2000 Lincoln LS removing the radiator

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TIFFYANNEDRUSC
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  • 2000 LINCOLN LS
  • 3.0L
  • V6
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 180 MILES
How do you remove the radiator and cooling fan to replace it
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Friday, June 6th, 2014 AT 4:27 PM

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Hey TIFFYANNEDRUSC.

Here is a guide to let you know what you are in for before you begin, then come back to this page to see the specific instructions for your car.

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-replace-a-car-radiator

Drain the engine cooling system
Remove the upper radiator sight shield.
Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
Remove the six bolts and the two radiator upper support brackets.
Note: 3.9L shown; 3.0L similar.
Remove the upper radiator hose.
Remove the bolt and position the receiver drier aside.
Disconnect the dual flow coolant valve electrical connector and the A/C line from the fan shroud.
On 3.0L engines
Disconnect the Throttle Position (TP) sensor and the Idle Air Control (IAC) valve electrical connectors.
Remove the bracket.
1 Remove the bolts.
2 Remove the bracket.
On 3.9L engines
Remove the bolt and position the electric water pump aside.
On all engines
Disconnect the high pressure cooling fan bracket and line.
Inspect the seal and install a new seal if necessary.
Disconnect the return hose from the cooling fan and shroud.
Separate the return hose from the fan shroud and position aside.
Remove the two bolts and the fan shroud assembly.
Remove the A/C condenser.
Disconnect the lower radiator hose.
Remove the two bolts and position the multi-cooler assembly aside.
Remove the bolts and the condenser support brackets.
Remove the radiator.

See below for diagrams

Please let us know happens so it will help others.

Best, Ken
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