Cant figure out why The high temp gage goes on when the fliuds are full or near filled. Its close to 260 degrees whan only going around the block?

75

Asked by Dec 20, 2010 at 12:47 PM about the 1996 Ford Escort 4 Dr LX Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Its a 96 wagon 1.3 sec inline4 88HP Has new (non factory rad and new temp gage) It over heats ( or so it says) I have done everything including Rad flush new fluids and what not It still claiming blasting point

2 Answers

195

have u replaced the thermostat...

first check the motor to see if it is really that hot,is it boiling oun into overflow tank,it could be a bad guadge,other bad rad cap,thermostat,water pump.

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

Search Ford Escort Questions

Ford Escort Experts

#1 FordNut
FordNut
Reputation 1,060
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 940
#3 dandyoun
dandyoun
Reputation 790
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Ford Taurus
360 Great Deals out of 22,410 listings starting at $1,499
Used Ford Explorer
1,490 Great Deals out of 72,971 listings starting at $985
Used Honda Civic
1,155 Great Deals out of 66,089 listings starting at $1,500
Used Toyota Corolla
1,407 Great Deals out of 68,394 listings starting at $988
Used Ford F-150
3,395 Great Deals out of 205,576 listings starting at $1,273
Used Ford Mustang
710 Great Deals out of 38,588 listings starting at $1,963
Used Ford Fiesta
278 Great Deals out of 17,199 listings starting at $2,995
Used Honda Accord
1,229 Great Deals out of 77,867 listings starting at $969
Used Toyota Camry
1,501 Great Deals out of 100,432 listings starting at $700

Used Cars For Sale