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    • Lori2689
    • By Lori2689 18th May 17, 10:26 PM
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    Help with my courtesy car please
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    • 18th May 17, 10:26 PM
    Help with my courtesy car please 18th May 17 at 10:26 PM
    I have got a courtesy car, its a ford focus 2017. After I turned the engine off earlier the fan in the engine carried on for about a minute, made quite some noise too! Does anyone know if this is normal. Not been driving long, and its way to technical for me lol.

    Thanks!
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    • Robisere
    • By Robisere 18th May 17, 10:32 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:32 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:32 PM
    Was it after a fairly long, fast journey? Perfectly normal, I had a Focus 1.6 Auto which did the same after getting hot.

    To put your mind at rest, call the company and explain, they will tell you not to worry.
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    • Lori2689
    • By Lori2689 18th May 17, 10:41 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:41 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:41 PM
    Thanks. No it was only a short drive
    • Strider590
    • By Strider590 18th May 17, 10:58 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:58 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 10:58 PM
    Could have been the AC, the aircon often has a separate fan (not talking about the cabin blower).
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    • ilikethesimpsons
    • By ilikethesimpsons 18th May 17, 11:43 PM
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    • #5
    • 18th May 17, 11:43 PM
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    • 18th May 17, 11:43 PM
    Our 1.6, 2015 model did it all the time. Don't worry about it.

    If it's the 1.0, it will be because of the turbo.
    • Ebe Scrooge
    • By Ebe Scrooge 19th May 17, 12:45 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:45 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 12:45 AM
    Perfectly normal - a lot of fans keep on running after the engine has stopped, just to cool everything down and prevent hot-spots. Don't worry about it.
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    • NBLondon
    • By NBLondon 19th May 17, 9:32 AM
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    • #7
    • 19th May 17, 9:32 AM
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    • 19th May 17, 9:32 AM
    I first encountered this many years ago with a hire car - I spent 10 minutes worrying and trying to find anything in the handbook about it. Not helped by the fact that I was in France, so the handbook was in French!
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    • behenjamin
    • By behenjamin 22nd May 17, 1:18 AM
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    • 22nd May 17, 1:18 AM
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    • 22nd May 17, 1:18 AM
    Nothing to worry about, common on modern cars.
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    • Roland Sausage
    • By Roland Sausage 22nd May 17, 6:43 AM
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    • 22nd May 17, 6:43 AM
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    • 22nd May 17, 6:43 AM
    If the car's a diesel it was possibly in the process of a DPF regeneration when it was turned off.
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