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1990 Lincoln Continental Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Lincoln Continental

1990 Lincoln Continental Problems

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.

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.

Vibration caused by the air compressor for the air suspension can be solved by installing an insulator kit at the air compressor mounting points.

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1990 Lincoln Continental Questions

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.
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brake petal goes all the way to the floor, no fluid on tire or on the ground.

My mother died and left me her beautiful old Lincoln. Can't change flat tire due to locking lug nuts. I have NO idea where to find the key. Please, help? Have car serial #.

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1990 Lincoln Continental Recalls

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.

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES. THE FRONT OUTBOARD SEATING POSITION SEAT BELT BUCKLES MAY NOT LATCH OR UNLATCH.

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.

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