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

Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Passenger Cars -> Condenser, Replace -> 1996 -> 1997 -> Aspire -> Continental, Sable & Taurus -> Contour & Mystique -> Cougar & Thunderbird -> Crown Victoria, Grand Marquis & Town Car -> Escort & Tracer -> Mark VIII -> Mustang -> Probe
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

Whenever the condenser is replaced, it will be necessary to replace suction accumulator/drier. If a leak is suspected, leak test condenser before removing it from vehicle.

Contour & Mystique
  • Recover refrigerant as outlined under .
  • Temporarily support radiator with suitable wire at upper radiator support.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove radiator air deflector.
  • Disconnect refrigerant line fittings using spring lock coupling disconnect tool No. T81P-19623-G2, or equivalent, at righthand side of A/C condenser core.
  • Remove two condenser ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Rear Disc Brakes & Parking Brakes -> Brake System Bleed -> System Priming -> Wheel Bleeding Sequence
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

Pressure bleeding is recommended for all hydraulic disc brake systems.

Do not use brake fluid drained from the hydraulic system when bleeding the brakes. Ensure disc brake pistons are returned to their normal positions and the shoe and lining assemblies are properly seated. Before driving the vehicle, inspect the brake operation.

Do not shake the pressure bleeder tank while air is being added or after it has been pressurized. This will prevent air from the tank getting into the lines. Set the tank in the required location, then bring the air hose to the tank. Do not move the ta...

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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 -> Electronic Throttle Control ->
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

Electronic throttle displays when the system has malfunctioned and the engine has defaulted to a limp-home operation. On vehicles equipped with ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 1997 Lincoln Continental AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

Lower

  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container.
  • Reposition hose clamp from water pump connection.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from water pump connection.
  • Reposition hose clamp from radiator.
  • Remove radiator outlet hose from radiator and from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedu...

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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
  • Body Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GASBody Diagram for 1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Remote Emergency Satellite Cellular Unit Module
  • Trunk Lid Ajar Switch
  • Trunk Lid Anti-Theft Switch
  • Vehicle Dynamic Module
  • Moonroof Switch
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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:
  • Low Sped Cooling Fan Relay
  • High Speed Cooling Fan Relay
  • Engine Cooling Fan
  • 1997 Lincoln Continental  4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram1997 Lincoln Continental 4.6 V8 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Sensor
  • Electronic Day Night Mirror
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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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