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Lighting Design: Lamp, lamp, chandelier
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Lighting Design: chandelier, size chandelier, dinning table
size chandelier, dinning table, rule of thumb: Yes 30inches if the room has a normal size ceiling 8 to 10feet.If your ceiling is up around 14 to 18 feet than the fixture could be at 6feet from the bottom of the fixture. and the fixture could be larger. A normal size chandelier is a little more than half...

Lighting Design: Dining room lighting, electrical sources, electrical source
electrical sources, electrical source, drywalling: That is a large table. You seem like you can do some things that might be different in your home. If the two boxes are near each other you can surround them with a soffit and use the power from each box for a chandelier and the other for some adjustable downlights...

Lighting Design: Hanging height for foyer lamp, lamp, chandelier
lamp, chandelier, lighting: There are many styles of chandeliers designed especially to fit foyers of this size. Look for a chandelier under 24 wide and around 24-36 long. The height that it hangs will be determined by the stairway level just beneath where the fixture attaches to...

Lighting Design: Height of chandelier, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: I am not exactly clear about where the chandelier is located in relation to the tub. Unless a chandelier is being used over a table, it should be mounted so that the extreme bottom of the chandelier is at least 7-8 off the floor. This is high enough for nearly...

Lighting Design: lamp, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: It is called a HURRICANE LAMP also called GONE WITH THE WIND LAMP. It appears to be a vintage style but of recent production but it is impossible to tell for certain with a photo alone. Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp & Home Outlet - Carolinas Most Exclusive...

Lighting Design: lamp identification, lamp, chandelier
lamp, chandelier, lighting: Sorry but it is impossible for me to answer this question with the limited information that was supplied. Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp & Home Outlet - Carolinas Most Exclusive Unique Lamps and Home Décor - http://www.hoylelamps.com/ Mail: P.O. Box...

Lighting Design: pendant above sink, lamp, chandelier
lamp, chandelier, lighting: One of the main considerations is the height of the fixture. Be sure the bottom of the pendant is at least 7 off the floor. This puts the light low enough for good illumination but high enough for easy clearance for most anyone. Second, be sure to select...

Lighting Design: sliding chandelier, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: I have never heard of such a chandelier. A solution is to rewire the chandelier with extra wire/chain and put a swag loop in the secondary (extended) ceiling location and another one right beside your current ceiling mount to hold the extra chain in place....

Lighting Design: Track Lighting, galley kitchen, cabinet lighting
galley kitchen, cabinet lighting, voltage fixtures: It s all about looks. Some of the new type of flexible track light tracks ( two four ft tracks 3 low voltage fixtures) are great and the fixtures are great looking, the down side is that you will need to keep these clean because of heat dust and just the cooking...

Lighting Design: track lighting, ul label, lighting industry
ul label, lighting industry, track lighting: Probably not, normally the electrical industry has standard that require that almost everything electrical can be used with another electrical device. However the track lighting industry has never bought into this idea. There are some manufactories that can...

Lighting Design: cfl bulbs, quality bulbs, cfl bulbs
quality bulbs, cfl bulbs, lighting designer: this happens with some of these cfl s. sometimes it s when they are installed you may screw them in too tight and that can loosen up the connection at the lamp and base, then sometimes it s just foreign made cfl s that don t have good quality control. You...

Lighting Design: Lighting to use in detached garage., open garage, garage doors
open garage, garage doors, detached garage: No can lights are not appropriate for this type of area. a surface mounted fluorescent fixture with a wrap around lexan cover would be best located either between the doors and the walls (if enough room)or at the end of the open garage door. then install one...

Lighting Design: lighting, size chandelier, dining area
size chandelier, dining area, good luck: Usually a chandelier is 1/2 the dia of the table it hangs over. So at 36 we are looking at 18 to 20 dia chandelier. Now a little larger or smaller wont make a big difference. It should also be about 18 to 24 above the table. Good Luck Roseanna Ton...

Lighting Design: Sofa Table Lighting, sofa table, table lighting
sofa table, table lighting, demensions: the interior will need the size of the room in height and width, how high is the table and where it is to the sofa. if you could draw the cross section of the room with the table in it to scale. if not send me the demensions of the entire room so i can draw...

Lighting Design: sofa table lighting, sofa table, table lighting
sofa table, table lighting, style advice: There are no exact ways to size up a lamp. But if you sit in the chair, sofa, or in bed, and look at the lamp. The bottom of the shade should be at about eye level. If you can see the bulb underneath, the lamp is sitting too high. If you can see the top of...

Lighting Design: Chandelier Size, low voltage downlights, ceiling space
low voltage downlights, ceiling space, foot ceiling: First i take it that the table is at it s smallest at 12ft. and that it doesn t have any leaves in it. Remember that the height of the fixture over the table is approximately 18 to 24 . However because your table is very long for this ceiling i would think...

Lighting Design: how to design a light fixture, creative juices, different shape
creative juices, different shape, light bulbs: Olga. This is what i like to do. i like the challenge of opening up your mind and creative juices. I will not give you the answers, because there is no one answer. i want you to learn how to open your eyes to what is around you, and to use your creative...

Lighting Design: Glass Pendant Lights, light chandelier, watt bulbs
light chandelier, watt bulbs, triangular pattern: Suzie, Yes you could hang them in a triangular pattern instead of all 3 in a row. Their height depends on the overall width of island in the kitchen and the wattage/type of your lights (Fluorescent, Led, etc..). As You said the island is large (and I guess...

Lighting Design: Living room lighting fixture size, living room lighting, tall ceilings
living room lighting, tall ceilings, lighting fixture: There is an easy way to determine how tall your chandelier should be. A popular trick used by interior designers is to measure the height of the room and allow 2 1/2 to 3 inches for each foot of height. So, if your room has a 9-foot tall ceiling, you would...

Lighting Design: lamps, floor lamps, lighting companies
floor lamps, lighting companies, table lamps: You are getting into an area that requires taste and likes and dislikes. Amy in my home i have two table lamps that match, but i have other lights like chandelier pendants and pendant bowl each of these don t match the table lamps and but they have things...

