My radiator cap popped off while driving. Coolant everywhere. I filled the resivoir back up but it's still overheating and the heat isn't working

Asked by Mar 04, 2014 at 01:29 PM about the 2005 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 dodge neon

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Ahh Ha! Let it cool and added quite a bit of coolant straight under radiator cap. Let it sit for awhile and fired her up. No overheat and heater cranking nice and toasty again!

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Keep an eye on the coolant level and for excessive cooling system pressure, you may have a head gasket problem that caused the radiator cap to blow off.

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I had the same issues. The mechanic told me that I might of had a head gasket issue. I was not. Took and replaced the Radiator cap, refilled it, let it cool. Then was good to go. My heater does not work well. But I don't think it was because of that.

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