can i still drive while car is overheating?

Asked by Feb 16, 2014 at 06:49 PM about the 1998 Honda Accord LX V6

Question type: General

i have a 1998 honda accord and it started running hot yesterday while being idled its been parked since yesterday but i wanted to know if its ok for me to dive 25 min away from hm to work? and if so what would i need to do?

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Have you checked the coolant level? It could just be low on coolant.

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No, you can't drive that distance with your engine overheating. It will be permanently damaged! Possibly beyond repair! HTH. -Jim

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