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My temp gauge goes up above the red as soon as i switch on my ignition and stays like that at all times

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I've had three Ford Fiestas in my life and one thing that always degenerates is the thermostat. You should idle it and see if there is a click and the fan goes on just after that. Most Fiestas require at least one thermostat replacement.

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Could be a teperature sensor or wiring to the gauge

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