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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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My check engine light goes on when I go up a hill or speed up then it goes off and on
If the vehicle is not overheating and the check engine light is NOT "flashing", and there are no other outward indications of the engine malfunctioning, it is safe to drive the car until it is convenient for you to request...
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Battery light came on went and bought a new battery battery light comes on about 1 minute after starting car.
The alternator on this vehicle is computer controlled and if the alternator is not communicating to the computer then it may default to a set charging rate that will show up as good when testing using standard methods. The computer...
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2005 Crown Victoria Police Interceptor keeps overheating. I have replaced the thermostat and water pump and it's still 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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04 cvpi started running lean after changing spark plugs
Check to make sure the plugs are tight but do NOT overtighten them. Use a calibrated inch pound torque wrench only; if oil is on the spark plug threads, request assistance from a mechanic in tightening the plugs because the...
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Q: Transmission not shifting properly
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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I have a 2006 crown Vic my car won't go forward but it will go backward im not sure what the problem is but I was told it could be
Hello. Most of the time this is caused by a failure in the transmission forward clutch pack. I usually check the transmission fluid and drop the pan to check for debris. If there is then the transmission needs to be...
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When i am at a stop light or stop sign. Randomly my car will lose power and go dead.
Poor idle can often be caused by vacuum leaks. Any air that gets into the engine without going through the proper channels will lean out the system and cause problems like you are having. Look under the hood for any...
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2004 crown Vic p71 sound of revving while in park at times in a high pitch
You need to check the big vacuum line that connects to the intake manifold and goes to the brake booster and the pcv valve. The big T fitting at the intake gets a hole in it and causes the vacuum...
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Freeze plug popped out. Anti-freeze mixed with oil what should I do. Scared not sure if I should change the head gasket
Hi there. It really depends on how quickly you noticed the freeze plug issue and how long the anti-freeze and oil have been mixed. If it's been more than a few days since the initial issue occurred, it's possible that...
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Just bought a new car and the transmission is slow going into drive and reverse. Plus skipped when I attempted to hit the gas hard
What you are describing is often a sign of low transmission fluid or a faulty transmission control solenoid. As you know, automatic transmissions use pressurized hydraulic fluid to change gears. Every time a gear change is required, the car's computer...
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My car alarm goes off randomly in 98 crown victoria
If the alarm is sounding even when the security system is not activated, that points to a controller issue and such will have to be diagnosed. I would recommend requesting an electrical components diagnostic and the responding certified mechanic will...
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Is it possible my Crown Vic police interceptor came from auction with a supercharger?
That does not appear to be an OEM option on that vehicle and so if equipped with a supercharger, it would have to have been added. To answer your question, the application is not that common. You can determine if...
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What would it cost to replace a rear end on 2008 ford crown victoria
A rebuilt axle assembly for your model costs $1,500 to $2,000 depending on your VIN number (different axles were used). Lower cost axles can be obtained from junkyards if you desire to go that route but that introduces risks. The...
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I have a 02 Ford crown Victoria and it ran and drove fine until a little while back. I was at the gas station getting gas and noti
Hi Torrey. Thanks for contacting us today. The ticking noise is often caused by a lack of lubrication of cylinder head hardware. So, if you are two-quarts low, it's likely that the valve lifters are the source or have come...
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Ford Crown Victoria misfires and stalls
There are many potential causes for your concern. A misfire results from ignition problems, an incorrect air/fuel ratio or loss of compression. Since you said it only stays running when you give it gas, my guess is that the air/fuel...
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P0430 code, engine running fine
Diagnostic Trouble Code P0430 means that the ECU is detecting below threshold performance from the catalytic converter. The ECU monitors the catalytic converter closely and when a low performance threshold is detected the Check Engine Light will be displayed on...
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Feels like car isn't shifting into second gear, cant go over 20mph in drive.
There is an issue with the transmission is the main valve either is disconnected inside the transmission oil pan on the controller or the controller has an internal leak or a check ball is not holding. I recommend seeking out...
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2008 Crown Victoria drive in Reverse but not Forward.
I would recommend having your shift linkage inspected by a qualified professional to determine if it is functioning properly. If your shift linkage is broken or misadjusted, this can cause the vehicle not to engage into drive when the shift...
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Valve cover gasket leaking
Anytime you have an oil you should have the repairs needed as soon as possible. An oil leak getting on the hot exhaust can cause an increase risk of fire and also leaking oil can damage components and wiring harnesses....
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2008 Crown Victoria police intercepted forward gears slipping but reverse works perfectly?
It is possible that some internal damage may have occurred on your transmission. I would recommend having the major components of your transmission inspected by a qualified transmission specialist to determine the exact cause of this issue.

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