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Forum: 4-Cylinder Tech 03-24-2010, 09:57 AM
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Posted By gonavy183
Re: over heating problem... Please Help!

I had the same problem on my 02 2.3L. Changed the tstat but continued to overheat, checked the water pump and it was good, changed the radiator and cleared up the problem. The radiator was clogged in...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-22-2010, 10:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

Found out it was the radiator all but 5 flues were clogged.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-12-2010, 04:15 AM
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Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

Howdy,
I got the new t-stat in but it overheated again after 25 minutes on the road driving 65 mph. As stated before I can drive slow and nothing happens.Anyone have any ideas?
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2010, 02:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

All,
I must have the only truck around that the thermostat is a one piece unit. Apparently it’s only on the 2.3L but I'm not sure. Still it's a good truck, with good gas mileage, comfortable and...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2010, 07:20 AM
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Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

Thanks, that is better thank $164. I am also looking at the Centripetal fan.
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-08-2010, 05:06 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

All,
Truck overheated three (3) times Saturday but able to get it home. Will see about thermostat but it only does it when driving around 60-70 mph. Slowing down lowers the temp, doesn't make since....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2010, 11:50 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

machine090767
What ship were you on? I was on the USS Wainwright (CG 28)
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2010, 09:05 AM
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Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

Here is a link to the thermostat I am talking about http://www.rockauto.com/catalog/raframecatalog.php?carcode=1385692&parttype=2200&a=FRc1385692k511625
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2010, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

No, I was not loaded and I was driving on the interstate when it first happened and on a four lane the next couple of times. The radiator is clean and the fins fine. The water pump seems to be good....
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2010, 06:29 AM
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Posted By gonavy183
Re: Howdy

Richard,
The part is as followed: 2002 FORD RANGER 2.3L 140cid L4 FI (D) : Cooling System : Thermostat MOTORCRAFT Part # RT1157 {#1S7Z8575AG} 1S7G-8575-AG.
I had the system flushed and yes it...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 03-06-2010, 05:27 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,858
Posted By gonavy183
Howdy

My name is Tony and I drive a 2002 2.3 liter Ford ranger.
I've enjoyed the truck to date and have had no major problem.
I joined the forum to receive help on a problem I'm having with my temp...
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