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  1. Insufficient Cabin Heat

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi, all. Last winter, I noticed that I wasn't getting sufficient cabin heat in my 2007 Mustang V6 4.0L. In previous years, the heat kicked a**. Toasted you right up. I've been trying to approach this systematically from a number of avenues. So far, this is what I've done (to no avail)...
  2. Running a Little Hot?

    2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys, I'm new to the forums but am on my third Mustang. I recently bought a 2005 GT with 76k miles and I am loving it. I haven't had any problems whatsoever, but my temperature gauge is reading slightly hot. Instead of being at the halfway mark, when it warms up it goes to about the 5/8 mark...
  3. Overheating

    4.6L Tech
    I have a 97 GT and I got on it a little bit the other day and looked down to realize the temp guage was pretty high, i let it cool down immediately but haven't been able to find the cause. The fan kicks on almost as soon as it warms up but I have started it without the cap and I do not see any...
  4. 160* or 180* thermostat '73 302

    Classic Tech
    So I've been trying to do research and I keep getting mixed answers wherever I look. I have '68 Mustang with '73 302 in it. I only drive it in the spring/summer. I live here in Illinois and it gets pretty warm here in the summer. The car has never overheated, but sometimes when I'm driving in...
  5. 1966 mustang temperature gauge issue

    Classic Tech
    Today I noticed my temperature gauge fluctuating on my 66 mustang. I have the stock gauges nothing aftermarket or digital. It goes from the low reading to the high and back down to normal while driving. Not sure if it is the thermostat or sending unit. Al other gauges are working fine. Any help...
  6. Cooling System Issues 1993 GT

    5.0L Tech
    Car: 1993 GT, mostly stock, 5-speed Symptoms: Heater blows cold or lukewarm air Temperature gauge never comes up, stays at minimum Loud ticking sound while cooling down after engine is shut off (louder than normal) Symptoms I'm NOT having: Overheating. No steam after driving. Coolant...
  7. 2009 Mustang Running Cool

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hi, this is my first post on here so im new to this. but the past few days i have been noticing that my car is running cool at about the quarter mark whenever im cruising at a steady speed like on a highway or something but once i get to a busy area with stop lights and traffic my car heats up...
  8. 1998 GT Overheating

    4.6L Tech
    I have been looking through the forums and haven't found an identical situation, so I figure it's ok to post. Lately my 1998 GT has been having oveheating issues. When I am driving it, it will still stay at the R in NORMAL but if I let it idle for very long then it goes all of the way to the...
  9. 68 Mustang overheating problem

    Classic Tech
    I have a 68 Mustang with a 1970 351w motor. I have an overheating problem I cannot solve. So far, I've tried the following to fix it: Rebuild process 1. Changed the water pump. 2. Changed the hoses. 3. Changed the thermostat. 4. I rotted out the stock radiator. 5. I changed the radiator cap. 6...
  10. 1990 lx how to eliminate air pockets behind thermostat?

    Introductions
    Hi all, I’m a first time Mustang owner. I want to say that I love cars but hated Mustang’s; at first, un tell my fiancé sold our ’66 Charger for his ’91 SSP LX Mustang coupe roller. The plan was to turn it into a street strip car, but people in the car community began to talk about it and next...
  11. Thermostat Replacement '06 4.0L

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hello! I am new to the forum so please bear with me! Today my check engine light came on and I hooked it up to the computer to find out the thermostat is bad. Is there a step-by-step out there that can walk me through replacing it myself? Parts excluding coolant are about twenty bucks, and I...
  12. 1995 5.0L Mustang GT almost overheating

    5.0L Tech
    I wifes 5.0L 1995 GT cooling system isn't working right. When started up from being cold, the temperature gauge will go almost to the red, and then drop back down to about Nominal. It gets hot enough that it is pushing coolant and steam out in the engine compartment. I think it is coming out...
  13. do you know where this leak is coming from? (pics)

    5.0L Tech
    so this is right behind the water pump to the right of the distributor (standing in front of the engine), ive been digging around and i heard of a weep hole that the waterpump has to warn me its going bad, is this where that hole is?? i started over heating yesterday and i usually stay at...
  14. 1998 Mustang V6 radiator hose blew. Now what?

    V6 Tech
    Top radiator hose blew this morning. Replaced it, filled the coolant resivoir up, and drove about 1 mile to work. Engine immediately heated up and developed a bad "clicking" sound (reminded me of a diesel engine at first) whenever I stepped on the gas. Other than replacing the alternator...
  15. 2004 cobra overheating

    SVT Cobra Tech
    My 2004 cobra is overheating. The fan went so I replaced that, the fuse and the thermostat. Now the fan works but it still over heats. I burped the system got the air out and the water pump isnt making noise. Now my temp gauge will read normal so I leave the ac on as my ghetto temp gauge when it...
  16. Despite the bad remarks!

    4.6L Talk
    Well as the title says despite the bad remarks I ordered a mishimoto radiator and thermostat. Reason being after my mods I started overheating a little bit when I sat in traffic so I figured bigger rad and low temp thermostat and I'll be good to go. So I ordered that one and I'm curious if...
  17. 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...
  18. Help! Intake manifold coolant leak

    Classic Tech
    SO i just put an old four barrel intake of of a early 80's carburated small block and just got it all together. I added coolant and then fired it up and it started spewing water from where the intake meets the head, close to the water neck. what are the odds that i pinched or miasaligned a...
  19. 2005 v6 mustang overheating problems possibly thermostat housing

    2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Hey guys new to the forum but I need some help/advice I have a 2005 v6 Stang and ive had issues for a long while now a few years ago I had to replace my thermostat housing both upper and lower as they were leaking so horribly I was loosing all of my coolant so jump ahead to about a year and a...
  20. 180 Degree Thermostat Install

    5.0L Tech
    When installing a new thermostat, should I install the gasket first, followed by the thermostat and then the housing; or the thermostat first, followed by the gasket and then the housing? I have been reading other threads concerning new thermostat installs and have seen an array of different...
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