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Old 09-11-2010, 12:29 PM
azgilamonster azgilamonster is offline
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Default what should the engine temp be or

thermostat for a 2001 ranger 4.0 be? mine is staying at 185 degrees shown on a scan gauge and I replaced thermostat with a 195 degree stat.

will the t-stat ever open?

also is there a way to burp the air out of the system after replacing a thermostt

I do not see a bleeder screw on the water neck housing?
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Old 09-11-2010, 12:44 PM
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Default Re: what should the engine temp be or

Yes it will open. The engine will operate at 195 instead of 180. Air will bleed itself out.
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Old 09-11-2010, 01:58 PM
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Default Re: what should the engine temp be or

thanks, I just heard about these bleeder valves from a friend of mine but then again he is a chevy mechanic...
I can say that he is not on here
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