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Radiator fan hydrualic car is over heating as it is not working anything i need to know thermostat or just replace it the fan

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Is this a Lincoln LS? Some have contaminated the hydraulic fluid by adding coolant to it mistakenly.
The hydraulic fan is controlled by a solenoid /actuator and the computer runs it. here's a link you can do some reading and searching on:

http://www.lincolnvscadillac.com/forum/showthread.php?94762-How-To-Replace-The-Hydraulic-Fan-Pump-Solenoid-Actuator-WITHOUT-REMOVING-ALTERNATOR

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