i have a 1998 ford taurus 3.0L v-6 24 valve,that running hot.the gauge go all the way up,to the red line.you can hear the car sizzlin.there is no water leaks.
A number of things can cause this. They have to be eliminated one at a time.
A bad thermostat can do this. Something wrong with the radiator fan can cause this.
A plugged radiator (limed up from lack of maintenance) can cause this.
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Or a head gasket.....
A additional possibility could be the water pump. I believe the impeller is plastic on the Duratec engine, and wouldn’t be the first time the plastic impeller broke off the shaft.
Even a cast metal impellar can erode.
Bottom line: some one needs to look at the car. Quickly. Overheating uncorrected can destroy an engine.
Or a leaking intake manifold gasket…
Agreed, take it off the road!