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93 acura continues to run hot, the bottom hose isnt getting hot. i have changed the thermostat.

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This is caused by a leaking cylinder head gasket or air in the sytem, if u did not bleed the cooling system follow this procedure, it is generic for all cars.
The generic method of bleeding air from the cooling system is to use a floor jack and raise the front of the car as high as poss, then fill the coolant recovery tank full and run the engine until it just starts to overheat, high end of normal zone on gauge, then shut the engine down and run cold water over the radiator core, this will self bleed the system and the coolant will be pulled from the recovery tank, repeat as necessary, never let the recovery tank run dry or more air will be pulled into the cooling systeml , if it still overheats then you need to have the head gaskets checked with a gas analyzer for hydrocarbons present in the radiator or recovery tank

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    dcleyerle Dec 03, 2012

    Dennis, I have the same problem on my 94 GSR motor. I do have one corner of the head gasket that seeps oil. Can this be the cause. I changed the thermostat and fan sensor. But I still run hot.

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