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Ford Taurus Thermostat Replacement

The thermostat is a crucial part of your engine's cooling system. You should replace it immediately and install a new thermostat if it is faulty. Thermostat replacement costs vary depending on the year, make, and model of your car.

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Ford Taurus Thermostat Replacement

RepairSmith offers upfront and competitive pricing. The average cost for Ford Taurus Thermostat Replacement is $209. Drop it off at our shop and pick it up a few hours later, or save time and have our Delivery mechanics come to you.

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2004 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 SE • 156,578 miles
Imperial Beach CA 91932
Oct 16, 2020
$130 - $158
2010 Ford Taurus
3.5L V6 • 200,000 miles
Henderson NV 89011
Sep 3, 2020
$229 - $279
2013 Ford Taurus
3.5L V6 • 142,000 miles
Lynwood CA 90262
Aug 16, 2020
$249 - $305
1998 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 SE Comfort • 160,000 miles
Oceanside CA 92054
Jul 14, 2020
$186 - $228
1996 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 LX • 108,446 miles
Whittier CA 90605
Jul 7, 2020
$131 - $161
2001 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 • 150,000 miles
Gilbert AZ 85233
Jun 12, 2020
$240 - $294
2003 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 • 143,000 miles
Pomona CA 91767
May 18, 2020
$255 - $311
1998 Ford Taurus
3.0L V6 • 163,000 miles
Long Beach CA 90806
Jan 12, 2020
$107 - $131
2001 Ford Taurus
SE • 200,000 miles
Las Vegas NV 89110
Nov 4, 2019
$164 - $200
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Nov 13, 2020 5:47 PM
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What is a Thermostat?

You’re probably thinking it’s a thermostat for your car, right? Well, you’re exactly right. A thermostat is a part of your car’s cooling system, and it’s actually a valve. When this important part of your vehicle's HVAC isn't functioning properly, you must replace it. The thermostat helps keep your engine at the right temperature. When you first fire up your car, and the engine is cold, the valve stays closed, blocking the coolant from circulating to the radiator while, and trapping in the heat, so the engine can continue heating until it gets up to the right temperature. Once the car's temperature is up and running and toastier than a summer day, the valve opens up, allowing the coolant to flow to the heating radiator and cool things down.

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Symptoms of a failing Thermostat

Overheating

Your engine is powerful, and surrounded by gas, oil, and water. Overheating isn’t good. Hopefully this isn’t new information to you. Overheating often comes as a result of a faulty old thermostat, so that could be the culprit. If this is the case, making sure to get a thermostat replacement so that the new thermostat you install can keep your vehicle heating up to the right temperature.

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How urgent is a Thermostat replacement?

The thermostat helps keep your engine at the right temperature, preventing it from heating up too much. If you don’t replace a faulty old thermostat and install a new thermostat, your engine might overheat. If you don’t get a thermostat replacement, the engine might overheat and cause serious damage. Surely, you don’t need to be told how bad that is or how much it might cost beyond fixing your thermostat. Regardless, if your thermostat is acting up, make sure that you replace it and install a thermostat replacement to keep your engine and HVAC heating correctly.

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