Lighting Design: Ceiling Fan with Light Fixture in Dining Area, ceiling hook, celing fan
ceiling hook, celing fan, lowes: Even if the fixture/fan is in the center of the room, and the table is not, you can swag the fixture over so it is centered over the table. Usually this is done with chain and a ceiling hook, but it can also be done with decorative cord or wire, depending...

Lighting Design: 36'diameter pendant lighting, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: It appears that you may have already arrived at the answer to this question. A 36 wide fixture needs a rather large room and 10 x 10 is more appropriate for something around 20-24 wide. At any rate a dining room chandelier is normally hung so the...

Lighting Design: Fixture rating, ceramic fixture, lighting project
ceramic fixture, lighting project, 110v outlet: I m sorry i did answer this question but i guess it didn t get published??? The answer went something like this DON T DO IT some fixtures may have been put together by a questionable company or persons. The fact that they have a 220v rated socket is good...

Lighting Design: Galley Kitchen lighting, galley kitchen, loft area
galley kitchen, loft area, kitchen lighting: Actually other than having a galley kitchen, my house also is as open. But you didn t say if you had ceilings at the roof line or not. So I m going to go on the premise that you do. If you use recessed downlights at your roof line remember you will need the...

Lighting Design: island lighting, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: The lighting fixture proportions appear to be appropriate for your application. Pendants work best when the fixture bottom is around 36 from the top of the island. Good luck with your lighting project. Best Regards, Jim Hoyle 704-732-8001 Lamp &...

Lighting Design: lamps shade question, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: Sconce shades are difficult to find in any event and the one which you described is not available as a replacement shade. Look for one that simply clips onto the bulb. Do a Google search for SCONCE HALF SHADE and you should be able to find something...

Lighting Design: light bulbs, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: This is not normal. Unplug the lamp immediately and do not use it again. Have it inspected by a professional lamp repair shop. The electrical socket should be replaced even if it is in working order. The electrical cord may also need replacing. The popping...

Lighting Design: recessed lighting in a kitchen, flood light, dimmer switches
flood light, dimmer switches, kitchen cabinets: OoooH Noooo ! I m not getting in the middle of this my friend. If one wants to mount downlights over your kitchen counter they will need to be placed over the counter tops. Now that i said that they will also be placed vertically on each cabinet.( centered...

Lighting Design: Bathroom Wall Lights, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: In order to maintain the current light level, two (2) separate fixtures, each centered over the bowl will provide the optimum lighting. Consider a minimum of 3 lights each and possibly 4 lights depending on the maximum wattage rating of the fixtures. If you...

Lighting Design: chandelier size, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: That size or something close sounds like a good fit. Just make certain that the chandelier has clearance for a very tall person to walk beneath. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp Shade Outlet - http://www.hoylelamps.com/ Full service comprehensive...

Lighting Design: pendants over island, pendants
Lighting Design: pendants over island, pendants

Lighting Design: hEIGHT OF SCONCES, pool table light, sink base
pool table light, sink base, pool light: For the first Bath with the mirror at 7 8 you can put the junction box for the light bar at 10 above mirror top the length and quantity of heads actually depends on the size of the room. This room seems large. I have a 12 x14 main bath and i have four light...

Lighting Design: informal dining room lighting, dining room lighting, formal dining room
dining room lighting, formal dining room, flat screen television: Sure you can, you can also make it a formal dining room by using a centerpiece on the table and by using recessed adjustable MR16 (a low voltage powerful spot light) lamp make the centerpiece jump off the table. Then i would add four other adjustable downlights...

Lighting Design: Any information on this table lamp?, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: Sorry but I do not address issues concerning lamp identity, history and appraisal because it is much too involved for this venue. If I can help you with restoration, you can contact me directly. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp Shade Outlet...

Lighting Design: lighting a narrow room w/ kneewall, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: It depends on how far apart the 2 lights are located and if they are centered in the room. If they are at least 10 feet apart and somewhat centered then this should be adequate. Keep in mind that overhead lighting is for general lighting only and you should...

Lighting Design: pendants over island, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: Yes that does make a difference and that is exactly why I used the words could possibly . The 11.75 wide fixtures should be right at home in this room. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp Shade Outlet - http://www.hoylelamps.com/ Full service...

Lighting Design: Selecting Dining Light Fixture, halogen lighting, halogen bulb
halogen lighting, halogen bulb, supplemental lighting: Yes that looks great, i like them all but remember you need them to put light on the table and not just ambient in the room. MR16 lamp projects the light down while G lamps just blast away. Whew you have allot of questions, take your time pick slowly unless...

Lighting Design: vanity lighting, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: The amount of light available is also be effected by any central overhead lighting and any other light source in the room. If there is adequate GENERAL lighting other than these sconces, then these should work out fine for your application. Thanks and...

Lighting Design: dining room fixture, chandeleir, stone brick
chandeleir, stone brick, massive piece: well normally the answer is the dia of the chandelier is half or a little more than half the width of the table. Mtd about 24 + abv table. But your situation may call for something different, look for something linear then it wont matter. try something...

Lighting Design: kitchen lighting, kitchen lighting, lighting design
kitchen lighting, lighting design, modern image: What i like to do is let you make that decision. And how i do it is to have you make a cardboard cut-out of the fixture to size, just like when you were in kindergarten. and hang them from the ceiling with a piece of tape so you could also see how high above...

Lighting Design: chandelier, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: The shape of chandelier that looks best with a rectangular table, is very simply the one which appeals to you most. Unless there is some specific issue or lighting problem, the chandelier shape is strictly aesthetic and depends on the eye of the beholder....

Lighting Design: foyer lighting, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: This fixture is out of proportion to this area. Look for something around 18 wide and 30 high maximum. The most important constraint is the 5.5 width. Then be sure to allow plenty of clearance underneath, at least 7.5 . A good exercise is to simply...

Lighting Design: installing IKEA chandelier (Kristaller), lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: This question requires personal inspection by an experienced electrician and cannot be answered properly or safely through remote answer and question. Some older homes and others may not have a ground wire for the electrical fixture. Sometimes there is...

