HAVE REPLACED COOLANT SENSOR THERMOSTAT HOT ...

  • Tiny
  • jalainefojut
  • 2000 Ford Contour

Have replaced coolant sensor, thermostat, hot - cold guage stuck on hot, even though car has not been started. Where is the switch located for this guage?

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 AT 10:35 PM

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  • Wrenchtech
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We would need an engine size to answer that. There are a lot of choices so give us the 8th digit of the VIN#.

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 AT 10:54 PM
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The car is a 2000 ford contour 2.0 4 cylinder bio fuel

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 AT 11:03 PM
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Bio fuel? You mean it's a diesel?
That's why I asked for the VIN code.

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 AT 11:29 PM
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No it runs on gas and lp.8th digit is Z

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Friday, March 1st, 2013 AT 11:53 PM
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OK, single overhead CNG.

B6 and B10 are the 2 sensors. I think B6 is the one you are looking for.

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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 12:06 AM
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This says manual transmission, mine is automatis, will this make a difference?

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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 12:40 AM
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They are in the same place on the automatic.

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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 AT 12:44 AM

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