HOW WOULD NO LID ON THE COOLANT RESERVOIR EFFECT THE CAR?

  • Tiny
  • josefas32
  • 2002 Honda Civic

I have an 02 honda civic ex that is overheating. I was wondering if not having the lid to the coolant reservoir would effect that at all?

Monday, July 23rd, 2012 AT 11:36 PM

4 Answers

  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
  • Expert
  • 25,502 posts

No, it is just a reserve tank with no pressure. What is your issue?

Roy

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 AT 12:00 AM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

When the pressure builds up the coolant is gonna come out of the reservoir due to its not sealed -start by checking the thermostat

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 AT 12:00 AM
  • Tiny
  • josefas32
  • Member

We've changed the thermostat and radiator. The car just over heats fast

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 AT 12:04 AM
  • Tiny
  • rasmataz
  • Member

Try bleeding the cooling system if it continues block and pressure test it-

Was this
answer
helpful?
Yes
No
Tuesday, July 24th, 2012 AT 9:07 AM

Please login or register to post a reply.

Similar Questions