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2003 Chrysler Sebring GTC 2dr Convertible

2003 Chrysler Sebring
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Front Wheel Drive, 2 Door Convertible GTC, Compact
21 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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September 5, 2012, 5:20 pm

Chris B

Question: my car got hot now wont start

I have a 2001 chrysler sebring lxi coupe with a 3.1 L engine i just replaced the starter on it and the other day the temp gage shot to hot shut off and now it wont start, ive checked the wires the fuses the belts the starter relay...what could it be?

September 9, 2012, 9:34 am

Richard W
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You have water in the cylinder from a blow head gasket. I would remove all the spark plugs and crank the engine. It should crank over and shoot water out of the cylinder. You could also check to see if your coolant level is low. If it still does not crank check for 12 volts on the little wire on the starter while trying to crank engine. No voltage check igintion switch has voltage change starter again.

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September 11, 2012, 5:11 pm

Chris B

No water in the cylinder, and don't have a blown head gasket.

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September 11, 2012, 5:16 pm

Chris B

Oh and it cranks fine it just won't run

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