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Temprature Gauge needle is in the red

My temprature gauge needle is in the red, and an yellow exclamation mark pops up when it goes in there. I tried turning on the heater, but that doesnt work. I replaced the temprature gauge as well. I have plenty of fluids, nothing is smoking, and nothing under the hood is abnormally hot.
Can anybody offer any suggestions?

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  • katielove Jun 04, 2008

    PS I have a 2001 Ford Focus ZX3

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I would replace the thermostat first

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You need to reset the onboard computer on your car please unplug the battery cable for 30 min and plug it back and check if the light is on.

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