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Why don't you have the service manual?

It's the first thing anyone buying a MV should get after buying the vehicle.

If you don't have the manual (provided you can get one), and there are plenty available for the Fox, then you will have a problem looking after it and resolving problems.

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You’re not giving us much to help us help you out!

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Jeff,

 

I am going to ask all the stupid questions to you so we can eliminate some causes.

 

Have you first paraded your vehicle? Was the coolant level up?

Was the Oil level up?

Was the fan belt to the blower volute bevel box in place?

Do you have a manual

Where in the world are you located?

What is your ambient air temperature?

What altitude are you operating at?

What mix of coolant to water are you using?

What gear are you driving in at what speed?

How long have you owned the vehicle?

Has it ever run at the normal operating temperature, ever?

 

 

 

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Located in Michigan, US. Takes about 10 miles of 50 mph and it over heats. as it did for previous owner. Had a mechanic drill a little hole in the thermostat like the original  but didn't fix it. Lots of anti freeze. 

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Have you bled the air out of the cooling system?

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Lots of antifreeze? how much is lots ? is it 50/50 ? because if its more than 50/50 that maybe the cause.

Get a device for measuring the ratio and do a proper check.

Diana

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There is a bleed point on each radiator, just undo the bolt and wait until water comes out. There is also one on the water pipe which goes across the engine to the heat exchanger.

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