1992 honda accord work done: rebuilt head, complete headgasket set replaced(last week), thermostat, temp sensors, fan sensors(last month), timing belt & water pump(last year), upper/lower rad hoses, radiator(May). I started experiencing the temp rising to half way to almost 3/4 mark when stopped in traffic or sometimes red lights. Fans are kicking on. Took to shop during occurance and shop used temo gun and read max 205 degrees then fans kicked on when they are suppose to(gauge was 1/2 way). Other than thinking either temp sensor, thermostat or rad cap went bad or defective, could there be any other reasons for this? The shop stated usually when the cars overheat, the temp gauge usually goes bad and gives bad reading after that initial overheat. Not sure if this is true or not. They state don't worry about it unless it goes to red. Any suggestions?
Saturday, August 11th, 2012 AT 5:00 AM