This was particurlarly the case in cold weather. I picked it up today and my heater would only blow warm air when I was at a high rpm, and then my temperature gauge kept going up and down. Vtec is one of Honda's biggest achievements, so they like to show off the name. A gunked-up thermostat could let the engine overheat, and boil the coolant out through the radiator cap. .
Also I checked the temp on the top and bottom hoses, and they are both warm. Your car's cooling system allows the engine to function at the optimum temperature by using air to keep the engine coolant cool, and distributing it throughout the engine. If your car has a bleed procedure, you need to follow it exactly. Worked it into the seem with a toothbrush in tiny circular motions and waited 24 hrs. Is the air very humid when you have the defrost on hot to help with cooling? Your Accord needs water or coolant in the radiator. There are a few the reasons why your radiator fan isn't working.
I am going to try a thermostat today. We're pretty flexible and we even enjoy a bit of humor now and again. If the cap releases the pressure early, replace the radiator cap. At first the hose coming off of the radiator neck going to the overflow tank came off on the radiator side. ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter.
When i take the rad cap off there is positive pressure taking rad cap off after engine cools down. If the problem persists, the block and cylinder head should be inspected for cracks. Overflow tank keeps filling and not returning to radiator. If your car burns oil from worn rings and engine wear and the oil is not replaced, naturally it will get low. Almost guaranteed that your head gasket is bad.
You're a mastermind when it comes to this stuff! But i had it fixed at a local dealership since nissan was charging 1000. There are a few ways your Accord can be damaged from a lack of motor oil. By about 21 minutes in. It does not smoke, it does not skip, hell, if it wasn't for me checking the damn temperature gauge every 2 minutes I wouldn't know it was overheating until the motor blew. Now I can barely make it to my mailbox. I've done two on that generation Civic, both had the same symptoms. I hope its not the head gasket.
Check rubber hoses around the intake. The most common symptom of a blockage is heater malfunction. I already replaced the overflow tank due to a top crack from overflow filling up. Remember the golden rule: If you have nothing nice to say, don't say anything at all. Intermittant faults can be the very hardest of faults to determine. It's possible that it's just all getting forced out through the overflow bottle, but that seems like a bit much to lose there.
This is a critical step that should not be skipped. Remove hose from reserve tank. Then I noticed it was still trying to overheat in bumper to bumper traffic. If it starts to overheat, turn the blower fan on hot and high to pull some of the heat away from the engine and shut off the vehicle. Fill it first, then bleed, then fill again. I have never let it fully overheat.
It's an annoying problem in the rainy season. It either goes on the ground external leak , in the passenger floorboard heater core , in the engine oil head gasket , gets burned up head gasket, or possibly intake gasket , boils off, or it stays put. Visual inspection showed no external leaks but I can smell coolant evaporating from the engine area. The dealership, Burne Honda in Scranton, Pa. Overheating and blowing out coolant around the overflow container. Ensure there are no air in cooling system.