What do I use to repair my 1996 Honda Civic CX radiator?

pabusko
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Asked by pabusko Apr 14, 2013 at 05:37 PM about the Honda Civic

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The top of the radiator is cracked.  I used J-B Weld. That held for about 10 miles, then blew the same crack in it.  What kind of expoxy can I use to seal this?

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DavidH25
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None. JBWeld is not going to do it as you have discovered. Your radiator needs to be taken to a radiator shop and soldered properly. No product from a can will fix it.

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judge_roy
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they are comparatively cheap..ask and will find a price, better if close to you for cheaper shipping...some even offer free shipping depends on which source we chose~

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judge_roy
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http://www.autopartswarehouse.com/shop_parts/radiator/honda/civic. html see, less than fifty bucks AND free shipping...lordy how~

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judge_roy
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okay they got us $50 or more free shipping....yeah price it at 47...clever~

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DavidH25
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There you are. Good advice from the Judge

judge_roy
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'twernt nuthin'~

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