2017 EXL Coupe - Loose Radiator???

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Changing my oil yesterday I happened to notice the radiator is actually loose... No problems otherwise. No noise rattling etc. Would never have known but I was just wiping the usual crud from around the hood release lever area and felt it move.
Could this be by design??? I mean maybe but wow. Took a short video of me shaking it for a minute and a half. :rolleyes1:


What say you guys. Normal? Not Normal???

Oh forgot to mention its never been in any accidents. Little bit of hail damage but nothing that would cause this.



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Most radiators are mounted in rubber bushings. I'll check mine when I get back to work this afternoon.
 

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It does appear too loose but its hard to tell how much you are wiggling it in the video..
 

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normal, i noticed mine moves a lot last week and i went to the dealer to check the other civics in the showroom: all the same!
 

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The radiator expands and contracts quite a bit so it has to "float" in its mounts. The exhaust is the same way for the same reason.
 

                           

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