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The lincoln requires using a vacume tool to put the coolant back into the system this removes air from the cooling system which causes air locks and overheating. This is the first place to start. Then testing the electronics will be required to test the cooling fans and related electronics.

Posted on May 30, 2010

  • david_raine Jun 02, 2010

    same thing happened to my 2001 ls. I changed the thermastat but it still overheated. ended up having to replace the cooling fan. You should also have your radiator cap pressure checked. Yes i know it sounds crazy but there is actuall a tool that mechanics use to tell if your cap is not holding pressure up to specs. If it is not then your car will run hot all the time.

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