1997 Ford Crown Victoria Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Ford Crown Victoria
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1997 Ford Crown Victoria ProblemsHeater Hose Outlet May Leak Coolant at Back of Intake Manifold
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
Severe oil leak causing the need to add up to one or more quarts of oil every couple of days. The oil leaks most when engine is off. The longer the car sets, the more the oil leaks, until it is all gone. Caused by extreme severe corrosion of oil pan. The corrosion is 'flaky' and pieces of the pan come off in layers. Oil seeps right thru the corrosion. The only solution is to have oil pan replaced, which is a major repair.
1997 Ford Crown Victoria QuestionsWhat to do if I have a blown piston on my engine (1 answer)
My piston on my engine is done
Well my neighbor just did my front tire rods inside and the outside ones. But when I went to back up out of driveway he said my wheels looked like they were about to fold outward or come off. What is the problem.