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I bought a used 2001 Lincoln LS that needs it's motor replaced. Is there a junkyard I can buy it from and have it put in by you?
The existing motor can be rebuilt. Used motors are available, too, for example from services such as Car-Part.com. However, used (junkyard) motors carry a risk. If you rebuild what you have, or buy an off the shelf rebuilt motor, at...
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What should it cost to replace ac compressor, accumulator
It takes roughly 12 hours to replace the compressor and expansion valve. As you may know, the expansion valve is attached to the evaporator under the dash and thus is not readily accessible, hence the hours. If you input your...
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I have a Lincoln LS 2003 3.9, changed the thermostat and O-ring, bled the system until steady flow came out. Now it's leaking from
If the thermostat housing is leaking after you replaced the thermostat then you either did not seat the thermostat correctly or the housing is cracked. Remove the housing to check for cracks.
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Transmission gate select position circuit -low
Your transmission has gate select position sensors, the purpose of which is to send a signal to the transmission control module identifying the gear position that the driver has commanded. The Code, P0906, that you are reading means that there...
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I have issue to turn my car on. I was thinking that maybe making a new pairs of key but is not work .
If the starter motor is not even cranking the engine you have to start your inspection at that point. A possibility is a weak battery and/or excessive voltage drop in the starter circuit. Prior to performing diagnostics the battery 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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No GPS signal
Hi there. I have not personally experienced any issues with Garmin products not working correctly specifically with Ford models or the Thunderbird. It is more likely that the GPS system itself might have an electrical glitch which causes the malfunction...
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Do I Need to reset the timing when the Serpentine belt breaks?
Loosing the serpentine belt should not affect the engine timing. But it sounds like you have some other problem. The first thing that comes to mind is that the harmonic balancer may be coming apart. The harmonic balancer is a...
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My 2006 Lincoln LS v8 clutch will not engage nor my coolant fans when I turn it on.. I have replaced the old compressor with a new
If you have installed a new dryer and evacuated the system down to about 500 microns (and it holds at that level with no leaks) and admitting the charge does not cause the compressor to run, there might be an...
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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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Plugs getting wet and not staring
Hello and thanks for writing in. It sounds like you may have a leaking fuel injector or potentially a bad fuel pressure regulator resulting in an excessively rich fuel condition. This will cause the spark plugs to foul out like...
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I need to pull axel out of 2002 lincoln ls
In order to get the axle out of the transmission you first need to disconnect outer joint from spindle knuckle and with a large pry bar pry behind inner CV joint and pop it loose from transmission or use CV...
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Coolent repair
Hi there. If a cooling system issue is found early, and the engine does not overheat rapidly, it's quite possible that damage to the engine may not have occurred. It's a smart idea to have a professional mechanic come to...
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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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How to tighten a serpentine belt ?
Hello, thank you for writing in. You cannot tighten a serpentine belt. There are two considerations to make. One, is that the belt stretches out over time, and will end up being too long to function correctly. In this case,...
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There is a lot of slack on my serpertine belt ?
It sounds like you may have either a stretched serpentine belt or more likely a tensioner pulley that may need to be adjusted to reduce the excess slack in the belt. I would suggest having a professional from YourMechanic come...
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Drive cycle
The OBD-II emissions drive cycle for your vehicle is documented at this link. If you desire, YourMechanic can dispatch a certified mechanic to inspect your vehicle for emissions testing readiness. If you desire that service, please request a check engine...
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I have a 2005 Lincoln LS V8. Oil is running down the whole front of motor. Is this a symptom of a bad front seal?
It is very possible that the front seal could be leaking. However, I would be very difficult to say without performing an oil/fluid leak inspection first. If the front seal is determined to be faulty during this inspection, I would...
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Coolant is leaking from my radiator cap, cap and water pump replaced last year. T-stat housing just replaced
Hi Marcus. Thanks for contacting us tonight. Although it is rare for a radiator cap to fail within a year, it is possible; especially if there is too much 'coolant' inside the system. The coolant should be a 50/50 ratio...

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