I was driving my car and the radaiator hose blew.

Tiny
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  • 1992 ACURA VIGOR
  • 16,000 MILES

I was driving my car and the radaiator hose blew off I was maybe a block away from my house drove half a block and coasted into my drive way with the car not running because I shut it off. Befor I shut the car off like I said the hose blew off and it lost power but picked right back up then I shut it off so I bought a new radiator put it in and now my car wont start it turns overr but dosent start any ideas y

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 10:04 PM

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Tiny
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You may have damaged the engine from overheating. The thermostat may be the issue but if water is in the cylinders, it wont fire up

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 10:06 PM
Tiny
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How would I get the water out? Is it permanent damage

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 10:08 PM
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Most likely from a blown head gasket which requires removing the cylinder heads and having them checked for cracks. Major job.

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 10:12 PM
Tiny
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Ok thank u

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Friday, January 25th, 2013 AT 10:16 PM

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