I have a 96 Honda Civic EX that I just bought and it's in almost perfect condition, I just have noticed that the temp gauge will run hot at idle, and when I'm driving it goes back to normal. Why ??

Asked by May 06, 2015 at 03:20 AM about the 1996 Honda Civic Coupe EX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

And no check engine lights are on or
anything like that. Oil is fine coolant
is fine.

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Possible cooling fan problem. Have you ever heard them kick on?

270

Check thermostat N sensor...

1,195

Check to see if the fans are coming on. If there not on when the thermostat opens the check the cooling fan relay to see if it is clicking. You can also check the coolant temp sensor By unplugging the connector and using a paper clip insert both ends into the connector plug to see if the fans come on, If they do come on by doing this the the sensor is bad. If your not sure when the thermostat was replaced then it wouldn't hurt to relate it.

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