Question about 1995 Ford Contour
Could be a thermostat problem, or potentially a blown head gasket.
if you take the oil cap off and check under neath the cap (inside of cap) if there is sludge buildup i would get the gasket checked.
Also try check in the radiator, if it looks like there is gunk or **** in the radiator it may be just enough to block the thermostat sensor. Usually if its a thermostat problem the temperature dial doesnt move.
Firstly would check for head gasket, thermostat and note how fast it heats up, when does it overheat (on idle, driving on highway, driving round town, etc)
Posted on Oct 24, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the blendor actuators strip out the gear inside the actuator cases on these all the time. replace the actuator.
Posted on Mar 19, 2009
check your coolant- if it is low, top it off. you could have an air bubble or the heater core could be clogged. if not the air mode door in the heater box might not be moving. that is the hardest and last to check
Posted on May 26, 2009
If you smell antifreeze it may be 3 possibilities: 1. you may have a leaking hose/hose connector , or water pump. 2. your heater core is bad and needs replaced. Unless you know what you are doing I would highly suggest taking to dealer for heater core replacement. The dash and steering colum has to be removed to get to the heater core. This is not an easy job believe me (about-900-1200 job). If you have your heater core replaced then also replace the climate control door. This is good preventative maintenance and also a a dollar saver. I would have a pressure check run on your radiator as a first thought. All you may have is a bad hose and that can easily be replaced.
Posted on May 20, 2010
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