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Q: Cooling
Fill the reservoir with water and look to see where it is leaking from. The reservoir is an easy item to replace if that's what is leaking. You may also need to open the radiator cap to properly fill the...
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Q: Cooling
You may just have a cap that is leaking pressure. Coolant systems are designed to work under pressure, and if the coolant overflow bottle is leaking or the cap is not holding pressure, then it will release coolant. The most...
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Why is my 2003 Honda Accord overheating? Could this be the reason?
First we must differentiate between the radiator cap and the coolant overflow reservoir cap. Most coolant overflow reservoir's don't have rubber on their caps, for this reason am not sure if your are describing the reservoir cap or the radiator...
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My radiator is full and my overfill is full yet my car still is overheating.
Hi there. First check the reservoir cap and make sure that it can hold the pressure that it says on it. If the cap can hold the pressure, then either the water pump is not working or the engine has...
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Why would fluid continuously flows out from the reservoir as soon as the car heats up?
The cap on a car radiator is designed to withstand internal cooling system pressure, as the system heats up, of 16 to 20 psi (pounds per square inch) depending on the particular vehicle. If your cap has failed, and thus...
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Antifreeze problem
If you are having to periodically add antifreeze to the cooling system, there could be either an internal or external leak. That would include a "leak" through a faulty radiator pressure cap, which fault in the cap, if the fault...
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coolant overflow and overheating
If your dash gauge showing engine temperature is working properly and the gauge shows normal temperature, a possible cause of the "overheating" you are describing is a faulty radiator pressure cap. The radiator cap is designed to maintain a closed...
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My engine is overheating.
Hi there. Check the condition of the coolant and see if its full and new. I recommend putting a new radiator cap on and putting in a new thermostat. Once a thermostat is introduced to the atmosphere after being submerged...
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Q: Steam coming from the coolant reservoir
Hi there. The coolant reservoir cap could be not sealing properly and causing the coolant to boil and steam coming out the vent or the coolant could be weak and needs changed as the boiling point has been lowered making...

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