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 ProblemsCheck Engine Light Due to a PCV System Vacuum Leak
A vacuum leak from the PCV grommet vacuum leak can cause the Check Engine Light to illuminate. The molded rubber hose connections may crack and collapse, causing the vehicle to run roughly. A damaged PCV hose will require replacement.
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.
1997 Lincoln Continental QuestionsBank 1 system lean dtc code wont go away. I have new spark plugs new plug wires (1 answer)
I have new vaccum hoses exhaust tight. Once a day out of nowhere idles rough on start up no telln when it will happen. P0171 code keeps coming back
what could cause hesitation when trying to accelerate a97 Lincoln town car that has been sitting for two years
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.