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Old 03-14-2011, 11:04 PM
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Well, I have owned a number of trucks in my past, and just sold my 1989 F150 4x4, mainly due to the skyrocketing cost of fuel!!! So, to replace it, since I am a firm believer in Ford trucks, I bought a 1992 Extended Cab 2WD, 2.3L, 5-speed stock pickup. It drives great and runs wonderful. Has two problems I want to fix, so mabe I can get some help...

1) Wipers only work on HI speed, don't park, but has a new wiper motor
2) Doesn't heat up, maybe just as simple as needs a new thermostat (replaced today and heat works but no gauge movement)

In any case, thanks for being here for me!!! Look forward to meeting and talking to all y'all!!! I am originally from Georgia, near Stone mOuntain...but currently live i Port Orchard, WA...
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Old 03-14-2011, 11:13 PM
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Welcome to the FRF from the Travelin' PNW Crewman. I call Centralia, Washington my home, but I am working in Eastern Tennessee
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Old 03-15-2011, 01:40 AM
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Old 03-15-2011, 01:43 AM
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Old 03-15-2011, 05:42 PM
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Old 03-15-2011, 05:47 PM
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Old 03-15-2011, 05:49 PM
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Welcome to FRF Double check your thermostat.
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:07 PM
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Replaced the t-stat today, and now it heats but the gauge is still not working...will work on that later...thanks all!!!
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:14 PM
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Welcome Steve, If you replaced the wiper motor my next step would be the switch as for the heat problem check to see if there is a leak or blockage at or near the heater core ? do you smell antifreeze ?
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Old 03-15-2011, 10:41 PM
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Old 03-16-2011, 05:12 AM
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Old 03-16-2011, 10:07 PM
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Welcome Steve, If you replaced the wiper motor my next step would be the switch as for the heat problem check to see if there is a leak or blockage at or near the heater core ? do you smell antifreeze ?
Thanks for the info...but after I replced the t-stat, my heater works good. Just that the temp gauge not working...and after a lot of reading, I think that the pulse module under the dash is bad...someone is givingme one and hopefully that will fix that...
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Old 03-16-2011, 11:05 PM
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