Ran hot,won't start

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Asked by Apr 14, 2017 at 12:12 AM about the 2000 Ford Focus SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Ran hot because of a pinhole in
reservior,now won't start

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Because the hood rod rubbed a pinhole in my reservior it ran hot.The hand didn't register it but I stopped immediately.After I got water in in it and got home,it wouldn't start it turns over like it's out of gas but won't fire(it has a half a tank)There is no water in the oil an no white smoke from the tail pipe.Please help

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can you hear the fuel pump? If not that's probably what's wrong with it

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Did you hear any click noise when you try start .

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You would want to do a engine compression test to see if you lost compression from it being hot. Low compression and the engine will not start.

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I stopped right then,I let my car cool down,started it and added water

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