When the car is idle, i noticed that smoke was coming out of the hood on the passenger side of my car what could this mean? My car is not power steering and is a manual transmission. I noticed that the tempreture slowly went up but not all the way

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Asked by May 17, 2007 at 09:56 PM about the 1994 Honda Civic CX Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The smoke isn't very much like something that would come out of the exhaust

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It sounds like one aof a few possible problems 1) you have a coolant leak, look for the source of the steam, not smoke 2) your thermostat is not opening, which causes spike in temperature and pressure build up

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