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Honda CIVIC OVERHEATING FROM HELL GHOST

Discussion in '6th Generation Honda Civic (1996-2000)' started by camilo, Nov 29, 2017.



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  1. camilo

    camilo New Member

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    hey i have my fan on all the time but still over heats and i changed the sensor and thermostat i switched it to the sensor car was overheating faster so i switched it back to on all the time fan seem likes is working well
    but in traffic or in a red light car over heats ...the fan never stops i checked.....it over heats but never to the h..but 3/4..
    should i change the fan? Honda civic 2000 lx ALSO I HIT THE GAS IT GOES DOWN TO THE MIDDLE..SO I CANT SLOW DOWN STOP BIG PROBLEM
     
  2. boofoo

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    Blown head gasket
     
  3. FWDKILLER

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    water pump is shot ,are you smoking in the back?
     
  4. camilo

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    no smoke..
     
  5. camilo

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    and when the car in cool i put coolant in the radiator and when i turn the car on the coolant flies out with the cap off the car bein not driven for hours
     
  6. FWDKILLER

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    yeah sounds like your water pump broke it happened to my integra Da9.
     
  7. boofoo

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    BLOWN HEAD GASKET!

    /thread
     
  8. FWDKILLER

    FWDKILLER New Member

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    head gasket you
    head gasket would smoke alot in the tailpipe bud I experience it alot on my Toyota and you can Drive still with blown head gasket but it'll smoke alot. If the water pump is broken it will overheat pretty quickly.
     
  9. camilo

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    no smoke ... over heats in traffic but when i hit the gas the guage goes down i replace the water pump 6 months ago and the tremostat and the sensor but i have the fan runing right when i turn on the car... radiator is cluged could that be the problem
     
  10. camilo

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    it over heats in traffic after 20 minutes driving in stop and go traffic
     
  11. FWDKILLER

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    both of my integra
    both of my integra had that issue where fans won't work but they did overheat after 10 to 30 minutes in traffic but once I get going its fine.
    never fixed the issue cause I stop driving them in rush hour.
    you might have a bad relay or your radiator is clogged and not flowing right. Check top hose and bottom to see if water is flowing and they are both hot.
     
  12. boofoo

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    A blown head gasket is not the simple diagnosis you expect.

    It’s blown.

    /thread
     
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  13. FWDKILLER

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    it's not blown lol
    it's not blown so your telling I drove 2 years with a blown head gasket lol and new owner still drives it the way it is.
     
  14. camilo

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    i will change relay and radiator and fan and then head gasket ??? any other things is good to change and maybe water pump
     
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    Is the oil or coolant milky looking?
    Is there a residue on either coolant cap or oil cap?


    It's possible, more than likely it's just holding on, I bet you pull the head, it will be garbage.
    Once the motor has been overheated, damage starts since aluminum doesn't handle heat well.
    The more it goes like this, the worse it gets and it will fail.
     
  16. boofoo

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    Oil in the coolant and coolant blowing out the top of the reservoir.

    Two of the strongest indicators of a blown head gasket.

    Do you need the blown head gasket diagnosis to smack you in the face like a fast moving train before you realize what the problem is?

    /thread
     
  17. boofoo

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    OP

    If you also need more convincing for my diagnosis, rent a block tester kit from AutoZone.
     
  18. boofoo

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    YES!

    (Mentioned in private message)
     
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  19. FWDKILLER

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    obviously there no coolant in the radiator kiddo so You are guys are wrong and shouldn't give advices.
     
  20. boofoo

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    Are you so confident that you would be willing to wager a bet?

    Do you realize at this point that the OP has not shared all the symptoms in this public thread?

    The high speed train is about to collide with your face.
     


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