Car Problem Reports

Lincoln LS Overheating Due to a Damaged Impeller

Lincoln LS Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Engines Affected: 3.0L V6, 3.9L V8

Average Mileage: 117,663 mi (90,000 mi - 150,000 mi)


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 condition reduces coolant circulation resulting in engine overheating.