Lincoln LS Owners: Problems & Solutions

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Tomada --LS Starts Hard

Grand Rapids, MI

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#306
Oct 8, 2007
 
What might cause a LS V8 2002 to progressivly start harder and Harder . That as in a trip after I drive a while -- after the engine is warmer -

It didn't happen until I started going to get Dealer service for other reasons.(went to 2 different Lincoln dealers for other work to be done it got worse each time.)
sandra

Boston, MA

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#307
Oct 12, 2007
 
i have a 2000 linclon ls and its overheates check tranny engigne light is on shuffles between 40- 60 miles an hour.
Hazel

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#308
Oct 14, 2007
 
I have a 2001 LS. I've had several repairs since buying in 2006. My current problem, as of yesterday, the headlights or dash lights will not work unless you turn them to manual. I thought perhaps a fuse bit knew better. They will not turn on using the delay automatic shut off position. Has anyone had this problem and the solution.
Marcia

Toronto, Canada

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#309
Oct 15, 2007
 
HELP! My 2000 Lincoln LS sporadically refuses to start after driving short/long distances in hot or cool weather. It is not a bad/low battery issue because when turning the key it just clicks - it doesn't even try to turn over-however the electrical system works fine as the stereo, power windows/locks are operational but the car just won't start. After letting the car sit for a few hours the car will start with no problem. The mystery is I don't have this problem every time I drive the car - just sometimes. Has anyone else had this problem? Thank you for your help, Marcia :)
George

Brooklyn, NY

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#310
Oct 16, 2007
 
I own a 2002 Lincoln LS V8 3.9. Can anyone help me with the replacing of the ignition coils? I need to know where are they located in the engine.
Douglas Miller

Marble Falls, TX

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#311
Oct 16, 2007
 
I am now having an identical problem. I have had it in the shop three times and they can find nothing wrong. Have you had any luck resolving this problem?
Dexter

Montgomery, AL

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#312
Oct 16, 2007
 
I have a 2003 LS that i just bought 5 months ago. It only came with 48K on it and now when i start it after the engine gets cold there is an annoying noise coming from under the hood, but once it's all warmed up it goes away. I'm sure it's not major but i know nothing about cars, the only thing i can think is that it might be a belt, can anyone help me?!
Marcia

Toronto, Canada

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#313
Oct 17, 2007
 
Douglas Miller wrote:
I am now having an identical problem. I have had it in the shop three times and they can find nothing wrong. Have you had any luck resolving this problem?
Doug, did your reply indicate you were experiencing the same sporadic non start issues with your LS and you have had it in the shop 3 times with no diagnosis? If so has the service center eliminated any specific component failures? I have had a few suggestions such as a starter and ignition issue but hate to start replacing components without a definate diagnosis. The problem is my local service center wants to charge me me $90.00 to drive the car until it fails to start so they can begin their diagnosis. Thank you for any information you can provide. Marcia :)
Jenn

Wareham, MA

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#314
Oct 19, 2007
 
i have a 2000 Lincoln LS v8 and it randomly shuts off when i stop at a red light or stop sign.. any ideas on what that could be? it starts back up just fine though. ThanxX
hotrod lincoln

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#315
Oct 20, 2007
 

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has anyone had problems with spuddering on acceleration?namly 01 ls.
jon

United States

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#316
Oct 21, 2007
 
hey i am thinking of buying a 2001 lincoln ls it has 98000 miles on it how long can i expect the engine on a LS to last.
joegib

Ramsey, NJ

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#317
Oct 23, 2007
 
I have a 2000 ls I have a code 1932 airbag high resistance and the heat blows cold air replaced thermostat twice. anyone have that problem
JohnM

Gadsden, AL

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#318
Oct 23, 2007
 
I want to sell my 2001 ls with 88,000 miles on it. The check transmission light is on. I have replaced the coils and plugs. I don't want to work on it. Make an offer- Johnmandtanya@aol.com
Cj Watts

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#319
Oct 28, 2007
 
I have a 2000 ls V6 and I went to start my car yesterday and everytime I went to put it in gear it shuts off. If anyone knows what this is can you please respond.
KIMBER

Nashville, TN

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#320
Oct 30, 2007
 
I JUST HAD A BRAND NEW ENGINE PUT IN MY 2000 LICOLN LS.BUT WHEN I WENT TO PICK IT UP FROM THE SHOP THE TRANSMISSION WASNT RUNNING RIGHT. IT WAS OBVIOUSLY IN 4TH OR 5TH GEAR WHEN I TOOK OFF.WHEN HE HOOKED IT UP TO THE MACHINE IT SAID THERE WAS NO PROBLEM.I REALLY DONT THINK ITS THE TRANSMISSION BUT NOT SURE WHAT ELSE IT CAN BE.IS THERE ANYWAY HE COULD HAVE HOOKED ANYTHING UP WRONG??
Eric

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#321
Oct 30, 2007
 
I am working on a 2001 LS 3.9 Idles bad surges at idle, the customer took it to a dealer and they said it had a bad timing chain, the car accelerates great, had a code showing misfire on #4. We installed new plugs and boots and replaced coil on #4. No change. Checked for injector pulse with noid light on all on bank 1, all good. tested compression on all cyl. all were 180psi. Engine ran almost the same @ idle when all coils on bank 1 were unplugged.
We removed valve cover to check cam movement, appeared normal, started engine with valve cover off. There is a slight noise coming from the front of cam area like a knock sound but not a rod or bottom end sound, goes away just off idle.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Flackworx@peoplepc.com
Eric

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#322
Oct 30, 2007
 
we also install new injector on #4
vanessa

Austin, TX

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#323
Nov 2, 2007
 
Anyone having problems with the 2004 LS model, spuddering and hiccuping when idle, emmission control light came on - Cyl 6 misfiring, Cyl 1 misfired 3 mths ago?
vanessa

Austin, TX

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#324
Nov 2, 2007
 
Ryan wrote:
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get your valve cover gasets replaced along withy our spark plugs, clean off the coils and your problem will be fixed, i dont understand why mechanics cant figure this out!! I have done it on my car myself and fixed the problem over nite
Was that expensive?
Venroy1

Franklin, LA

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#325
Nov 2, 2007
 
I cant sem to get the "oil change needed light to reset!" What should i do?

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