Lighting Design: junction box not centered in kitchen, contemporary lighting, apartment condo
contemporary lighting, apartment condo, lamp glass: Dear Michelle-If your friend has a table or island in his kitchen, I would first suggest that he swag a fixture so it hangs over the table or island. Usually this is done with chain, but it can also be done with decorative cord or wire, depending on what...

Lighting Design: POTLIGHTS, rubber hands, brass socket
rubber hands, brass socket, flood lights: I ll need more info because the industry really doesn t use that term potlights to mean any particular type of lamping. so by process of elimination we can figure it out. Obviously it s not a screw in bulb your asking about, so try just pulling it straight...

Lighting Design: dining room chandelier, dining room chandelier, glass specialists
dining room chandelier, glass specialists, glass lampshades: Hello Kelley-Yes, you can swag your fixture to accommodate whatever furniture moves you d like to make in the dining room. Swag kits are sold in lamp parts stores, or even your local Home Depot or Lowes. They consist of all the parts you need to do this....

Lighting Design: dinning room chandelier, drum, cylinder
drum, cylinder, bouillotte: This size is appropriate but you should limit the chandelier width to 28 for this room. If you need more light, select one with more sockets/bulbs and not a greater width. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp and Shade Outlet - http://www.hoylelamps.com/...

Lighting Design: Mini Chandelier Size, wet locations, whirlpool tub
Lighting Design: Mini Chandelier Size, wet locations, whirlpool tub, shower areas

Lighting Design: Mini Chandelier Size, chandelier, light fixture
chandelier, light fixture, location: Chandeliers are really special when located over a bath tub. You are right to consider these questions as the size can be critical. First, think about size relativity, specifically the size of the chandelier compared to the size of the area where it is...

Lighting Design: masterbed room fan, chandelier, light fixture
chandelier, light fixture, location: This sounds very much like my own bedroom. Our 52 fan is perfectly proportioned to our 4 poster bed and to the room itself. Good luck with your project. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp and Shade Outlet - http://www.hoylelamps.com/ Comprehensive...

Lighting Design: mix & match finishes/trim in whole home?, chandelier, light fixture
chandelier, light fixture, location: With the popularity of stainless steel and nickel finish appliances, we encounter this question regularly. It reminds me of the late 1970 s and early 80 s when everything in a room was matching: the tables, the lamps, the shades, curtains, etc. We eventually...

Lighting Design: powder room lighting, drum, cylinder
drum, cylinder, bouillotte: The bowl pendant is much more in proportion to the 6 square room. A 20 wide fixture is the more appropriate size for a den or small living area. For a powder room the up or down light is not so important other than your personal preference. Thanks...

Lighting Design: Replacment part for Chandelier, lamp shade, lamp shades
lamp shade, lamp shades, lampshade: Parts for this chandelier are not available in the after market. They may be available from the manufacturer/distributor but this is extremely unlikely. Repair of the arm may be possible but is likely to be expensive. Sorry that I could not provide a...

Lighting Design: Bathroom vanity lighting, lamps, shades
lamps, shades, lighting: This arrangement is applicable in restaurants and other commercial establishments but it is very utilitarian in appearance for a residential setting. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle Lamp and Shade Outlet - http://www.hoylelamps.com/ Comprehensive...

Lighting Design: Chosing chandelier to go over glass table, lighting, lamps
lighting, lamps, lamp shades: I have never heard of this reflection problem with any chandelier either up or down. I suggest that you simply select the appropriate size chandelier which is most appealing to you. The down light chandelier will provide somewhat more light onto the table...

Lighting Design: Lamp makeover, lamps, shades
lamps, shades, lighting: We refinish similar lamps regularly. Customers bring them to us in a rainbow of colors: avocado, pink, silver...etc. This type of lamp is easily painted. Here is the procedure: 1) Mask all electrical parts (or remove them) 2) Thoroughly clean - clean...

Lighting Design: mini pendants, paper sketch, rules of thumb
paper sketch, rules of thumb, rule of thumb: Sue there are no real rules of thumb on this but, if you could draw the space out in scale. and what i mean is on a 8 1/2x11 paper sketch out the plan of the table and place in scale the three fixtures showing the real diameter. then sketch the elevation an...

Lighting Design: powder room lighting, lamps, lighting
lamps, lighting, chandeliers: These measurements for a hanging bowl type fixture do not in themselves appear problematic. If there do not appear to be other problems associated with these distances then I would not be too concerned. Make sure that there is plenty of clearance beneath...

Lighting Design: replacement glass shade, student shades, student lamp
student shades, student lamp, floral patterns: I m afraid this is going to be impossible to match as it is older and not a pattern I ve seen recently. There is a solid pink 7 shade available, but the pink is a bit lighter than the pink in the flowers on this one. If you think you might be interested,...

Lighting Design: Choosing fixtures, lamps, shades
lamps, shades, lighting: I apologize in advance as my reply may seem inadequate. Using different fixtures from the same collection is likely the easiest way to coordinate the design throughout your home. This is strictly a personal matter and varies with the individual. Regarding...

Lighting Design: dining room lighting, track lighting systems, dining room lighting
track lighting systems, dining room lighting, electrical supply co: I m sorry i don t know what happened but i did answer this question. Must be a flau in the system as they say. Yes there are some track lighting systems that use aircraft cable and lights that connect to this system as a trapeez.You most certainly can suspend...

Lighting Design: Foyer Light Height?, lamps, chandeliers
lamps, chandeliers: The bottom of the chandelier should be position around 11-12 off the floor or where the bottom is located nearly half way up the stairway. You certainly have some latitude of a foot or so in either direction. Look for a fixture around 20 in width or less....

Lighting Design: Lighting over Peninsula, low voltage system, quartz counter tops
low voltage system, quartz counter tops, new faucet: Barb i don t know what your room finishes are but here is a company that has plenty of types and finishes. i think what you could use and still meet all your needs and also give you flexibility is what we call a trapeze type system. This is a low voltage system...

Lighting Design: Pendant Lights over Kitchen Island, lamp, shade
lamp, shade, chandelier: The main idea is equal distribution of light so the logical placement is to mount one pendant in the center then mount each of the remaining two pendants 20-24 from the middle of the center pendant. 24 apart will place the middle of the END pendants...

