I have a Ford Fiesta 2003 1

Tiny
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  • 2003 FORD FIESTA
  • 115,000 MILES

I have a ford fiesta 2003 1.3 duratec its had a water problem since I had it so ive put a new water pump in no change then a new thermostat same then a new head gasket an still no change water only get hot in the top hoses until you let pressure out but still wont go around the engine ie heaters are still cold even when all pipes are hot ive even flushed it out both ways please help?

Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 11:49 AM

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Tiny
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Radiator may be clogged.

Did you have the head checked for being cracked?

Roy

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 11:56 AM
Tiny
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I flushed the rad a number of times but had the head fitted by someone else I know it needed skiming but dont know about being presure checked it dont overheat or lose water just lots of presure an water going backwards into the header tank

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 12:03 PM
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The rad ay be clogged. It may need to be acid flushed by a rad shop.

Roy

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 12:28 PM
Tiny
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I ll get a new one youve been a great help many thanks mike

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 12:41 PM
Tiny
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Good luck

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Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 AT 12:52 PM
Tiny
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Ive put a new thermostat and new housing in it by past the rad just incase it was clogged but its still the same can any one help? Please

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Friday, March 8th, 2013 AT 7:29 PM

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