I need to replace the thermostat on my 1998 continental. Where is the thermostat located?
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1998 Lincoln Continental Question: location of thermostat
Answer #1DaveJHM January 31, 2011, 02:31Master
Up against the front of the engine block above the acccessory drive area.
Answer #2BenC in QC January 12, 2015, 00:06Rookie
Hello, the thermostat in a '98 Lincoln Continental is actually located between the radiator/fan assembly and engine block, towards the front (passenger side) of the engine. Easiest way to find it is to follow the lower radiator hose from the radiator from the driver's side across the engine bay and up to the thermostat housing, or by following the upper radiator hose back to the upper intake crossover pipe, and then follow that hose forward and down to the thermostat housing.
Hope that makes sense, it's actually very easy to find and to change (easiest from beneath), and make sure that the housing to block gasket isn't leaking while you're in there.