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Honda Civic 86 1.3 cyc

Inside on the tempt gage the stick was normal then it moved over on the red which is hot. Then i drove for 2 more hours and it went in the middle betweeen the hot and cold. Then went back to hot. i have never had this problem before what is wrong.

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  • Car22ie May 18, 2008

    what is the problem

  • ecanders Jul 19, 2008

    The problem that I'm currently experiencing is putting from the engine. I think the problem may have stemmed from the spewing of the antifreeze of the old radiator crack---may have gotten on the distibutor caps?...

    I just recently had my radiator replaced because of a crack in the old radiator.

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First when ever the car temp. gauge goes above normal you need to pull over RIGHT AWAY!!!! Your car has a high rate of blowing the engine when run to hot for too long!!! Have you driven the car since this happened? Was there any funny smells... like Antifreeze?? Smoke?? It's possible that it needs a thermostat... If you had NONE of the above. I would suggest to take it some where you trust and get it checked out... I would also have them check to make sure the engine is not blown before putting in too much money!

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