MY CAR RAN HOT AND I PUT A PRESSURE GAUGE TO ...

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  • Anonymous
  • 1995 Lexus ES 300
  • 254,000 miles

My car ran hot and I put a pressure gauge to find out the problem and water came out of the raditor got a new one drove it for a day and it ran hot again let it cool add more water and then I changed the thermstat drove it for about 39 miles and I noticed that the overflow bowl was down

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 AT 4:50 AM

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  • racefan966
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You have a leak somewhere. So I would pressure test it to see if the system will hold pressure. If you don't see a leak then I would have a chemical test done to see if the head or head gasket is bad.

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 AT 4:55 AM

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