04 stratus 2.7l overheat

Asked by May 06, 2017 at 06:47 AM about the 2004 Dodge Stratus R/T

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have an 04 stratus overheats no coolant
loss but it does have green coolant could
this cause this?

1 Answer

79,085

Green is just the color, type of coolant that is in there, like Prestone anti freeze is green. Overheating is a issue that needs to be taken care of, you should not be driving the car until it is fixed. The thermostat is usually the first thing to change out, and to make sure the fans are working on the radiator. A bad water pump or plugged radiator would cause overheating also. Overheating will cause the head (s) to warp and cause a bad head gasket. Signs would be white smoke coming from the exhaust, and the engine oil being milky and starting to get over full. One thing you could do first is to have the coolant tested for exhaust gasses, which would indicate or eliminate the head gasket. That way you not putting a lot of wasted time and money into it. Then change out the thermostat for starters.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.

Your Answer

Shortcuts

Dodge Stratus Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,100
  • #2
    Chris Daigle
    Reputation
    660
  • #3
    curry22
    Reputation
    590
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chrysler Sebring
3 Great Deals out of 220 listings starting at $2,935
Used Ford Mustang
991 listings starting at $3,900
Used Chevrolet Impala
141 Great Deals out of 1,103 listings starting at $1,995
Used Dodge Neon
9 listings
Used Toyota Camry
48 Great Deals out of 2,119 listings starting at $2,750
Used Honda Civic
275 Great Deals out of 4,703 listings starting at $2,700
Used Honda Accord
47 Great Deals out of 1,209 listings starting at $1,795
Used Nissan Altima
70 Great Deals out of 1,256 listings starting at $999
Used Pontiac G6
116 listings starting at $2,500
Used Chrysler 300
86 Great Deals out of 828 listings starting at $1,888

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.