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Just recently, timing belt and water pump were changed in my Honda Civic LX 2001. After which, I noticed that its temperature keeps rising despite the fact that I just put coolant in the radiator. On stop, I noticed that the coolant that I put had gone somewhere else but I cant find any apparent leak. Also I experienced to change sparkplugs twice in 2 weeks time and I noticed that the tip of the 4 sparkplugs are wet. What seems to be the problem?

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The coolant that you are adding fills up to the top of radiator, then slowly drains down through engine block and water pump, You will have to fill radiator completely about 2 times for it to stay full for good.

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O no the head gasket has blown on your vehicle, the coolant is leaking in the combustion chamber, you must take the head off take to a head shop an have same repair, change head gasket and place head back on engine and your back on the road. now check to make sure all fuse and relays for the cooling system are working, flush the radiator, change the thermostat, check all fuse and relay, to prevent it from over heating again.

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