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Where is the thermostat located on 1998 ranger 4cyl

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Where is the thermostat located on 1998 ranger 4cyl
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Ford
Customer: replied 7 years ago.

1998 Ford ranger 4cyl

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checked upper water hoses and one lower water hose
Expert:  CTFordTech replied 7 years ago.

HelloCustomerand Thank you for choosing Just Answer.


The thermostat is located in the water inlet pipe to the motor. To find the Thermostat, Follow th eupper radiator hose from the radiator to the inlet pipe. The Thermostat is located behind the two bolts hloding the inlet pipe to the motor.


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
is it possible to9 be in another location
Expert:  CTFordTech replied 7 years ago.

If you have the 2.5L Motor, It should be in the location I gave you. There should be the upper radiator hose that goes into the top of the inlet pipe. Then on the side of the pipe is the heater return hose. There should also be 2 eloectrical connecotrs that go into the housing, These are the ECT Sensors.



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