2000 FORD FOCUS OVERHEATING

  • Tiny
  • volley2ball22
  • 2000 Ford Focus
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • automatic
  • 142,000 miles

I have a 2000 ford focus that is overheating when I idle. I have replaced the thermostat, and its not the sensor because it shows my car is overheating. The car wasnt overheating as long as I had the heat on 4 on the inside of the car, but then the heat and a/c quit working. Could this be the resistor or is it that the radiator needs flushed. Neither have been changed or done since I bought the car about 4 years ago?

Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 5:34 PM

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  • Tiny
  • saturntech9
  • Expert
  • 28,398 posts

So when the car is overheating is the radiator fan running?Also the inside blow fan doesn't run on any speed?Do you have a multimeter to do some testing?

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Saturday, March 26th, 2011 AT 5:59 PM

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