Question: How Far Can I Drive My Car Without Coolant

Find Out If Leak In Coolant Hose Or Another Problem

I filled my coolant completely, and one week later I notice that my heat gauge is between 75% and 100% hot. I look in the coolant thing, and there is none in there. I refill it completely, drive to the gas station two minutes away, fill up, and when I get home I check it again... there is no coolant in it yet again. What could be wrong? if its a leak in the coolant tube or w/e, ...

My Car Overheated.. I Put Some Coolant.. How Long Will It Take The Coolant To Kick In It Is Still Overheating

My 98 Honda Civic just overheated.. when i got off the car I noticed something leaked from my car.. could this be coolant.. when i opened the ood i noticed there was no more coolant in there so i proceed to add some with some water,, when i tried to drive off it, the heat still rose.. how long does it take the coolant to kick in? could there be another potential problem. 10 points to the best answer... ...

Coolant Leak Bad Head Gasket Or…

I have a 1991 Honda Civic DX hatchback with a somewhat new motor. It's a partially new D15B2(single cam, non-vtec) that was put in almost a year ago. (you can tell it's almost new. It's extremely clean) A few weeks ago I took a look at the motor for the first time in a week or two, and noticed the coolant level was extremely, extremely low, but the temperature gauge never got all that high; nor did it overheat. So, I ...

Loosing Coolant Of My Honda Civic 94.

I filled coolant reservisor upto max mark and also poured coolant into radiator. but after 3 - 4 days there was no coolant. I again put some coolant and it lost again. My car's temp gauage showing overheating. Today I observed white smoke in and some leakage under hood. What might be problem? ...

Reason For White Smoke Coming From Car While Driving

I drive a 1990 Cadillac El Dorado and I have been having problems with my car burning up coolant. But tonight while 200 miles away from home white, sweet smelling smoke started coming up from my hood. Checked the temperature on my car and it was fine, about 180. When stopped to check it out, can't see any leaks in the hoses, and plenty of coolant in the tank. Is it possible I put TOO much coolant in my car and ...

94 Honda Civic 66000 Miles. Can I Drive Home 250 M With A Cracked Head Gasket W/o Engine Damage

I am in my last semester of college and recently my car has been acting up and began to overheat, lose coolant at a rapid pace, and the honda mechanic said that I have a cracked head gasket. They say that the repair costs will run from $1300-3600. Can i drive it home about 250 miles safely without the ngine giving up on me? I am planning on stopping every 60 miles or so to let the engine cool down and ...

My Car Broke Down It Overheated…we Put Coolant In It But It Wasn’t Enough…. Help Please

I have a 98 Honda Civic. The car broke down. It wont drive. We pulled over and a man helped us. The thing is he put water in the radiator I think. Its next where you put the coolant. It ran for a lil bit, then we parked it up then 2 or 3 hours later it only ran for about 10 minutes then it broke down Please help me and tell me what I did wrong and how to fiz ...

97 Saturn SL1 Has Oil In Coolant, But No Coolant In Oil.

At the last oil change, I found the oil level about 2 quarts low, and when I looked at the coolant reservoir it had overflowed with oily goo. I guess that the oil had leaked into the coolant, but there was no coolant in the oil as I have seen happen when head gaskets go. What else could it be if not the head gasket? And if there is a leak where oil gets into the coolant, when the engine ...

My 1989 Jeep Cherokee Engine Heating Up

I know it has a rear main oil leak and I have been adding a quart of oil in it every week--done this for several months. Now all of a sudden it started to lose coolant a few weeks ago so I have been adding coolant to it but noticed that the oil level has not gone down at all for a couple weeks. This can only mean that the coolant is going into the engine oil. Now, ...

My 95 Civic Is Overheating Does Anyone Know What Is Wrong

I drive a 1995 Honda Civic EX, and recently it has been spewing coolant out of the radiator and overheating. Also, the idle speed would fluctuate. We found that there was a broken radiator cap, and replaced it. We refilled the coolant and the car ran fine for about a day. Then, it all started to happen again only there is no coolant spewing. We replaced the thermostat and that did not help. We also ...