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youngie22

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I think my thermo stat went out today! Wondering if I pick one up and replace if it, should that solve my problems. I have a '97 Ford F-250 7.3l powerstroke. Should it be just like replacing stat on gas engine? Seems next to the stat housing theres a couple modules or elec. sensors. could it be something else. Drove about 15 miles and then noticed temp gauge was just a hair off of cold. I thik I'll try to pick one up after work.

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The t-stat is easy to do on this truck, and it is more then likely the problem. Is the heater blowing hot, if not I would replace t-stat and see if that fixed it.

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thanx for the advice and help guys/ I hope to get to it in the morning. picked up stat and gasket today. probably should of picked up a hose and clamps while I was there, we'll see what happens.

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