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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lincoln Town Car
2011 2011 marked the final year for Lincoln’s aging Town Car. It offered an immense amount of space in the front and the rear, as well as the iconic style for which the line was known. Key Features Perhaps...

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Window broken
Hi there. If the window has suddenly stopped working, then the most common reason is because the window motor failed. I would typically remove the door panel and check for power at the window motor when operating the switch. If...
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Water leaking from intake manifold
This is a common issue on your vehicle. The intake manifold on your vehicle is made of plastic and mounts to an aluminum cylinder head. These materials expand and contract at different temperatures and this creates leaks. This problem is...
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Spark plugs popping out
Hello. You would be correct that the threads are stripped. The stripped spark plug holes could be repaired by having a technician helicoil them. This would only be a temporary fix and doesn't always hold up. Ultimately, you would need...
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Ran gas out now won't start
Be sure the battery is fully charged. If you suspect low engine oil, the oil level should be checked on the oil dipstick. Of course, confirm that the engine immobilizer system (security system) is not activated thus preventing the car...
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Power steering pump leaking.
Hello, this comes up quite often on this vehicle as it ages. The most common location if the leak is the front seal of the pump. If you cannot pinpoint the leak I would add dye to the power steering...
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Need to start car after sitting for years
Hi! There are a few things that may need to be done on a vehicle that has been sitting for a while. I definitely would suggest draining the old gas, but before draining, I would add some sort of fuel...
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Door not closing
Hi there, if the hinge is damaged it could throw off the alignment of the door and not allow it to shut properly. You should have a certified technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the hinges and latches for...
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Dead battery
Once the battery is replaced, have a trained technician, like one from YourMechanic perform a charging system test to make sure the alternator is charging the battery. If the alternator is not charging the battery the battery will run down...
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Car won't stay on
Your vehicle is known to have two common issues related to this. The fuel pump could be weak, in which case a fuel pressure test should be performed. Also, the MAF sensor (mass airflow) could be reading weak. A diagnostic...
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Car not starting
Hi there: It's very possible that during your intake manifold swap out that the crankshaft position sensor may have been damaged or incorrectly reinstalled; as I believe that needs to be removed in order to replace the intake manifold on...
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Blower motor works sometimes
Your car has an automatic temperature control system and it sends signals out to the blower controller in the evaporator housing in the engine compartment. The blower controller is the most common failure along with the blower motor. The blower...
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air suspension
Typically, to protect the air compressor motor from overheating, if there is a leak, after so much "run time" the compressor will be locked out. Obviously, the purpose of that control strategy is to prevent the compressor from being needlessly...
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O/d light blinking car wont accelerate
Hi Valerie. Thanks for contacting us tonight. When you have electrical fuses that continually blow, it means you have an electrical short or an open electrical relay that is the root issue. The best way to determine where the fault...
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is there a spout connector on a 85 lincoln town car and if so where's the location
The spout connector is within about 6 inches from the electrical connection of the TFI module on the distributor. Pull out plug to set base timing.
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Can my 1999 town car use 89 octane even though it says 91
If your vehicle says premium fuel only on the gas gauge then you should use only the premium fuel. In a pinch you can run the 89 octane fuel and try not to do any heavy acceleration to avoid engine...
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Got a problem with the tail lights on 99 Lincoln town car
It sounds like you may have one of the filaments burnt in the brake light bulb. The brake light bulb has two separate filaments that receive power separately depending on the function. One is for the brake lights when the...
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2001 Lincoln town car signature died when shifted into drive. Rides fine does not due while driving only when slowed to a stop or
The problem sounds like it is due to the transmission torque converter locked up causing the engine to be locked to transmission input shaft. This may due to the torque converter is seized or the overdrive solenoid is stuck open....
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I have a 1995 Lincoln Towncar which won't turn all the way off.
The ignition switch is a darned good place to start. A 1995 car should be pretty straightforward electrically. There may be one or two power relays that could be suspect. The only way to tell for sure is a point...
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White smoke from exhaust then engine, not overheating
It sounds like you may have a blown cylinder head gasket resulting in coolant being burnt inside the motor creating the white smoke an steam you describe. A blown head gasket may cause a number of different symptoms. Coolant in...
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Can a bad tensioner cause my vehicle to lose acceleration and turn off?
Hi Brandon. Typically a damaged belt tensioner will not impact vehicle performance. It would cause the serpentine or drive belt to wear prematurely or to squeak - but not cause the acceleration issue. On your list of items replaced, I...

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