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We have info for following modifications of 1996 Lincoln Continental

  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V
  • 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS, CID:281, Fuel Injection, Aspiration:281, Engine VIN:, Desg:V

A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Compressor, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> 3.0L Engine (DOHC) -> 3.0L Engine (Overhead Valve) -> 3.4 L Engine -> 3.8L Engine -> 4.6L Engine -> Aspire -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar & Thunderbird -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Probe -> Sable & Taurus
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

The A/C evaporator core orifice and the accumulator/drier should be replaced whenever the compressor is replaced due to lack of performance, or when there is debris in the system.

Aspire
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Remove A/C compressor to condenser discharge line bolt. Plug A/C compressor outlet fitting to prevent moisture from entering the system.
  • Disconnect A/C compressor to condenser discharge line from A/C compressor.
  • Remove evaporator to compressor suction line fitting bolt from A/C compressor. Plug compressor inlet fitting t...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector is recommended.

Electronic Leak Detectors
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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Precautions -> Air Bag System Disarming & Arming -> Battery Ground Cable -> Product Compatibility
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Air Bag System Disarming & Arming

Refer to and for air bag disarming and arming procedures.

Battery Ground Cable

Prior to service, disconnect battery ground cable and ...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

Manual Air Conditioning & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Component Testing & Diagnosis -> 1.8L Engine -> 1.9L Engine -> A/C Condenser Cooling Fan -> A/C Relay -> Aerostar -> Aerostar & Villager -> Aerostar, Explorer & Ranger -> Aspire -> Aspire, Escort, Probe & Tracer -> Auxiliary Heater Core Pressure Test -> Blower Motor Circuit Test -> Blower Motor Relay -> Blower Motor Resistor -> Blower Motor Switch -> Bronco, Econoline, Expedition & F-Series -> Escort & Tracer -> Heater Core Pressure Test -> Probe -> Probe & Villager -> Rear Control Switch At Front Climate Control Assembly -> Rear Control Switch At Rear Climate Control Assembly -> Villager
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

A/C Condenser Cooling Fan
Probe

Refer to Fig. for A/C condenser cooling fan terminal identification.

  • Turn ignition Off, then disconnect A/C condenser cooling fan connector.
  • Apply 12 volts to terminal three on fan, then ground terminal two. A/C condenser cooling fan should operate at low speed.
  • Apply 12 volts to terminal one on fan, then ground terminal two. Fan should operate at high speed.
  • If fan operates properly at both speeds, return to diagnostic tests. If fan does not operate properly, replace fan.
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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1996 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver/Drier -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

While a detailed diagnostic procedure for all air conditioning systems would be impractical due to the many variations in construction and operation, there are three fundamental components of a total diagnosis:

  • Refrigerant systems must have an adequate, but not excessive charge.
  • Determination must be made whether the refrigerant system is governed by a cycling clutch compressor or by valves which control evaporator pressure.
  • The air distribution system (blower motor, switches, vacuum lines and air ducts) must be operational before checking the ...

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1996 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks from 1990+

Electrical Symbol & Wire Color Code Identification -> Electrical Symbol Identification -> Domestic Vehicles
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

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