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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII

1993 Lincoln Mark VIII

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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII Problems

Suspension & Steering -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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.

Engine -- Verified

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.
 

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

Corrosion can form at the grounding points near the battery. There may be electrical faults and the engine may crank but not start.

1993 Lincoln Mark VIII Recalls (Recent)

Body, Interior & Misc., November 6, 1992

Summary: THE LINK LEVER TRUNION ON THE SAFETY BELT RETRACTOR MAY HAVE BEEN DAMAGED DURING INSTALLATION.

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Drive Train, August 13, 2007

Summary: ON CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS, PASSENGER VEHICLES, SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES, AND MOTOR HOMES CHASSIS, THE SPEED CONTROL DEACTIVATION SWITCH MAY, UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS, LEAK INTERNALLY AND THEN OVERHEAT, SMOKE, OR BURN.

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Electrical & Lights, April 15, 1998

RepairPal Expert Overview:

Ford has recalled certain 1993-1994 Taurus, Mercury Sable, Lincoln Continental, and Lincoln Mark VII vehicles for a concern with the headlight switch. The headlight switch may cause the headlights to flash as a result of an internal issue. Dealers will replace the headlight switch and the wiring harness if necessary.

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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII Questions and Answers

brightpath57, 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, Brookline, MO

IS THIS CAR WORTH THE $$$$$ FOR MY KIDS TO DRIVE...HOW MUCH TO FIX PROBLEMS?????

110,121 miles and will have a few more as I drive it everyday to work. It has a new water pump and a new thermost...

madeline, 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, Omaha, NE

replace ignition cylinder-the thing you put your key in.

glen1man, 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, Lexington, SC

is there a way to eliminate the air ride system from the message center.i converted the car to coil springs and struts and now have a message that says check air ride system.there should be some wa...

jlseagulll, 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, Houston, TX

Lost my key I need to bypass the sensor

alligurl82091, 1993 Lincoln Mark VIII, West Sacramento, CA

I think it might have something to do with the air ride but i am not sure

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1993 Lincoln Mark VIII Reviews

we love the car transmission is leaking is there a recall on are can some one fixit and promble with the head lights.need help please response live in monticello fla 32344 the engine light come on the high ride make make the trukgo up , it has been a good car , but it should not be breaking down like that

Bought my '95 Mark VIII with 40k miles on it in Jan. '05. I love the ride, but would NOT RECOMMEND it because of the VERY HIGH COST of repairing/replacing air ride, which this one didn't even get to 70,000 miles before breaking (& Linc. dealers will not work on suspension or older models, & honestly, they don't drive nearly as good without the air ride). I had it repaired first time & 13 months later air ride went out again. Eventually, converted to shocks and then had to have new control arms too. Rebuilt the total suspension front and back, chronic problems with headlights, sunroof doesn't work, many cracked hoses, alternator, many batteries, automatic antenna doesn't work. I've spent about $5000 to 6000 in repairs (actual costs). Upside is that it does have great power/pickup and the AC is in good condition & I don't mind driving it. As much as I want to buy another American made car, don't think I will after a T-Bird, 2 Mercury Cougars (head gaskets went out and these were bought brand new)and now this old Linc. But, I do have a soft-spot in my heart (or maybe it's really in my head), for the old ride. Spent so much on her, I may just keep for nostalgia cause they don't build 'em like this anymore. The Mark VIII has the same specs. as a Ford Cobra. Oops mine is a 95 not 93.

I love my Mark Vlll, but have spent a lot of money on repairs. Right now and for a long time I have replaced 4 batteries and 4 altinators in 5 years and it still won't start every time. Any suggestions?

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