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Overheat I have a 2005 ford focus. In the last 2 weeks when pulling a hill the car heats up almost to the red zone. If I maintain high rpm's the problem doesn't exsist. Help! Is this a thermostat or a bad head gasket?

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It very much sounds like the head gasket. Just one thing though. Has the timing belt been changed? If so recheck timing as one tooth out will cause this problem.

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