Civic coolant leak from headgasket

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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

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From headgasket but its a brand new gasket so idk why

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5,065

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~

11,585

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

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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

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5,065

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

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