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1998 Lincoln Town Car Question: MY car only goes 30 mph,and that's pedal to the metal. Any ideas?

 

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byron hurd, San Antonio, TX, August 21, 2013, 07:44
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The problem occurred four weeks ago. I drive it around the neighborhood from time to time, just so i can keep the car moving.

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    August 21, 2013, 09:51
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    Driving this car will cause damage. I'm assuming you do not have the funds to get it checked out by a PAT.

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    byron hurd, August 21, 2013, 09:59
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    what's up man, I took it to one mechanic already and he said i need a tranny. I have the funds,I just wanted to make sure that's the problem and not get ripped off.

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    mrfordman, August 21, 2013, 13:52
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    if it only goes 30 mph, should set a code if a running problem. did they check codes?

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    byron hurd, August 22, 2013, 07:30
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    No they did not check for code, I plan on going back up there this weekend and have him do that for me. Thanks MrFordman

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    PARTS GUY, August 22, 2013, 09:43
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    Understand that the codes you need may not be in the "Generic OBDII" codes. Again you need a PAT.

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    byron hurd, September 04, 2013, 07:03
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    I Got it fixed, turns out it was the MAF, thanks for the support.

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