Lighting Design: Practicality - Design, design element, colored leather
design element, colored leather, reading light: The light sounds quite lovely, and I m sure would be a good decorative choice. It will certainly light the area as long as you are not looking for a reading light for that chair. Usually a floor lamp that directs the light down above a chair is a better...

Lighting Design: replacing a chandelier, lamp wattages, lighting store
lamp wattages, lighting store, table lamps: WOW this is confusing are you trying to make your own chandelier with a barrel shade? if your handy and it sounds like you at least want to be, tackling this project yourself. Go look at a lighting store and instead of looking at the pretty fixtures look...

Lighting Design: Coca-Cola Lamp, lighting, design
lighting, design, lamps: This is not an appropriate venue for appraisal questions and answers due to the complexity and detailed information required. However, I can readily tell you that this lamp is highly collectible and highly sought after. Thanks and Best Regards, Jim Hoyle,...

Lighting Design: new lighting for a multi-tasking room, lamps, lighting
lamps, lighting, lamp shades: Your own description of the room multi tasking has also defined the lighting which is best suited for the room. A single light source will definitely be inadequate. If two 180watt fixtures is dark then consider two chandeliers spaced evenly with a minimum...

Lighting Design: Pendant over bed, bedside reading lamps, headboard and footboard
bedside reading lamps, headboard and footboard, work lamps: Thank You Mel for Your question. Here a good guide I ve found here: http://www.managemyhome.com/mmh/authored/articles/Bedroom+Lighting+101 The Right Height for Lights Don t underestimate the proper placement of task lighting. It can save you eyestrain,...

Lighting Design: Kitchen island lighting, fixture style, watt bulbs
fixture style, watt bulbs, island lighting: Good morning Cynthia First. i want you to understand that it would be to your advantage that whatever fixture style you choose it would have a wattage of at least 60watts, 100w would be preferred. this allows you to put in whatever size lamp you like. Meaning...

Lighting Design: replacement bulbs for a pre lit christmas tree, walgreen, bulbs
Lighting Design: replacement bulbs for a pre lit christmas tree, walgreen, bulbs, holes

Lighting Design: replacement bulbs for a pre lit christmas tree, lit christmas tree, pre lit christmas tree
lit christmas tree, pre lit christmas tree, replacement bulbs: Ernest the lamps on some of these decorative objects are made specifically for them sometime. I would suggest finding out the maker of the tree and getting in touch with them. these types of products are so cheaply made that they may not sell you any, either...

Lighting Design: under cabinet lighting, quartz lamp, new cabinets
quartz lamp, new cabinets, cabinet lighting: yes that is what i meant by tieing them together. As far as the LED having it s own driver built in, this is a possibility, it all depends on what you like. Remember no heat comes from the Front of the LED but the back gets so hot it could cause problems....

Lighting Design: Ceiling lamp shades, lamp shades, lamp glass
lamp shades, lamp glass, chrome base: These shades are most likely from the 1950 s. They are what is called a drum style and were commonly used in kitchens or bathrooms. I don t know what diameter they are, but they are usually 6 , 8 , or 10 across. They are not particularly collectible,...

Lighting Design: Type of Lighting Fixture, steel girder, lighting fixture
steel girder, lighting fixture, designer engineer: i would need to know more than the height of the installation. 1.Is it outside? i would think yes 2.what is the atmosphere of the plant? is it acidic? 3.what is the operating times? does it need to be on 24hours a day? 4. what are you connecting it to?...

Lighting Design: Bookshelf Lighting, bookshelf lighting, electrican
bookshelf lighting, electrican, access panel: no they can t be behind the bookcase unless you could move the case. but they don t mean they need to be in the open. the junction box needs to be available to be worked on. behinsd an access panel or behind a bookcase if it were movable. not hidden in a wall...

Lighting Design: 2 chandeliers over dining table, low voltage downlights, chandeliers
low voltage downlights, chandeliers, chandelier: wow!! 2 chandeliers that is a first for me. i would say i would need to know what size the chandeliers are. you would normally space them equally distant apart, but because the room is so large in length that i would suggest you get yourself some cardboard...

Lighting Design: bedroom lightin, main switch, lightin
main switch, lightin, tony c: i think it s just the builders or the owners preference. Here in the states some cities make the builders put the light in the center of the ceiling while in some others they allow the builder to connect the main switch of the room to control the top half...

Lighting Design: Finishes, silver mirror, bronze metal
silver mirror, bronze metal, tony c: I will get to you shortly fighting the snow. Too much snow in NJ. I ll tell you this could be tricky. But i found most places will let you buy the mirror or furnishings and if it doesn t look good you could take it back. So Buy the mirror i would but it up...

Lighting Design: florescent lighting, electronic ballast, cost of electricity
electronic ballast, cost of electricity, florescent light: Yes it was true back in the day 70 s, 80 s but since they have been able to improve the igniter within the fluorescent lamp and the cost of electricity has gone up. Plus the electronic ballast has contributed mostly. The real killer back then was the old Ballast....

Lighting Design: Kitchen Island Pendant Lighting, spot lamps, crazy weather
spot lamps, crazy weather, question thanks: You can do it in a couple of years when or if you get tired of it. or you can ask the electrician what he thinks and how hard would it be. If you do it i would us a couple of low voltage MR16 spot lamps. He will understand what this is.These fixtures only...

Lighting Design: Lighting in open floor plan, color paint, type structure
color paint, type structure, tony c: I actually have the same type of space in my house and i would say from experience that what i did, (and it works) we put in fixtures that were different but had similar type structure. Ours uses the similar type iron with the same color paint. They look similar...

Lighting Design: pendant lighting for kitchen island, glass lamp shades, lamp glass
glass lamp shades, lamp glass, florescent light: I m not sure I m the best person to answer this question as my expertise is with glass lamp shades but I ll give it a try. Theoretically, two hanging fixtures that are 18 in diameter, each of which has 3 bulbs, will provide you with a good amount of light;...

