Head Gasket May Fail if Engine Overheats on Honda Accord

The head gaskets are prone to fail if the engine overheats. When the temperature climbs above the normal operating temperature, turn the heater on the hottest setting, pull over, and shut the engine off to allow the engine to cool down.

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Average mileage: 169,125 (115,000–213,000)
Engines affected: 2.2L 4 Cylinder, 2.7L V6
7 model years affected: 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, more1996, 1997, 2000
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1997 Honda Accord - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 157,000 mi,
CHANGED THE RADIATOR AND NOTICE LOOSING ANTIFREEZE. FOUND BLOWN GASKET
1997 Honda Accord - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 213,000 mi,
When the radiator went and car over heated after replacing radiator, I noticed some oil when replacing spark plugs and the amount of oil increased.
Duh, any car will blow a head gasket when overheated! Stop driving when it gets hot genius!
1994 Honda Accord - 2.2L 4 Cylinder 147,000 mi,
Yet another very expensive repair that cost over $1600 to repair correctly. This car has many issues. Would not recommend it.