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I have a 1995 ford contour se 5 speed. the car is running hot. the fan is working and their is no fluids leaking. there is no antifreeze smell when heat is on but heat is blowing cold. even with heat running car still overheats and windows do not fog up when heat is on. is this the thermostat?

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Yes the thermostat could be faulty, most like stuck in the closed or partially closed position.

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