Lighting Design: pendant lighting for kitchen island, glass shades, sure what type
glass shades, sure what type, dimmer switches: Yes one pendant in the center about 24 to 30 from counter top or just above your eye height. As far as the adjustable spot lights draw a V from under the pendant or use a flash light and aim it at the ceiling as close to hitting the pendants shade as possible...

Lighting Design: Workshop lighting, woodworkin, foot candles
woodworkin, foot candles, ft units: Use the 4 ft lamps they are more readily available and cheaper than the 8 ft units. I would also buy foot fixtures and space them apart so you get a better spread. Only about 2ft. You might also try to use two or three switches to allow yourself to lower...

Lighting Design: dining room chandelier, low voltage downlights, dining room chandelier
low voltage downlights, dining room chandelier, brass chandelier: I did answer this question but i found out that my personal email is down and i can t send anything, sorry. i would suggest that you can match exactly, which is hard sometimes, or you could just match it in color or material. I have done homes that we didn...

Lighting Design: lighting, dinning room table, room space
dinning room table, room space, tony c: a Chandelier should be about 24 to 30 above the table. the dia of the chandelier should be approx 1/2 the width of the table. If your dinning room table is in a room with very high ceilings.(12 to 18ft) then the chandelier can be about 6ft off the floor....

Lighting Design: lighting, chrome faucets, lighting model
chrome faucets, lighting model, types of metals: It would be easier to decorate that way. You would be able to shift Pictures towels etc from bath to bath. It also might be boring you would never know which bath room you were in. But as far as lighting what you could do is find a fixture that has a few...

Lighting Design: can I use an oversized chandelier under certain circumstances?, visual decision, exact height
visual decision, exact height, huge family room: i saw your room area and i know the rules are 1/2 + - the width of the table so 30 would be good. I m concerned about being too much, too busy. If you have the time try to make a mockup of one, using the sizes you quoted me. If not ask the supplier if you...

Lighting Design: lighting types, osram sylvania, color renditions
osram sylvania, color renditions, halogen lights: 1.I don t know of any study that has made that distinction,but a low wattage compact fluorescent would be an energy savings with good amount of light and very little heat. 2.a table light that reaches over center of study area, something with a flexible...

Lighting Design: bathroom lighting, lighting design, bathroom lighting
lighting design, bathroom lighting, foot ceiling: i can t answer this because i don t know what fixture you are hanging an inch from the ceiling. I know hanging anything an inch is tough, because there is not much wire to work with. You also don t say if you have one fixture or two, and what lamp this fixture...

Lighting Design: lightshade, lighting suggestions, tony c
lighting suggestions, tony c, 2cm: Good Morning Kirsty I m sorry but I m not qualified to give you advice on metals and such for this kind of project. But i could give you lighting suggestions concerning the heat from the lamps but I m sure you have already considered that. Whatever you build...

Lighting Design: Fluorescent Fixture, lamp ballast, magnetic ballast
lamp ballast, magnetic ballast, electronic ballast: It is hard to tell without knowing the brand and type of ballast, but most ballast should have a life of 8 to 10 years. this is just an average so you may get lucky and have it last 15years. what you could do is look for yourself. get the catalog number make...

Lighting Design: Kitchen lighting, kitchen lighting, cabinet doors
kitchen lighting, cabinet doors, florescent lights: yes 6 cans should be enough, but i want you to look at the room as a vertical space not just in plan. For example you may want you lights to be lined up with you cabinet doors either at the door knobs or center of each door. rather than just dividing you space...

Lighting Design: fluoroscent lamp life, illumination levels, power watts
illumination levels, power watts, footcandles: well the 32watt lamp will burn 32watts of electricity however the ballast you choose will have something to say about that as well. if you use a ballast with a powerfactor of 80% then it s like putting a governor on the lamp. it will use 80% of that wattage...

Lighting Design: breakfast room lighting, lighting web, room lighting
lighting web, room lighting, funky things: You would likely use two pendants (centered and equal distant) and they would be about 6 to8 in diameter. But what i would like you to do is to sit back and try to visualize what these things and sizes would look like, and where they would go. Because these...

Lighting Design: Underwriters Laboratories numbers, underwriters laboratories, lamp manufacturers
underwriters laboratories, lamp manufacturers, better luck: No not normally these number usually just are identifications on the products used in manufacturing or just a catalog number of lamp for that specific manufacturer. Tony But you may have better luck asking one of the major lamp manufacturers how or if they...

Lighting Design: Converting Chandelier Regular Bulbs to Candle w/Bulbs, wattage bulbs, tiffin ohio
wattage bulbs, tiffin ohio, candle type: Jennifer I will look into this adapter, there were a few that i know they had heat problems with in the past. But that was for the higher wattage bulbs. Tony C I will re-answer this site at a later date so don; t forget to check back into the site. ...

Lighting Design: Converting Chandelier Regular Bulbs to Candle w/Bulbs, glass holder, san marco
Lighting Design: Converting Chandelier Regular Bulbs to Candle w/Bulbs, glass holder, san marco, chandelier

Lighting Design: pot and track lighting, incandescent bulbs, jewelry shops
incandescent bulbs, jewelry shops, vague questions: i finally got a chance to help you. Most of the recessed downlights that are on the market for residential use is still the same. However you could get better downlights that are used for commercial but they still do the same function. If you have insulation...

Lighting Design: Workshop Lighting, lighting plan, general lighting
lighting plan, general lighting, lens type: you could use a four light four foot what we call in the industry a (Wrap around lens) type fixture. this will give you great overall illumination. Not know if you will have dedicated areas in the shop you could install these 8foot on center in length and...

Lighting Design: Ambient/enhanced lighting leds, electrical supply company, changing colors
electrical supply company, changing colors, wont matter: This is a hard one because you want to build this yourself. So what you will need is to go to an electrical supply company and ask them to show you what they have available for your project. They will show you a few strips of leds that you may use. They will...

Lighting Design: How to determine number of lamps required and the alternative LED tube arrangement., t8 lamps, llf
t8 lamps, llf, dear mr: I m sorry Pinon but i don t have that information on LED T8 lamps. I do know that if you have windows in the space you might want to look into controls of fluorescent lamps as a way to save energy by re-directing the sunlight. I belive that LEDs are not the...

