1990 Lincoln Town Car Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1990 Lincoln Town Car

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1990 Lincoln Town Car 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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1990 Lincoln Town Car Questions

engine misses at idle and more when ac is on (1 answer)

engine misses at idle and more when ac is on

In engine timing, where is the spout connector located. (1 answer)

I actually have a 1989 model year. The instructions on the fan shroud says disconnect the spout connector, set timing, then re-connect it, I can't and don't know where to find the connector to properly time engine.

why my car won't shift while driving (1 answer)

while driving the car the car won't shift into gear

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1990 Lincoln Town Car Recalls

Recall 98V322000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN 1996-1999 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, NATURAL GAS, AND 1996-1999 LINCOLN TOWN CAR LIMOUSINE VEHICLES THAT WERE PRODUCED WITH A LOWER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT CONTAINING A ONE PIECE BEARING; AND 1990-1996 FORD CROWN VICTORIA POLICE, FLEET, AND NGV VEHICLES AND 19...
Recall 95V091000
CORROSION OF THE HOOD LATCH STRIKER PLATE CAUSES DETACHMENT OF THE PLATE FROM THE HOOD ASSEMBLY RESULTING IN AN UNEXPECTED OPENING OF THE HOOD WHILE THE VEHICLE IS BEING DRIVEN.
Recall 90V134000
GROSS VEHICLE WEIGHT RATINGS AND TIRE INFORMATION MAY BE INCORRECT ON LABELS.

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1990 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

On my way to work, my car begin to come to a jolting stop on it's on. The car would not move out of the middle of the road. All the gears worked so it can't be the transmission. We tried putting it in neutral and having another car try to push it from the back and nothing moved still. What could the problem be???
Mine has 103K miles, and runs like brand new. Best car I have ever owned.
Great Car Now Has 205,000 Miles and only thing had to get repaired so far is the thermostat that got closed stuck for $80 at a shop, Would recommend this car for anyone!!

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