Question about Ford Escort
Temp Gauge reads hot, no heat in car, yes fan comes on and I changed the thermostate and added coolant. I also burped the rad too.
Help I have to save this car.
Air sometimes gets trapped in the heater hoses or heatercore itself pull the upper heater hose off the block,hold it in the air and try to fill it,that should push the air out of the line
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
Double check the fluid level again, other option is a blocked heater core
Posted on Jan 26, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of.(from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones)
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
as soon as you turn it on after it has been shut off for how long? you could have a bad sensor. if you have a sohc (single overhead cam) engine you have a coolant temp sensor. if you have a dohc (double overhead cam) engine you have a cylinder head temp sensor. either way you will need to start with everything cooled off, drain the coolant, remove and replace the sensor. for the sohc engine you have to remove the ignition coil to get to the sensor, for the dohc you have to remove the alternator. in both engines you are supposed to torque the bolts that hold the sensor in place to 89 in-lbs, tight enough to not have a coolant leak at that point, and not so tight that you stretch the bolts or break them off in the block. if you still have a problem after you replace the sensor then you probably have a bad water pump. hope that helps.
Posted on May 26, 2009
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 17, 2016 | 2003 Suzuki Aerio
Mar 12, 2015 | 2002 Dodge Grand Caravan
Aug 29, 2014 | 1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Jul 25, 2010 | 1999 Dodge Caravan
Mar 11, 2010 | 2004 Chevrolet Impala
Dec 20, 2009 | 1997 Chrysler Cirrus
May 26, 2009 | 2000 Ford Focus
Feb 16, 2009 | 1999 Mercury Cougar
Jan 25, 2009 | 2004 Pontiac Montana
Jan 16, 2018 | Ford Cars & Trucks
662 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: