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trish55

Overheating Engine

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I have an 03 ford fusion that seems to overheat even after a short journey , the temp gauge is on normal but when we looked under the bonnet the smell is overpowering , not a burning smell as such but a really hot smell ,we have to put water in the radiator every week , around a pint, not normal is it ? what could be the cause ?

Thanks , Trish

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No water leaks as ive checked that for the last week , sorry im new and posted twice :unsure:

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No water leaks as ive checked that for the last week , sorry im new and posted twice :unsure:

Hey trish

it could be a leaking water pump. you dnt notice anything on the floor under neath the car when it has been stood ??

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try what I said above and check whether the pipes from the radiator to the engine are going/getting hard (under preasure) if they still feel soft when the engine is hot it means that the system is not preasurizing, then try a new radiator cap(expansion bottle cap)

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