Car Temp Gauge Goes Up When Idle. I have a 01 honda accord v6 ex or lx sedan. The thermostat opens and closes to allow or stop coolant flow through the radiator.
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Does the vehicle warm up in reasonable amount of time? Changing to a lower temp thermostat will not do any good since the temp is controlled by the fan. If the car over heats for a long time then say bye bye to your engine.
Temp gauge goes up when car is idle then down when. I went driving today and at the first light i stopped at the cars temp gauge went up slowly then i drove and it went back to normal. then the next light it stayed at.
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If you have a viscous fan hub have it replaced as it is not working. One the reason a car heats up when stopped. but cools when driving. is that air is moving over the engine and causing the fan to spin.
However. it begins to fall back down once i start to drive. The rise in temperature is due to the fan clutch not engaging the fan clutch until the temperature gets too high.
Start the engine and let idle while at the same time watching the temp gauge. The rise in temperature is due to the fan clutch not engaging the fan clutch until the temperature gets too high.
However. it begins to fall back down once i start to drive. But. this obviously isn’t the only scenario.
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If you replace the cooling fan clutch using the correct one for your vehicle. it should fix the temperature problem. I really am baffled because i know that if the temp gauge goes up past half way. Car temperature gauge rises to hot while idle?
Find A Safe Place To Pull Over And Turn Off The Car Completely.
When moving the air flow from driving cools the. If you have a viscous fan hub have it replaced as it is not working. In other words. its normal operation for the tempature to fluctuate a little while idling.
Temp Gauge Goes To Hot When Idle
Start moving and the temp guage goes to center. Gauge will go up to 3/4 from h hot but when i excellerate it drops down to almost c cold. is this most likely the thermostate or the fan? My car seems to be running fine. but i’m worried that it seems to overheat a little when idling.
But. This Obviously Isn’t The Only Scenario.
I have had a vehicle that did this exact same thing. Changing to a lower temp thermostat will not do any good since the temp is controlled by the fan. When i check the water pump. i pull the radiator cap off (when cold. mind you). suck out a little coolant to allow expansion without overflowing. and then i let the car warm up to idle so the thermostat opens.
Hi I Have A 1998 Fiat Punto 1245Cc Sporting 16V And I Have Just Noticed That When I Drive My Car Normal The Engine Water Temp Is At A Normal Level However When I Am In Traffic Or At Traffic Lights Or Idling I Notice My Temp Gauge Very Slowly Creeping Up And Then Stops At The Halfway Point.
It can also be caused by bad wirings between the cluster or the sensor. Well heres an update for ya. i was out driving it yesterday and everythnig was fine no temp gonig u[p it just stayed at midddle after car warmed up. i checked trans fluid and oil none of it has any trace of coolant in it. Temp gauge goes up when car is idle then down when.