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Nissan Altima SE R 3.5 I have a problem with over heating a

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Nissan Altima SE R 3.5 I have a problem with over heating a mechanic Peterpete said the temp sending unit was bad so I replaced it and this afternoon drove it and started doing the same thing guage stated over heat which has the check engine light on is their a thermostat in the engine or could the water pump not pumping or electrical problems
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

Hi there,

How quickly does the car get hot?
Is the engine running normally?
Does it matter if the a/c is on or not?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
At first it took about a mile and ahalf and now it will not go down with or with out a/c the engine runs normal at start up while the temp guage climbs and then when the guage at hot then the engine idles rough
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

Ok

Are there any misfire codes or just the code for the thermostat?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I'm going to stop for tonight and pick it up tomorrow give an email if I need help
Expert:  Mike V. replied 8 months ago.

Ok, just reply here if you need me. I will be on in the afternoon/evening Eastern time.