1997 Lincoln Continental Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Lincoln Continental
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1997 Lincoln Continental ProblemsInspect transmission/fluid every 30,000 miles
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid should be changed.
Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.
1997 Lincoln Continental Questionshow to replace spark plugs only (1 answer)
what could cause hesitation when trying to accelerate a97 Lincoln town car that has been sitting for two years
I can't find the 12 volt wire that powers the clutch on the compressor. I rebuilt the heads, installed a hi-lift Comp cam, drive gears, Edelbrock intake & carbutor and installed everything and now since the wiring is differant I can't find the 12 volt power supply wire from the heater...
1997 Lincoln Continental RecallsFord Recalls 1996-1997 Models for Park Mechanism Concern
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.