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#1 The Dude Abides

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Posted 16 February 2010 - 01:30 PM

All they tell me is call the ford hotline. I was like your stupid this is something easy. I dont know. Cant believe i need to go to a subaru websight to get an answer for a ford. But here we go.

My 1995 Ford Taurus has a temp problem. I know its winter but the fan never turns on. Even my vans fan will turn on when the thing heats up. And the temp gauge never gets off c. Now i have recently topped off the coolant and burped the system so now i have hot hot heat. But the temp gauge never goes off c. I know it works because it does move alittle. Heres the question. If the t-stat is stuck open would that not cause the temp gauge or the car to heat up. When i burped the system i felt the coolant warming up but that was with the cap off. But if the tstat was stuck open wouldnt that not allow me to have good heat.

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#2 NoahDL88

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Posted 16 February 2010 - 01:33 PM

I'm leaning towards a stuck t-stat, do you ever get heat from the heater?

#3 The Dude Abides

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Posted 16 February 2010 - 01:35 PM

Oh yea it blows hot hot heat.

#4 Twitch de la Brat

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Posted 17 February 2010 - 12:56 AM

I would check the temp sending unit.
It may not be getting the proper voltage or isn't reading the right resistance.

Also check the thermo switch for the fans, if it uses one...

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#5 The Dude Abides

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Posted 17 February 2010 - 02:17 AM

Thanks twitch, good thing this car came with a manual so i can find out where the heck that thing is LOL.

#6 GeneralDisorder

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Posted 26 February 2010 - 02:21 AM

I've noticed that Ford thermostats tend to fail open and thus overcool the engine. You may get good heat still but it's probably still the thermostat. Both of the Aerostar's my family has have done this and a new thermostat fixed em right up.

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