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1993 honda lx run cool while running ,but after it

1993 honda lx runs cool while running ,but after it idles a short wile temp Gage reads running hot,if you reve engine for short time gage goes back down to normal, could it be the water pump

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  • Vincent R Chavez
    Vincent R Chavez Feb 26, 2009

    i have installed new radiator fans come on when radiator reaches temp relays and wiring seem fine

  • Vincent R Chavez
    Vincent R Chavez Feb 26, 2009

    i meant engine reaches temp

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Check thermostat might be sticking or radiator may need flushing if it only heats up while idling check your electric fan may not be coming on try turning on the a/c the 2 cooling fans should come on then if they do then i would check the cooling fan switch if they do not come on when the a/c is switch on you may have a bad electric fan motor or wiring to the fan or fan relay

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  • Joe Garcia
    Joe Garcia Feb 28, 2009

    sounds like the coolant isn't circulating properly it could possibly be the water pump or thermostat .Has the water pump ever been replaced?the water pump should be replaced when ever the timing belts get replaced on this model vehicle since access to the pump is the same location as the timing belts

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