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Need lubricant for engine coolant fan - 2000 Lincoln LS

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Your Lincoln has a hydraulic engine cooling fan system.It takes Mercon V transmission fluid.

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How are you going to lubricate it? Fans and water pumps are not serviceable in that manner. Sorry

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Well the times are changing..Theres starting to be more and more Hydralic fans in the newer cars..They have what looks like a power steering pump that runs them and they use fluid. Danny

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Pour in a can of water pump lube next time you need coolant serviced. i never heard of any other type fans needing to be lubed before.

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