Question: Replaced Thermostat Still Overheating

Does Taking Out A Thermostat Prevent Overheating

I have a 1998 Sunfire and I had replaced the thermostat (not knowing any better) because it was overheated. It is still overheating. According to the mechanic, he took the thermostat and the car is no longer overheating (although he says that this is only a temporary solution). Does that make sense? It seems that it would not help anything. Is it dangerous to drive around them like this? ...

After I Replaced My Car’s Thermostat The Engine Started Overheating

It was operating at upper normal temp before it was changed, but the car had high mileage and the old thermostat was worn with disintegrating seals. Checked fan, works; checked coolant, full (recently flushed, no sludge); fresh oil change. Let me remind you that the temp was in the upper normal range before the thermostat was changed. Any remedies for the overheating after replacing the thermostat, with no overheating before? ...

Is It Ok To Install A New Thermostat On A 99 Dodge Interpid By Using Sealant

My car keeps over heating and the mechanic intalled a new thermostat, but he attached it with sealant. Now my car is still over heating. I originally ONLY wanted freeon, but mechanic said I needed a new thermostat, fan, coolant. Never had a problem with overheating til he did all this work. Took the car back after it again overheated and cracked the plastic reservior. They replaced reservior, but it still overheated when I used a/c. So, I didn't use a/c until ...

’98 Honda Civic That’s Overheating…

It started overheating the other night. So far, my husband has replaced the thermostat, put in new antifreeze/water, and replaced the two coolant temperature sensors, yet it's still overheating. Does anyone know what could cause it? The car is 10 years old and has 140,000 miles on it, but runs beautifully otherwise. I'm not too car saavy, but I do remember him saying that there's a hose than ran from the radiator to the top of the ...

1992 Honda Civic Overheating & Losing Coolant

Hi, Last year, this car overheated constantly. Opening the heat vents would result in the temp. guage falling from the red zone. Finally, it overheated most of a trip to Chicago. Took it to Honda, they said thermostat and radiator. I had Honda replace the Thermostat. It was fine for 3 weeks, then began overheating again. I replaced the radiator and again fine for a couple of weeks, then overheated. Had the water pump checked, ...

94 Honda Civic Overheating Symptoms

My car is overheating- no hot air blowing- the lower hose gets hot only when the tem gage goes over the middle close to red and this is when the fan kick in but only for short period of time...when I open the radiator cap the antifreeze starts spilling out... I have replaced so far: thermo sensor thermostat (3 of them) : ( radiator HEAD-GASKET :( waterpump was replaced 2 years ago shows no sign of disfunction(no leaking or noise) I have also bled the system for hours ...

Bad Water Pump Or Blown Head Gasket

My 93 honda civic has been overheating when i drive on the highway for more then 15 minutes. this happened after i replaced the car with a rebuilt engine. I thought it was the thermostat and replaced it with a new one but i can drive around town without overheating its just when im on the highway. The oil does not look milky and theres no smoke from the car. but i need help! ...

What Happens If I Run My 2001 Malibu Without A Thermostat

I recently had someone look at my car because it was overheating and throwing out all the coolant they figured it could have been a problem with the waterpump or thermostat, so they removed the thermostat from my car and said that I could run my car with out it. I fixed the leak the radiator had so it wasn't the thermostat, but can I cantinue to run my car with out the thermostat? ...

91 Honda Civic Overheating… Again

I have a 91 honda civic. I've been having overheating issues for a while. First I replaced the thermostat. Still overheating. Ended up replacing all hoses, radiator and cap, water pump, timing belt, and heat gasket. Worked fantastic for a couple months. Now its overheating again! I can't tell if the fans are working. There is 2, one seems to run all the time, the 2nd I can't get to run. I ...

My Car Keeps Overheating

I have a 97' Honda Civic, and ever since summer came I've been having problems with the overheating. I have replaced the thermostat, radiator, hoses and the o2 sensor in the front; but still continue to get the same problem. The car has made some progress, but continues to overheat over a short period of use. Can anyone please guide me towards the right direction. Thank You ...