1995 ford escort lx wagon temperature sensor replaced fan also replaced still runs hot could the thermostat be bad?
Yes the thermostat could be bad. This is one of the first things you should change when a vehicle gets hot. Thermostat replacement should be a maintainance issue. Should be changes at least every 3 years or 50000 miles. Thermostats can gum up and stick. You also need to look at replacing your water pump. The pump fins sometimes go bad.
2000 Ford Escort ZX2 temperature gauge gets no reading Replaced temperature sensor radiator full of coolant Any Ideas?
The thermostat or the fan relay for the radiator fan. If the temperature gauge shows the engine to be hot the fan should be on. If the fan isn't on you can check it by removing the electrical connection to the temperature sensor. If the fan is all right it will come on by default when the wiring connector is removed. Usually it is the thermostat which needs to be replaced when the engine is…