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
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.
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.
1998 Lincoln Town Car Questions
My car started fine but wouldn't come out of park. I try jigglING it. Stated and stoped the engine a few times then it wouldn't start. Since then I replaced the brake pedal switch and it comes out of park now. But still won't start. Cranks fine. I can't hear the fuel pump come on....
I have changed the thermostat, water pump, radiator cap and has plenty of antifreeze.... the hose running to the engine by the radiator is swelling up and then it runs hot... the air inside the car starts to go hot before it actually runs hot.... it runs hot after you drive it for about 20 or 30 ...
checked tank for leak or crack seam nothing..air vent is open..
1998 Lincoln Town Car Recalls
1998 Lincoln Town Car Reviews
Great car to drive. I hope Our President doesn't make me have to live in it, but it would be a nice tent.
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...