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A belt broke while driving and the fan was not turning when I checked as well as the car started to overheat. It is a 2000 Mecury Cougar 6 cyl. Which belt is it that I should look at?

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Obviously the belt that broke! The overheating problem is most likely the fan not turningwhich cools the radiator. Check the pulley where the shaft connects to the fan and that will be theone that needs replacing. If you had a belt that broke, I would suggest changing all your belts and hoses. This prevenative maintenance is cheaper than a tow.

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