Overheating after the serpentine started getting npisyi

Asked by Mar 14, 2016 at 01:44 PM about the 2002 Ford Focus ZTS

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

My serpentine belt is making noise. And the
groves are worn. My car now my car overheats at
high speeds. Would this cause this?

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50,105

It depends if the serpentine belt drives the water pump, or the timing belt. Sounds like the belt is worn out and slipping. You may want to replace the belt tensioner also. Make sure the radiator fan is coming on also, this must operate correctly for proper cooling.

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Tks, the vdan comes on the belt starts squealing, for awhile

Fan comes on

50,105

Well, the belt is slipping, and depending on what motor is in there it would drive the water pump that circulates the coolant in the engine block to keep it cool. Replace the belt tensioner and the belt.

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Tks I appreciate it

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