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Hey there. Has coolant recently started coming out the overflow tube on your dirt bike? The radiator cap was on but not seated 100%. Turned out to be the hose from the radiator to overflow tank had swelled at the radiator end and coolant was being pushed out the hose and not thru it during pressure. It pushes coolant out of the radiator and into the overflow tank, even to the point of overflowing the overflow tank. After a couple more runs and pushing more out, I pulled the cap and I'm down about 3" or so. During AX, the overflow will get maybe 3/4 full, but it's all sucked back into the system after regular driving. Start your car and check the system pressure. If it turns out that you need repairs, I'd find a different shop. Top 4 Bad Coolant Expansion Tank Symptoms. New rebuild is pushing coolant out of tne fill neck and builds pressure when cold. 6. Do not remove a radiator cap from a hot engine to check. Engine Cooling problem 1993 Nissan Altima 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 1993 nissan altima 2.3 eng. then bubbles were noticed. Discussion in 'Troubleshooting & Diagnosis' started by muscl car, Apr 1, 2010. Save Share. We're pushing coolant out the overflow. As the coolant vaporizes and passes out the exhaust it can appear that you're losing coolant to nowhere. I had a problem with my 1995 Toyota Camry. So I replaced the radiator cap and checked the overflow hose for leaks, still no different. Discussion Starter • #1 • Feb 19, 2017. Just started putting some miles on the Nova. its not overheating, not smoking out the tailpipe, and not in the oil. Otherwise, sometimes only one ear catches on the cap and it doesn't seat properly. Technical Forums. Radiator Fan direction, Suck or blow, in or out? 2004 honda civic coolant pushing out. a bad cap would not put air in coolant to cause bubbles, it is now pushing coolant out of overflow so new cap is being put on to see if that is why its pushing coolant out. I have a 2004 Honda Civic that's driving me to drinking. As the engine heats up the coolant expands and once reaches enough pressure coolant is forced out of the radiator to the overflow bottle. Drain out the coolant in a bucket. But if you choose to ignore the problem, it will only get worse. a new radiator and radiator cap were installed 40k after rebuild. Joined Mar 12, 2007 … I'm wondering if it be better to use the radiator fans to blow the air out of the case? When the coolant stops flowing, residual heat in the engine can boil the coolant, forcing it to flow back to the reservoir, in excessive quantities. if i take the cap off and let idle it shoots about a foot out the top. Tags: # m_ijaz (m_ijaz) 2015-03-23 12:44:33 +0500 #1. Mechanical/Electrical. Post Dec 04, 2010 #1 2010-12-04T03:17. my 07 is pushing all the antifreeze out the rad cap. 2003 chevy venture overheating, radiator pushing coolant out reservoir. We sent the radiator to get rodded out since it is removed. 1967 Olds Cutlass 468 BBC/T400/type O, 3.08,locker. You're just jealous because you can't hear the voices! Pushing coolant out of radiator even when engine is cold, … I have seen them fail and allow coolant to come out. Water will not go into engine just keeps pushing back into reservoir. It will push coolant out. every 3 days I have to put coolant in the radiator so I take it to the shop and the said it need head gasket. Jun 23, 2013 #1 The thermostat and water pump has been changed,you can let it heat up bleed off system add coolant and drive,when u stop it heats again. Then I went to mechanic and got it repaired. I would first pressure check the rad cap and make sure it is OK. Radiator pushing coolant out. Cracked Head or Block. Sent head to machine shop for cam bearings and checked for cracks. You need to determine the cause. Apr 1, 2010 #1. muscl ... while the outer two are reading 125 psi . Not any thermostat = not putting in a "fail safe" thermostat. So my cars overheating, and pushing coolant out the overflow today.... Quote; Post by longhornsqx4 » Wed Jun 24, 2009 8:15 pm . When this begins to happen, coolant begins to back up, causing it to overfill in radiator by backing up the whole system, blowing the coolant out and overheating. 07 4300 pushing coolant out of overflow jug. If you’re lucky, it’s a cheap and simple fix. Prev. So, for the last several months, my STI has been pushing coolant into the overflow reservoir and spilling it out if pushed on the track. 650+ Posts. As you seem to have replaced most parts, you really need to check the fan is working correctly, that is, switching in and out at the correct temperatures. 