June 8, 2008, 9:36 pm
hi im new to site i have just bought a escort gti 98 model the water temp gauge goes to max before you even start the engine any got any ideas what that could be thanks
June 9, 2008, 7:02 pm
on the radiator will be a temperature reader (i am being dumb today and cant remember the name of it, perhaps someone else will know)
This may have a bad connection or the actual reader is faulty. try and unplug it and see if it still does it. Clean up the connection.