where is the engine temperature sensor located on a 2.0L engine ? on 1996 Ford Contour

on 2 seperate occasions the engine overheated & had to towed home.

Asked by for the 1996 Ford Contour
It is on the intake manifold, but before you replace that sensor, is your cooling fan working? How old is your thermostat?
Yes cooling fan is working,just replaced the thermostat an hour ago.