I took the cap off and foamy stuff is coming out.. Should this happen?? Should I continue or turn the car off. I took the thermostat out cause it was overheating, and it continues to overheat:(

Asked by Jul 10, 2014 at 08:12 PM about the 2005 Dodge Neon 4 Dr SE Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2005 dodge sx 2.0...270 000. km.

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your car will continue to overheat without a thermostat. the water and coolant will cycle continuously, and not stay in the radiator long enough to be cooled. put a new thermostat in. what cap did you take off? the coolant reservoir? you should have no reason to remove radiator cap. add water through the coolant reservoir.

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The thermostat was new:(:( The cap was silver, I thought it was the radiator cap??? ok.. Thanx

It was the radiator cap that I took off. Do you think it might be the head gasket?

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