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.
Rough Idle and/or Engine Stalling Condition on Lincoln Town Car
Average mileage: 160,188 (111,000–206,126)
26 people reported this problem
1994 Lincoln Town Car 184,005 mi, Visitor
Engine misses, hesitates, backfires, and has poor fuel economy; I have replaced all spark plugs, wires, and coils. along with fuel filter and air filter. I have also checked for vacuum leaks.
1995 Lincoln Town Car 206,126 mi, Visitor
when running it idle higher than normal and if i hit the gas paddle it shuts off
1997 Lincoln Town Car 125,000 mi, Visitor
Engines stalls, sputters, cuts out, back fires and gets bad gas mileage
I just got the car from a friend and when I drive it it gets to stop fighting cuts off doesn't want to stay running when I Idling.
replaced EGR valve, not even a year later check engine came on again and it was the egr again!