I have a 2001 Lincoln LS and it over heats,, what could it be? when purchase, we were told the only thing wrong with it was a poly..

20

Asked by Jun 13, 2013 at 10:22 AM about the 2001 Lincoln LS V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

7 Answers

86,655

poly what?

20

she said it was were the motor belt is on... at first it was making a squeaky noise

20

pulley sorry

86,655

Ford products are notorious for squeaking belts, it sometimes is a pulley out of line, but that should not cause an overheat problem, things to check are: thermostat, collapsed hoses during running, radiator flowing properly, air flow through radiator clear, cooling fan operation, cooling system free of air bubbles. Hope this helps.

20

thank you,, i will try one by one to see what it is

23,035

Last but certainly not least is a blown head gasket. How does it run? Any warning lights on? Does it only overheat when sitting in traffic or quickly at anytime? The belts don't squeak themselves, it's usually an idler pulley or tensioner. Get back to us.

have u solved the problem? I had similar issues and always had fluid on the deck after I was in the drive through or sitting idle. found the metal clamp to the radiator hose to be broken. it looked like it was in place but it was broken. it allowed the fluid to pass through the hose as it heated up and started to bulge. simple fix I replaced it with the traditional screw type hose clamp. haven't had a problem in 5 years!

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

LS

Looking for a Used LS in your area?

CarGurus has 638 nationwide LS listings starting at $2,000.

ZIP:

Search Lincoln LS Questions

Lincoln LS Experts

#1 Ionatan Ion
Ionatan Ion
Reputation 1,180
#2 Tom Demyan
Tom Demyan
Reputation 860
#3 Jonathon Sheffield
Jonathon Sheffield
Reputation 710
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Lincoln Town Car
30 Great Deals out of 2,080 listings starting at $1,995
Used Lincoln Continental
3,723 listings starting at $42,294
Used Ford Mustang
363 Great Deals out of 44,490 listings starting at $1,000
Used Chevrolet Impala
796 Great Deals out of 34,384 listings starting at $799
Used Honda Accord
814 Great Deals out of 81,613 listings starting at $899
Used Nissan Maxima
343 Great Deals out of 25,222 listings starting at $1,400
Used Nissan Altima
1,075 Great Deals out of 82,559 listings starting at $670
Used BMW 3 Series
1,369 Great Deals out of 37,821 listings starting at $1,500
Used Cadillac DeVille
6 Great Deals out of 1,952 listings starting at $1,750
Used Toyota Camry
1,094 Great Deals out of 96,265 listings starting at $1,250

Used Cars For Sale