How do you replace the thermostat located on a 1992 Ford Ranger 4 cylinder?
To change that thermostat you need to follow the top radiator hose to the motor from the radiator. It will lead to the thermostat housing on the block. The housing will be anchored with (2) bolts to the block (I think). Take the housing off and the thermostat is housed inside.you will have to replace it with a manufactured suggested thermo(probably 180* or 200 degree thermo).
Where is the thermostat located and how do you replace it located on a 1987 Ford Ranger 2.9L 6 Cylinder?
To replace the thermostat, follow the return hose from the radiator to the black plastic encasement which witholds the thermostat. It is pretty tricky to unbolt it from the engine (there are two bolts, one visible and the other is underneath the plastic piece) but that is where the thermostat is located. Good luck
follow the top radiator hose to locate the thermostat housing, remove the hose from the housing then unbolt the housing. remove and replace the thermostat and rebolt the housing to the motor, replace the hose The housing is made of cheap metal and should be replaced. It is important to "seat" the thermostat properly. Also, it is much easier to replace and remove the thermostat housing if you first remove the timing belt housing.
if it is a V6 you follow the bottom radiator hose to the thermostat housing and disconnect the electrical connector ( the housing is located at the front of the intake manifold) you loosen the hose clamp and remove the hose then take out the housing bolts and remove the housing and the thermostat is right there make sure you put the new one in the same way the old one came out
the thermostat is located on the outlet on top of the motor where the radiator hose is connected. remove the top radiator hose from the housing and there is two bolts holding the housing on the head of the motor, remove the bolts and you will find the thermostat. to replace just reverse the order in which it was taken off. hope this helps. john.
The Cylinder Head Temperature (CHT) sensor for the 2.3L engine is located between the two center ignition coils. The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor for the 3.0L engine is located in the intake manifold to the right of the thermostat housing. The Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) sensor for the 4.0L engine is located in the intake manifold behind the thermostat housing.
you follow the bottom radiator hose to the thermostat housing and disconnect the electrical connector ( the housing is located at the front of the intake manifold) you loosen the hose clamp and remove the hose then take out the housing bolts and remove the housing and the thermostat is right there make sure you put the new one in the same way the old one came out
In both the 4 & 6 cylinder models follow the upper radiator hose to the engine block, the piece it connects to is the cover with the thermostat in it. I just did the a 94/4.0 V6 and the bolts are a bit tight to access. Ensure you have a flex socket handle. I found the steps in the Haynes manual for this vehicle.
On my Dad's 1992 XLT Ranger I just followed the upper radiator hose to the enginge. It is the 2.3 Liter. It is on the front of the engine. My 1978 Chevy 350 it is also found by following the upper to the top of the block. Start there or cheat & go to parts store when buying the new one & ask. Sometimes they will help out. In the Haynes Ford Ranger repair manual…