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That's normal , cooling system is under pressure !

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I drive a Camry V6 3.0L Every time I top up the coolant to the recommended level and after driving the contents in the reservoir boil over and spill out.


There may be a slight head gasket leak to the coolant jacket, not large enough to overheat the engine. It is normal for some coolant to escape at operating temp, but not lots, and it should cool down to about the recommended level again.

Something is pressurising the coolant jacket. Have it tested for the presence of combustion gasses in the coolant. This is a simple test.

Another thing, that model often develops a crack in the radiator plastic top tank. It is not the problem here, but worth knowing.

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Oct 29, 2016 | Cars & Trucks

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Where is coolant temp sensor on1989 isuzu 2.6 efi engine


engine coolant
guage sensor
a/C CUT OUT OVERHEAT SENSOR.
There can be 3 sensor.
not posting what doent work makes this impossible.
engine ECT reads wrong
gauge only reads wrong
or A/C cuts out when engine overheats (normal for overheat)

Mar 14, 2015 | Isuzu Cars & Trucks

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HEATING ISSUES


One way to tell a bad thermostat in a car is if the car overheats frequently even if there is water in the radiator.Stuck open - no heat from heater, temp gauge hardly moves off of cold.
Stuck closed - overheats engine, temp gauge quickly climbs to hot.listen for any rubbing, grinding, or whining noises from the pump. look under water pump while running, if pump is going bad. water will come out of weep hole on the bottom of the pump. good-day!

Apr 07, 2014 | 2005 Kia Sorento

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Temperature normal but radiator bottle boiling in my golf 4


If your radiator coolant is boiling then do not drive as your car could/will overheat and cause some serious damage

The temperature gauge in the Mk4 Golf is'nt that accurate, it will usually stay in the middle until you've got a major problem, where the coolant is boiling and expanding so if it's just slightly overheating, the gauge could show as normal.

The problem could be caused by numerous things such as a leak/crack in the coolant system and isn't pressurized such as a faulty coolant bottle cap not sealing properly, could be a problem with the fans, or and issue with the temp sensor /thermostat can cause confusion. It's hard to diagnose without seeing. I would take it into a garage for further inspection.

Feb 08, 2014 | Cars & Trucks

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Coolant boiling after short drives but not showing any change on temp gauge or using any water


you could have a faulty temp gauge(air in the system) was my problem let it cooldown all the way....open radiator cap turn your heater on so water circulates all around the engine add coolant if needed it helps to gun the engine a little watch for flow of coolant then cap it.a closed thermosthat would also cause you car to overheat.

Mar 22, 2013 | 1998 Holden VT Commodore

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2004 explorer 4.0 coolant reservoir boils over when stabolized at normal level, no heat when level drops temp indicator normal


go to autozone rent the free tool called a block tester buy the fluid for it (about $8.00 us)drive the car make sure the resivour is about 3 inches down so you dont suck any fluid into block tester. pour blue fluid into block tester put it in antifreeze resavour. squeeze bulb sucking air from resouivour for up to 2 minutes if fluid turns yellow your head gaskets are leaking. I think you may find this to be your problem

Feb 12, 2013 | 2004 Ford Explorer XLT

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Dodge durango-2000-4.7 overheats


I hate to tell you this but it sounds like a blown head gasket.

Aug 01, 2009 | 2000 Dodge Durango

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How do you know if your engine is overheating? the coolant says 210 degrees wut do i do


When your engine is operating normally, the temp on the gauge should be between 190 and 225. The thermostat is set to open at 190 and this controls minimum engine temp. If you sit in traffic the temp will climb to 225 and then the cooling fan will begin to operate to make sure that you don't overheat.You know that water boils at 212 but you have to add 10 degrees for every pound of pressure the rad cap is set to. Also your coolant has antifreeze in it which raises the boiling point even more. A normal overheat condition of your engine would be 300 or more. Does this help?

May 15, 2009 | 2005 Chevrolet Cobalt

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Location of thermostat and replacement


Finding the thermostat is easy. Just follow the top radiator hose back to the engine.
The question I have is how to get to the bottom screw of the thermostat housing.

Any Sugustions anyone?

Jun 22, 2008 | 1999 Volvo S80

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