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Fluid is in radiator resevoir

My car is not over heating or running rough i noticed some fluid was in radiator resorvor what is the problem

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There is supposed to be antifreeze in the resorvor thats where the radiator get the antifreeze from when its low

Posted on Dec 10, 2012

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SOURCE: Car keeps overheating

It could be the thermostat.. the water pump or the belt might be loose ...start by checking belt ...then thermostat

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SOURCE: Overheats when idles for long periods leaks radiator fluid after.

the leak is the problem find it. it must be small and driving will keep it cool

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Did you "bleed " the system when you filled it with coolant ? You have to put in a some coolant and water.1/2and 1/2 mixture, Make sure it is the right coolant. All color coolant works fine.Rune the vehicle for a while . Turn off the vehicle and let it cool. Turn the radiator cap and a hiss of air will come out. Use a Rag . Be careful not to burn yourself. The pour some more coolant and water . And repeat the process until radiator is full. Some cars have a bleeder valve that you turn counter clockwise with a screwdriver near the thermostat housing or near the radiator hose .

Posted on Jan 09, 2009

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SOURCE: external radiator resevoir full - radiator not and car is cool

Yes there is supposed to be a suction if the hose is hooked up correctly. When the car cools all the way down it is supposed to pull coolant back in to the radiator from the resevoir. If it is not woring you may not have it sealed right. Make sure the radiator cap is all the way on correctly. You may have to push down and turn it some more. It has to have a seal to create suction.

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