Civic coolant leak from headgasket

20

Asked by Jun 21, 2016 at 09:58 PM about the 1994 Honda Civic Si Hatchback

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I just build my b18c1 from top to bottom and I
have 200 miles on it already and I noticed that I
have a small coolant leak on south west corner of
motor . I wanna know why and is it gonna hurt my
motor

6 Answers

20

From headgasket but its a brand new gasket so idk why

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
6,035

the head was not faced properly~ or the gasket is old and defective...be sure with a hard straight edge that it is all straight and needs no machining~ after you've gotten it apart~

14,145

Yes, its gonna hurt the motor. Take it apart and fix it before the engine is destroyed from over heating.

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
20

What do I gotta do to fix it. The machine shop put it together with brand new gasket . It doesnt leak bad that I gotta add coolant . Just few drops but you can see it corner of headgasket

1 of 1 people found this helpful.
6,035

put a pressure tester on there and pump it up...it will spray....and we can see where the leak is...hopefully is not a cracked block~

20

Its leaking leftcorner where where 1st header

Your Answer

Civic

Looking for a Used Civic in your area?

CarGurus has 52,287 nationwide Civic listings starting at $1,500.

ZIP:

Honda Civic Experts

  • #1
    Tom Demyan
    Reputation
    1,210
  • #2
    Takoda Fraser
    Reputation
    1,040
  • #3
    Jonathan Ford
    Reputation
    1,030
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Honda Accord
858 Great Deals out of 87,670 listings starting at $1,444
Used Toyota Corolla
907 Great Deals out of 69,858 listings starting at $1,479
Used Honda Civic Coupe
160 Great Deals out of 10,850 listings starting at $1,800
Used Toyota Camry
1,107 Great Deals out of 76,352 listings starting at $1,100
Used Nissan Altima
1,174 Great Deals out of 74,498 listings starting at $900
Used Hyundai Elantra
574 Great Deals out of 46,119 listings starting at $495
Used Honda Accord Coupe
142 Great Deals out of 5,071 listings starting at $2,000
Used Ford Mustang
344 Great Deals out of 42,038 listings starting at $1,488
Used Hyundai Sonata
609 Great Deals out of 53,967 listings starting at $1,500
Used Nissan Sentra
656 Great Deals out of 53,215 listings starting at $1,150

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Honda Civic For Sale
33 Great Deals out of 3,940 listings starting at $13,989
2016 Honda Civic For Sale
59 Great Deals out of 2,295 listings starting at $10,982
2015 Honda Civic For Sale
233 Great Deals out of 6,604 listings starting at $8,495
2014 Honda Civic For Sale
74 Great Deals out of 2,373 listings starting at $6,480
2013 Honda Civic For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,404 listings starting at $5,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.