Car is running hot coolant seem to b forcing itself out of the top cap of the resivoir

Asked by May 22, 2016 at 01:37 PM about the 2002 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Could be a stuck thermostat or the dreaded blown headgasket. Does it start blowing coolant shortly after it has been started? If so then a headgasket is suspect, if not then replace the thermostat and recheck, also make sure the coolant fans operate properly.

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No it doesn't start leaking until its up to temp

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Then replace the thermostat, and use a failsafe type.

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