Why does my 2000 Honda civic temperature gage move to hot when sitting still

Asked by Feb 14, 2015 at 12:13 PM about the 2000 Honda Civic

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

2000 Honda civic temperature gage moves to hot when I'm sitting still

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Sounds like Your electric fan doesn't work for some reason or thermostat stuck closed.

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Is your check engine light on, if it is get it check at s local parts store they can check it for free. couple different reasons why you could over heat while sitting still. the cooling fans are inoperable, the thermostat is stuck closed or the coolant temp sensor is bad. The main coolant temp sensor is what tells the pcm when to turn the fans on and off.

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