Question about 1996 Ford Contour
Start car and fluid wants to blow out resivoir treid flushing the heater core and also radiator , is it possible I missed flushing somewhere? old water pump was not broken
Sounds like head gasket
Posted on Nov 06, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: 1998 ford f150- heat issue
There is no heater valve on a 1998 ford F-150. The hoses for the heater lead directly from the engine and go to the heater case. PS The heater doors are all vacuum controlled so you might wanna look under the dash for any lines that might be disconnected
Posted on Jan 28, 2009
Problem is most likely the water pump.Have seen several of these doing this on the 5.4L. Impeller fins were damaged on the ones that I have seen.
Posted on Feb 20, 2009
SOURCE: ford ranger truck overheating
I have had this happen with my ranger. Changed everything I could to try to fix the over heating. It turned out that I had a small leak in my head gasket and it was allowing exsaust gas to go into the cooling system witch was over pressurizing it. Also the air from the exsaust will heat up much faster than liquid making your thermostat to read hot and will not be able to blow hot air in the cab because there is no liquid going to the heater core. This happened to me when my blet came off and I tryed to make it home. If you had it over heat for a long peirod of time it may have ripped the head gasket.
Posted on Feb 21, 2009
My 99 windstar did this too. It was the blend door that the actuator motor goes into was broke. When you pull the actuator out look into the hole and see if you see a d shape piece coming out of the box if it is not d shape it is broke check out this site great photos
Posted on Feb 28, 2009
I don't know your vehicle, but does it have a blower door tucked in where the heater core is? If it DOES and that's broken then it could be the whole problem. It would mean it isn't switching from the A/C side of things to the heat side of them. Hope this helps, good luck! Also, just looked up the proper name for what I'm talking about, it's called a "blend door" and I think your car has one. It's what I would check, again, good luck!
Posted on Jan 20, 2010
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