1998 Lincoln Town Car Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Lincoln Town Car

1998 Lincoln Town Car Problems

Problems With EGR System are Common in High Dust Areas

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.

Overheating Due to a Damaged Impeller

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.

 

Compressor Failure Due to Air Leaks From Air Suspension Struts and Drier

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.

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1998 Lincoln Town Car Questions

My car cranks but wont start SOS cant afford mechanic @shops but will pay to fix (1 answer)

It has only not started one time when it was cold outside one morning a week ago,its not the battery,its getting gas, and its cranking,just not cranking enough to start!!! Help me sos

ac blows cold and then stops and blows hot air (1 answer)

when I turn the car the ac blows cold but after a wild it blows hot air I tock it to a shop they told me that the problem was the control inside the dash so I replace it with a new one and still does the same thing and I pay him 200 bucks so he can tell me a falls answer can you help this 116 tem...

Would the sensor on the dryer for my a/c system cause me to not get cold air (2 answers)

The system is full of freon the lines get cold and the compressor comes on all duct work was changed last summer 1998 Lincoln Town car

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1998 Lincoln Town Car 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.
Recall 00V356000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN LIMOUSINES STRETCHED OVER 60 INCHES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 109, "NEW PNEUMATIC TIRES," AND NO. 110, "TIRE SELECTION AND RIMS."
Recall 00V157001
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES USING AFTERMARKET DRIVER'S SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES THAT WERE SOLD BY FORD PARTS DEPARTMENTS FROM JANUARY 1, THROUGH JUNE 13, 2000. THESE SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS NO. 209, "SEAT BELT ASSEMBLIES." THE EQUIPMENT INVOL...

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1998 Lincoln Town Car Reviews

I have invested about 3500 dollars into the car in the last year. And yes I do understand that it is an older version. But I was told these are excellent cars and worth investment. Well last night the car had smoke coming from 3 parts of the car the drivers side near the mirror, the radiator, and under the plastic flap near the tranny. Now I am not sure if this car is worth continuing the inve...
Great car to drive. I hope Our President doesn't make me have to live in it, but it would be a nice tent.

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