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    HELP! Why does temperature gauge go up to normal than come down to a little above cold?

    Hey everyone so I was wondering why the temperature gauge on my 1993 Ford Explorer 4.0L 4wd xlt goes to the middle of the gauge aka operating temperature then it goes back down to above cold? I just put a 3rd coolant temperature sending unit it 30 minutes ago because it was fluctuating between...
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    Help!!! Sweet smelling exhaust on first gen Ford explorer

    Hey everyone! I've bought a 1993 Ford explorer and noticed that the exhaust smells pretty sweet I don't know why it's like that I feared that it was a head gasket related problem at first but it doesn't use a drop of coolant and there's no other indication for a head gasket besides the fact that...
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    Temp sender unit plug

    Im having a difficult time here trying to figure this out. Im trying to replace my temp sender unit which has the plug with ONE wire coming from it. The problem is the plug itself is broke and Im trying to find another one. I've been to multiple pick and pulls and haven't found a single one...
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    Help with temp and idle problems

    Hello, I have a 98 explorer with 198K miles, its a standard if that matters with the OHV engine. So I have two questions, first, The guy I bought it from stuck a piece of cardboard between the radiator and the grill so that the temp gauge will rise to about a quarter inch below the N in NORMAL...
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    How to: Replace 3rd Gen Ambient Air Temperature Sensor

    This topic comes up quite a bit, especially in the winter months. I took some pictures today to show someone in another thread where it was located and how to replace it. That led to this write up. I hope this will make short work out of changing the sensor. I got my sensor from the dealer...
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    Knocks With thermostat in, does not knock when it is out. Stumped

    So... I'll start at the beginning. For a couple years now my 4.0 makes a knocking, or perhaps pinging noise if I am driving up a long grade. Its only while its under power, If I let off the gas it stops. Gear/RPM does not seam to matter. Last summer it started running hot. I noticed my...
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    2002 Ranger Temp Gauge

    Hello everyone, an old Ranger guy joining up. Thanks for having me. So, I have a 2002 Ford Ranger. Lately, my temp gauge has been acting strangely. When I first start my truck, the engine temp will be on "C" and cold as usual. Within 5-10 minutes, the temperature has risen all the way up to...
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    Where is the Temp Sensor for my Overhead Console?

    :confused: I have replied to a few post. But never asked a question myself. I can't seem to find the answer to this one. Although I am sure it is on here somewhere else. I have an overhead console, that recently burnt out(but that is a different story, unless you have one for sale...
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