Just remember that Anti-freeze is dangerous to animals so dispose of everything properly. So you should chech it on our car models. Diagnostic methods can vary from mechanic to mechanic but the first thing I check is to see how hot the coolant temperature is when coolant starts flowing through the radiator hose connected to the thermostat. More perplexing is my assumption that Buddy 7 was using a 190 in the factory location. The manufacture designs the engine to run at a specific operating temperature for the most efficient operation.
The intent of the P0128 code is to indicate a faulty thermostat. You might need to shine a flashlight into the bottle since they get a little discolored with age. How is the heat inside the car is it below normal? That's likely for the best. Test the battery with a battery load tester. What are the symptoms of the P0128 code? And in my case nothing came out.
The first one sounds like a thermostat possibly stuck open. During the warmer months, the ambient temps will help the vehicle warm up normally, whereas the cold weather will make it harder for the engine to warm up. When the thermostat opens, very hot coolant should start to flow and quickly warm the radiator hose up. Did a 10 minute Frankenstat switch over from the 180 back to the stock 190. Check your coolant bottle to make sure you have at least the minimum in it. So I started the Engine and checked these two sensors.
Turn off the engine and refill your radiator as needed. The solution is here : Dodge Caravan P0128 Possible Solution : The crankshaft sensor signals the fuel injection computer or the ignition control when the cylinders are firing. I did not check which code was thrown, but since the sensor was the only thing changed, I put in another sensor and the problem went away, never to return. Install factory wires and see if the problem goes away ©, 2015 Rick Muscoplat Save eautorepair. If you don't have a reading on either of these then physically check the sensors.
The first time I got the code, I had driven to a store and spent about 45 minutes inside. However, every once in a while it is possible that the thermostat will not fix this code. Disconnect the harness by pressing the clip and slowly wiggling it off. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We offer help in answering questions, clarifying things or giving advice but we are not a substitute for an on-site inspection by a professional. Now shut the engine off and let everything cool down.
Th point goes in first. If not, check resistance on spark plug wires. Inspect the houseing to make sure that there is no debris inside of it. Generally speaking, the hose should be barely warm until the thermostat opens. The intent of the P0128 code is to indicate a faulty thermostat. What causes the P0128 code? Remove the spring retainer by turning it counter clockwise. I just figure it is a place to look.
Okay, lets do it another way since the drain didn't work. If either sensor isn't working correctly, the car will run rough and the engine will be less efficient. I pulled mine out to show you better. Using a phillips screw driver slowly open the thermostat housing vent plug to purge air out of the engine block side of the thermostat. You need to compare this reading to one obtained by an.
Often this code causes the Check Engine light to come on and off in cold temperatures. However, also includes disassembly instructions for interior trim panels and exterior items like headlights and tail lights. This can happen for multiple reasons and a mechanic needs to diagnose the specific cause for this code to be triggered in your situation. You are standing in front of it. You will probably need to do this again when the engine warms up and the fluid starts flowing. What repairs can fix the P0128 code? My write up may be different from the kits currently out there, so alwasy double check the manufacturers installation instructions when installing anything.
So the car was not stone cold, but pretty much cooled down. From what I have observed in my surgical activities with the 2. In my experience 99% of the time you need to look at the last work done which in this case was to install an improper thermostat. The coolant temperature slowly rose. Plus, they contain full trouble code descriptions and troubleshooting instructions.