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1997 Ford Thunderbird LX 2dr Coupe

1997 Ford Thunderbird
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Rear Wheel Drive, 2 Door Coupe LX, Mid-Size
18 mpg city / 26 mpg hwy
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May 18, 2011, 9:46 am

Ryan C

Question: Low pitched moan from engine during very slow speeds.

Further more has inconsistent engine temps. Never overheats, but will get a little warmer than normal then drop back down below normal. Never had a V8 before, do they just run at a higher temp then a V6?

May 24, 2011, 7:05 am

Elizabeth K

Engines should run at temperatures set by the thermostat--the basics for all engines are the same. If it's not overheating, then it is likely fine, but you should have the cooling system inspected if you are concerned.

There is a TSB on the following link (scroll down a little) that may be the source of the moan:

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