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  1. 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. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    Gentlemen and ladies, Jim here. Lifetime tinkerer, DIY guy, concert lighting dude. My Mustang is a silver 2010 V6 4.0L, plain jane silver, black interior, I love my girl. I drive the mustang also for business trips, and this last one from Memphis to Oklahoma City I was driving home late at...
  3. Classic Tech
    Hi all Hope someone can help. For the last couple of weeks I've been hearing squeaking sound from the engine, the hotter the engine gets the louder the sound gets. I thought it was the alternator even though it's only 13 months old, but swapped it out with a spare. But it wasn't that, so my...
  4. Classic Tech
    I am installing A/C and I am running the heater hoses, but forgot which one is what.. I have the 200ci line 6 1966 mustang. Is the water pump on the drivers side of the engine and intake on the passenger side? I can not find anything to help me :/ Please help if you can! I know I sound stupid...
  5. 5.0L Talk
    OK the water pump is going out on my car now I was looking at new ones and ford racing makes a high flow water pump but it says for engines that operate above 6000 RPM but I was wondering if it would hurt or if I should put it on my car instead of the stock flow water pump my car is a 94 gt...
  6. Classic Tech
    I have a 1964 1/2 coupe restomod that has an overheating issue that has me stumped. Background info: - Block year is unknown. I haven't taken off the starter to check. - Heads are believed to be '70's era (5/8" plugs). - Holly 4-barrel carb. - Cylinder compression is 177-180 throughout the...
  7. 2011 - 2014 V6 Mustang Tech
    Car has 31,090 miles, found about the leak tonight..guess i will schedule to take it in to dealer on monday. Seems like this issue is happening a little more frequently.
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. Introductions
    I installed a new harmonic balancer and the water pump about a year ago and they seem to be working properly. However, it rained about two or three days ago and since then the harmonic pulley began to squeal. I sprayed some lubricant and it helped, but, if I let the car sit for a while and...
  11. V6 Talk
    So I just took my fan belt off and all of my screws that hook the water pump on. After doing that, I noticed there is a metal bracket covering the water pump making it impossible to remove the pump. WTF! The metal is hooked onto a belt pulley to the right of it. Any suggestions? I either have to...
  12. 5.0L Tech
    Hey 5.0 gurus, Yesterday while driving I got a couple whiffs of burning coolant from my '92 5.0. Sitting at a stoplight I saw some white smoke coming from the LF wheel well. I pulled over (with the engine running) to inspect for a leak, and while there was coolant all over the front of the...
  13. 2005-2010 Mustang GT Tech
    Hey guys i just upgraded to a 240A aleternator since i just built a new stereo. recently i have began hearing a ticking kind of sound coming from my engine compatment when i first start the car it goes while it is cold at first consistantly, then we be at random while the car is warm. it also...
  14. Classic Tech
    I am building an old 289 and am looking for a source for a few parts, including the timing cover and water pump. The question I have is whether a 1965 and later type timing cover and cast iron water pump is better than the aluminum cover and aluminum water pump.
  15. 2005-2010 V6 Mustang Tech
    hey everyone im new to this and recently ive noticed that im losing alot of antifreeze and i constantly have to fill it up. i work with a mechanic and he said i just need to buy a new water pump but i should get a high performance one so that it can handle the higher revs, but ive been searching...
  16. V6 Talk
    so a while ago i took on the challenge of replacing my water pump. well in the process i damaged something that goes in the top of my water pump, goes back on top of my intake manifold then connects into my heater core. i would like to know the name of this pipe so i can replace it.
  17. Classic Tech
    I am looking for thoughts on keeping my 1966 289 convertible cool. I replaced the radiator with a 3 row aftermarket, and this has improved idle temperature issues, but it just seems to prolong the inevitable temp gauge climb over the 3/4 mark. Although, it does take a good 30-45 mins in...
  18. V6 Tech
    I dont know whats wrong My mustang overheats on me when im driving in town but on highway its hot but fine I removed the thermostat and cleaned out the radiator and engine block and refilled it all got air out and still overheating I played with the water pump and there no play with it seems...
  19. V6 Tech
    Hi everyone, There is one Y shaped metal heater hose connected to the top of the water pump, I try to pull it out so that I can remove the water pump. By following the illustration on the manual, i found out it is impossible to pull the hose out by hand. I was about to pry it out or heat the...
  20. V6 Tech
    Alright here's the deal, first time ever owning a Mustang so any help is greatly appreciated. Just bought a 98 convertible with high miles, previous owner did not take care of the coolant system. Flushed it and the water pump went out. Can't afford the factory so picked one up from Autozone...
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