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  1. General Technical Chat
    Hi This is about my 2008 mk2.5 ford focus 1.6 petrol I slowed down to a crawl in motorway traffic and I had a warning light to say the engine was overheating. Pulled over to let the engine cool down and turned round to drive carefully home. I've only had the issue since by running idle for...
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    My bf and i are at lost, our car keeps over heating. We changed the water pump and thermostat, we even checked to see if the thermostat was working and re installed it again. Does anyone else know what could be the cause or any leads? It has fluids. Any tips would be great. Hes been battling...
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    I've been working on a 03 LX with a 2.3L engine. This car was my uncle's who passed away last year and his son did not want it, so it was left to me. After I finally got it to pass Cal SMOG and registered (big ordeal). I had the A/C system recharged. A/C blows cold now it's starting to get...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    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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