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2005 ford Taurus is overheating. Innitially I had antifreeze leak coming from the water pump,had it replaced with a new one and that's when it started over heating,replaced the thermostat and no luck.when car is idling car overheats,when in

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Maybe blown head gasket or glogged radiator.

Posted on Nov 09, 2012

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Did you have your heater running when you refilled coolant after water pump changed?

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Are you putting the thermostat in correctly? It it will not work backwards.

And to confirm that there isn't a different problem, take the thermostat out all together and see if it overheats.

Engine not fully warming up is not usually caused by the thermostat. Stats usually fail closed, not open.

You will want to check the water temperature sending unit or gauge after verify the water temperature with an external calibrated thermometer. You can attach and insulate the external thermometer to the housing where thermostat is located.


Reply back what you figure out. I will be happy to help you further.

Posted on Feb 03, 2009

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i believe the heater core broke or got crak chech the thermostat again

Posted on Apr 07, 2009

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the thermostat can be easily changed from up top, the T-stat is located at the engine end of the upper radiator hose under the flange the hose connects to. Make sure u follow manufacturer's cooling system bleeding procedures when you refill after the T-stat is changed out.

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are your fans or fan working if not it will get hot. I assume you have electric fans or fan if so make sure when it starts to overheat the fan or fans come on if not check the fuse for the fans or relay, breaker, wiring itself.

Posted on Sep 03, 2009

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My 2003 ford taurus overheats when driving around town, stop & go, but on highway temperature goes back to normal


I had the same problem with my 99 ford taurus. My ford taurus did exactly did same things that your vehicle is doing. runs cool on the freeway because the air is going through the radiator and cooling the water down.I checked the cooling fans, radiator and hoses for leaks also replaced my thermostat. nothing solved the problem. turns out that the new antifreeze does not come with a lubercant property any longer. you have to buy the lubercant additive separately and then add it to your cooling system when you replace the antifreeze. the lubercant protects your freeze plugs, water pump, radiator, thermastat from rusting out. Meanwhile because of the absents of the lubercant, my water pump impellers rusted out and dissolved. so the water pump had no fins to circulate the water. Luckly for me, I discovered that my car was still under warranty due to an extended warranty I had purchased when I bought the car. ford dealership replaced the water pump. Problem Solved.

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Is there a weephole for oil and one for antifreeze or just one weephole for both on the water pump of 2005 ford taurus


It is very unusual for oil to run from a water pump, but you can get a leak from the grease that lubricates the bearing. If you do have what looks like oil or grease, you probably need a new pump.

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Having over heating problems with my 2000 taurus it does it most with def. or air cond. on full blast did find small leak at water pump where it bolts to block. replaced both cooling fansand,the thermostat...


No!!!!...Yes!!!
No, the sending unit is working right.
Ideas? Yes, I think the problem is the water pump. Don't drive it overheated till you get a new water pump or have it inspected. You say it's a small leak where it bolts to block, but maybe it's the "weep hole" on bottom of pump leaking, meaning the internal seals on the pump have failed. If so, it won't be a small leak, it will leak all the time engine is running. A lot may be swept away by air, or by evaporating. Check it out. That's a likely cause of overheating.

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I have a 2002 ford taurus and antifreeze is leaking cant tell from where but it is getting all over my belt and causing smoke could this be a simple hose or a water pump im at a loss


Hello! It sounds like the water pump is leaking...But first, inspect your hoses and their clamping points...
if you can observe coolant leaking, running from the center of the rear of the water pump then it's time to replace it see diagram below for bolt torquing sequence...Bolts1-7=18 Ft. Lbs....Bolts 8-12= 89 In. Lbs.

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My 2001 Ford Taurus keeps running too hot to safely drive. Whenever the car is started fluid immediately gushes out of the plastic resevior that you put the water/antifreeze leading to the radiator. I...


You have an air bubble at the top of the engine.
The antifreeze spewing out of the overflow happens due to your perfectly functional radiator cap
passing the overheated coolant/air mixture out of the system into the reservior (in an attempt
to relieve overpressurization of the cooling system)
The sudden nature of your overheating comes from the boiling of the inadequate amount of
coolant/antifreeze in your engine, since it cant properly cool the engine, so it boils (overheats quickly), and pressure rises immediately within the cooling system.
The Fix is free: locate and open the (air) bleeder port at the top of the engine, and add the usual
50% coolant/50% water mixture to the radiator until the radiator is full to the level indicated in
your owner's manual (or the "Full" line). Then close the bleeder port and replace the rad (radiator)
cap.
The air bleeder port is normally located near the thermostat, and should be opened each time
that coolant is added to the radiator. The air bleeder port need not be opened when adding
50/50 coolant to the reservior, since the rad cap is going to be closed while adding coolant
to this part of the cooling system.
Warning: driving beyond the point where your engine temperature gauge indicates overheating will
destroy the car's engine - it'll seize up due to overheating, and the only fix for a seized/burned-up
engine is replacement (of the engine). Seizing an engine is really easy with an air bubble in the
top of the engine - you could easily burn up/warp the head, necessitating replacement of the head
and head gask
et.

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your antifreeze mix wasn't strong enough so the frost plug/s could've busted. raise the vehicule and inspect while an assistant pours water in the radiator to find leak. next, solve all the leaks and all should be good

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OHV engine. I have seen these wear the blades off the waterpump. Does the heat work.

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Problem with my 2000 ford taurus water pump.


I just had that same problem with the antifreeze leaking and I thought it was my water pump but I pulled the antifreeze tank off and it was cracked all along the bottom and that was causing the antifreeze to leak out real bad so I went to a nearby junkyard and found a new tank and replaced the cracked one and now it works just fine with no leaks. I hope this works for you liked it worked for me.

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My ford taurus hates us


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