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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+

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> System Inspection -> Compressor -> Condenser -> Evaporator -> Receiver/Drier -> Refrigerant Line Restrictions -> Thermostatic Expansion Valve
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 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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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+

Computer Relearn Procedures -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1999-2002 -> 2003-04 -> Automatic Data Transfer -> Except 1999-2002 -> Manual Data Entry -> Powertrain Control Module (PCM)
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Powertrain Control Module (PCM)

Except 1999-2002

Disconnect negative battery cable for a minimum of five minutes. After clearing memory, it is required to drive vehicle a minimum of 10 miles to allow PCM time to relearn operating strategy.

1999-2002
Automatic Data Transfer
  • Prior to removing old PCM, connect a suitably programmed scan tool to Data Link Connector (DLC).
  • Follow scan tool manufacturers' instructions to download data from old PCM.
  • Install new PCM and connect scan tool to DLC.
  • Follow scan tool manufactur...

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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 -> Thermostat, Replace -> 1.3L Engine -> 1.8L Engine -> 1.9L Engine -> 2.0L Engine -> 2.5L Engine -> 3.0L Engine -> 3.4L Engine -> 4.6L Engine -> Contour & Mystique -> DOHC -> Escort -> Probe -> SOHC
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

1.3L Engine
  • Remove radiator pressure cap from radiator filler neck.
  • Drain coolant level below radiator upper hose.
  • Disconnect electrical connector from cooling fan switch on thermostat housing, Fig. .
  • Disconnect upper radiator hose at thermostat housing, then remove two thermostat housing retaining bolts from cylinder head.
  • Remove thermostat housing and gasket.
  • Remove thermostat.
  • Reverse procedure to install. Torque thermostat housing bolts to 14-22 ft. lbs.
1.8L Engine
  • Ensure engine is cool, remove radiator cap an...

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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 -> A/C Clutch Cycle Switch, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

  • On Contour and Mystique models, remove battery, power distribution box and battery tray to gain access to A/C cycling switch.
  • On all models, disconnect wire harness connector from th...

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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+

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Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Anniversary 4.6 V8 GAS

Passenger Cars

Prior to disconnecting battery, record preset radio frequencies.

After the battery has been disconnected and connected again, abnormal drive conditions may be present while the powertrain control module relearns its adaptive strategy. The vehicle may need to be driven 10 miles or more to relearn the strategy.

Aspire
  • Disconnect battery ground cable and isolate.
  • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
  • Remove four driver's side air bag module mounting bolts.
  • Disconnect driver's side air bag module...

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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+

A/C Data -> Domestic Passenger Cars -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1992-2002 -> 2003-04
Vehicle: 1996 Lincoln Continental Spinmaker Edition 4.6 V8 GAS

1992-2002

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