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when trying to start my 03 Lincoln LS (v8) all i get is a singal click.and thoughts?
Hi there: It's very common for multiple battery-related components to all wear out around the same time, including battery cables and the battery temperature sensor attached to the bottom of the battery box. In some cases, when the battery temperature...
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Won't blow heat on the inside
You should start and run engine for at least 5 minutes at 2000 rpms to warm the engine up to full operating temperature. Set heater on medium blower speed and measure vent temperature as temperature is increased with controls. If...
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Car Loses Power And Puffs Out Large Amounts Of Black And Grey Smoke, First Backfire Was Very Loud, with sulfur/exhaust fumes smell.
Hi there. For the engine to backfire, there was a misfire on the engine and the spark plug was fired on the exhaust stroke causing the fuel to burn in the exhaust pipe make a loud bang noise. The black...
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Engine misfiring.
Although this is a common issue on this generation of the Lincoln LS model, engine misfires can be caused by many different problems and are generally caused by either a spark or fuel issue or in some cases, a combination...
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I have had the water pump and the thermostat replaced and it's still overheating
You should have the cooling system checked to see if the cooling fans are coming on when the engine is up to operating temperature and also when the a/c is turned on. The cooling fans have two speeds and both...
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Can the oil pan gasket replacement be done at home? 2006 Lincoln Ls V8. Does it use just a liquid gasket or does it use an actual gasket?
Hi there. The oil pan gasket is either a gasket of cork or rubber (silicone molded) or a spread of RTV Silicone. The oil pan gasket can be removed at home, you will just have to jack up the vehicle...
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My 2003 Lincoln Ls is shaking I was told its my coils and that there is 8 of them they want to charge me almost 600.00 seems awfu
Shaking or vibration may be caused by many different things such as faulty spark plugs, poor fuel pressure or misfires. Other things such as a faulty idle air control valve may cause the engine idle to drop below the normal...
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Engine is running warm
With this engine set up if you just had major cooling system work done and refilled the system then run it and runs a little warm. This is most likely caused by air pockets in the the engine. You should...
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Smoke coming inside the car when I turn on the heat and it smell like oil
If you just purchased the vehicle from a used car lot and have some sort of warranty from them then I would suggest you have an independent mechanic like one from YourMechanic come and check the vehicle out to see...
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Car cutting off
I would not think an O2 sensor would cause a stall and no or hard restart. I would think you have a problem with a fuel pump or pump power supply problem. This could cause O2 sensor codes if vehicle...
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The car is rattling in the front
Hi there. It really depends on the type of rattling that is occurring that will indicate where or what is causing the problem. If you're getting a rattle or vibration in the steering wheel at speeds above 50 mph, it's...
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Coil pack
Hello, A coil pack will generally start to fail intermittently causing a loss of spark for brief periods of time which will of course cause the car not to start. In some cases the loss of spark may happen also...
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Oil leak
Hi there. The two services are individually priced, but often can be completed at the same time. In order to provide you with an accurate estimate, please request a camshaft seal replacement and valve cover gasket replacement quote by clicking...
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Rough Start
There are a number of things that can cause poor fuel mileage. A faulty camshaft position sensor is one of them. The camshaft position sensor is a magnetic sensor that monitors camshaft speed to regulate ignition timing and fuel injection...
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What would cause a whining noise from the front of the engine in my 2004 Lincoln LS
Hello. A whining noise from the front of your engine can come from a number of things. Most of the time though it is caused by a failure in the power steering pump or low fluid in the pump. I...
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Want to swap an engine.
The engine will fit, but the engine in the 2002 does not have the Variable Valve Timing System. You will need to swap the cylinder heads over to the other engine to make the VVT system function in your vehicle....
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My car turns over but won't start, no power to the fuel pump or fuel injectors
It sounds like you may not have any power going to the fuel pump relay. The relay wires should have ground on two wires, power on one wire and switched power on another wire. To activate the fuel pump your...
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My Lincoln ls 2004 has 9 codes at onece
Hi there. Your vehicle is in a lean mixture state. The fuel system is not supplying enough fuel to the engine. Check the fuel pump to see if its working by putting on a fuel pressure hose on the fuel...
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My car makes noise in reverse and when making complete turns.
If the vehicle was not making this noise before the repairs, it is possible something may have been left loose or was not installed properly. You may have the area of the noise checked for any shiny or new metal...
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9 codes at onece
Hello there. Typically when an engine runs rough when it's cold, it tends to be due to a problem with the fuel to air ratio not being corrected and fine-tuned by sensors. The OBD-II trouble codes you've posted seem to...

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