Lighting Design: Lighting fixture wattage capacity ratings, watts energy, flood lights
watts energy, flood lights, wattage bulb: yes yes yes you are right on the money, you can use any energy efficient bulb that indicates that it is approximately the equivalent to a higher wattage bulb. eg. if your fixture indicates it can handle the heat of a 12o watts then any lamp that uses less...

Lighting Design: Value of Lamps, exact value, yard sale
exact value, yard sale, local store: I m sorry, but we are not appraisers so we can t really tell you an exact value. The lamps do appear new to me, rather than antique. The shades do look like crystal but I can t tell from a picture whether or not they are real crystal or pressed glass. You...

Lighting Design: Lamp, lamp glass, piece of glass
lamp glass, piece of glass, picture frame: This is an unusual lamp which I ve never seen before! I suspect there was a flat piece of glass held in what you refer to as a picture frame. Perhaps it fit into the frame from the back, held by small clips or something similar. Take a closer look at...

Lighting Design: Student Apt desk lamp, desk lamp, gooseneck lamp
desk lamp, gooseneck lamp, lighting fixtures: A gooseneck lamp would probably work best for you. This would direct the light downwards to a smallish area. Here s an example of an antique one: http://citylights.nu/images/IMG_1478.JPG You can also find new lamps in this style in most places that...

Lighting Design: Need to brighten up a dark room, lighting accents, pine paneling
lighting accents, pine paneling, watt lamps: Odd is when you put the dining room table on the ceiling. One problem at a time. Lighting the dining room table, it s ok to put a chandelier over the table with the bottom of the fixture about 20 to 24 above the table. according to your taste this fixture...

Lighting Design: Bathroom sconce placement and size, reflection of light, tony c
reflection of light, tony c, wall sconce: this is a tough one, because you really only have room for one sconce on the right side. Why don t you think about putting two lights over the 4ft section and one over the 2ft section, and not have any hanging from the ceiling. I----------------- I ...

Lighting Design: kitchen lighting, tony c, electrician
tony c, electrician, long island: Sorry it took so long for me to get to this. #1 you could call in a electrician to move the box or move it yourself. A little patching and painting would solve your problem. #2 look for a pendant fixture that has a long cover plate that would facilitate...

Lighting Design: battery operated indoor pot lighting with remote controi, tony c, electrician
tony c, electrician, living room: welcome to your first time. Sorry no that is not happening. get yourself an electrician an have him wire it up. you can get battery powered under cabinet lights and closet lights but they will not give you enough light from a ceiling, and you need to touch...

Lighting Design: chandelier, tiffany style, pieces of glass
tiffany style, pieces of glass, ebay: This lamp is indeed from the 1970 s and made to look like the Tiffany-style of glass. If you search EBAY, you ll see that other lamps manufactured by the same company do show up from time to time. There is also a forum regarding this mark at: http://antiquesandthearts.com/forumresponse.asp?var=859&var2=14...

Lighting Design: Pendant light spacing, dining room table, inch dia
dining room table, inch dia, ikea: i saw the fixture and at only 12 in dia. it seems kind of small for the table. Normally a fixture over a table that size would be approx. 22 dia + - . As far as how long the plank of wood would be, i would suggest that you start off with something at least...

Lighting Design: discoloration from halogen track lighting, halogen track lighting, wattage bulb
halogen track lighting, wattage bulb, ugly stains: i would suggest you change to a small par20 they come in spot med flood and flood so you could still get your bright color from controlled source.And they are 120volts not low voltage. The buzzing could be from a lot of things. one of them is the low voltage...

Lighting Design: Italian lighting, italian artisans, italian lighting
italian artisans, italian lighting, glass work: It sure is beautiful, this looks like something that may have come out of Venice. I say this because of the glass work. I would take very good pictures of it to show the craftsmanship and details. So the photos need to be very close. The more photos you have...

Lighting Design: optimum task lighting, task lighting, tony c
task lighting, tony c, sconce: Wow you have allot going on. it is tough for me to visualize everything you explained, but think about adding a linear light (Fluorescent, or Linear incandescent on the side of the center cabinet. You could add fixture from the ceiling on the center of the...

Lighting Design: Pendant Lighting, tony c, kitchen island
tony c, kitchen island, counter top: This is a very hard question to answer without knowing the general size of the space they will be in. The only thing i might suggest is that you mock up different size pendant fixtures. Use paper or cardboard to simulate the shade then add a piece of string...

Lighting Design: pricing, replacement glass lamp shades, glass lamp shades
replacement glass lamp shades, glass lamp shades, crystal pendants: I m not sure there is really a name for this lighting. It all appears to be new and your best bet might be to price it at a new lighting showroom or a website to see what it sells for currently. The glass shades are all new and the smaller ones would retail...

Lighting Design: Lighting for woodworking shop, woodworking shop, footcandles
woodworking shop, footcandles, kind attention: Bob by my calculations you will need 40 -4ft fixtures . You can install them in tandem which will give the 8ft fixtures, the lamp to use is a 4ft lamp, it will be easier to work with and cheaper. you didn t give me a light level to work with you just said...

Lighting Design: info on vintage fixtures, rambusch, sconce
rambusch, sconce, light fixtures: Rambusch has been around since 1898 or so. So even though these fixtures look antique they are only maybe 60 to 80 years old. But i can tell you from the photos that they certainly can be upgraded because the sockets are easily accessible and the material...

Lighting Design: Shape of light over table, rectangle shape, square shape
rectangle shape, square shape, downside: I think it mostly depends on the style of pendant that you want. If you can find something in a square shape that you like and that you think works with the rest of the decor in your kitchen, I see no reason not to use it. By the same token, I don t think...

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Lighting Design: wireing problem, tony c, light switch
tony c, light switch, hot wire: ok that does sound like a real problem. An electrician should be able to trace down the short. It may be in the first outlet on the circuit going into the room. and sometimes a non electrician may wire and outlet backwards and put the hot wire on the ground...

