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Ford Windstar is running hot. 1995

So I changed the thermostat, but it stills runs hot. What else could it be?

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  • mikefout33 Dec 19, 2008

    i have a 1995 ford windstar that this morning when i started it,i let it warm up and got back in and it was blowing ice cold air and it was getting hotter and was about to overheat so i replaced the thermostat but i started it back up and drove it,and it still was blowing cold air and getting hot,so i took it back home and let it cool off,i started it back up and let it idle it was still blowing cold air and it was getting hotter so it got to about the top line right under the H and i rev up the motor to about 3 rpm and all of a sudden the temp needle gos all the way back to normal and i took off driving and the heat was hot and the vans temp was normal until i stop at a red lite and was idle it started to blow cold air again and the temp gauge was going up again to the H so i rev it up again and the temp gauge gos back to normal and starts blowing out hot air all the way home and i let it idle and it did the same thing again?,i have no water leaks no where and i dont here anything weird under the hood i checked my fluid and filled it wasnt really low at all...??? my fans are working properly???

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Have you checked to make sure rad fan is working when it should? If yes, try running your heater on hot & high fan & see if temp gauge goes down at all. If it does lower the temperature, I'd seriously consider a rad flush or maybe even replacement. Take a good look at the rad for rusted, corroded & or missing fins across the cooling jackets. Next is possible water pump problem.

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Try changing the fan clutch if you dont have any leaks. make sure there is nothing blocking the radiator or condensor. good luck

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