1998 FORD EXPLORER THERMOSTAT

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  • kkentner
  • 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?

Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 AT 4:57 PM

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  • merlin2021
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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.

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Tuesday, August 12th, 2008 AT 5:07 PM

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