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1997 Lincoln Continental Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Lincoln Continental

1997 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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1997 Lincoln Continental Questions

Switched off and restarted the engine - the power steering then OK. Happened again a few days later

What is the likely cause?

no power to fuelpump.

My rear shocks had came up very seldom for a while then one night while they were trying to come up I could here something soundin like its tearing up under the hood. Ever since my rear shocks wont budge, its low to da grond, is it a compressor or do my shocks need replacing?

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1997 Lincoln Continental Recalls

Ford has recalled certain 1996-1997 Taurus, Windstar, Mercury Sable, and Lincoln Continental vehicles for a concern with the park mechanism in the transmission. The park pawl mechanism may not engage even though the shifter indicates the vehicle is in "Park." This could cause the vehicle to move unexpectedly and cause a crash or injury. Dealers will repair the parking pawl bracket in the transaxle.

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1997 Lincoln Continental Reviews

Continental has been in the family since 99'. It has 220,000 on the ticker now and is running like a charm. Replaced the back air ride and starter, aside from fluids and filters...That is it!!! Go American made autos!

Ive had mine for 4 years now and over the years ive put in a new transmission new spark plugs new brake booster and a/c modules and the biggest problem im having with this car is electrical problems like power steering tightneing while driving and dash lights flashing overall nice car rides greats and mechanically has been well

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