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My radiator fans don't turn on when it's hot on my 1994 Ford Taurus. unless I disconnect one of the radiator sensor next to the thermostat housing. I already replaced the Coolant Temperature Sensor but I still have to disconnect it.

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Sounds like your fan relay is gone.....Go to autozone and get a new one.

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  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Remove the air intake tube, crankcase breather and PCV hose.
  4. Remove the ignition coil pack and bracket.
  5. Remove the upper radiator hose.
  6. Remove the ignition coil pack bracket.
  7. Unfasten the heater hose inlet tube bracket bolt and remove the heater hose inlet tube from the thermostat housing.
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Fig: Remove the ignition coil pack


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Fig. : Detach the air intake tube, crankcase breather and PCV hose


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Fig. : Disconnect the upper radiator hose from the radiator


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Fig. : Unfasten the ignition coil pack bracket upper bolts...

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Fig. : ...and the lower bracket bolt, then remove the bracket

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Fig. : Unfasten the heater hose inlet tube bracket bolt (arrow)

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Fig: Unfasten the heater hose inlet tube-to-thermostat housing clamp


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Fig.: Disconnect the hose inlet tube from the thermostat housing

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Fig. : Unfasten the three thermostat housing bolts


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Fig. Separate the thermostat housing from the engine block


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Fig. : Remove the thermostat from the housing


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Fig. : Use a scraper to clean old gasket material from the engine block's thermostat housing mating surface ...


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Fig. : ... as well as the thermostat housing

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