Lincoln Continental: Flashing Check Engine Light Diagnosis

A flashing check engine light is your Lincoln Continental’s way of saying “I have a serious problem, don’t ignore me”. Most of the time, that serious problem is a misfire.  This flashing light should not be ignored.  When your engine is misfiring, it is dumping raw fuel into the exhaust.  This raw fuel can detonate, … Read moreLincoln Continental: Flashing Check Engine Light Diagnosis

Lincoln Continental: Flashing Check Engine Light Diagnosis

A flashing check engine light is your Lincoln Continental’s way of saying “I have a serious problem, don’t ignore me”. Most of the time, that serious problem is a misfire.  This flashing light should not be ignored.  When your engine is misfiring, it is dumping raw fuel into the exhaust.  This raw fuel can detonate, … Read moreLincoln Continental: Flashing Check Engine Light Diagnosis

Lincoln Continental Troubleshooting:  Squeaky Brakes

  Your Lincoln Continental‘s braking system is designed to handle thousands of miles of braking with no intervention from you.  When its brakes begin to squeak, they are telling you that they need some attention. The most typical cause of squeaky brakes are the brake pads themselves, but there are other issues that can cause … Read moreLincoln Continental Troubleshooting:  Squeaky Brakes

Lincoln Continental P0406:  EGR Sensor “A” → Circuit High

  P0406 is a generic OBDII Diagnostic code.  It deals with the signal coming from the EGR system.  In this case, it means that the signal coming from the EGR system is higher than the specified range  Since it is a generic code, it has the same meaning for the Lincoln Continental as it would … Read moreLincoln Continental P0406:  EGR Sensor “A” → Circuit High

Lincoln Continental P0405:  EGR Sensor “A” → Circuit Low

  P0405 is a generic OBDII trouble code.  It deals with the signal coming from the EGR system.  Since it is a generic code, it has the same meaning for the Lincoln Continental as it would any other vehicle.   The EGR system allows a certain amount of the Continental’s exhaust to re-enter the combustion chamber, … Read moreLincoln Continental P0405:  EGR Sensor “A” → Circuit Low

Lincoln Continental: Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank2)

P0431 is a standard OBDII trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning for the Lincoln Continental as it would any other vehicle.  It is closely related to P0430 (which is one of the most popular OBDII codes). Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank 2) When it’s the only trouble code … Read moreLincoln Continental: Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank2)

Lincoln Continental: Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank 1)

P0421 is a generic OBDII trouble code.  It has the same meaning for the Lincoln Continental as it would any other vehicle.  It is closely related to P0420 (which is the most popular OBD code). Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank 1) When it’s the only trouble code present, P0421 will typically not … Read moreLincoln Continental: Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency → Below Threshold (Bank 1)