Question about 2000 Chrysler LHS
My 99'chrysler concorde stalls when the engine temprature reaches its normal heat level.it wont start until cool again..???my car has a new radiator,air filter and battery.the starter and alternator is good had it checked.all the sensors,vaccum hoses,electrical wires are connected.it runs well when its on and when im driving. (engine check light stays on when driving)do you think its the thermostat-a damaged sensor-electrical? please help me with this problem.....thank you......sincerely,horatio
Posted on Aug 18, 2009
When cold, your engine runs from a different computer mode than when warmed up...It seems that when you reach temp, the normal "run" program transitions in (undercomplicated version) Usually when the signal from the temp sending unit does not change (bad sender) the engine will remain running but will run rich. Usually if the sending unit wire is disconnected it will also remain in "cold" mode. I'm thinking that possibly the sender is internally shorting out or the computer isn't working correctly. If you have an engine light on, likely you can retrieve a code that may point you to something in that area. Or, since sender isn't very costly, change it and see if the problem clears up. (I'm not a big fan of just putting in parts without testing, but in this case it may pay off)
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