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Car starts but won't stay running
It sounds like you may have a dirty or failing idle air control valve. The idle air control valve monitors the air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the engine at low speeds and...
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Driver side door ajar sensor wont shut off
The door switch latch has a pin switch in it that after time will stick or not make contact intermittently over time. The pin switch can be removed and cleaned or replaced if cleaning does not correct the condition. ...
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Overheating
Overheating can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, a clogged radiator or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant...
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Heard a loud pop front driver side fender down on tire
Hello, thank you for writing in. Typically the pop is something breaking or snapping. In your case there is likely a bracket or clip that holds on the fender that has broken or come undone. We must find what is...
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Why would my car not move in gear? 2002 Lincoln Continental
Hello. If the vehicle is going into gear but it will not move then you may have a serious internal transmission failure. I would usually check the fluid first to make sure it is not low. If the fluid level...
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I have a 2002 Lincoln Continental I drove through water now it won't start I change the starter on it and still won't start
The vehicles engine is not designed to drive through excess water and if water is ingested into the engine then the engine may bend piston rods. It is recommended to remove all the spark plugs and air filter to see...
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Traction control constantly engaging when taking off
Hi There, It sounds like you may have a faulty wheel speed sensor inadvertently triggering the traction control system to engage. The traction control system monitors the steering and stability of the vehicle and engages when loss of traction has...
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Peter this is Don Bowerman, I got a 1999 Lincoln Continental needs a water pump, tensioner pulley, thermostat how much parts labor
Good afternoon Don. Thanks for contacting us today. In order to expedite your price estimate request, we'll need you to start the process by clicking this link to the water pump replacement service page. Once you enter your information after...
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Water pushing out reservior tank.
This is possibly due to the lack of control of the coolant flow as a result of the thermostat not being in the motor. The thermostat regulates the flow of the coolant in your car's engine and controls when the...
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My power steering pump keeps blowing the filter apart where is the pressure switch is located.
The power steering pump filter is needed to keep the fluid clean to prevent failure to the steering system. The filter is being blown from the pressure control valve is not working properly. I recommend replacing the pressure control valve...
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My Ac only blows from the defrost it will stay cold for a couple minutes then goes back to. Blowing hot air
It sounds like you may have a faulty AC Compressor or potentially a leak in the AC lines somewhere. Car air conditioners work on a simple principle of heat transfer, relying on the fact that heat will always transfer from...
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Why is my 2002 Lincoln Continenetal skipping an stalling
Hi there. If the throttle position sensor was not installed correctly then this will occur. I usually use my scan tool to monitor the readings from the sensor. It sounds like you may have an issue also with the air...
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My car overheated then died i got it started and drove to my house on the way it started making a loudticking noise and when i acc
Hello, and thank you for writing in. To begin we need to determine what made the vehicle overheat, and solve that issue first. The ticking may be caused by the oil, which is subject to issues when overheated, and can...
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I have an issue with my vehicles' rear air springs.
If one air spring will hold pressure and the other will not, there is an air leak in the part of the system that operates the spring that will not hold pressure. The leak can be in the line between...
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Transmission temperature sensor is acting up. Can it be changed?
Your vehicle should have an AODE / 4R70W transmission and the transmission temperature sensor is located on the Valve Body (brain) in the oil pan. Remove the transmission oil pan and drain out the oil. Remove the oil filter and...
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Front air suspension issues ride height
Hi there. Typically when you are having ride height issues on the front or back, it's due to either an air leak from the suspension bag or coming from the hose or connections. Air bags are typically made of rubber...
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My 2001 Lincoln Continental starts but doesn't drive. I checked transmission fluid and practically was empty.
Hello. From what you are explaining it sounds like the transmission is failing. If the fluid was that low then that can cause damage to the transmission. I would have the car checked out by a transmission specialist.
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Car troubles with 97 lincoln continental
Hi Dawnmonique. Thanks for contacting us today. There are several possibilities that are causing this hard to start issue based on your input. It's quite possible that the excessive power steering fluid on the crankshaft position sensor is causing this...
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Do you need a Taurus/sable specialty press set to change the ball joints on a 97 continental front wheel drive? 1997 Lincoln Continental
Hello - a standard ball joint press set is adequate as long as it has the correct diameter for the Lincoln ball joints. Most auto shops will loan/rent ball joint press tools to you for free/cheap if you wish to...

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