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  1. General Technical Chat
    Hi I’m wondering if anyone has any ideas why my 2004 manual Focus engine won’t turn over. It overheated while parked for an hour. This was 2 hours after a 3 hour drive and everything seemed fine during the trip. We put coolant in it and waited for it to cool & then it proceeded not to start...
  2. General Technical Chat
    last summer the car started overheating at red lights, i changed the coolant and thermostat and it stopped, so i thought, well i figured out if its 75 degrees or more outside and i drive about 50 miles on the trip odo. it slightly overheats for a few minutes, but no fans come on unless i turn...
  3. General Technical Chat
    So, two questions: 1.) Was going to go to Reno yesterday to visit a friend and some family. But as i got towards the freeway i saw that my wagon was running little bit warm (about 3/4 of the full range), thought it was kinda weird, but chalked it up to it being a hot day, and i was running the...
  4. General Technical Chat
    I love my 2001 ZX3, especially since I paid 5K and it had only 30K miles !!! And I've driven it very 'tenderly', coasting to save the brakes, etc. So on Sat. it wouldn't start. AAA man said it wasn't just the battery. He said something about the timing not being right ... Today the local...
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