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91 accord lx overheating, leaking fluid but no smoke or steam? i have a 91 accord 180,000 miles awesome car but just now started over heating. no smoke or steam are coming out i don't know is that means anything. there is a small leak coming from just around the battery. the fluid is light green i cant see EXACTLY where its coming from its just above the battery somewhere. i placed water in the radiator theres not a leak there or from any visible hoses from what i can tell. i towed it home i can start it and after pacing water in radiator seems to be normal but dont wanna chance it. any help?? water pump or hoses?

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The green colour will be antifreeze additive in the water, you should really trace the leak source as it is bound to continue or worsen without repair. You could try a product called CE-LIT which comes in little packets, looks like chopped up grass or silica - add to hot radiator and run at idle for several minutes, it is really good if you can find it where you live. I put a screwdriver thru the rad when fixing my number plate in the snow, huge leak ensued, ce-lit closed it within 5 minutes and I was able to drive off. Never leaked again either, if you cant find that one, get a similar one, but not the liquid leak sealers like barr's as they are ****.

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Hose and it's your heater core hose change it also change your thermostat and gasket while you're at it.

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make sure your over flow/add coolant bottle is clean...check that the hose from bottle to radiator isnt clogged...also fill add bottle fluid level between add and full mark

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