2000 Lincoln Town Car Q&A
2000 Lincoln Town Car Question: Car not idling and cutting off.
Certainly there could be several causes... I'm leaning towards air flow issues. A sticking idle air control valve could cause idle issues, hard start and possible stall cold. Sure, you could have intermittent fuel pump issues, a spark issue...but my hunch is idle air control valve If it is sticking, sometimes you may be able to gently tap on it (top of the intake manifold area under the hood, at the end of the rubber air tube, by the throttle body). Tapping on it may un-stick it for the moment. Does not always work. - DaveJHM
In high dust areas, problems with the EGR system are common. The filter for the EGR solenoid may plug and cause the EGR to activate when it should not; this can cause the engine to stall. The dir...