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As soon as i start my mazda mx3 the temp gauge goes right to hot whether its first thing in the morning or after ive been driving it all day.

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You probably have a bad temperature sending unit. It is located on the front of the engine and it will have a single wire connector. The wire color will be BLACK/ORANGE.

It looks like the picture below

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