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1996 Lincoln Continental is overheating. I drained the radiator. What is the most cause for this car to overheat? cCan I remove the thermostat w/o it affecting the computer?

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Yes ....simply as you did make sure the vehicle is cool so not to get burnt from removing the 2 bolts and remove the old thermostat and replace it the same way as the old one ensure if you tare or damage the old gasket to replace it as well then reassemble the 2 bolts and refill the radiator as well while the engine is running look and see if there are any leaks and that the new part is the issue and the fan is working also

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Why is my car overheating. i replaced the thermostat and it still overheats.

Check your condenser, it could be clogged up for all you know. If your engine is overheating with all your cooling components working, its gotta be that. I cannot thing of anything else, unless your water jackets are blocked to death!

It's sounds like your radiator is plugged and needs to be replaced. or bar water pump.

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1996 Licoln Continental-Overheating-what are the most common causes for the engine to overheat?

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