Q: After car is warm if I engage in park the heat will drop what causes that?

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When I turn the car on to warm up the temperature gauge doesn't warm up. It warms up enough to defrost the windshield is all. After car is warm if I engage into park the temperature will drop. What causes that?

My car has 130000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

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