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Old 12 Jun 2008, 03:34 pm
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i have a 1990 civic hatch. the car runs great until i start going up steep grades. the gauge quickly rise from 1/4-3/4 but not all the way to the red mark. it goes down just as quickly when i level out or start going downhill. i don't drive it hard. is this normal or do i have a problem? thanks for any help.
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Old 15 Jun 2008, 09:58 pm
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so, i had the thermostat and cap changed and the radiator power flushed and still have the problem. anyone have any suggestions? thanks.
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Old 16 Jun 2008, 03:45 pm
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Get your cooling system pressure tested for a leaky head gasket.
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Old 17 Jun 2008, 04:06 pm
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it was the radiator. the old one had bad flow in bottom. runs like a top now. thanks.
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