What else could make a 2003 ford escape overheat?

Asked by Oct 18, 2016 at 06:01 AM about the 2003 Ford Escape XLS 4WD

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I've already replaced the thermostat and water
pump on my 2003 ford escape, but it is still
overheating,  what else could be the cause?

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Blocked air flow through the radiator, cooling fans inoperative, restricted coolant flow inside the radiator, cooling system hoses collapsing and something I hate mention is a possible blown headgasket.

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A dirty or plugged up radiator. Try having it flushed out but you may need to replace it. Tennis has other suggestions that you should try.

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