Lincoln Town Car Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Overheating is the worst thing that can happen to your Lincoln Town Car’s transmission.  An overheating transmission will drastically shorten its service life.  If you suspect that your transmission is overheating, doing something about it now can keep you from an expensive transmission repair later.  Low transmission fluid is the number one cause of an … Read more Lincoln Town Car Transmission Overheating: Symptoms + Causes

Lincoln Town Car P1000: OBD Readiness Test Not Complete

P1000 is a manufacturer specific trouble code.  In the case of Ford vehicles manufactured by Ford (including the Lincoln Town Car), it indicates that the OBD-II monitor testing has not been completed.  This often occurs when the trouble codes have been reset, or the battery has been disconnected/replaced. Auto manufacturers are required to have their … Read more Lincoln Town Car P1000: OBD Readiness Test Not Complete

Lincoln Town Car Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

  Your Lincoln Town Car’s cooling system passes antifreeze throughout its engine.  The main parts of the system are the thermostat, radiator, water pump, coolant itself, and the hoses.  If any of these parts go bad, you may experience radiator a leak.  A radiator leak is very common.  You should notice the leak directly under … Read more Lincoln Town Car Radiator Leaking:  Symptoms + Diagnosis

Lincoln Town Car: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

P0720 is a generic OBD II trouble code, which means that it has the same meaning for your Lincoln Town Car as it would any other vehicle.  It indicates that your Town Car’s OSS (Output Shaft Speed Sensor) is reporting a malfunction. It’s typically caused by a bad OSS, or a wiring problem. The OSS … Read more Lincoln Town Car: P0720 → OSS Circuit → Malfunction

Lincoln Town Car P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

  P0520 is a common OBD2 trouble code.  It’s generic, which means that it has the same meaning for the Lincoln Town Car as it would any other vehicle.  P0520 indicates that the oil pressure sensor is operating outside of its normal “range”.  It is typically caused by a bad oil pressure sensor switch or … Read more Lincoln Town Car P0520: Oil Pressure Switch/Sensor → Circuit

Lincoln Town Car P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input 

  P0108 is a generic OBD-II trouble code.  It indicates your Lincoln Town Car’s MAP (manifold absolute pressure) sensor’s voltage reading is outside of the normal operating range.  The voltage is too high.  It’s most commonly caused by a bad MAP sensor, wiring issue, or vacuum leak. The MAP sensor measures the air pressure coming … Read more Lincoln Town Car P0108:  MAP Barometric Sensor → High Input