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I have not added coolant for several months...

I have not added coolant for several months except for flushing the system. I fixed a small drip at each end of the upper radiator hose after replacing the sensor and sending unit. As for an oil...
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Coolant level is checked about every 3 or 4 days...

Coolant level is checked about every 3 or 4 days but have not added any coolant for over 2 months. Tried bleeding the system before replacing the coolant temperature sending unit. Since replacing...
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1993 Ford Ranger Coolant Temperature Guage Erratic

1993 / Ford / Ranger PU / 2 wheel drive / V6 engine 4.0
The temperature guage needle rises to the usual position within the normal range after warm up. About 1 minute later the needle rises to the...
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I have checked numerous Sunbeam websites for the...

I have checked numerous Sunbeam websites for the turntable on a mixmaster but have only found that that part is no longer available. It might be the same for the varible speed control also but don't...
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I am not sure about the fuel pump problem and...

I am not sure about the fuel pump problem and don't know the size engine you have but I had an idle problem on my 4.0 that was caused by a missing vaccum cap at the vaccum port. It also caused it to...
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Headgasket via hopkinsr2 & wiretwister

Thanks for the info you gave me. The two of you made me think twice about pulling the heads on my 4.0 Ford Ranger for a coolant leak and investigate some more. I started rechecking everything to...
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93 Ford Ranger Head Gaskets

Thanks for the info. Can you think of any other specifics that I should be aware of before beginning the task of replacing the head gaskets. It has been a while since I have gone this deep into an...
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Thanks for the response. How things have changed....

Thanks for the response. How things have changed. I suspect the coolant leak around the heads because of excess water coming from the tail pipe when the engine is first started. I have already...
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Try replacing the distributor cap and rotor...

Try replacing the distributor cap and rotor button. The cap may have a crack in it and letting moisture/condesation in more so than in hot dry weather.
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What you are describing is a cracked or broken...

What you are describing is a cracked or broken vacuum line which is connected to the vaccum port on the engine. (as stated in reply from Tijoe) What is happening sounds like the vacuum line is...
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Sounds like the thermostat is working ok. The...

Sounds like the thermostat is working ok. The new water pump may not be circulating the coolant as good as the old pump to cause the temperature to rise while idling. Reason for AC to drop the...
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You may have cracke the tank filler hose.

You may have cracke the tank filler hose.
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1993 Ford Ranger Head Gaskets, 4.0 6 cyl

I have a water leak at the head gasket. I have been told that when I remove the heads I will have to replace the used head bolts with new ones. Is this for real?:
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