1997 Lincoln Town Car Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1997 Lincoln Town Car
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1997 Lincoln Town Car ProblemsCoolant Leak From Intake Manifold
The composite (plastic) intake manifold may crack near the thermostat housing and cause a coolant leak. Ford released an updated manifold that was reinforced to prevent a recurrence. No recall was issued for this problem but Ford did extend the warranty to seven years on some models from the date of purchase.
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 Town Car Questionswhat makes a passenger side air bag make a clicking noise (1 answer)
side passenger air bag makes clicking noise