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Replace the coolant temperature sensor?

Would it be a good idea to replace the original coolant temp sensor on a 7.3? The truck is 11 years old and has 230k miles on the original sensor. While replacing the water pump I thought it may be a good idea to change out this sensor. Any other items you would suggest to change out while replacing the water pump?

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Actually, you can since you have it apart, but those sensors don't usually go bad.

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