I have a 96 Ford Taurus. When I sit idle for a period of time I notice it runs hot. As soon as I began to drive the hand drops. What could be the cause? Any advice will help!

Asked by Feb 23, 2015 at 06:38 AM about the 1996 Ford Taurus LX

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've recently had my radiator flushed,
spark plugs and wires changed, and a
thermostat put in...

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