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Water cooling system problem...

I have a Honda Civix 1998. It has problem with the cooling system. I did
drain, flush and changed a new thermostat, clean exterior of radiator, install 50/50 mix of coolant, bleed air from system, changed the water pump, check the cooling fan. However, the water meter is up and down when I drive the Civix and the water loose a little bit (I have to refill coolant every day). What should I do?

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Replace the cylinder head gasket water leak inside your engine

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Turn on your heater full on, see if it fluctuates the same, if it checks fine,then check the coolant level, if it is low fill resevoir to max level and drive around some more. If the temp stays the same, turn off the heater to see what happens. If it stays the same problem solved, if not your thermosstat is sticking for some reason. Did you ever use some type of radiator sealant? If you did you may have to drain again and recheck your thermostat to see if clogged with sealant.

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It's possible that the thermostat is defective.
Also check that the overflow hose and resivour are not cracked.
Check the engine oil, if it looks foamy then you may have a cracked head.

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