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  1. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    And here's what it looks like when you rev it: https://youtu.be/2IegGu9cv88
  2. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Ok Dave, Kevin, Bill, CDHerman, and Kevin - I'm back as promised. It looks like (as usual) CDHerman and Dave5358 know what they are talking about and nailed it on every point. Since the vehicle was overheating, was loosing coolant, and overheated more at idle that while not, the head gasket was...
  3. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Thanks Dave, Kevin, Bill, and CDHerman for your insight. I've got some checking to do. I'll report back my results.
  4. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Thank you all for the advice. My 'combustible gas in the coolant detector' arrived today so I''ll quickly determine if CDHerman is correct about the head gasket leaking - he's probably right. After filling up with 50/50 a couple days ago, the car no longer overheats, and running too cool in...
  5. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    here is what it looks like ... might have to copy and paste it
  6. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    Thanks for your quick response, Bill. - which leads me to 2 more questions. If the t-stat were working properly, how would my coolant flow / open cap behavior look differently? Secondly, is the t-stat replacement on this vehicle doable for a shade-tree diy'r computer geek? I've done the job on...
  7. ('03-'05) Was overheating, added coolant, not overheating any more but ...

    EJ25 - 2.5L Non-Turbo (1998-2010)
    (My very 1st post so go easy on me!) EJ25 at 140k, with HG and water pump replaced at 80k, new radiator and cap a year ago. Was overheating after warmed up while at idle for 10 minutes with air on, even on a cooler evening. My temp gauge never rises above half unless there's a problem. Once it...
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