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I have a 2007 Honda Accord. The engine get hot when idling

Customer Question

I have a 2007 Honda Accord. The engine get hot when idling then cools down when driven. the coolant is full.
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Honda
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Hi im kevin does cooling fan cut in ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Ok and is fan running when car is starting to get too hot ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the fan come on
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Ok this would suggets radiator system isnt cooling correctly .there are no obstructions in rad area ? Leaves ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
There is no obstruction blocking the radiator
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Ok sounds wierd but does heater work well ?blowing hot ?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
the fan is running when it hot and the fan runs when the engine is shut off
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Is heater in car blowing hot air

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
The heater works fine
Expert:  Kevin replied 6 months ago.

Ok im going to opt out see if another tech has any ideas

Expert:  Dan replied 6 months ago.

I agree with previous expert that radiator is problem if fan is working, there isn't anything else that would cause this. How did you test radiator? Thanks.