Ford Focus Forum, Ford Focus ST Forum, Ford Focus RS Forum - View Single Post - 2012 Focus Overheating
View Single Post
Old 10-26-2011, 05:39 PM   #35
Focus Enthusiast
Join Date: May 2011
Fan#: 85804
Location: Cumming, GA
What I Drive: 2012 Focus Titanium Hatchback

Posts: 243
Points 191, Level 3
Points: 191, Level: 3 Points: 191, Level: 3 Points: 191, Level: 3
Level Up 82% Completed
Level up: 82% Level up: 82% Level up: 82%
Forum Activity 0%
Activity: 0% Activity: 0% Activity: 0%
FF Reputation: 1 lrbr30022 Good Standing Member
Buy-Sell-Trade Rating: (0)
Have folks identified what happened that caused this? The reason I ask is the same thing happened to me yesterday. I have just over 4000 miles. I had just driven 200 miles and after my car sitting for a couple hours in the garage I had to get downtown. I was in stop N go traffic and the warning showed on my dash and the temp line was nearly at red. I pulled over to the shoulder. To my pleasant surprise a "HERO" unit pulled behind me in like 2 minutes. We looked under the hood but all appeared fine. Then as I was able to actually get on a road where I had some speed - the temp dropped to normal. But then it went right back up at the next stop light, then to normal again when I was able to move. I would like to know if this is truly the engine overheating or if it is an issue with the thermostat or gauge. I know I can take it in, but if others have this same issue then I will know how urgent the need for service really is....
lrbr30022 is offline  
    Reply With Quote