Question about 1996 Ford Explorer
Overheated and I change the thermostat then discovered there is fluid pouring out from under the vehicle because there is a broken/missing hose or pipe. Anyone know what that might be called? it is under the car not one of the radiator hoses. Could it be related to the heater core line or something?
Posted by Anonymous on
The lower thermostat housing is a very common failure on the 4.0L SOHC.
Posted on Jan 19, 2018
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the open pipe that you took the hose off of is the thermostat housing, you will need to remove this to reveal the thermostat, make sure you use a new gasket with sealant when reinstalling thermostat housing to prevent leaks and dont over tighten the bolts,run both bolts down as far as you can before final tightning
Posted on Dec 26, 2008
check closer to just underneath the firewall--it could be a smaller problem than a heater core--Ford 4.6--5.4 engines have a tube just underneath the intake manifold that the rubber hose goes bad and it will leak towards the back of the engine.Lets hope so-what i hear its very expensive to change a heater core in an Expedition.
Posted on May 01, 2009
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