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2001 PT Cruiser is overheating and oil pressure is running high

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SOURCE: 2001 PT Cruiser quit running driving down highway

I HAD THE SAME PROBLEM, I BROKE A TIMING BELT.   HAD TO REPLACE THE ENGINE.

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There are 2 small passages with square headed type socket screws . Look on drivers side of block behind where the breather hose goes to the airbox. You'll need to remove the airbox. They are slightly smaller than a 1/4" drive extension.

It is very hard to try to reach the sensor from under the car. you can removed the battery, air box, also moved the fuse box aside just a bit to get more room to work (not necessary though). After removing/moving those parts you'll have plenty of room to work with. Simply disconnect the electric connection and remove the sensor with a socket. The part was $11.99 at Kragen with a lifetime warranty! (not just a dealer only item :]) The socket isn't a special socket its just a 27mm ($9.99) deepwell. I hope this helps someone, overall the job wasn't hard so no need to pay anyone to do it for you!

If your arms are long enough, you can access it top passenger side and reach way down and you won't have to remove anything! Its good to put her up on ramps to get and idea where it is, then take her off and do the repair. Forgot to mention unlocking the electrical connection by pushing the slide lock to the side.

Good luck and hope this help and keep me posted.

Posted on Jan 11, 2010

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