My 2001 ford taurus temperature gauge quickly goes from lower than halfway point to 3/4 point in hot region. Could the thermostat need replaced? Otherwise runs fine in hot weather/summertime here.

Asked by Aug 25, 2015 at 09:37 AM about the 2001 Ford Taurus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1 Answer

7,740

I suspect it either the thermostat or the electric radiator fan ...Turn off CD-Radio so you can hear ,,, then try to observe if you can correlate the fan coming on/off with the temp change when at a stop. Make sure your coolant is clean and it would not hurt to put some anti-rust and water pump lube in the coolant. Good Luck

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Taurus Questions

Ford Taurus Experts

#1 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 3,570
#2 lightGear
lightGear
Reputation 1,860
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 1,830
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Chevrolet Impala
792 Great Deals out of 34,371 listings starting at $799
Used Ford Explorer
940 Great Deals out of 73,742 listings starting at $750
Used Ford Mustang
363 Great Deals out of 44,352 listings starting at $1,000
Used Ford F-150
2,691 Great Deals out of 211,555 listings starting at $1,000
Used Honda Accord
814 Great Deals out of 81,559 listings starting at $899
Used Chevrolet Malibu
1,007 Great Deals out of 85,655 listings starting at $1,995
Used Toyota Camry
1,095 Great Deals out of 96,233 listings starting at $1,250
Used Ford Focus
699 Great Deals out of 58,626 listings starting at $995
Used Nissan Maxima
345 Great Deals out of 25,215 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Altima
1,088 Great Deals out of 82,556 listings starting at $670

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
176 listings starting at $18,810
2016 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
802 listings starting at $16,990
2015 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
103 listings starting at $10,788
2014 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
6 Great Deals out of 143 listings starting at $8,995
2013 Ford Taurus SE For Sale
172 listings starting at $7,990