Why is car reheating after a short distance


Asked by Mar 24, 2015 at 12:44 PM about the 1999 Honda Accord LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I drive my car approximately 1½ miles and it starts to overheat. After 2 miles the gauge
says it is completely hot.

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It could be a stuck thermostat, air trapped in the system, broken water pump or a bad head gasket

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