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Experience:  23 years with Ford specializing in drivability and electrical and AC. Ford certs and ASE Certs
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My son's car stalled. He said the temp gauge was all the way

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my son's car stalled. He said the temp gauge was all the way up, but there was no steam and he still had anti-freeze in the radiator
JA: Have your car been overheating? Have you noticed any leaks?
Customer: Has not been overheating and he said there was
no leaking anti-freeze
JA: What is the model/year of your Ford?
Customer: 99 mustang v6
JA: What year is your Mustang?
Customer: 1999
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: This just happened. I have to go get him. I was going to try and replace the thermostat while I was there
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: No, he hasn't been having any issues. It actually runs really good.
He just had the clutch replaced a few months ago though. It is a high mileage car, over 200,000.
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

was it smoking?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
No. He said the engine made a clicking noise just before it stalled.
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Are you there?
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

yes I am..does it crank?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

does it fire?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Expert:  john -aka eauto replied 5 months ago.

ok start with the thermostat..any coolant oil intermix?