How to Change the Thermostat in a Ford Focus?

Answer You can have a big problem with your little Ford Focus if the thermostat is not working correctly. Fortunately for Focus owners, Ford has made changing the thermostat a relatively quick, painless p... Read More »

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How to Replace the Thermostat in a Ford Focus?

Changing a car thermostat is relatively easy as long as the diagnosis has already been done and you have determined that the problem is the thermostat. There are many causes of overheating in a veh... Read More »

How to Fix the Thermostat on a 2003 Ford Focus 2.3?

The thermostat in a water-cooled engine controls the temperature of the coolant. The thermostat stays closed when the engine is cool to restrict the flow of coolant. This allows the engine to warm ... Read More »

How to Replace the Thermostat in a 2001 Ford Focus?

Replacing the thermostat in the 2001 Ford Focus will only take a few minutes, as the thermostat is located at the top of the engine. The purpose of the thermostat is to regulate the coolant system ... Read More »

How to Change the Oil in a Ford Focus?

The Ford Focus takes oil with a viscosity of 5W-30 or 10W-30. To change the oil, you'll need 4 1/2 qt. of new oil, a 13-mm wrench for the drain plug and a 3-inch oil filter wrench. Change your oil ... Read More »