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#206 of 256 Re: [99towncarexec]
Nov 07, 2009 (4:30 pm)
sorry, have been very busy lately and haven't been on
i can help with water leaks but i would have to ask friends with more experience in the electrical and code issues for the abs problem. i will ask around
have yu had it scanned for the codes?
Nov 07, 2009 (7:15 pm)
Not yet.I bought 4 abs sensors for the car.1 on each wheel.The car runs goods,brakes fine,just no ABS.It's in better shape then the 94 I sold last month.
Dec 28, 2009 (8:47 am)
Did anyone ever figure out the solution to water accumulating in the rear passenger floor board on Town Cars? I have the same problem as many others on my 2001 TC but I am hearing so many different remedies. I am leaning more towards believing the scenario that the water is coming from the firewall. Seems like Lincoln (Drive Quality right?) would have put a recall out to fix this problem.
Dec 28, 2009 (10:32 am)
Yea,after trial and error,the problem turned out to be the hood release area on the firewall.Water was getting in there.We Put some sealer around it and that was that.I had a 99,which in that regard is no different then your 01. I have since been thru a 94,now have a 91.I like this one best!!No leaks,no creaks when I turn left,ABS sensors in front are new,so no lights there and the engine is smooth for 125k!!
#210 of 256 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant
Jan 12, 2010 (3:41 pm)
i have a leak coming from the back of the engine 4.6 i want to know what could have a hole in it
#211 of 256 Re: 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant [boss80]
Jan 12, 2010 (5:25 pm)
First do a cooling system pressure check (when the engine is cool please). If it's from a hose, you'll probably see where it's spewing from. If it's internal, a gasket might be leaking (much more expensive fix).
#212 of 256 Re: 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant [boss80]
Jan 12, 2010 (6:10 pm)
Make sure that the coolant level is correct. Remove the engine cover and look at the hoses with aid of a flashlight. One of the hoses runs under the intake manifold. Often when it leaks under the manifold the coolant will run to the back of the engine if the front end of the car is higher then the rear end. The other hose is easier to check.
#213 of 256 Re: 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant [kenb757]
Jan 16, 2010 (12:54 pm)
how do i go about doing that
#214 of 256 Re: 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant [boss80]
Jan 18, 2010 (8:01 am)
I have been following the posts about the wet floors. I have a 1998 TC that started leaking about a month ago. When it leaks it's massive. Not uncommon to get two inches of water standing in the passenger floor board.
Today a siliconed the stuff under and around the cowl and removed the drain plugs from the front and rear floor pans. While pulling back the front carpet I noticed a rubber pad with foam backing between the firewall and carpet (passenger side). It is soaking wet like water was getting under it. How do I get the rubber pad out?
On a side note, I'm the third owner of the car. Is there a way I can find out if any recalls are open on this particular car?
#215 of 256 Re: 1992 Lincoln town car leaking coolant [gotrek]
Jan 18, 2010 (10:28 am)
I was able to move the padding around a bit. Found some minor rust on the transmission tunnel under the pad.
I put the heater on floor and dialed to 90*. It's starting dry aout a bit now. Now I know why you can turn the heater up that high.