Chrysler 200: Engine Oil Overheating (2.4L Engine Only) — If Equipped - If Your Engine Overheats - What to do in emergencies - Chrysler 200 Owners ManualChrysler 200: Engine Oil Overheating (2.4L Engine Only) — If Equipped

During sustained high-speed driving or trailer tow up long grades on a hot day, the engine oil temperature may become too hot. If this happens, the “HOTOIL” message flashes in the odometer and the vehicle speed will be reduced to 53 mph (85 km/h) until the engine oil temperature is reduced.

NOTE:
The vehicle speed is reduced to a maximum of 53 mph (85 km/h). You may of course, reduce your vehicle speed further if needed.

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    Jacking And Tire Changing
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