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Why would a 95 ford contour 2.0 overheat and push the coolant out of the over flow tank?


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Answered 2006-07-13 02:53:45

Many things could be wrong, 1. Bad thermostat ( 1 fix ) 2. Radiator fan not coming on (Bad fan, bad relay, bad sensor, or no power) 3. Water pump bad ( 1 fix ) 4. Bad head gasket ( expensive fix ) 5. Cracked head ( OH NO REAL expensive ) 6. Cracked block ( need a ride to go car huntin? )

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