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09-14-2012 06:52 PM
SulavT So stayed at the dealership today for 8 hours and it's finally fixed... comment from them was " Found degas bottle cap off allowing coolant to boil out of degas bottle, Topped off coolant, Installed cap, rd test pass"
Apparently they said whoever changed my oil had let the cap all loose therefore the problem. Hopefully I didn't do much damage to the engine because I was driving it for a week.
09-09-2012 09:49 PM
Timthom62 The message you're receiving should be logging a DTC that the dealer tech will be able to use to diagnose the problem. Until then, I'd drive it as little as possible until you're sure that it isn't an actual overheat condition.
09-09-2012 09:08 PM
SulavT Yes it keeps going up and down on its own. It'll go all the way to red and I get the signal and 10 seconds later it goes down again. Today while I was driving it was all the way down to C
And no sir, no smell, I was thinking it was the sensor too, but I'm taking it this Friday, so 4 more days to deal with it.
09-09-2012 09:04 PM
Timthom62
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No I don't think its actually overheating and no reduced performance. It gives me that signal 5 - 10 min of me driving it granted it's been rested all night. What do you think?
Is there any corresponding movement of the engine coolant temperature gauge?
09-09-2012 08:58 PM
suss6052
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No I don't think its actually overheating and no reduced performance. It gives me that signal 5 - 10 min of me driving it granted it's been rested all night. What do you think?
Take it to the dealer as soon as possible, it needs to be looked at and repaired.

It should be covered under warranty, it might just be a temperature sensor, but the service technicians would be better qualified to diagnose the car than some one over the internet. You're not smelling hot coolant?
09-09-2012 08:52 PM
SulavT No I don't think its actually overheating and no reduced performance. It gives me that signal 5 - 10 min of me driving it granted it's been rested all night. What do you think?
09-09-2012 08:47 PM
suss6052
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It was built on Feb 8th 2012. And it was ordered, and the car itself is not shutting down, I just ignore the message, It goes up and down randomly. I just get the message, It doesn't shut down.
Is it actually over heating and are you getting reduced performance? If so then it needs to be fixed immediately. If its just the sensor or something it still needs to be fixed under warranty.
09-09-2012 08:45 PM
SulavT It was built on Feb 8th 2012. And it was ordered, and the car itself is not shutting down, I just ignore the message, It goes up and down randomly. I just get the message, It doesn't shut down.
09-09-2012 08:39 PM
suss6052
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How do I find out the date when it was built? The delivery date for it was 2012-03-20, so I'm guessing it was built a month or so prior?
There is a sticker on the door jam, but to look it up online would be www.etis.ford.com

Was it ordered, or was it purchased from the dealer on 3/20/12? I would recommend taking the car to the dealer though if its over heating and shutting down as something is obviously wrong, and repeatably so if it occurred twice.
09-09-2012 08:38 PM
misfire
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How do I find out the date when it was built? The delivery date for it was 2012-03-20, so I'm guessing it was built a month or so prior?
send me a private message with your full VIN in it and I can see if you have any TSB/Recalls for this
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