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Mine sits at the same place the mclasser shows. It's interesting though, in that the gauge needle barely moves with actual coolant temps between about 175º and 205º, read via the OBD port and a diagnostic tool. Honda doesn't want you getting needlessly excited about temps that move within the normal thermostat and fans-control temp range. By the time temps get past 215º, the needle is on the move up. You'll end up watching the gauge and deciding where "normal" is, and then keep an eye out for movement away from that position. Reality is that most folks don't look at the gauges until there's some other symptom, like a warning light or that billow of steam leaking out from the edges of the hood.

The OBD connectors with bluetooth are amazingly cheap, and there are free apps you can run on a capable phone or tablet. Very detailed engine and driveline parameters are available for display, including IIRC three different coolant temp sensor readings plus the very-weighted 'average' used to drive the gauge in the cluster.
 
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