2003 Lincoln Aviator Q&A
2003 Lincoln Aviator Question: trouble code
Your engine has 8 cylinders, and when one or more of the cylinders are not working (firing), this is called a "misfire". A cylinder can misfire for several reasons, failed spark plug, ignition coil, fuel injector, vacuum leak or internal engine damage. A shop will charge a fee to diagnose what is causing the misfire, this normally will run about 1 hour of diagnosis time, then they will present you with a revised estimate for the needed repairs. - Bret Bodas
They have extended the warranty on the coils from 50000 miles/4years to 120000/11 years cuz they know all about this debacle.....the computer has to say they are bad tho before they will change them! By the way when your coils go they can directly destroy your catalytic convertors - I know, after much debate they had to replace all eight of my coils and my convertors at 95,000 miles! - Visitor
i HAVE BEEN GETTING THE PO316 CODE FOR THE LAST 3 MONTHS. I HAVE FOUND 7 OTHER LINCOLN AVIATOR OWNERS EXPERIENCING THE SAME PROBLEM. BETWEEN THE RANGE OF 40-60 THE TRUCK STUTTERS, STAULS AND RUNS EXTREMELY ROUGH. WE ALL HAVE LAREADY CHANGED THE COILS, COIL PACKS, SPARK PLUGS, FUEL FILTER, THROTTLE SENSOR, CAM SENSOR, CRANK SENSOR AND ARE LEFT WITH THE SAME PROBLEM. I HAVE ALSO HAD 3 LOCAL MECHANIC SHOPS RUN 1 HOUR DIAGNOSTICS ON THE TRUCK AS WELL AS A PERSONAL MECHANIC AND THE PO316 MISFIRE CODE IS VERY VAGUE. IF ANYONE HAS A RESOLUTION TO THIS PROBLEM PLEASE LET ME KNOW. THANK YOU LISA FRUSTRATED OWNER - Legend1030
Well i have had my car diagnosed for the 4th time, I have had all Coils and Spark Plugs changed, my transmission check was ok, 2 new fuil filters and a flush.....$1000 later still the same problem. Everytme 1 thing is fixed and they re run the codes there is always a new code, I now need a new computer. - Legend1030
any help on the code, please
ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON, DO NOT NOTICE ANY DIFFERENCE IN TRUCK, WENT TO AUTOZONE AND PEPBOYS TO DIAGNOSE THE PROBLEM, THEIR COMPUTER WAS UNABLE TO DIAGNOSE THE PROBLEM, IS THE DEALER THE ONLY COMPANY ...
car seems to be running rough, no smell like it is a catayltic converter
I purchased a used 05' Lincoln Aviator with 61,000 miles. It looks and runs in great condition. I have had it for 3 days. When I purchased it I filled up the gas tank with 87 low grade fuel while t...