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About six weeks ago my 93 Accord engine heat gauge went to the top. I took it to a shop and they replaced the thermostat and radiator. It ran for a while and today the engine heat gauge again went to the top. I brought it to the same shop. What do you think is the matter? A few days ago someone at an auto parts store poured in too much power steering fluid and some of it leaked over wires and things under the hood. Do you think this may have caused something to make the engine overheat or maybe it was just the gauge that is off? I am kind of desperate to get an unbiased opinion since the shop may have some new expensive solution which may not work either. Thank you for any input.

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Did you over heat the second time? or did the gauge go up with no over heat? alot of time in my expeirence severe over heat can destroy the temprature sending unit, causing false readings on your dashboard. The sending unit is housed on your thermostat housing and is simple to install and affordable. if it did over heat take it to another shop fpr second opinon (Estimates are usually free) cuase I could be typing awhile trying to explain, lol

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