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11-12-2016 08:57 PM
amc49 Hey, he told you he was having the same problem. You can't get any more unclear than that.

I think............therefore I am...............screwed.
11-12-2016 06:54 PM
BC_ZX3
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Originally Posted by Bkbjt111789 View Post
...it also over heats when using Google
Umm, OK...that's a new one.

"Everything but the radiator" replaced. What parts specifically? If you just replaced failed components, such as the cooling fan resistor, the car's wiring harness may need attention too.

"Heater coil" = heater core, perhaps?

Might get more responses if you start your own thread with more details specific to your situation.
11-12-2016 04:20 PM
Bkbjt111789 I'm having the same problem. I have replaced everything but the radiator as far as the cooling system is concerned and it overheats when I use the ac...it also over heats when using Google the heater occasionally...
Heater coil has been replaced...I belive the problem is that there was stop leak in the system before I bought it...and I've flushed the majority of it out and replaced parts but it still stains everything red
11-14-2012 10:29 PM
amc49 No vacuuming needed, make sure small hole in stat faces straight up to match the small hose entry in the front cover. The system pretty much bleeds itslef and quick then.

On Focus cars BOTH fans come on as one, they are both on low or both on high as needed.

The stat goes in with the smaller disc end toward back of car. Again, small hole in outer edge faces straight up. That hole may have a loose BB or little poppet trapped in it, I always take it out on mine. That stops it from getting stuck from corrosion later in life.
11-14-2012 04:36 PM
Xin Ansin I watched a video on replacing the thermostat housing, the guy vacuumed all the air out of the coolant system as he refilled the coolant. is it strictly necessary to do so? or can I just fill it up and let the system to it on it's own?
10-03-2008 03:24 PM
Executionerhk the OEM ford part...
the parts department gave me a wrong part...
that is why it won't fit...
and i believe my friend mount the themostat wrong direction..
which should be the reason why it is over heating...
10-01-2008 04:01 PM
hEaT Both of my fans come on with temp...

Just checked a few min ago. I have an SCT tune so that may change it.
10-01-2008 12:21 PM
PlasticRacer i really don't mean to jack this thread, but i'm glad i looked at it cause now i can get a lil more specific as to what i'm looking for. That hose that comes from the firewall and goes to the thermostat, the hose in between that attaches to the hose coming from the firewall, #18472, what is that hose called because i need to replace it on my car? thanx
10-01-2008 11:52 AM
hEaT Have you replaced the thermostat yet?

If you do, the OEM Ford one should be fine. No need for a cool one unless you want to seriously track the car.

You can test your current one this way:
http://www.focushacks.com/index.php?modid=60

I'll have to pop my hood and look, I'm not sure how the fans work. One may be the A/C fan and the other a two speed, or one is low speed and one is high speed. I'm not quite sure, but I'm guessing the first. If it is the first, it sounds like your resistor pack is shot.
09-30-2008 12:04 AM
Executionerhk bump for the question...
i want it to be fix, please help
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