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2005 Honda EX---Coolant in overflow tank and car overheating
I have a 2005 Ex with problems that started about a year ago and are continually getting worse. Last year the car started over heating when we checked the coolant it was almost empty. So we refilled it let the car cool off then drove home. When we pulled in the drive collant started blowing out everywhere, so we replaced the thermostat and the car seemed to work fine for a while. Now when it is at idle for a few mins(only sometimes) it will overheat. We have replaced the fan switches, radiator cap, and several thermostats. It seems as if once the car gets hot/runs all of the coolant gets sucked into the overflow tank. Now the overflow tank is way over the max fill line. Also even after the car is cooled off the radiator cap is still pressurized.
When I have taken it to the shop they think i am crazy because it only overheats sometimes. Several people have told me it sounds like a blown head gasket.
Re: 2005 Honda EX---Coolant in overflow tank and car overheating
The first one was after market and the second came from Honda. Thanks for all the posts. I got sick of wasting money so I dropped it off at the shop yesterday but haven't heard from them yet. I will update when I hear something.