1990 Ford Thunderbird SC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Ford Thunderbird SC

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1990 Ford Thunderbird SC Problems

Blown/Cracked Head Gasket Can Cause White Smoke From Exhaust

White smoke coming from the exhaust could indicate that a head gasket has blown or there is a cracked cylinder head. Our technicians tell us that removal and inspection of the cylinder heads will be required to confirm a crack is present.

Problem With Idle Air Bypass Valve May Cause Engine Performance Problems

If you experience difficulty starting the engine when cold, stalling at idle, or hesitations during acceleration, it may be the idle air bypass valve. This valve helps the vehicle idle steady when the accelerator pedal is not pressed.

Loose/Worn Inner Tire Rod Ends Can Cause Steering/Tire Wear Problems

While steering, if you hear a clunk or a rattle, or if you experience premature tire wear, this could indicate the inner tie rod ends are loose or worn and will require replacement.

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1990 Ford Thunderbird SC Questions

why is my 1989 90 Ford Thunderbird misfiring when dirving (1 answer)

had just changed the valve cover gasket and replace the throttle with a crown victoria throttle

why when run misfiresjust had the valve cover gasket changed (1 answer)

Car has Problems starting But runs fine (1 answer)

90 super coupe 115XXX miles. Car just likes to crank And crank.has fuel pressure and after a few second to a few minutes depending on the day of cranking it will finally start. Any idea where to begin will help

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1990 Ford Thunderbird SC Reviews

my 1989 thunderbird run good just 17 millas and fail.. why?
Great car bought it for just under 3k minor bugs no major issues so far
great car just a couple of bugs

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