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2002 ford taurus run perfect and does not over heat. it's losing coolant somewhere but only when it's shut off.

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If the coolant loss happens when the engine is not running, and there are no external leaks, it has to be going into the engine. And its probably leaking while the engine is running too.
You can burn a large amount of coolant and never see it come out the tailpipe.

Posted on Apr 30, 2013

Testimonial: "I checked that, and I've been keeping an eye on the oil.It's an external leak I can't find...After the engine's shut off, you can hear and smell the coolant hitting the exhaust manifold.The compression and plugs are good,no signs of water in the exhaust. Only for a minute and only when the engine's shut off. Weirdest thing. I've been a mechanic before during and after I studied electronics, but this?? I can't think of what is builling all that pressure after the motor's off??"

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SOURCE: 2002 ford taurus fuse panel?

Here is the owners manual from the Ford web site, fuses are under ROAD SIDE EMERGENCIES

http://www.motorcraftservice.com/pubs/content/~WO2TAU/~MUS~LEN/41/02tauog4e.pdf

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For around $20 US, you can get a complete aftermarket manual from Haynes or Chilton at most parts stores.

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SOURCE: ford 2002 taurus

look on the back of the sleeve the serpentine belt came in...it should have multiple diagrams showing the setup you just have to choose the one for your engine. to replace unbolt the back of the alternator remove the belt and work backwards to install belt.

you have to pull on the belt to get give from the tensioner unless you have the required tool... it makes it A LOT easier but nothing a little elbow grease cannot handle

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SOURCE: 2002 Ford Taurus has no heat

Look for a blocked heater hose (kinked, pinched, or collapsed), or a valve (either electrically or vacuum controlled) in the line that isn't opening. Feel both hoses when the engine is hot and set for heat. One should be hot and the other cooler when operating normally. If both are cool, then something is blocking water flow through the heater core.

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