Over temp warning light is on,but car is not hot

Asked by Jan 15, 2016 at 01:10 PM about the 2013 Ford Escape SE

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

4 Answers

Hot light comes on but its not hot.and it want let me drive it

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Make sure the wire is on the temperature sending unit, check that connection. Otherwise replace the temp. sending unit.

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Sounds as if it has do with the wiring , check all connections...

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Ditto Rowefast, if it's a 4 cylinder the temp sending unit sits in between cyl 2-3 and will get immersed in any liquid available causing damaged a damaged connector/wire/sensor.

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