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Overheating My 200 Ford Focus is overheating. The needle indicates hot but not into the red. There is a burning-type smell. The radiator water level is fine. The engine is smoking in idle.

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    i have a 200 ford contour that started to smoke from engine like overheating but coolant is full and the thermostat says normal and no milky residue in oil. Any suggestions...it doe idle at a high rpm.

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If worse comes to worse, hard wire the fan to a toggle switch and mount the switch somewhere in the car that is easy for you to access. That way when you're driving down the road and you notice your temp starting to get a little high, flip the switch and let it run as long as you need it to.

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