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Oil tempature gauge fluctuates sporadically

The oil temperature gauge on my 1999 nissan maxima has started fluctuating randomly. Starting the car from cold, the temperature remains at 0 for about 10 minutes, then shoots all the way up and stays that way for a while, before either dropping back down to 0 or leveling off normally. This has just started since my oil and oil filter were changed... could it be caused by overfilling of the oil?

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NO.... BUT THEY COULD HAVE COMPROMISED THE WIRING OR SWITCH AT OIL FILTER AREA

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