1992 F150 balks and stalls when it gets hot

Asked by Jul 22, 2015 at 09:09 AM about the Ford F-150

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

replaced alternator

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The alternator only maintains the charge of the battery, has no effect on overheating. If the engine overheats greatly it will balk and stall. You're destroying the engine.

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Determine the cause of the overheating problem and repair. Also, do not use plain water in the radiator. The coolant boils at a higher temp. Using plain water can cause an overheating problem and through evaporation a loss of fluid.

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