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2005 Ford Explorer Question: After driving for 5 hours engine light came on with overheating and reduced pwr



Knicknack047, 4.6L V8, Troy, MI, January 13, 2012, 14:26

Vehicle would not go over 20 mph. Engine reading overheating and light said oil pressure low. After sitting for 1 hour, sane lights came on but engine was cool. What is going on?

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    January 13, 2012, 16:49

    check your serpentine belt. make sure it did not break and tensioner pulley is still functioning.

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    Knicknack047, January 13, 2012, 17:21

    Thanks Ramp Dog. I will have the dealership look at this. I appreciate the advice as I have a five hour drive back home and can't imagine being on the highway doing 20 mph.

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