Car running hot

Asked by Mar 13, 2017 at 04:17 PM about the 2003 Ford Explorer Sport XLS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

It's running hot but does not leak water changed
thermostat flushed radiator what could it be

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Was the cooling system purged after refilling it with coolant? Cooling system needs to be purged from air pockets. Also make sure the fans are working.

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Bad water pump can also cause this concern.

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