Capri thermostat problem

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aussiejess55
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Capri thermostat problem

Postby aussiejess55 » Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:06 pm

Thanks for letting me join! My newly acquired 91 turbo Capri runs warm. It sits just on the cusp of the thermo fan cutting in and out at rest in traffic. I think I need a cooler thermostat or a hi flow standard one. Also, where is it housed and is it a tricky job to get at? Any advice much appreciated, cheers Jess

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Re: Capri thermostat problem

Postby Jasonmarie » Sat Nov 17, 2018 10:19 pm

Erm ? I only know the old school capris not the USA or Down Under as we say capris ?
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Re: Capri thermostat problem

Postby Daz-RSK » Sun Nov 18, 2018 10:01 am

Hi Jess and :welcome:

You may have to help us out here unfortunately. The Capri left this little island some 5 years earlier and there would be little chance the engines we are familiar with here are the same as what you received in 1991 as Ford had moved on from those older lumps.

What engine do you have in yours ? There probably is some crossover with a European engine. But a hunch says that it was a US engine and we may not be so clued up here on the US styles and configurations, so to speak.

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Re: Capri thermostat problem

Postby Fordoholic Nick » Sun Nov 18, 2018 12:20 pm

Hi Jess, Welcome to the Capri forum :)

I am guessing you have a Mercury Capri like this one

https://goo.gl/images/vmDPkN

As said its a different Capri to the ones on here but someone might be able to help you still :D

All the best

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Re: Capri thermostat problem

Postby fordperv » Sun Nov 18, 2018 4:16 pm

It's a Mazda 323 underneath, so probably best asking on a Mazda forum :sorry: