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Overheating no apparent leaks - 1991 Honda Civic

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  • newangel1974 Aug 25, 2008

    Question: My civic dx temp guage is running hot. Not to the point of overheating, but it climbs to the H line, then if I drop it into neutral, and coast a little, then put it back in drive, the temp goes down again. My car is burning oil, but I have replaced the head gasket, thermostat, radiator cap, 2 hoses, heater core (which was leaking) valve stem seals, and rings in the last few weeks and my car is still buring oil and still running hot. What could be going on???

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Also check to see if there is any oil in your antifreeze or antifreeze in your oil.If so the head gasket is leaking.

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Your thermostat is probably stuffed and not opening you can do without it if you so choose to or you can replace it. It is located in you water pump houseing and you will need to replace the seals(gaskets) if you open it up but I would be checking that first if you have no obvious leaks.

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