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i have a 1998 volvo s90 i just got it had been sitting a while i took it on a road trip to see my dad it did wonderful 95% of the way thru the road trip but the last portion of the trip it started reading like it was running hot so i would pull over to let it cool. the fan was running most of the time after a bit made it to my dads them even after sitting over night started it and was still reading in the red so thinking maybe thermostat my dad replace it now its still reading like running in red and fan runs all the time and it is having difficulty starting its been and day and 1/2 and it hasn't even ran for 5 minutes. and i still need to get home. could it be the sensor? please help with any other recommendations.
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Hi im kevin this will almost certainly be the coolant temperature sensor causing the issue here .there is no way after leaving it parked up and returning it will still be overheating so its almot certainly the temperature sensor giving a false reading

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