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2001 ford Taurus no heat, changed thermostat and barely

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2001 ford Taurus no heat, changed thermostat and barely warm, temp guage fluctuates as you drive, overflow tank barely warm after driving.
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 4 months ago
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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 4 months ago

Hello, which V6 engine do you have, the dual overhead cam 24 valve or the Vulcan 12 valve engine? Did you loose heat before making any repairs or you dont have any heat since replacing the thermostat etc? How many miles are on the engine and does the temperature gauge reach normal operating temperature?

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 4 months ago

Does the temperature output change at all or is it stuck in open temperature output? ANy noises from behind the dash?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I have the overhead alve 6 cyl.. lost heat and replaced thermostat, didn't notice noise behind dash
Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 4 months ago

Ok, Im wondering if the temperature blend door is working or not. Do both heater hoses get hot to the heater core?

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Ford Mechanic: HDGENE, Ford Senior Master/Diesel/Trans replied 4 months ago

Did the temperature gauge fluctuate before changing the thermostat or after?

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