How to Change the Thermostat in a Ford Explorer?

Answer If you're driving the popular Ford Explorer, and you have an overheating problem, or you find the heater is not blowing warm air, you'll likely need to change the thermostat. In less than an hour y... Read More »

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How to Change a 2002 Ford Explorer Thermostat?

The 2002 Ford Explorer uses a thermostat to regulate the coolant system. The thermostat is designed to open when the engine starts to get hot. The coolant will flow through the engine and absorb th... Read More »

How to Change a 1997 Ford Explorer Thermostat?

The thermostat in a 1997 Ford Explorer regulates the coolant flow in order to keep the engine operating at the designed temperature. When you start the Explorer, the thermostat remains closed, prev... Read More »

How to Change the Thermostat in a 1998 Ford Explorer?

The engine coolant thermostat acts as a gateway in the cooling system to allow or disallow the passage of engine coolant through the engine. To run optimally, the engine on your Ford Explorer needs... Read More »

How to Replace the Thermostat in a Ford Explorer?

The Ford Explorer comes with three different engines in most years: the 4.0-, 4.6- and 5.0-liter engines. The thermostat is always on the engine side of the upper radiator hose, and is encased in a... Read More »