2000 Lincoln LS Q&A
2000 Lincoln LS Question: Car keeps overheating
I have a Lincoln LS 2000, just got it back in June '10, well car was running great, till a few months ago that it heat it up, I changed the thermostat, water pump, a couple of plastic hoses (broken) and it keeps overheating. Do I have to go directly to change the head gasket to keep car from this problem? other than that, car runs great. - Eddiebig
You can have a shop do a 'block test' or test your coolant for any exhaust gases with the 5 gas analyzer in a Smog machine. That way you will KNOW if the head gaskets are bad. - dandd
This engine has a hydraulic cooling fan motor, which definitely could have an issue. I would have the cooling system assessed in whole before doing anything else. - DaveJHM
Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either ...
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