Lighting Design: Bathroom Vanity Light over Wall Mounted Cabinet, wall mounted cabinets, bathroom vanity
wall mounted cabinets, bathroom vanity, medicine cabinet: yes you can use the recessed lights if you buy the kind that you could adjust the angle towards your face. You could hang one fixture over the med cabinets and stop it just above the door swing. but in this case i would use the two smaller adj fixtures. Installed...

Lighting Design: Dining room lighting - variable table size, dimmer switches, mr16 lamp
dimmer switches, mr16 lamp, flexible track: You could install either a standard lighting track attached directly to the ceiling in a wide H appearance. like the two ends of the table would have 2 ft pieces of track and connected together with a 4 ft track in the center. then you could place several...

Lighting Design: Converting one Chandelier to Pendants, electrical malfunction, tony c
electrical malfunction, tony c, electrical supply: You need to go to an electrical supply store (not a big box store) They may have one on Hand or they would have a connection to a mfr that may sell you one. They don t normally like to do this because of the hazard of electrical malfunction and responsibility....

Lighting Design: fluorescent light box replacement, tin ceiling tiles, wood butcher
tin ceiling tiles, wood butcher, corner plates: That is a very creative idea, and i like it. I can t see where the table is but i see you have a pendant beyond this room. Maybe you can leave all the trim of the fluorescent fixture (which looks beautiful) and where the inside of the box is you could make...

Lighting Design: Lighting issues for 7.5" Bristol pine wonder tree…please help!!!, lighting issue, lighting issues
lighting issue, lighting issues, plug ins: I have a three part tree as well, each section is labeled A,B,C. Each section plug s into each other, it sounds like you might have a central plug for all three to plug into. All i could tell you is to: 1. plug the main plug into the wall outlet. 2. plug...

Lighting Design: rewiring chandelier, light chandelier, lighting store
light chandelier, lighting store, inline switch: No it s not different you still have a hot and a neutral making a connection to two wires in a junction box in the ceiling. Just because you have three lights they should all be tied together to come out with a two connection. Of course we have the green ground...

Lighting Design: victorian chandelier?, center measures, philadelphia area
center measures, philadelphia area, approximate value: I believe you could attach photos to this web site. But from what i see from this photo it does not appear to be Victorian.I am not sure of it s historical value but i wouldn t be able to tell via a photo anyway to really find out if it is real you need to...

Lighting Design: Sconces over 30 " bathroom vanity, bathroom vanity, eye height
bathroom vanity, eye height, tony c: It sounds like your running out of room. You didn t say whether you have more than enough room on that wall to put a sconce on each side of the mirror. I would hang two fixtures at eye height from the ceiling on each side of the frame of the mirror. This will...

Lighting Design: Lighting over Table, wall sconces, wall washer
wall sconces, wall washer, breakfront: Thanks for the photo it s worth a 1000 words. i will assume that the wall to the other head of the table has a breakfront or something? You could either add wall sconces on either side of the painting. ( i don t like that because it will encroach on the open...

Lighting Design: Garage lighting for auto detailing, garage lighting, bay garage
garage lighting, bay garage, ceiling space: I guess you could try setting up a portable fluorescent fixture that would be on wheels and roll it around the cars as you work, maybe make a few, this way you have light exactly where you need it. Or If your hang the fixtures from the ceiling with chain...

Lighting Design: Kitchen Table Lighting, galley kitchen, window over the sink
galley kitchen, window over the sink, lighting stores: I see the problem, as a person that can see the slietest unbalance this would drive me nuts as well. But i think i may have your solution. two linear light track, you can install them parallel the table or perpendicular. i would use several fixtures to light...

Lighting Design: choosing pendant LED lights for a kitchen, lamp type, viable solution
lamp type, viable solution, ceiling lights: Yes it is a viable solution and LED do come in other wattages but you really have to keep in mind that you need to match the sockets up to the right lamp type. But i really don t think i they will provide the kind of illumination you will need in the kitchen....

Lighting Design: lighting in multipurpose dining area, dimmer switches, separate dining room
dimmer switches, separate dining room, formal dinners: Not knowing the size of your space it hard to tell. but it sounds like if the ceiling is open you could do what i like to see in a dinning room 1 a nice chandelier it should be half the dia of your table or the width. if you table is linear 3 x 6 or something...

Lighting Design: dinning room lighting, room lighting, tony c
room lighting, tony c, chandelier: Part1. the chandelier should be at least 1/2 the WIDTH of the table. Part2. the chandelier should be approximately 24 to 30 inches above the table top. It could be higher and wider if the room is very tall. My dining room is 18ft tall and my chandelier is...

Lighting Design: Information about our chandelier
Lighting Design: Information about our chandelier

Lighting Design: Information about our chandelier, swarovski crystal chandelier, lighting companies
swarovski crystal chandelier, lighting companies, schonbek: It is beautiful, it looks similar to a swarovski crystal chandelier, but i can t tell how old it is from the photo. If it is real crystal it could be in the $10K range. Unfortunately many lighting companies make knock-offs of swarovski style products. But...

Lighting Design: replacing fluorescent lighting in a basement
After 30 years you probably need to change the lamp types from t12 to 18 anyway. Not many people sell T12 lamps. ( they are the big fat lamps 1 1/4 dia.) T8 s are 1 dia. Not having availability of day light is a concern. For whatever you buy make sure to...

Lighting Design: lighting fixture
Ok now I understand you have the fixture and not the pole. I couldn t imagine someone saving a pole from 1956. this fixture looks great it can certainly be used. I would box it up and take it to an electrical distribution store. not a big box store . ask the...

Lighting Design: Bathroom Lighting
Good questions 1. the placement of the fixture sounds correct. 2. I always like to use a 100watt A lamp. Put this on a dimmer switch, this way you get the amount of light you like for any time or need. Some dimmer switches will allow you to keep the light...

Lighting Design: living room lighting, living room lighting, table lamps
living room lighting, table lamps, room areas: It s all about style. If there is something about each item that would be complementing each other then i think it will work well. If one is orange and the other is purple, you might want to get a new couch, or get help. Only kidding. There really isn t...

