1997 thurderchicken runs above halfway on guage all the time

Asked by Apr 05, 2015 at 05:43 PM about the 1997 Ford Thunderbird LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1997 thurderchicken runs above half wayon gauge gutted converters flushed rad.
newfan changed thermostate replaced hosses even under intake running to heatercore
also. new water pump has a revised intake already new mass flow i am freaking fe
d up and stumped about to take thermosts
te out to see

1 Answer


Could be the revised intake. Does coolant pass through the intake? If so the passages may be smaller or blocked. That'd cause it to run hotter. HTH. -Jim

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