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Discussion in 'General Tech and Maintenance' started by Hondatuner88, Dec 25, 2005.

  1. Hondatuner88

    Hondatuner88 Senior Member

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    Today I watched my temp gauge climb up pretty high...got home and let the motor cool down and then opened the cap and added coolant to see if it was low or what...Filled her up...started it and after a min of running it looked like my rad had gotten rabies...Whats wrong? Its a whiteish foam...Anything I should know?
     
  2. CiViC_SOHC

    CiViC_SOHC Senior Member

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    I think that means your fins are fucked on the radiator...check and see if there is any holes...
     
  3. reikoshea

    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    someone put soap in your radiator. man...thats better than sugar in the gas tank....

    (i hope you caught the sarcasm)
     
  4. Hondatuner88

    Hondatuner88 Senior Member

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    Oh shit [​IMG] reikoshea I think your right...because I used the same bucket to fill my rad that I used to wash my car...opps....Im sry guys...I really fucked up huh?? This isn't bad for it is it?
     
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    E_SolSi Member of the 20 nut club Moderator VIP

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    idiot [​IMG]

    flush the whole system out
    replace with CLEAN coolant
     
  6. reikoshea

    reikoshea HS Troll...And Mod Moderator VIP

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    its happened before. Maybe not to everyone does it...but it happends
     
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    VTECPOWER Senior Member

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    Clean but not soapy clean, [​IMG]
     
  8. 92civicb18b1

    92civicb18b1 The Trisexual

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    Well.

    Like everyone said, flush it and replace.
     
  9. SlushboxTeggy

    SlushboxTeggy It's only stupid if it doesn't work VIP

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    and next time use a funnel and pour right out of the container. or be like me and have a plastic gas can labeled coolant in big black letters. wasnt labeled until i saw my dad grab it to put in the leaf blower. that probably would have been cool.
     
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    reckedracing TTIWWOP VIP

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    how thick is the foam and how hot did it get

    this has the potential to be a head gasket, oil in your coolant situation...
     
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