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    1995 Aerostar. What is the correct operating temperature?

    Hey all, I have a 1995 Ford Aerostar 3.0 L XLT. 133k miles. RWD To get out of the way, here is everything I’ve done to the van thus far: Idle air control valve, PCV valve, water pump, thermostat, serpentine belt, idler pulleys, power steering pump, and literally every suspension component (and...
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    Large Coolant Leak -- Then Not a Drip

    Stock 2007 4.0 L V-6 Explorer Hello: Yesterday my wife drove our X about 30 miles into the city and back to where I work. It was idling for about 15 minutes maybe. When she began to drive away, a co-worker noticed water/coolant starting to pour from under the engine. I was able to look at it...
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    99 problems!!!

    So here's my many issues. I just bought a 1991 explorer 4x4, 5 speed manual. Monster exhaust leak. Think I need new headers. My main problem, is the explorer sometimes overheats when idling. Temp gauge goes back to normal when driving. I have HORRIBLE gas mileage. (Tune up coming today). Second...
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    Mystery Coolant Leak

    Hi folk, Looking for a little help tracking down a coolant leak on my 1998 ford explorer 4.0L. The coolant system seems straight forward on the car but just can't track it down. It seems that the leak is coming from somewhere in the area of the starter maybe just above the drivers side engine...
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    Sudden Coolant Loss

    I have a 2006 Explorer 4x4 and was driving to work when I made a pass of a slow moving vehicle, but the explorer kicked in to passing gear and just a few seconds later, I noticed smoke from my rear view mirror. I made it to work with no loss of power, but the temp gauge was moving from hot to...
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    97 Explorer 4.0 Head Gasket replacement .

    Hi everyone . Im new here but have followed some nice post and learned alot about my 97 Ford Explorer Sport 4.0 Sohc engine ... Heres the problems im having . Cold start trouble until it warms up . I believe its the intake rings . Now my coolant fluid is leaking from back and front left of...
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    Slow Coolant Leak & (Associated?) Heating Issue

    I've had a slow coolant leak on my 2001 Explorer Limited for over a year now. It was leaking from the thermostat housing but I managed to repair that. It now seems to be leaking from further in the engine compartment; I've not really managed to ascertain where from yet. Leak is pretty slow...
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    Coolant loss

    My 92 EB is loosing coolant about 3-4 liters in 3 weeks. Got 300,000 kms on the odometer. Replaced the thermostat, gaskets, lower & upper manifold gaskets. Had my radiator repaired after it leaked on the left side (facing the engine). I noticed an oil leak between the tranny & engine, but also...