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As i am new to the ford Focus i no not much about them.
Ford focus losing coolant. The basic engine design is the same on the mk3 as it is on the focus rs models. A couple seconds later the idiot lights come on warning about overheating. Jump to Latest Follow 1 – 20 of 22 Posts.
Under my engine i have a big cover could that be catching any drops from pips ect have checked oil cap for white gunk none. Last Thursday I was coming from work and notice the temp spike up. If the antifreeze vanishes without any apparent reason check these components for cracks damage or defects.
Im losing coolant on a 2018. Ford Focus Forum. Im losing water no water on the ground though.
Your Ford Focuss cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine. Jump to Latest Follow. The loss of coolant which is being describe is the similar discription that the RS model is experiencing.
Its been in the garage and had the thermostate cover replaced as I was told there was a crack in it. My head passed both hot and cold pressure tests after gasket replacement. But the coolant stains are a bit of a give away.
Yeah go get a pressure test done. SacST Registered 13 Focus ST3 Tuxedo Black Joined Oct 8 2020 334 Posts. I am afraid I might have toasted the engine.
Ford focus – vslow coolant loss. Drops to about 34 below the min line on expansion tank. The Ford Focus uses a belt driven water pump to circulate coolant — a 5050 mix of water and antifreeze — through the engine.
They replaced the head on warranty. 2013 Ford Focus ST1 Joined Oct 8. Youll need to open the hood to see this on top of the radiator.
I have a minor problem with my coolant also i have read these comments but still seem to be loosing coolant slowly. The welsh plug on the back of the drivers side is leaking onto the cat and boiling off. Look at the radiator cap.
More importantly the Blue Oval is taking measures to address the issue with a recall. As the coolant moves through the engine it absorbs heat generated by the combustion process. 2 Jul 17 2019.
Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant antifreeze leaks in your 2012 Ford Focus. So I have a 2 month old 2013 Ford Focus with 2200 miles on it. Also please check out the statistics and reliability analysis of Ford Focus based on all problems reported for the Focus.
The most recently reported issues are listed below. Update Ford Dealership says there was a pinhole sized leak in the coolant line which was the source for loss of coolant. When we went to collect it we were told it was suffering from a major coolant leak to the extent that they filled it up when they spotted it and as soon as they put the system under pressure it drained out again.
When the temperature came down it makes a weird nose but doesnt start. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on Focuss. Tags 2012 coolant focus leak reservoir.
Only show this user. The water pump is responsible for pushing coolant through the radiator and engine. A radiator leak is very common.
Tried to put water in it and started boiling out. Engine coolant which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze moves through the inside of your Focuss engine and keeps it from overheating. But found coolant in valves after manual crank test.
I own a Ford Focus 18 TDCi on a 57 plate 50000 and just recently it has started to lose coolant. Our four year old Ford Focus 10-litre Ecoboost with 25000 miles went in for its annual service and MoT today main Ford dealer. Pulled head and small crack was discovered.
My Focus one owner from new me is a 18 petrol January 2008 with 17000 miles the expansion tank over three months or so drops from max to below mimimun or under it runs very well never overheats someone said its head gasket another said its the core plugs – can anyone be more precise. Ford Focus RS Forum. 4 Nov 3 2004.
Our 2012 Ford Focus ran out of coolant due to a leak and we forgot about it and the car shut down with high engine temperature warning. Jump to Latest Follow 1 – 13 of 13 Posts. Join to talk about performance specs reviews and more.
Engine coolant which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze moves through the inside of your Focuss engine and keeps it from overheating. Ford is finally fessing up to the coolant-burning problem found in certain early models of the Ford Focus RS. Ford Focus Radiator Leaking.
It could also be a hydraulic lock. 0293 Quartz EB II Fairmont 40 Auto. The line will be replaced on Saturday.
Ask them to manually crank the motor 2 revolutions and check the valves for coolant. If you are losing coolant a pressure test of cooling system should show any external leaks and if needed a block test will show any internal leaks The block test will show any possible head gasket leaks which causes cooling. Today were working on a coolant leak for a 2012 Ford Focus.
Coolant leak in 2012 Focus 20 SEL. Enjoy another show from Coopers Automotive. Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant antifreeze leaks in your 2009 Ford Focus.
If any of these parts go bad you may experience radiator a leak. Joined Jun 22 2018. Ford Focus owners have reported 8 problems related to coolant leaking under the engine and engine cooling category.
Hy to all Focus pros. Leaking coolant is one of the more common types of fluid leaks on Focuss. The Ford dealer couold not find a.
It could be a blown head gasket a fractured cylinder head damaged cylinder bores or a manifold leak. I asked again about the white haze-like exhaust and he said that was. Your Ford Focus coolant reservoir is located on the passengers side next to the window washer fluid reservoir.
The main parts of the system are the thermostat radiator water pump coolant itself and the hoses. Im on a 2 lane road with no place to pull over well so I throw the fans on max crank. When you are losing coolant but no leak is visible several parts could be the guilty party.
Heat coolant is released to the air in the radiator as air is pulled across its cooling fins by the electric fan. The test and fix is straight forward pressure test if loss of pressure is more than 5psi over a 5 hour window head gasket if the loss is severe borascope.