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A Buyer’s Guide to the 2011 Lincoln Town Car
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...

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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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There's a very loud clicking noise every few seconds from rear of car while driving
Hi there. This type of clicking noise is typically an indication of a brake pad that is dragging on the rotor or wheel bearings that are damaged. Most of the time if the sound increases in speed as the vehicle...
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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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1993 Lincoln towncar revs up by itself while idling but not while driving. what's the most common cause for this?
Hi there. In most cases, when the engine will idle higher after shifting into neutral or park is an indication of a vacuum leak. It could also be due to a malfunction of the idle control valve, or a malfunction...
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When driving my car jerks
What you are describing sounds like a dirty or faulty mass air flow sensor. The mass air flow sensor monitors air intake as it is mixed with fuel prior to being injected into the motor. This sensor relays vital information...
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1997 Lincoln Town car coolant leak
A lot of these engines had plastic intake manifolds that crack and leak. First the system needs pressure tested to isolate the leak and then a replacement intake may need to be installed. To give a price without seeing and...
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Hello I have a 1989 Lincoln town car. My thermostat gauge goes up and down when i push the signal light switch when I roll the win
Hi there. What you are describing appears to be an electrical problem - perhaps caused by an exposed electrical wire, faulty switch or other electrical short. It would be a good idea to have a professional mechanic complete an electrical...
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I have a 2001 Lincoln towncar I'm having a problem with coolant leaking out side on the passenger side of the car also have a wh
Hello, thank you for writing in. Your guess that the heater core is to blame is very likely correct. Not only are they common components to form leaks, but it is also the component located in that area. It would...
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My air conditioner in the car wont turn off unless I turn the engine off and cant make the controls work either
This is an electrical problem. Typically, the HVAC blower motor speed is controlled by a "resistor block", although some newer systems use a more complex circuit board to vary system voltage which in turn allows you to vary blower speed....
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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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Why is my 1998 Lincoln Town car losing sleep. It be driving good and all of a sudden it will start losing speed and while pressing
Hi there. In general, there are a few common reasons why a car will gradually lose speed as you're driving normally. First and most common is due to transmission problems, caused in mot cases by worn out inner seals, an...
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my lincoln town car rear suspension is low what do i do
The vehicle height could be low due to an air compressor/control failure, break in an air line, faulty air spring, faulty level control sensor and other causes. These systems are fairly straightforward and thus if you request an air spring...
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1986 lincoln town car stalls while driving, drives good for a bit, then jerks, soon after motor cut off. has to sit awhile4restart
You should have the fuel pressure checked when the vehicle stalls to see if you are losing fuel pressure since you notice the pump is noisey when running. The pump is most likely losing pressure when it gets hot and...
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"no check engine light" missfire changed fuel filter spark plugs and air filter car wont accelerate past 20 mph even with foot to
You should have the computer scanned to see if there are stored codes. If no codes then check the air filter is not plugged and air filter housing is not blocked from getting fresh air in to it. You will...
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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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Sealed Cowell on both sides water is coming in left top corner under rubber cover under rug and padding no drains are clogged
I would recommend explaining this symptom to a qualified professional who does windshield replacement. They may have some ideas as to how to seal this up without replacing the entire windshield. Unfortunately if this is not the case replacing the...
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Blown engine in a 1999 Lincoln town car
Hi there. Unfortunately, our mobile mechanics are not able to complete engine replacement services, so we would be unable to offer you an estimate for this service. Generally speaking however, a replacement engine that has been refurbished by a professional...
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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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Have a 91 Lincoln town car and it stalls when I put in park and while driving.
This may be a sign of a faulty MAP sensor as the vehicle responds adversely to a load put on the motor (i.e. putting it in gear, making turns (which makes use of the power steering pressure switch) turning on...
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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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