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: 172,304 (111,000–245,000)
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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.
when running it idle higher than normal and if i hit the gas paddle it shuts off
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!