Fail safe lite 02 Ford Focus vin 3 engine

Tiny
KARL R FOSMO
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  • 2002 FORD FOCUS
  • 4 CYL
  • FWD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 179,002 MILES
02 ford focus se. Vin #3 engine. Fail safe mode came on during over heat replaced engine - 21,000 miles. Everything worked good lite off etc. 3,000 miles today driving highway speed. Fail safe lite came on and engine shut down. Did, nt overheat checked with scan tool no codes cranks over great, seems to want to fire engine was good runner. New converter (cat) also I noticed the fans dont come on but resitor on fan is good
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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 AT 10:57 PM

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Tiny
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Lite would, nt go off after clearing codes also
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Wednesday, February 16th, 2011 AT 11:24 PM
Tiny
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Check engine light on !
What do you have for codes?
Check fuel for fuel and fuel pressure
check for spark
and once engine running you can check coolant fan operation
good luck
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Thursday, February 17th, 2011 AT 12:10 PM

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