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Old 09-25-2009, 08:11 PM
SVTFOCUSO3 SVTFOCUSO3 is offline
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hey guys, new here, but not to FORD.

i have a 05 ranger 2.3l with one fan, i only see the electric one, no others. it overheats with the a/c off, but when its on, the fan turns on and cools it down, but i do not use the a/c that much and i know something is wrong because the temp gauge is pegged and no fan on. i monitored the temps on a scanner and they got pretty high with the gauge staying centered (237 F). the pcm is not turning something on. any ideas or did a fan get taken out, (very doubtful) thanks
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Old 09-26-2009, 05:45 AM
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there is a sensor that turns on the fan, find out what one that is and replace it
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Old 09-26-2009, 07:49 AM
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Old 09-26-2009, 12:16 PM
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since ur truck its pretty new i wont suggest to connect the fan to ignition like i did on my 88 look for that sensor to replace
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