Mechanics

THERMOSTAT

1998 Ford Explorer

Engine Cooling problem
1998 Ford Explorer 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 287k miles

Can I run without a thermostat in the summer?
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Kkentner
August 12, 2008.



If you don't mind burning some estra gas at times! The engine has an engine coolant temperature sensorn and if the engine runs too cool, the PCM may increase the mixture to the rich side to compensate.

Merlin2021
Aug 12, 2008.