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1989 Escort LX: litre..they start to leak could the thermostat housing

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Thermostat problems, I, have a 1989 Escort LX 1.9 litre. In the past 6mo it has had two thermostat's installed after approx 1mo they start to leak could the thermostat housing be at fault? if so were can you find them?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Car
Expert:  lnsmman58 replied 7 years ago.

I'm sure this is a dealer only item, but I'd sugguest putting a little "permatex blue rtv silicone gasket maker Item#80022-6b" next time and your problem should be solved. Do inspect the housing for cracks though, because if there is a crack it needs to be replaced. I hope this help you out!



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