1997 Ford Thunderbird Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Ford Thunderbird
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1997 Ford Thunderbird ProblemsCheck Engine Light and Engine Misfire
The valve cover gaskets may leak oil into the spark plug wells, shorting out the spark plugs, causing a misfire, and illuminating the Check Engine Light. Commonly the spark plugs and ignition coils or wires will require replacement, along with resealing the valve cover to correct this concern.
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.
There may be an extended warranty on the ignition coils - see your Ford Dealer for more information-Thanks John B for this information!
1997 Ford Thunderbird QuestionsTurned off now it don't turn over don't click nothing. Has juice in battery.Does this have a kill switch? (1 answer)
New door pins internal lights turn off when pins are manually pressed
IS THEIR ANY ONE THAT WOULD PUT THE HEATET COTE IN AND HPW MUCH IT WOULD IT COST,PLEASE THE CHEAPEST PRICE, I HAVE ONLY 250.00dollars