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. -
Answer 1
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. -
Comment 1
Thanks will do the test ASAP. -
Answer 2
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. -
Comment 1
Thanks DaveJHM will check the fan and cooling syst. hope that if its the fan, it can be repaired, darn thing costs $800 dls. -
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