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    Engine boils when stop

    When I stop an engine, it starts to boil. This happens when really hot outside. What is your thoughts about it?
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    06 Explorer Rough Idle when in Park..Help

    Here is what I got: 2006 Eddie Bauer 4x4 4.0 Sohc v6 121,000 Miles Here is what happened: Vehicle overheated due to thermostat housing melted and seam separated. Here is what I've done: Replaced Thermostat housing Radiator Flush and fluid replace Oil Flush and fluid replace Changed PCM,spark...
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    Overheating. HELP!

    '99 V8 AWD Mounty. Temp went way up. I turned the car off before it overheated. Steam from the passenger side of the radiator by the air filter box. No heat in the car. Overflow reservoir is full. The drivers side cap is barely hot. Engine temp cools down in about 10 mins. I can go 3 or...
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    Possible overheating/coolant bubbling/transmission knocking

    Just like everything else... you gotta start somewhere to learn the ropes, right?! Well, I just bought my first car. It's a '92 Ford Explorer Sport (2 door, 4.0L v6). I believe it's a RWD? (Correct me or confirm this please) There's a few problems with it so far and I want to learn how to...
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    Minor overheat, now engine idles just a little rough

    Hi, A couple of months ago my wife got home from work and complained about smelling coolant coming from her 2004 Ford Explorer XLS (with the base 4.0 SOHC). I went outside to check and found a very large puddle (pool?) of coolant on the ground. Looking around I found a pretty big leak coming...
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    Mazda B2500 Overheats During Idle

    I have a 1999 Mazda B2500 that is overheating while idling or when the air is on. Just started hitting 104 days here in Texas so I'm sure that isn't helping the situation. When driving the temp meter is at 50% but when sitting idle the temperature steadily climbs to the red line. I can...
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    Overheated andCoolant leak from hole under manifold

    I have a 2000 Explorer with 4.0 SOHC. It overheated today and coolant was coming from a small hole in the block under the manifold on the right side (if your sitting in the driver's seat). This happened once before about a year ago and I thought it might be the thermostat, but when it cooled...
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    1995 Explorer 4.0 Overheating Problem (yes, I've searched already.)

    My girlfriend has a 95 Explorer 4.0 that is overheating. She told me that one time, she was driving around and went to go get gas. Her car was overheating before she shut it off. After she gassed-up, she went to start her car and it would not start. She waited a few minutes, tried to start...
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    Problem with Coolant

    I own an '04 Exp. 6 cyl, 4wd. Any and all help is greatly appreciated... Ok here's the problem thus far from beginning to end... 2 weeks ago wife goes out to vehicle and starts it up... Lets it run for about 30 minutes. Takes it on a short drive and leaves it idling for an additional 30...
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    Overheating issue??

    Well some bad news on the ole Girl today while heading over to one of my friends house the Temp gauge never showed really hot but after parking her I heard a gurgling sound. I popped the hood and saw bubbles from the overflow a minute after that coolant started pouring out. I left the hood open...
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    4.6L V8 coolant loss

    Hey there, I am new here, and hoping someone can help or has experienced something similar. Been having a few issues with my 2003 Explorer Limited of which both myself and my father (35 yrs as a top level mechanic) are dumb-founded by. 1. Started having coolant loss back in the fall. It...
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    New with a couple of questions

    Thank goodness I found this forum. You have all already helped me a lot, with changing my thermostat, and getting my keyless entry code changed, and I thank everyone! I just bought a very nice 95 4dr that I love. I have a couple of issues, and if anyone can help, I would appreciate it: 1...
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    94 2.3L SOHC MT 2WD Overheated and now won't start

    I was headed to the side of the interstate with the temp gauge pegged and blowing steam when my '94 2.3L SOHC Ranger lost power. Had it towed home. Replaced water pump and for good measure the thermostat. Filled it with water as a trial to check for temp control and leaks. Won't...