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1991 Ford Thunderbird Question: engine runs hot



junior fisher, 5.0L V8, Dayton, OH, July 26, 2009, 13:36

I replaced the water pump took thermostat out an it still runs hot could this be the intake gasget.I've tryed all I know HELP

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  • Answer #1

    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, July 26, 2009, 14:18

    The intake manifold gasket wont effect the cooling system per say unless it is allowing a vacuum leak causing a lean condition or allowing a cooling leak .I will send you article I wrote but we have not yet published on the website.
    I will send it to your email address you posted this question from..

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  • Answer #2

    October 14, 2009, 16:13

    No its not the intake gasket its probably the Timing Chain gasket, same problem with my 95

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  • Answer #3

    Visitor, December 10, 2010, 21:27

    Most likely your radiator is clogged. You should have it checked and rodded out.

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