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Keeps overheating..coolant level is at level. .but still…

Keeps overheating..coolant level is...

Keeps overheating..coolant level is at level. .but still keeps overheating

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

No leak..only issue I found was a bad o ring at fill cap

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Ford?

2005 Ford escape 4w 6cylinder

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Escape yourself? What have you tried so far?

Problem just started..right now sitting at a o Reilly waiting for it to cool down

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

It had a leak,but that was months ago..and was a bad hose

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hello, my name is ***** ***** I will be glad to assist you. please allow me a couple of minutes to gather some basic info.

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ok

chances are it has a bad thermostat. I would start there. there may be little or no circulation

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Hummm..ok..if not..water pump ?
Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Flow seems to be fine..pressure on coolant system hose shows open..belts look good..at a loss

can you remove the cap when it is running hot??

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ya..cooled done enough. .can start with it open

I would start by replacing the thermostat first before going in any other direction

Roy

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
Ok misspoke. .when overheating. .no I can't. .will spew...dumb enough to have done that ..ha ha

replace the thermostat.

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