Rough Idle and/or Engine Stalling Condition on Lincoln Continental

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.

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Average mileage: 131,142 (75,000–178,000)
13 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, more1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
25 people reported this problem
7 people shared problem details
car will keep runing as long as you push on gas pedel. remove foot and car shuts off
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Engine likes to stall at a stop sign, especially in colder weather
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car starts fine and idles fine .....put in gear and stalls!!!!
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Engine runs fine. Car stalls when placed in any gear
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help Fixing/Cleaning EGR valve - Lincoln
Runs rough when idle.
clean filter and new vac hoses to now fine
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