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Where my top radiator hose connects to my radiator on my 2001 Ford Escape broke off can this be replaced alone or do I have to buy a whole new radiator?

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I am having difficulty locating it. I need to know how to locate and replace a thermostat on a 2002 ford escape


Follow the top radiator hose down to where it connects to the engine. You should find a dome shape item or a couple of smaller bolts that attach to the engine to the side of the radiator hose and the thermostat will be inside the housing. You will need to drain the radiator, remove the bolts holding the thermostat housing to the engine and remove the old stat and put in a new one be sure to make note of how the stat is facing when you remove it and put the new one in the same way. then reconnect the thermostat housing making sure the gasket is in place so it won't leak, then refill the radiator slowly so you don't cause an air lock in the radiator, with cap still off start the engine and allow it to warm up until the stat opens and then you will need to add more antifreeze to the system. Double check for any leaks. Turn on the heater and make sure you have good heat and you should be good

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The end of the top radiator hose on my 2001 ford escape broke off and car overheated. Do I replace entire hose or fix the end with clamp?


For a quick fix, you can clamp the old one if enough hose is available to do so. Plan on replacing the whole hose, just a matter of time before it breaks again.

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Look for "upper" radiator hose about 2" hose, follow back from radiator to engine block. The outlet from the engine which feeds into the Radiator hose contains the Thermostat (for the Engine) underneath it. But are you sure you need to change it?

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Is it difficult to change the antifreeze in a 2005 Ford Escape V6? Do you need to change any hoses in the process?


Most places can flush out you system for you. But you can do it your self. and only way you need to change hoses if they are cracked and leaking. you can go to you local auto part store and ask how to do it the safe way cus i may do it the wrong way. also pick up the antifreeze you will need while your asking.lol i just stick a house in the radiator and take the return house off the radiator and let it flush that way and when i think its all flushed i slow it down and put in the antifreeze and when i start to see green i stop every thing and put the hose back on. but the car needs to be running the whole time to cycle it through the whole motor. but you may need to ask the right way to do it.lol not the redneck way i do it.

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How to install a thermostat in a 2001 ford escape


ok lol there are two large hoses coming in, and out of the radiator the large hose on the top connects to the enging this is the one that has the thermostat it should have only 2 bolts remove them and replace the thermostat however why is it that you believe you need a new thermostat it is very rare that they go out

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2001 Ford Escape radiator problem


If you can Locate a Radiator Shop in your Area, They can Weld this Back on for you and save you a Lot of $$$$$$ Please Rate My Response! Thanks!

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