Question about 2000 Lincoln LS
I just bought a 2000 Lincoln ls V8 3.9L, i've had it for couple of days.I took a drive in it the other day, and noticed the car was overheating. Replaced thermostat, and water pump. Car is still overheating, I need some help?
Posted on Dec 26, 2009
Absolutely correct. The degas bottles (aka overflow or coolant expansion tanks) in these things crack along a seam. May leak coolant, may not, depending on how high up the degas bottle it cracks. But what it is certain to do is allow air into your system which will cause havoc with the function of your thermostat (air pockets cause it to fail to open) or your flow, particularly at the highest point of the cooling system: your heater core. Pull the degas bottle-you should be able to see the cracks if it is cracked. Mine was obvious (and leaked coolant, but again, not all do). Any honest dealer or mechanic will tell you that they sell/replace thousands of these things (in other models too)...should have been a recall.
Posted on Jan 01, 2009
I had a bad coolant bottle got 1 at auto zone for 100 and I had a 20 credit so it cost me 80 ,dealer wanted 150.now I have a small leak in my auxillary water pump ,I was told by mechanic lincoln ls has 2 pumps
Posted on Jan 12, 2010
Had same problem, Had air in radiator, had to vacuum air out and now it does not over heat
Posted on Jan 05, 2010
Your overflow tank is leaking...it's a defect in lincoln ls
Posted on Aug 29, 2008
Have you got my solution on the other thread..?
Posted on Aug 07, 2008
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