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Coolant is boiling in your reservoir but car temperature is remaining normal what is wrong?

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Sometimes it is not actually "boiling", but bubbling. Start by getting a new radiator cap. It is the first thing you should do, and is easy. *MAKE SURE YOUR CAR IS NOT HOT WHEN REMOVING A RADIATOR CAP* When air enters the closed/pressurized cooling system, the air ends up in your reservoir tank and bubbles the top. ! Chris

Hey L==Either the engine coolant level is extemely low or the temp sending unit is incorrect. Make sure the radiator is full of coolantWHEN THE ENGINE IS COOL. If it still does it, have the temp gauge checked. GoodluckJoe

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== == Sometimes it is not actually "boiling", but bubbling. Start by getting a new radiator cap. It is the first thing you should do, and is easy. *MAKE SURE YOUR CAR IS NOT HOT WHEN REMOVING A RADIATOR CAP* When air enters the closed/pressurized cooling system, the air ends up in your reservoir tank and bubbles the top. Sometimes(depending on vehicle) it will even exit the reservoir tank through an overflow hose and appear to be a leak. Hope this helps! Chris not enough water or coolant in radiator.


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