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My coolant temperature gauge is always reading a low

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Hi, my coolant temperature...

Hi, my coolant temperature gauge is always reading a low temperature

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles on the car? How has your mileage been lately?

186K, and it has been low. 16mpg on a 92 Honda Accord 4cyl. I do a lot of local driving as well. 90% local

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Accord yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes. So far I have looked up diagnostics for the temperature sensor gauge and temperature sending unit

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

That is all

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Mechanic for Honda: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 8 months ago
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Hello and welcome to just answer, my name is ***** ***** master tech here to help. I cannot see or hear your vehicle so I rely on your patience and input to my questions so I can help you better.I have read your notes and have a question before we proceed.

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Mechanic for Honda: Peter Bagley, Auto Service Technician replied 8 months ago

first off before we get into heavy technical stuff lets do some cheap and basic tests. do you have a thermometer?

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