Hi all! My ford bantam 2003 model 1,6i XLE rocam engine is overheating after few minutes after I started.Fan tested and is functioning well. What could be the problem? Theo.V

Asked by Theo_2012 Jul 25, 2015 at 12:39 PM about the Ford Bantam

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My ford bantam 2003 model 1,6i XLE rocam engine is overheating after few minutes after I started.Fan tested and is functioning well. When I switch on the aircon the fan works fine & when it goes to red the aircon switches on but still overheating. Water and oil are in the correct levels. What could be the problem?

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Thermostat, water pump, clogged radiator or cooling system.

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Check the pressure on your water pump, thermostat and double check if is not mixing water and oil

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Is the fan a two speed fan ? The air con models should be two speed. Is the thermostat a genuine Ford part or pirate part ?

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Hey it is the water pump i had the same problim whif my moms bakkie it is the water pump if it over heat and every thing it is the water pump when i put the nuwe water pump the problim is gon

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Replace your water bottle cap i changed thermostat flush radiator was doing the same until i change the cap problem solved

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