First... welcome to the club... for all new members we ask that you go to USER CP and edit your SIGNATURE with your year model and trim code (SE, SSE, SLE, SSEi) to help us help you without having to ask this
now what do you consider hot?
if yours is a supercharged motor they tend to run a lil hotter than a NA engine does but the 3.8s tend to run pretty warm because they use a 195* thermostat, so basically your coolant doesnt really get to cycle fully until the car hits 195*... this causes the guage to show between 200-220* when running depending on driving once the car gets to operating temperatures.
most of us run a 180* thermostat to keep it a lil cooler, but if its over 220 then it is running hot... id suggest checking the coolant level, water/coolant balance, and if its low check for leaks
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