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  1. Temperature needle went crazy

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello all, I am not to much into the internet forums but I am searching for something that happened to my mustang 05 v6. The temperature needle went crazy, the car is not overheating and looks normal, is just the needle. It went to H, and passed it, almost give full turn. I am going to...
  2. 90 Notchback 2.3l - Cooling Fan Problems

    2.3L Talk
    Hi all- I need a little guidance trying to figure out why in the heck my cooling fan won't kick on. I've searched high and low across the internet and got a couple of possibilities that might work. In the process of the internet search, I stumbled across this website/forum. Everyone here seems...
  3. fried cooling fan pigtail connector

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    My serpentine belt was squeaking so I went to my local parts store, they sold me a 4 rib belt instead of a 5 and I didn't notice.. I didn't even get 10 miles on the new belt before I realize my rpms and dipping HARD at idle and my a/c is going from cold to hot over and over, my fans usually come...
  4. Coolant reservoir overflow; now car wont start

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey all, i am new to the forum so first and foremost i would like to apologize if this post already exists somewhere, or if i have already broken some rule i don't know about here. I know how forum members can sometimes be very particular about the rules of their specific forum being upheld...
  5. Overheating Problem 2003 Mach 1

    4.6L Tech
    2003 Mach 1 with Roughly 150,000 miles. I was driving around town, had the Max A/C ON. Nothing out of the ordinary was happening, no strange smells that I remember anyways, gauges were not reading anything irregular. I stop for a quick bite at sonic. While I'm there, the vents start blowing...
  6. overheating after cooling system replacement

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey fellas this might be a repeat question but i cant find an answer. So i have an 07 gt that had to go into the shop for ac repairs i get it back it starts overheating so being me i try to diag and cant find the issue so i replaced everything, radiator, fan, relays, pump and tstat. It was good...
  7. 1995 3.8L Mustang unusual overheating issue

    V6 Tech
    I have a 95 v6 mustang and about a year ago I completely rebuilt the engine. Everything on the motor was replaced with new parts (water pump, thermostat, ect.) But I did not replace the radiator or heater core since this was my first motor overhaul and I was a bit naive. I flushed out the core...
  8. 1995 ford mustang cooler fan problem 3.8 engine

    V6 Talk
    My 1995 ford mustang' s cooler fan will not run on high speed. Ford has issued a recall on the fan circuit Breaker. This recall has been completed but the fan still does not run on high speed. Is it the circuit Breaker or is it the cooler fan. The fan runs on low speed but will still overheat...
  9. 04 Pony Road-trip prep

    V6 Talk
    I'm heading off to college in SoCal this coming August in my 04. Coming from MN, that's a really long trip (2000 mi one way) through some of the hottest parts of the nation in the heat of summer. So, what should I be doing to prep the car for going the distance? Belts, hoses, radiator flush ...
  10. Mysterious slow heat creep in a 65 w/5.0

    Classic Tech
    I've asked for suggestions before on this same issue, and they sorta worked, but I'm back because I'm still concerned. Back story: Dropped in a 5.0 from a '91 F150 Kept 289 front end dress (v-belt pulleys, 50oz 289 balancer etc) Had humongous overheating issues Therefore: replaced thermostat...
  11. Running on 4 cyl after overheat.

    V6 Tech
    So today while driving home to the family for thanksgiving, the lower radiator hose popped off, dumped the entire system, and overheat the engine. As soon as that needle started going up I babied the engine as soft as I could, pulled off the nearest exit, and parked. The engine died right at 40...
  12. Frustrated with my 2011 Mustang V6

    2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello! I got my first Mustang this past New Years Eve. A 2011 V6 Premium in Race Red. I am a lifelong Mustang fanatic and love my car which I have dubbed "Jess" after Zooey Deschanel's character on the show New Girl. Unfortunately I have had a few issues with my girl. Recently she overheated and...
  13. 2002 Ford Mustang might need GEM module but has other issues

    V6 Tech
    Okay, so here's the story. I have a 2002 v6/3.8L mustang. on my driver's side, the current comes into the door, and the window goes up, but not down. On the passenger side, the current is reaching the switch as well, but the window goes down, not up. This problem has been occurring for months...
  14. 2001 3.8l V6 Temperature gauge scare?

    V6 Talk
    2001 3.8l V6 Mustang I was making my way home from the city, stopped to fuel up. When I left the gas station, my car almost instantly started to sound like a diesel truck. I look at my temperature gauge, and it's pinned in the red. My father (I was not driving the car at the time) turned on...
  15. 1965 Mustang Overheat problem

    Classic Tech
    Hello! I am glad to have found this site! I have a 65 mustang and have rebuilt the entire thing minus the new paint job. I just had a 347 stroked built for it by a professional. We put it on a dyne and it ran great. I put it in and it runs great, but it is overheating. Do I need to put in a...
  16. 1994 Mustang GT 302 Overheating help?

    5.0L Talk
    My stang's overheating during idle. It was fine during the last few colder weeks but today it was about 55*F and i was stuck in city traffic when i noticed the temp gauge rise to almost red. If you can can give me some advice I'd appreciate it alot. Thanks.
  17. 1991 Mustang LX 5.0 overheating help.

    5.0L Tech
    I have a 1991 5.0 LX and every time I take it on a long trip it overheats and breaks down. We've replaced many items on the car but I feel that there is still a problem. I got the car from my grandmother who let it sit for a couple of years and drove it about once every other month. I'm...
  18. 1991 Mustang LX Overheating Problem

    Introductions
    I have a 1991 5.0 LX and every time I take it on a long trip it overheats and breaks down. We've replaced many items on the car but I feel that there is still a problem. I got the car from my grandmother who let it sit for a couple of years and drove it about once every other month. I'm very...
  19. 1999 V6 Mustang Overheating *Urgent*

    V6 Tech
    Hi all, I'm actually posting this from my phone, having a huge issue now. I was driving my stang and noticed the temperature gauge slowly rise to H, lending beyond the H point after my arrival. Scared, I parked my car and had a friend pick me up (seeing a movie). I ran my blowers on full heat...
  20. !st Generation Mustang Cooling Issues - Is there a definative answer?

    Classic Tech
    I've had some cooling issues with a '66 coupe with a 302/C4 combination ever since I bought the car 18 months ago. It is driven 1-2 times a week for about 20-50 miles. Background on the car: 302 block from a '78 Lincoln (D8VE-6015-A3AZ), 3-row radiator, A/C, P/S, trans cooler. The car used...
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