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What's your problem?why is my coolant reservoir overflowing in my 2l camry 1992

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Water expands with heat if you completely topped up the reservoir cold it should overflow. Actually the biggest problem is when breathers block on reservoir caps and the water vapour pressure cracks the bottle. The reservoir allows you cooling system to run full and take in account the volume (expansion ) increase when engine gets to running temperature.

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either a leaky head gasket or someone put oil in the overflow, it happens, clean it out drain the coolant from the entire system and refill with new long life antifreeze, also add a can of good radiator sealer.

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THE MOST COMON PROBLEM IS A FAULTY RADIATOR CAP BUT IF CAP IS OK YOU HAVE A BLOWN HEAD GASKET

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SOURCE: how do i add coolant to my 1996 Pontiac Grand Am

Yes, coolant is added in reservoir, no radiator cap

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Hello... Not sure what you are asking... There is no such thing as a coolant diagram...

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Try replacing the thermostat.If that doesn't fix it the next step would be to check out the water pump.How far do you go before it overheats?Greg

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1988–91 Models
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Properly drain the cooling system into a suitable container.
  3. Disconnect the fan motor and motor connector.
  4. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses.
  5. Disconnect and plug the automatic transaxle cooling lines at the radiator, if equipped.
  6. Disconnect the coolant reservoir overflow hose.
  7. Remove the radiator attaching bolts and brackets.
  8. Remove the radiator with the cooling fan attached.
  9. Remove the cooling fan and shroud from the radiator. NOTE: Check all cooling system hoses for any signs of damage, leaks or deterioration and replace if necessary. To install:
  10. Attach the cooling fan and shroud to the radiator and install the assembly.
  11. Attach the radiator bolts and brackets. Tighten the radiator bracket bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  12. Connect the coolant reservoir overflow hose.
  13. Connect the automatic transaxle cooling lines to the radiator, if equipped.
  14. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses.
  15. Connect the fan motor and thermo-switch wire connector.
  16. Refill the system with the proper type and quantity of coolant, check for leaks and bleed the cooling system.
  17. Reconnect the negative battery cable. Fig. 7: Cooling system components — 1988–91 engines 86833085.gif
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  3. Disconnect the fan motor and motor connector.
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  5. Disconnect and plug the automatic transaxle cooling lines at the radiator, if equipped.
  6. Disconnect the coolant reservoir overflow hose.
  7. Remove the radiator attaching bolts and brackets.
  8. Remove the radiator with the cooling fan attached.
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  10. Attach the cooling fan and shroud to the radiator and install the assembly.
  11. Attach the radiator bolts and brackets. Tighten the radiator bracket bolts to 7 ft. lbs. (10 Nm).
  12. Connect the coolant reservoir overflow hose.
  13. Connect the automatic transaxle cooling lines to the radiator, if equipped.
  14. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses.
  15. Connect the fan motor and thermo-switch wire connector.
  16. Refill the system with the proper type and quantity of coolant, check for leaks and bleed the cooling system.
  17. Reconnect the negative battery cable. Fig. 8: Cooling system components — 1992–95 engines 86833086.gif
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