2003 Dodge caravan pushing coolant out of res. jared allpoints. Do you have to refill the radiator with fluid after every ride? A couple weeks later while I am out on the road, the low coolant light, check engine light, and stop engine light come on. The most common reasons for a dirt bike leaking coolant from the overflow tube are: Staff member. I bet if you run the engine from a cold start with the radiator cap off, you will see bubbles. A Stant would be a good choice. I agree with your general consensus to change the radiator cap, perhaps the excess pressure is whats pushing all the coolant out of the reservoir. If your is pushing out at idle. Overclocking & Cooling. The radiator will overflow to the reservoir but will not suck coolant back into the radiator. It seems to do this even when it's not very hot, so temperature, although related, does not seem to be the main issue. Jump to Latest Follow 1 - 20 of 20 Posts. just pushes it out the jug. I added some water, unloaded and went on about my way. They are installing new thermostat also rod and main bearings after seeing the cam bushings wear. It has nowhere to go except out. Joined Jun 23, 2013 Messages 1 Points 0. Thanks for responding and good luck others!! 41 Posts . he was checking the coolant level and saw them day after radiator was installed. How can you tell the radiator is running out of coolant? Locate the radiator, access the drain spout and then loosen it. Reply. The coolant will then contract instead of expand; resulting in the volume of the coolant decreasing. Any visible leaks or results of leaks? Temp is running good at 180*. The next day after I got loaded again and back on the road, all three lights come back on again. Get a cooling system pressure test AND a cylinder compression test which should tell you I there is internal damage like a blown head gasket. BTW, i replaced the thermostat about 20k miles ago. 714. Yes, figure 100+#'s of engine compression vs a 12# radiator cap. Thread starter zane11; Start date Jun 23, 2013; Z. zane11 Newbie. Jump to Latest Follow 41 - 55 of 55 Posts. Hey guys, so in the last few weeks I have noticed the old girl has been pushing out coolant into the overflow and not recovering it into the rad when it cools down.. This never happens in daily driving, and the overflow won't change. jared allpoints. I stopped the carfor 20 min and then filled it with water. Replacing the radiator is recommended over applying a patch if the leak is found. BTW, i replaced the thermostat about 20k miles ago. Dispose the old coolant. Or is it just pushing out into a bottle? Repeat this process until you get clear water while draining the cooling system. I stop and check and sure enough, coolant is below the min line on the reservoir. 2, I'm seeing my Case ambient temp rise to about 45c running prime95. If the cap turns out to be OK, I would suspect the head gasket is blown. So hope fully something they are doing will fix the coolant problem I really hope. 1 ... What's monitoring of the coolant level (in the radiator itself) telling you? In sept 2014, raditor became leaky during the driving but indicator did not show overheat. If it's going to the bottle then it's just the normal overflow and is designed to do that. I'd like to know if you get better results by pushing air into the radiator than pulling air through it. The other way is if no radiator cap is present and a bypass exists within the overflow tank, where usually multiple hoses will connect to it. You didn't say where the coolant was pushing out to. This is kind of like a vacuum effect where the pressure decrease allows the excess coolant in the overflow tank to flow back out of it, so it can return to the radiator. If you're seeing gas bubbles or some boiling in the liquid when you remove the radiator cap, a cracked head or block may be to blame. The radiator cap is no longer under the extreme pressure like normal systems. If you're losing coolant from your brand new cap then you're probably not going to like what you find in your pressure test. Registered. The frontiers have a different setup on the cooling system. Water Cooling . 714. Turn off your car and drain out the distilled water. Take cap off, sit cap on radiator neck and push down with force while turning clockwise to tighten. If it's because the Temp Sending Unit gauge is showing the engine is running hot, and you have been driving it a while like this, you may be beyond the initial cause for the leak and may now have a secondary leak, like a bad head gasket. Coolant pushing into overflow tank. Cheap .20 zip tie holding it while I order new hose. This will push out coolant but only while driving making boost pressure. Is it coming out and leaking onto the ground? Fill your cooling system with distilled water. If you may or may not have noticed, the reservoir is now the pressurized portion of the system. Good luck. B. billr wrench. Coolant is not very dirty No leaks (checked with a pressure tester too) Have bought 2 radiator caps and tried an old one (tested those too) Radiator is a year old And i know for sure it is coming from my overflow drain tube because i set the tube in a place that i could see it was draining and the tube and that area was wet. Ive had a problem for the last 2 weeks, just havent diagnosed or got the money to fix it really at this second. room is about 24c. I have cultus 2009. coolant. The plastic radiator are light weight, but tend to ware out faster. Does not sound good, probably did some internal engine damage. 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