1990 Lincoln Continental Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Lincoln Continental
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1990 Lincoln Continental ProblemsRough Idle and/or Engine Stalling Condition
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 dirty filter should be replaced to correct this concern.
Sagging suspension can be a result of air suspension struts and/or drier leaking air. These type of air leaks can lead to failure of the air suspension compressor.
Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either condition reduces coolant circulation resulting in engine overheating.
1990 Lincoln Continental Questions1965 L continental. Air conditioner does not work when car is idling. (2 answers)
Air conditioner works fine when car is moving. Does anyone know what that could be?
There is no clicking sound.
How do I drain some fluid when the top and trunk are down and froze shut? I had it working , now it wont open at all.
1990 Lincoln Continental RecallsFord Recalls 1986-1995 Vehicles for Corroded Subframe Mount Plate Nuts
Ford has recalled certain 1986-1995 Taurus and Mercury Sable models and 1988-1994 Lincoln Continental models in high corrosion, cold weather states because the rear subframe mount plate nuts may corrode and fail, causing the subframe to drop. If the subframe drops, loss of vehicle control and functionality can occur. Dealers will install subframe rear mount bolts, reinforcement plates, and plate nuts.
Ford has recalled certain 1990-1992 Taurus, Mercury Sable, and Lincoln Continental vehicles in cold weather, high corrosion states to replace the brake rotors. The original rotors on the vehicle can easily corrode and separate, causing a potential braking safety issue. Dealers will replace the front rotors with full cast iron rotors.