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I have a 1995 ford windstar that seems to have a temp. problem. While driving the temp. gauge goes all the way to HOT. The van never overheats but the A/C will eventually start blowing warm air. I flushed the cooling system , and replaced the thermostat. The van still show a HOT temp. after driving a little while. The van also misses at around 35mph until you reach about 40mph.

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  • h_gunter Jul 12, 2009

    The head gasket was replaced. I checked the compression @ the radiator and it held steady @15-16psi. I replaced the plugs and wires also. The van shudders at around 35mph and 50mph. I turned off the overdrive and the problem persist.

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    Marvin May 11, 2010

    blown head gaskets.



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Oddly enough it sounds like a transmission problem, get a transmission shop to assess the problem, but first try replacing the thermostat. be sure to turn on the heater when adding antifreeze. I have had this problem with my windstar.

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