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We have a 1993 E150 with a 4.9 6 cyl eng, it is the only thing we have to haul my disabled son around in his wheelchair because it has a ramp in it. We had bought it in 2002 from a ford dealer in NJ, it only had 68,000 miles on it and I think we got taken for a ride when we bought it. There was nothing but issue with it from day one. now it only has 93,000 miles and it over heats all the time even with the stat out... We had a new water pump, still over heated and then we put in a new radiator & still over heating we also I getting sick of getting ripped off by these shops that are just tossing parts at it and not telling us what is wrong. There is no oil in the water as I can tell and not water in the oil, So it can not be heads or just maybe it is. Not sure but like I said we polled the stat and it sill overheats.. Please help up please? Thank You God Bless Rev Frank Michael

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One thing with fords, the catalic convertor plugs up and it over heats the motor and runs very poor and burns more fuel than the fuel station it self. you get a check engine at all?? or loss of power? burns alot of fuel? check your fan clutch/motor too
let me tell you what over heats an engine.
1 bad radiator
2 bad water pump
3 seized termostat
4 bad heads
5 plugges catalic convertor
6 engine fan not kicking in on time or at all.

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