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

General Service Domestic Vehicles -> 1996-97 -> Charging System -> Avenger, Colt, Stealth, Summit & Talon -> Breeze, Cirrus, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, New Yorker, Sebring, Stratus & Vision -> Cherokee, Dakota, Full Size Pickups & Vans, Grand Cherokee & Wrangler -> DaimlerChrysler Corp. -> Ford Motor Co. -> General Motors -> Minivans -> Neon
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

DaimlerChrysler Corp.
Breeze, Cirrus, Concorde, Intrepid, LHS, New Yorker, Sebring, Stratus & Vision
  • Connect suitable pressure gauge or reclaim/recycle equipment to discharge side of compressor, then attach clamp-on thermocouple part No. P.S.E. 66-324-0014, 80PK-1A or equivalent, to liquid line as shown in Fig. It must be attached as close to condenser as possible to read liquid line temperature.
  • With transaxle in Park and engine idling at 700 RPM, set air conditioning controls as follows:
    • Set A/C control to outside air.
    • Set pa...

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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 -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

This lamp should light for a approximately 6-8 seconds when the ignition is turned On as a bulb check. If the Air B...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain engine coolant, then disconnect overfill hose and both radiator hoses.
  • Disconnect automatic transmission fluid inlet and outlet lines. Note, when removing transmission cooler lines, use a back-up wrench to hold fitting.
  • On models equipped with fan shroud, remove upper shroud mounting bolts at radiator support.
  • On a...

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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+.

Engine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GASEngine Compartment Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Turbine Shaft Speed Sensor
  • Throttle Position Sensor
  • Vent Solenoid
  • Washer Pump Motor
  • Behind I/P Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GASBehind I/P Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Wiper Control Module
  • Sun Load Sensor
  • Glove Box Lamp
  • In-Car Temperature Sensor
  • Rear Window Defrost Control
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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:
  • Fuse Panel
  • 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • LF Door Module
  • LF Window Motor
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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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