I don't think bleeding is the issue. Dyno the vehicle with stock t-stat, and then swap 160 t-stat and dyno again no other mods, or changes to programming. Can you show data to back up this claim? Nov 29, 2016 i wonder if possibly a defective thermostat, that it is sticking open. On top of low prices, Advance Auto Parts offers 6 different trusted brands of Thermostat products for the 1999 Ford Explorer. Gaskets are included in our thermostat kits so I don't see why this would be an issue anyway.
I believe this to be a false claim. Should we have notified the customer that we were upgrading his purchase? Since 1918, Dorman Products has supplied the automotive aftermarket with high-quality replacement parts, hardware and fasteners. No matter the situation, Advance Auto Parts has the Thermostat product you desperately need. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Could be that the thermostat has packed up.
Is there a water control valve inline with one of the heater hoses? Those are made of very thin steel, and when they corrode, a part of it could flop over and block coolant flow. Profit had nothing to do with it. If temp gauge works fine, you may be airlocked in your heater matrix. A dyno with stock thermostat vs. That is doing the same thing as the thermostat does. Make sure it is properly seated on the thermostat flange. Thermostats don't open in response to hot air.
Yes but we're all human. There certainly may be benefits when combined with your tunes, but they aren't power or performance. The exact length of the stainless steel piston assures the prompt and precise operation of the thermostat valve. Unfortunately, thermostats are not made to last forever and should be replaced during every cooling system repair. To run optimally, the engine on your Ford Explorer needs to maintain a constant temperature, give or take 10 degrees. Thank you for your response will post back when I have checked theses option provided. That just involves making sure the pin in the center is not popped out of position.
. If you see the temperature come up after a few minutes, suspect your new thermostat. When the engineers at Ford designed the EcoBoost 3. I highly doubt anyone would recommend running the 160 on our vehicles in winter temps. The thermostat on your Ford Explorer does not have a gasket as the O-ring performs the same function, so there is no need for adhesive.
Make sure the engine is cold before beginning any cooling system work. Gasket water necks feature O-ring seals to help prevent leaks and are available in die cast steel or an aluminum swivel-head design that gives you more mounting options. They benefited from safety and longevity from cooler ones. The 2000 Ford Explorer uses a mechanical, spring-operated thermostat to regulate engine temperature. I think there has to be a restriction somewhere. Have parts delivered straight to your home, or find the nearest Advance Auto Parts store to check out our Thermostat stock in-person! Feel the heater hoses after the engine has warmed up. Lower thermostats in lower temperatures may stop the engine from reaching optimal running temperatures affecting things like heating and defrosting in the cabin, emissions, gas mileage.
Elite Explorer members see practically no ads, can add their own profile photo, upload photo attachments in all forums, and Media Gallery, create more private Conversations, and more. Use a special hose pinch-off pliers or fashion something with a pair of wood blocks that you can use to pinch the upper radiator hose. Explorer Forum has probably saved you that much already, and will continue to save you money as you learn how to diagnose fix problems yourself and learn which modifications work without having to experiment on your own. Aim the hose down toward the drip pan to catch any coolant that may escape. The second heater hose really won't be noticeably cooler than the feed hose. Cooler temps are safer, and supposedly increase oil life, etc. Thank you for your support and any of you are welcome to call us at 661-414-2116 with any questions or concerns.
When the engineers at Ford designed the EcoBoost 3. If you want a Reische t-stat I am a stocking dealer. The Stant heat motor is powered by a precisely formulated thermal responsive wax pellet in a heat conducting copper cup equipped with a stainless steel piston inside an elastomeric boot. Place the drain pan beneath the engine, below the thermostat housing. Dyno the vehicle with stock t-stat, and then swap 160 t-stat and dyno again no other mods, or changes to programming.
At 170 degrees you shouldn't really see any negative affects, maybe a longer warm up period for the vehicle, but at 160 I would think you'd be pushing cold coolant, specifically if you're in cold ambient temps. They should be too hot to hold onto for very long. What arrived was a Reische Performance hand modified thermostat. Ultimately, this process prevents the engine block from overheating and avoids thousands of dollars in damages to the engine. A dyno with stock thermostat vs.