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I have a concorde 2000 3.2 it overheated and melted a whole in resivour tank

We replaced tank still overheated .so replaced thermostat,still gets hot,now loud noise clunking is it waterpump?

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Over heating is serious and needs a factory trained technician to research the problem. A FIRE could break out and injur you and your passengers.

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SOURCE: overheating still after replacing

check if the coolant sensor works cause maybe it's broken

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SOURCE: How do I replace the thermostat on a 2000

A HAYNES REPAIR MANUAL WILL BE HELPFUL.IT HAS PHOTOS AND INFORMATION TELLING YOU HOW TO REMOVE THE THERMOSTAT.

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SOURCE: Have 2001 chrysler concorde thats overheating. How

Hello Jim.
The thermostat is located at the inlet hose from the radiator on the front of the engine.
Here is a diagram of the housing.
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There are two fuses for the cooling fan and two relays as the fans run on two different speeds.
These fuses are in the under hood power distribution box.
Fuse "E" and fuse "B" and the fuse for the relays is fuse# 21.

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SOURCE: IT is overheating.I have already

you probably have either the 3.2 or the 3.5 v-6. as 15 years as a chrysler tech, i would say you need a minimum of head gaskets replaced. compression is very low. but remember this, the heads have to be checked for flatness, and if they are warped over 6 thousandths they will have to be replaced. Don

Posted on Mar 06, 2011

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