1997 Ford Thunderbird Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Ford Thunderbird

1997 Ford Thunderbird Problems

Extended Warranty on Ford Ignition Coils

There may be an extended warranty on the ignition coils - see your  Ford Dealer for more information-Thanks John B for this information!

Check Engine Light Due to Oil Leak in Valve Cover Gasket

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.

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.

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1997 Ford Thunderbird Questions

Door open light stays on (1 answer)

New door pins internal lights turn off when pins are manually pressed

Can you HELP ME (1 answer)

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

idiot light keeps telling me purge valve 1433 (2 answers)

? is should i change valve or valve and solenoid light comes on for an hour than i dont see it for days than again for an hour so on and so on

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1997 Ford Thunderbird Reviews

I have a 4.6 V8 with all the extras - has 100,000 miles and still like new - quiet, great ride, excellent brakes, purrs, never had a problem of any kind since 1997. Not many cars can claim that! One of the best used car buys on the market
Over all this is a GREAT car. My second one , I didn't really like Fords because of the old saying ( Found On Road Dead ) or ( Fix Or Repair Daily ) those are all lies..This bird is dress to impress and Power to go anywhere at anytime..

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