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My 2002 Chrysler Sebring 2.7 L engine overheats resulting in engine coolant bubbling up boiling into reservoir and overflows. I have had the cooling system bled & AC fryon replaced as a possible solution to problem. Approx. 300 km later, same problem. Car towed to dealer whose exhaustive diagnosis would indicate blowing compression into the cooling system caused by cylinder head gasket leakage (possible head warpage). Expensive repair bill suggested by dealer forces me to explore possible alt

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My 2002 Chrysler Sebring 2.7 L engine overheats resulting in engine coolant bubbling up boiling into reservoir and overflows. I have had the cooling system bled & AC fryon replaced as a possible solution to problem. Approx. 300 km later, same problem. Car towed to dealer whose exhaustive diagnosis would indicate blowing compression into the cooling system caused by cylinder head gasket leakage (possible head warpage). Expensive repair bill suggested by dealer forces me to explore possible alt

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