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Old 07-13-2005, 11:01   #1 (permalink)
barb
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Re: 2001 focus overheating

"" wrote:
> I'm having an issue with my 2001 overheating while I'm in
> traffic for an
> extended period of time. There are no leaks and the
> anti-freeze is at the
> proper level.
>
> Any help would be much appreciated


Ive been having the same problem, I already had a pressure test done
twice and no leaks were found... The last tech told me it might be a
water pump, or timing belt problem... Now I freak out everytime Im
stuck on traffic, because the temperature just starts to rise, so I
have to shut down the car until traffic stars to move... Cant wait to
get rid of this car!!

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Old 07-13-2005, 15:01   #2 (permalink)
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Re: 2001 focus overheating

In message <1_628195_d996651740773c2bf3606c2463932dfe@autoforumz.com>,
barb <UseLinkToEmail@AutoForumz.com> wrote
>"" wrote:
> > I'm having an issue with my 2001 overheating while I'm in
> > traffic for an
> > extended period of time. There are no leaks and the
> > anti-freeze is at the
> > proper level.
> >
> > Any help would be much appreciated

>
>I’ve been having the same problem, I already had a pressure test done
>twice and no leaks were found... The last tech told me it might be a
>water pump, or timing belt problem... Now I freak out everytime I’m
>stuck on traffic, because the temperature just starts to rise, so I
>have to shut down the car until traffic stars to move... Can’t wait to
>get rid of this car!!
>



Are you sure that the cooling fan is switching on? The fan should only
cut in if the engine gets hot such as when you are stuck in a traffic..
If you have Air Con there will be two fans.

Have you checked the fuses in the engine compartment fuse box?

Fuses 6 and 29 are associated with the air con fan (30 Amp /Green)

Fuse 65 (30 Amps/Green) is for the engine cooling Fan
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