• Get Your Club gear
      Get Your Club gear
    • Savings Up to 15% Off For Members
      Savings Up to 15% Off For Members
    • Join Premium & Save
      Join Premium & Save
    • Huge Range of Ford Parts
      Huge Range of Ford Parts
    • Share Your Car Experience
      Share Your Car Experience
    • 1000's Of Fords For Sale
      1000's Of Fords For Sale

AdBlock Warning

Parts of this website do not function properly with AdBlock enabled on your device. To get the best user experience on our website, please disable Adblock for this website (domain) on your browser.


Maximusi

2.0 Diesel 2010 High Coolant Temp

Recommended Posts

Good Evening Everyone,

I am booked in to go see my ford garage on Friday because of a child lock malfunction message showing on my new (old) s-max. However a new problem has cropped up and I wanted some advice here first to see if there is any known problems.

On my way home today I suddenly lost all power pulling out on a roundabout it was like I was trying to pull away in 5th (no I wasn't I did check!) and I limped it into a car park a few meters down the road and noticed an error message on the screen which I checked via the menu said Coolant Temp High and confirmed with my bluetooth OBDII using an app on my phone said the coolant temp was 80C.

I stopped the car for a couple of minutes then made it home having the heating on full to help dissipate some of that heat.

When I made it home I checked the coolant level using the indicator on the side of the bottle (its full) and after 10 minutes started teh car back up and OBDII reported the temp at 67C and a quick look under the hood confirmed the fan was running.

My journey home from work involves sitting in solid queue for about 15 to 20 minutes then 20 to 30mph traveling for another 15 minutes before hitting another 2 to 3 minute queue (after which is where I had the problem)

Any ideas? Anyone else had these issues?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
 

Sounds like a water pump issue to me: zero circulation means your coolant will start to boil eventually and the temp spikes.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now