1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII

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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Problems

Inspect 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.

Adjust AC Clutch Air Gap For Proper Compressor Operation

Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.

Oil coated air filer causing mass air flow sensor failure

Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.

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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Questions

When my car is in idle at a traffic light/stop sign, it will stall out and cut off, why is this? (2 answers)

Usually occurs when it sits in idle for a short period, or when I back out while turning hard and stop.

My car wont start can someone help ? (1 answer)

I have checked fuel button in trunk. The cam sensor. It turns over just wont start. How can you check to see if it jumped time?

How do l change the right rear stop light bulb? (1 answer)

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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Recalls

Recall 07V336000
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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1998 Lincoln Mark VIII Reviews

I bought mine with 144,000 miles and it now has 177000. I have had the usual problems: air ride (I got it converted to coils),blend door,and broken driver door handle. It has a slow oil pan leak. I have put money into the car, but I love it and intend to keep it forever. You have to love these cars to get one. If you don't love them, don't even think of getting one. They are beautiful, handle w...
having problems with the air suspension and finding that part... I cant find any help on that problem.
having problems finding air suspension part for my 98 mark 8

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