hi i have a 1996 850 volvo sudan ...there are no leaks ,but i believe my water exit 00the overflow reservoir cap....here is my delama and question my car over hearts within minutes ,the over flow is y

Asked by Nov 13, 2015 at 05:06 AM about the Volvo 850

Question type: Car Customization

my volvo over heart within minutes ,the over flow res..is empty in same
time,,is my car toast or is there anything i can do

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You can check compression to see if there is 1 or 2 cylinders with low compression to determine if it is a bad head gasket. Also possible thermostat may be bad.

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Sounds to me like your head gasket may be bad. Do a compression test to confirm.

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