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i have a '02 Taurus with the vulcan motor, which way does the thermostat go?? Spring towards the motor, spring towards the hose. I have found conflicting answers.
 

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Spring towards the motor. If you look on the end it will have the copper sensing element. This has to be in the hot water.
 

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Thanks, That's what i thought. I have been having some overheating issues trying to narrow the problem down. My coolant keeps spewing out of the degasser/ reservoir when i turn off my car.
 

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If there is no pressure built up then this may be normal. Have you replaced or pressure tested the system to see if it will hold 16 psi?
 

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Well i found out why it keeps spewing out the degasser tank, The threads on the tank were stripped. Everytime it built up pressure it would push the cap off and spew. So i went and bought a new tank everything looks good so far.
 

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That happened to me once. Drove to town and shut off the car, puked out half the coolant in the parking lot. No sound just a slow moving green pool.
 

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That happened to me once. Drove to town and shut off the car, puked out half the coolant in the parking lot. No sound just a slow moving green pool.

that sounds kinda like what happened when my son got car sick one time, but that's a different problem than you had.....:lol2:
 
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