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James, Ford Technician
Category: Ford
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Experience:  Ford Senior Master Tech, Ford gas and diesel expert, ASE Certified
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We have a 2008 Ford 250 diesel truck that we have had the

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We have a 2008 Ford 250 diesel truck that we have had the termostats changed twice in it and it still does not heat up the temp gauge barely moves toward the normal mark and the heat in the truck is minimal. the thermostat light comes on in the dash but can be reset and then it kicks back on what can we do next to correct the problem
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Thermostat light on the dash? Do you have a way to test for codes?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
it references to the thermostat
Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Can you give me the code number please?

Expert:  James replied 1 year ago.

Do you have a scan tool that can monitor actual coolant temp instead of relying on the instrument cluster?