2017 EXL Coupe - Loose Radiator???

  1. Ohmcrazy

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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.
     
  2. Civics4Ever

    Civics4Ever Rally Red EXT

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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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    Civics4Ever Rally Red EXT

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    Mine moves just as much.
     
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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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