can you bypass the fan pump pully on a 2000 lincoln ls

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Asked by Jun 21, 2012 at 06:30 PM about the 2000 Lincoln LS V8

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Never bypass any pulley, this will certainly cause more problems.

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The pressure hose from the pump to the fan is bad ford is duble back ordered cant find one any ware ! was going to replace fan with electric one with proper hardware.

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Give these guys a call on your pressure hose, Hokes Bluff Auto Parts in gadsden alabama (256)492-7700

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thank's alot for the info !

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The fan is essential for cooling the car and most times is also runs the water pump too, without it the car will overheat. Also nessesary is the alternator. However power steering and AC can be bypassed just understand that those systems will not work without the belt driveing them.

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My answer to this was that I actually pulled apart the fan pump assembly replace the fan with electric driven fan. Then wired that in and as far as the pump goes I took it apart. Which was pretty simple actually and then on the inside there's a little finned out piece that I took and machined down and made it smooth capped off any ports and kept it sealed. That pretty much turned into an accessory pulley with a hydraulic background. only issue is if it starts to leak you either replace it or if it has a slight leak just refill the oil every now and again.

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