you have one of two problems. either you have a bad gauge or a bad sensor. I would go to a pick and pull junkyard and get a new sender off of a car at the junkyard, if that does not help, I would go back to the junkyard and get the gauge of another car and replace it. This will solve your problem Dodge Spirit and Plymouth Acclaims have issues with the temp sensor. Also, you could have a leaking head gasket which is my current problem on my 94 Spirit.
next to the dashboard next to the dashboard
you have look for the dashboard unions behind the thermostat control under the compartment
Coolant light, meaning low coolant, or overheating.
The 1998 Lincoln Continental has a thermostat which measures the internal temperature of the engine. This is displayed on the dashboard.
If it comes on it means the temperature of your engine is too hot. Your engine is overheating.
The gauge reading has nothing to do with the overheating problem. Misleading and irritating yes, but not involved in causing it.See "Related Questions" below for discussion on replacing the temperature sending unit, and also a comprehensive diagnostic guide for overheating problems.
The warning lights on the dashboard of a Honda can mean different things including low oil pressure and overheating. There are Honda City dealers across the country that can use diagnostic tools to determine the cause.
Defective thermostat. Service the cooling system and replace the thermostat.
If you're talking about the sensor for internal temperature it's in the dashboard next to where the shift lever is.
I have a 97 and found that the "chime" fuse kills all of that.
you probably need a new thermostat, remove the one you have then get a new one asap.
problem will be in heat control switch in dashboard