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My Lincoln is still overheating, why?
First off, I won't be able to tell you what is wrong with your car. I can only give you a guide to figure it out. There is way too much information to explain all the possibilities here. Before you...
Please help My car just stopped accelerating in drive and in reverse what is the problem?
If your vehicle will no longer apply engine power to the wheels while in forward or reverse gear, the transmission will most likely be the cause of this issue. It is possible that this issue is computer, hydraulic, or mechanical...
Needing to know if the coolant fan is hydraulic or electrical?
You have a hydraulic cooling fan motor. There is a reservoir and hoses running to it. It is electrically controlled by the PCM through a solenoid. There is an issue with this system that Lincoln is aware of and has...
Rattling noise upon startup, slightly when idling, and constant during acceleration.
The rattling may be coming from either one. The only way to tell is to listen to see if the noise is coming from the timing chain or front of the motor. The catalyst noise would be mostly from around...
My car starts to overheat in stop and go traffic until I turn on the heater. It then goes back to normal.
You may have a leak you have not seen if you had to add coolant. You should also not have to turn on the heater to full blast to cool the engine. This tells me you either have a cooling...
I lost a rear set of tires for excessive camber in the rear end. I have since replaced rear brakes and both stabilizer broke
They may cause some sag in the rear suspension but if you word the inside of tires, then you have worn bushings on the lower control arms and possible weak springs and struts. Have the entire suspension inspected and have...
How do i get to my timing chain in my 2000 Lincoln ls 3.9L v8?
Hello there, The timing chain is in depth repair on your 2000 Lincoln LS. To get to the timing chain most of the engine accessories must be removed, the timing covers, valve covers, and various other parts. When removing the...
my car says it's over heating
To properly bleed out the air you should open the heater bleed hose near the brake master cylinder: Open the center engine fill cap with an allen wrench. Pour coolant; fill until the coolant levels out in...
Check Engine Light - Code indicates O2 sensor 1 error
The O2 sensor is a sensor in the exhaust system that reports to your car's computer how much unburnt fuel is in the exhaust gases, which then tells the fuel injection system how to adjust the fuel mixture. When the...
Was driving in D pressed the pedal car wouldn't move engine revs up but car doesn't move forward.. It's fine now
The manufacturer has a technical bulletin to cover this problem. They would first check for any standing transmission problems then reprogram the PCM power train control module to the latest levels. Get in touch with your dealer to have this...
I am looking to buy a 2000 lincoln LS with 186k miles on it. The only issue is that the owner told me that he gets misfire codes
The codes P0302 and P0307 are misfires on cylinders 2 and 7. I agree that you should have a tune-up on the car if you decide to purchase it. You would need to have the spark plugs replaced and the...
AC line cold, no AC blowing in car; heat blows really hot, only all lines have been replaced and fuse checked good
Hello. It is possible that your blend door actuator has failed. This is the part that controls your blend door. The blend door is responsible for blocking off the heater core when your A/C is on to prevent the hot...
Loud metal screeching noise and vibration from pulley
Hello, thanks for writing in. For this particular vehicle it appears that the pulley and harmonic balancer are integrated into one unit. That means replacing either would be to replace both, as they are one part. If you would like...
When the rover is cold, the idle is steady, but when it gets cold, the idle changes. I have to keep my foot on the gas and brake
Hi, thanks for writing in. I'd be happy to help. This is a case of an idle air control valve not working properly. An idle air control valve literally bypasses air around a closed throttle plate so the engine can...
Overheating issue, when heater is on its normal temp. but if heater is off it begins to overheats, until heater is turn on again.
It sounds like your engine might have a restriction in the cooling system. If the cooling system has a restriction that prevents its flow, this will cause the engine to get hot. The heat is dissipated from the cooling system...
Brakes spongy after booster and master cylinder replacement
Hello. You need to double check the installation since you may have put the brake booster rod on the brake pedal wrong causing binding of the brake switch and causing the system to not bleed correctly. Also make sure the...
In order to remove the rotors on the front, the calipers and caliper brackets will need to be removed first. Once the caliper and bracket have been removed, the rotor will come right off. As for the suspension issue, Lincoln...
Car overheats, usually in the stop and go traffic
The problem may be due to the hydraulic cooling fan not working intermittently. There is a technical bulletin number 1-21-11 that says to replace the cooling fan hydraulic motor, which should correct the overheating problems. Your fan may work but...
The car starts fine the first time, but then has difficult startup
The O2 Sensors or the Mass Airflow Sensor may be bad. The list can go on. The engine computer will need to be tested and all codes diagnosed. Since you drove the vehicle for a year with it running this...
Steering suddenly notchy, only when running, fine when engine off, changed PS fluid and no help.
Hi, thanks for writing in. Although it's difficult to diagnose a steering issue remotely, the symptoms you're describing would lead me to the steering gearbox. In some cases, especially with about 175,000 miles on the vehicle, the steering gearbox can...

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