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Water Temperature I have a 1986 Nissan Sentra (168,000 miles) and when I start it up and begin driving within three to four miles the water temperature rises up to near H (hot) stays there for just a few seconds then gradually retreats to a normal (a little over 50%) level. Should I be concerned? It does this from a cold start only. While the car's engine stays warm the water temperature stays normal.

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I wouldn't, but it sounds like the sensor may be going.

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