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1997 Lincoln Continental CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT Lincoln REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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    A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Air Bag System Precautions -> Ford Motor Co. -> Arming -> 1990-91 -> 1990-92 -> 1991-92 -> 1992-93 -> 1992-94 -> 1992-96 -> 1992-98 -> 1993 -> 1993-94 -> 1993-95 -> 1994 -> 1994-95 -> 1994-96 -> 1994-97 -> 1995 -> 1995-2004 -> 1995-96 -> 1995-98 -> 1996-97 -> 1996-99 -> 1997-2000 -> 1997-2001 -> 1997-2004 -> 1997-99 -> 1998 -> 1998-2000 -> 1998-2002 -> 1999-2000 -> 1999-2001 -> 1999-2002 -> 1999-2004 -> 2000 -> 2000-01 -> 2000-04 -> 2001-02 -> 2001-03 -> 2001-04 -> 2002-03 -> 2002-04 -> 2004 -> Aerostar & Bronco -> Aspire -> Aviator -> Blackwood, Expedition & Navigator -> Built After February 2002 -> Built Before March 2002 -> Capri -> Continental -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar -> Crown Victoria Grand Marquis & Marauder -> Econoline -> Escape -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Excursion -> Explorer & Mountaineer -> Explorer Sport & Sport Trac -> F Series -> Focus -> Freestar & Monterey -> Light Trucks & Vans -> LS -> Mark VII -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Passenger Cars -> Probe -> Ranger -> Sable & Taurus -> Tempo & Topaz -> Thunderbird -> Town Car -> Villager -> Windstar
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Passenger Cars

    Aspire
    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Wait one minute for back-up power supply to deplete stored energy.
    • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
    • Connect driver's side air bag module electrical connector.
    • Install driver's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
    • Remove restraint system diagnostic tool from passenger's side air bag module electrical connector.
    • Install passenger's side air bag module as outlined under "Component Service."
    • C...

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    BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Hydraulic Brake Systems -> Component Replacement -> Aspire -> Contour, Mystique & 1999 Cougar -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Thunderbird, Town Car, 1997 Cougar & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII, & Mustang -> Escort, Tracer & ZX2 -> Installation -> Master Cylinder -> Probe -> Removal -> Sable & Taurus -> Wheel Cylinders
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Master Cylinder
    Aspire
    • Disconnect master cylinder fluid level sensor electrical connectors.
    • Disconnect brake tubes, then cap tubes to prevent entry of contaminants.
    • Remove master cylinder attaching nuts, then the master cylinder.
    • Reverse procedure to install. After installation is complete, fill master cylinder with manufacturer recommended brake fluid and bleed brakes.
    Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Thunderbird, Town Car, 1997 Cougar & 1997-98 Continental, Mark VIII, & Mustang
    • On models equipped with ABS, depress brake pedal several times to exhaust all vacuum in the system.
    • On a...

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    FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Passenger Cars -> Fuel Pressure Relief -> Except Aspire, Festiva, Focus, Fusion, Milan, 2003-06 Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis, Sable, Taurus & Town Car, 1991-96 Escort, 1988-96 Tracer, 1991-94 Capri, 1989-91 Probe & 2005-06 Mustang
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

    Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

    When installing the fuel filter, ensure the flow arrow is facing in the proper direction...

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    DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    • Turn air suspension system switch OFF.
    • Remove hub retainer nut and washer.
    • Discard nut after removal.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove tire and wheel assemblies.
    • Remove attaching nut from ball joint to steering knuckle attaching bolt.
    • Using a punch and a hammer, drive bolt out of steering knuckle.
    • Discard bolt and nut.
    • Remove anti-lock brake sensor from steering knuckle.
    • Remove height sensor link at lower arm ball stud attachment.
    • Remove stabilizer bar link at stabilizer bar.
    • Separate ball joint from steering knuckle using a pry bar. Position end of pry bar outside of bushing pocke...

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    STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Starter, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Disconnect starter cable and push-on connector at starter solenoid. When disconnecting hardshell connector at S-terminal, pull plastic shell straight out, do not ...

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    CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Cabin Air Filter Service -> Ford Motor Co. -> 1995-97 Continental
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 15,000 miles. Under severe operating conditions replace the cabin air filter every 12,000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Remove the righthand cowl vent screen retaining screws, Fig. .
    • Open the hood.
    • Remove the righthand cowl v...

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    MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Ford Motor Co. Cars -> Service Interval Reminder -> Continental
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    After performing the required interval service, the service interval reminder mileage display on the instrument cluster can be reset as follows:

    • Depress System Check button on instrument panel. Service interval...

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    RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Inlet

    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
    • Reposition heater hose inlet clamp at heater core.
    • Remove heater inlet hose from heater core.
    • Reposition heater core inlet hose clamp at engine.
    • Remove hose from engine.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to in...

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    SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    • Rotate tensioner away from belt using a breaker bar installed in 1/2 inch square hole in tensioner arm.
    • Lift old belt over alternator p...

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    COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    Component location diagrams for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

    Fuel Filter Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GASFuel Filter Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Filter
  • Screw
  • Fuel Base
  • Rear Fuel Supply Return
  • Vapor Tube
  • Front Seats & Center Console Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GASFront Seats & Center Console Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Power Point
  • Handset
  • Left Hand Front Seat Belt Switch
  • Left Hand Front Seat Back Heating Element
  • Left Hand Front Seat Heating Element
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Dynamic Module (VDM)
  • Variable Assist Solenoid
  • 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Heated Seat Switch Assembly
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: RECALL - CERTAIN 1992-2003 MODEL YEAR CARS AND TRUCKS - FUSED JUMPER HARNESS REPLACEMENT FOR VEHICLES SERVICED WITH AN INCOMPATIBLE FUSED JUMPER HARNESS
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: RECALL - 1992-2004 MULTIPLE VEHICLE LINES - SPEED CONTROL SYSTEM MODIFICATION
    Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most 1997 Lincoln Continental cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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    Click here to view more details1994 Lincoln Continental Oil Pressure Switch, 1/4 in. x 18 NPT thread size; Stud type; 1-prong male terminal; A high quality, direct fit OE replacement oil pressure switch; With 2 years limited Trustbuilt warranty..

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