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1994 honda delsol overheating

Runs cool when driving but temp gauge goes up when stopped. Just started this today. I did test the radiator fan and it works when jumped to the battery. So, what's next on the test it list?

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Check your oil and see if your getting coolant in it.. if u take the oil fill cap off and look inside the valve cover.. if it looks like coffee u probably have a blown head gasket.. also check the coolant and see if it is low or looks like oil is getting into it... also if your coolant has ever got low/ leaked out..u may have a air pocket inside the engine.. but if i know my hondas like i think i do... chances are u got a blown head gasket... if u dont notice the coolant in the oil right away dont worry if u keep driving it with these symptoms u will soon enough...

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