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1994 Lincoln Continental Problems

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Most Common 1994 Lincoln Continental Problems

Sagging suspension can be a result of air suspension struts and/or drier leaking air. These type of air leaks can lead to failure of the air suspension compressor.
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 dir...
Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either ...
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0 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Brakes Problems

1 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Drive Train Problem

You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid shou...

4 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Electrical & Lights Problems

Check the battery cable ends frequently for corrosion. Corrosion can easily migrate under the cable insulation and cause numerous electrical faults and drivability issues.
When replacing the battery, make sure the battery height is correct; a battery that is too tall can cause a short circuit when the hood is closed.
Corrosion can form at the grounding points near the battery. There may be electrical faults and the engine may crank but not start.

5 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Engine Problems

Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either ...
If you experience poor running and low fuel economy after the starter has been repaired, it could indicate that an incorrect starter relay was used. A diode-suppressed starter relay may be needed.
To extend fuel pump life, replace the fuel filter more often than the manufacturer recommends.

2 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Exhaust & Emissions Problems

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 dir...
An exhaust leak may develop in front of the catalytic converter. This type of leak should be corrected as soon a possible to avoid damaging the catalytic converter.

2 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.
Some of the AC hoses are exposed and may be damaged by speed bumps and parking lot blocks.

0 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Maintenance Problems

1 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Miscellaneous Problem

Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.

3 Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Suspension & Steering Problems

Sagging suspension can be a result of air suspension struts and/or drier leaking air. These type of air leaks can lead to failure of the air suspension compressor.
Prior to jacking or lifting a vehicle with air suspension, you must turn off the suspension switch. The switch is generally located in the trunk or on the right side of the passenger foot well.
Vibration caused by the air compressor for the air suspension can be solved by installing an insulator kit at the air compressor mounting points.

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Known 1994 Lincoln Continental Problems & Complaints

Prior to jacking or lifting a vehicle with air suspension, you must turn off the suspension switch. The switch is generally located in the trunk or on the right side of the passenger foot well.
Sagging suspension can be a result of air suspension struts and/or drier leaking air. These type of air leaks can lead to failure of the air suspension compressor.
Check the battery cable ends frequently for corrosion. Corrosion can easily migrate under the cable insulation and cause numerous electrical faults and drivability issues.
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 dir...
To extend fuel pump life, replace the fuel filter more often than the manufacturer recommends.
You may be able to prevent transmission problems by servicing the transmission and inspecting the fluid every 15,000 to 30,000 miles. If the fluid is dark or burned then the transmission fluid shou...
Erratic engine coolant temperature or intermittent overheating can be caused by corrosion inside the water pump. The impeller may spin on the water pump shaft or the impeller may corrode. Either ...
There were problems with premature head gasket failure that could cause overheating problems due to coolant loss. A new head gasket design and assembly procedure was released to fix the problem.
Do not use air filters with oil-coated elements. They may cause premature failure of the mass air flow sensor; this is not covered under the warranty.
Checking and adjusting the AC compressor clutch air gap can extend the service life of the AC compressor.
An exhaust leak may develop in front of the catalytic converter. This type of leak should be corrected as soon a possible to avoid damaging the catalytic converter.
Worn motor mounts can cause the motor to rise during acceleration, causing a clunking noise and possibly damaging the AC hoses. Damage to the AC hoses can cause a loss refrigerant resulting in no...
Corrosion can form at the grounding points near the battery. There may be electrical faults and the engine may crank but not start.
When replacing the battery, make sure the battery height is correct; a battery that is too tall can cause a short circuit when the hood is closed.
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