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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2007 Ford Crown Victoria
This enduring Ford classic enjoyed a nearly two-decade run before being discontinued from the retail market with the 2007 model-year being the last. Ever-popular with law enforcement (for whom models continued in...

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HVAC Blower Motor Fan runs on high Speed all the time
This may be related to a faulty blower motor control module or resistor. The blower motor resistor controls the various speeds and functions of the blower motor once it is turned on. I would recommend having an expert from YourMechanic...
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My car start and shuts right back off i can hear the fuel pump hum so what could it be keeping it from staying running
Hi there: In this situation, the engine will typically shut off due to restriction in fuel flow, a failure in the air fuel mixture or an ignition system malfunction. Due to the multiple possible causes, it's important to have a...
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My serpentine belt & pulley fell off
Hello there, a variety of failures will cause your 2004 Ford Crown Victoria to have a drive belt and pulley fall off. The steering will become difficult when the drive belt comes off the engine as the power steering pump...
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Ford Crown Victoria ex-police r they reliable? r they cheap to maintain and repair?
The Ford Crown Victoria has been around a long time and has been driven in the snow by many people. The police use the car cause it is reliable and one of last larger cars without going to a SUV....
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How do I turn off the wrench shaped light on the dash
You will need to have the vehicle computer scanned and diagnosed by a mechanic like one from YourMechanic that can come to you so you do not have to drive the vehicle before having the vehicle checked. The light means...
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Why is my transmission fluid leaking?
Generally, there are only a few places for leaking transmission fluid to go to since it does not burn off inside the transmission, unlike motor oil inside an engine. You have already ruled out the possibility of an external leak...
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Leaking transmission fluid - 2004 Ford Crown Victoria
Hi and thank you for contacting YourMechanic. There are 3 places for transmission leaks to go - externally to the ground, through the module vacuum tube, and into the coolant system through you transmission cooling lines. Since there is...
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Will a very small crack in my intake manifold cause major damage if I wait about 3 months to fix it?
The intake has coolant cross over tubes that directs coolant from one cylinder head to the other. If you have a crack in the intake manifold and it is leaking coolant then when the engine is running and cooling system...
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Car cuts off when sitting still and idling. What could that be that is causing it to do that
This may be related to 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 at...
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My 2002 Ford Crown Victoria is acting like it want to go, even though I'm not pressing on the gas
Hello. The most common cause of the high engine idle accompanied with a delayed acceleration will be a vacuum leak in most cases. This engine gets vacuum leaks on the vacuum connection on the intake manifold for the PCV hose....
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Was at red light and car wouldn't go forward after light changed
Hi there: Without being there to complete a diagnostic scan or inspect the vehicle personally, it's very difficult to accurately pinpoint the issue you are having with the Crown Vic. It's possible that you may have a simple electrical sensor...
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I have trouble starting the vehicle every time I put gas in the car
As you may know, this issue is commonly related to the evaporative emissions (EVAP) system which is comprised of a few components, one of which you have already addressed, the purge valve. In some cases, when you have an air...
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Can I use an alternator from a 1997 Ford Taurus for a 1997 Ford Crown Victoria?
Hi. I do not think the alternator from the 1997 Ford Taurus will have the same mounting holes as the 1997 Ford Crown Victoria. The Ford Taurus is a six cylinder engine and the Crown Victoria is an eight cylinder...
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Ignition lock cylinder
The only other way to get the ignition lock cylinder out you would have to drill it out. Then the lock insides can be removed so you can replace the lock cylinder. Make sure to not use over a 1/2...
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Sputtering and stalling
Hello. If the issue returned after the spark plugs were replaced then it may be possible that there is an issue elsewhere. Aside from bad plugs, other issues with the ignition system, such as a faulty ignition coil or spark...
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Transmission goes into reverse but not drive.
This is likely a sign of low transmission fluid. I would recommend checking the fluid first to see if this does not fix your issue. If this does not solve the problem, this may be a faulty transmission control solenoid....
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I have been having trouble starting my car.
This may be a sign of a weak battery, a failing voltage regulator or failing alternator. As you may know, the alternator is responsible for charging the battery while the engine runs by generating amperage and recharging the battery while...
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The horn stopped working on my car. How do you make the horn blow?
Hi and thanks for contacting YourMechanic. First check the fuse box for a fuse in the horn slot. Make sure that the fuse is there and not burned. If the fuse is burned, replace the fuse and check to see...
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Won't start
Hi there: Sometimes when you replace major components like the radiator, a ground wire or other wire may not have been correctly installed or attached. This could cause issues with the ignition system which might be the source of your...
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Number #1 cylinder misfire?
Hi there. As you already know, replacing components without proper diagnoses can expensive and time consuming without resolution. Assuming, the engine is mechanically sound, good cylinder compression and valve train properly opening and closing, circuit tests need to be performed....

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