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1992 Honda Accord Question: My coolant resevoir is low, puddles of coolant only on top of radiator

 

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jimmalcolm, 2.2L 4 Cylinder, Euclid, OH, November 01, 2012, 11:02
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There is NO signs of leakage anywhere lower than the radiator top

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    Greg's Orange Auto (13485 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 01, 2012, 12:51
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    try repl rad cap to start with it may not be holding pressure anymore

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    jimmalcolm, November 01, 2012, 12:58
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    I put new cap on . Could it be thermostat? Thanx

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    ziptie12 November 01, 2012, 13:44
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    Top tank on radiator is cracked? Dry it off and WATCH it as pressure builds in the system. OH! The power of observation!

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    jimmalcolm, November 01, 2012, 14:00
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    I will check this. Thanx

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    your.mechanic November 01, 2012, 13:56
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    your honda has a plastic tank...tank meets the aluminium core at the edges...that part between the tank and core is known for leaking...replace radiator.

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    jimmalcolm, November 01, 2012, 14:01
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    I will check this. Thanx

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    your.mechanic, November 01, 2012, 15:59
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    You're very welcome Mr Jim Malcolm.

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