a repair shopdo a transfusion with a mfluid exchanger. You may have a blockage .If it is air lock other than getting a pressure tester that the dealers use to remove air lock the cheap way outis to run the car for an hour without the cap on It can't over heat cause there is no pressure and you'll see the steam vent out.

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