Lighting Design: Width & Height of End Table Lamps, lamp shades, table lamps
lamp shades, table lamps, rule of thumb: I m not crazy over thumbs when it comes to your personal taste. Try this, i would like you to sit on the couch and look to see if you could see the light bulb when sitting in a casual manner. If you can, either the shade is too short or the lamp is too...

Lighting Design: Bathroom lighting placement, vanity light bars, dimmer switches
vanity light bars, dimmer switches, design magazines: I would use a two light bars and put both bars on one switch. Make sure you buy light bars that can take 100watt bulbs. If not you will need a three light bar at 60watts.I think that may look too crowded on the wall. You could always put it on a dimmer if...

Lighting Design: Fluroescent lighting, compact fluorescent light bulbs, fluorescent light bulbs
compact fluorescent light bulbs, fluorescent light bulbs, compact fluorescent lamps: Sorry I m late in answering I have ill. There are no Compact fluorescent lamps that will fit into a 2x4 fixture. you could check into what we call a basket fixture. It is still a 2x4 housing(not yours), but it contains a basket that hides the lamps in the...

Lighting Design: light bulb question, daylight spectrum, incandescent bulbs
daylight spectrum, incandescent bulbs, incandescent lamps: These Candelabra type bulbs are not going off the market. these type of fixtures will never go away and you shouldn t use LEDS either .They are too hot for this type of lamp base. I have done many historic building where these type of fixtures exist. Please...

Lighting Design: overhead/hanging lighting for vaulted ceiling that lacks hardwiring, level townhouse, drilling holes
level townhouse, drilling holes, upstairs bedroom: I m not sure exactly what you want to do but the paper fixtures you show looks appropriate. Now how to get wiring down to the receptacle in the loft or in the living room. you ll want to control it from either space right? I would plug it in upstairs in the...

Lighting Design: Antique Brass Chandelier
Looks like a great pick-up especially at an Auction but it is so hard to tell with a photo. If I were you I would take it to an lighting show room. (not a box store) Crystals are hard to determine if they are real or just cheap cut glass. Check your area...

Lighting Design: Fireplace lighting
I would try the two existing lights as floods but I would like to see you add a third about 3ft in front of these two and centered of course. that could be a very narrow spot and aimed at the hearth floor while the other 2 floods high lite the stone work....

Lighting Design: Fluorescent lights not going on when humid
It sounds like a job for an electrician, you may have a loose wire at the switch. It also could be a bad ground wire somewhere in one of the fixtures. The brass sockets are so delicate and can have many ways to give you trouble. 1. Not making a consistent...

Lighting Design: lighting a picture
Samuel. People don t realize how difficult this task can be to get it right. How this works is that light reflects in the opposite angle as it hits the object. So.. What I want you to do is to put a dot on the wall where you plan to hang the painting....

Lighting Design: Chandelier Design.
Yes but what I was trying to say that the regulators are out there doing the same thing now but with stage lighting and disco colored rotating lights. They all work like your saying but with Things that would be usable to the public. Are you just trying to...

Lighting Design: Build Hardwired Pendant Light
1 Correct 2 correct 3 correct 4 correct I was looking at those sockets they are not grounded and even with a switch they wont need a three wire so forget it all together. So when you connect the green wire to the junction box really does nothing for...

Lighting Design: antique lamp, antique lamp, original look
antique lamp, original look, flea market: I will be more than happy to offer some information about the lamp but a good photo and measurements are required. You are welcome to correspond with me directly through my lamp website and I will respond as soon as I hear from you. Best Regards www.hoylelamps.com...

Lighting Design: chandelier, room dimensions, chandelier
room dimensions, chandelier, hoyle: Some additional information that would help me answer your question: Is this a dining room or another room ? Ceiling height Table size Number of chairs Room dimensions Thanks and Best Regards - Jim Hoyle www.hoylelamps.com junguljim@bellsouth.net...

Lighting Design: Light Fixture Rating, compact fluorescent bulbs, light emitting diode
compact fluorescent bulbs, light emitting diode, cfl bulbs: The wattage rating on light bulbs is actually a measurement of the amount of energy (electricity) that the bulb uses. Yes, you can substitute a 23 watt compact fluorescent (CFL) for a 75 watt incandescent. Just be certain that the fluorescent bulb fits properly...

Lighting Design: Lighting Colors, google search, gastonia north carolina
google search, gastonia north carolina, luck jim: You might try one of the novelty stores that are common in many shopping malls. Also try party stores. In some cities there are specialty light bulb stores. Do a Google search in Charlotte and Gastonia North Carolina and you are likely to find one of these...

Lighting Design: lighting, architecture work, type lamp
architecture work, type lamp, personal matter: I would be happy to answer this question better but I need some further description of balance light . There are many such terms used rather loosely in sales and marketing so I want to make certain of what you are asking. Generally work projects and utility...

Lighting Design: Positioning of light fixture over dining table, farmhouse kitchen, vertical location
farmhouse kitchen, vertical location, lighting fixture: Great question ! We often get this inquiry from customers visiting our showroom. The average table is 30 tall and the best vertical location for a hanging residential dining room fixture is so the bottom of the fixture is around 32 - 36 from the table top....

Lighting Design: recessed lighting housing and trim mix n match, lighting store, store person
lighting store, store person, lighting fixture: Altering a lighting fixture requires a licensed professional and even then it is likely not a good idea. I agree with the lighting store person who said that you could not do this. Please do not alter the fixture. Best Regards Jim Hoyle www.hoylelamps.co...

Lighting Design: Vintage lamps/vintage lighting fixture, vintage lamps, globe type
vintage lamps, globe type, vintage lighting: Both sound very interesting. The lamp actually sounds very familiar to me. I should be able to help with both issues but unfortunately both require photos. You can check out my website and contact me from any page: www.hoylelamps.com Best Regards...

Lincoln/Mercury: 1996 Nissan Maxima Repair, nissan maxima, nissan usa
nissan maxima, nissan usa, nissan dealer: Albert: According to my service manager, there was switch on Nissan before 1997 models. Ask your Nissan dealer for more details.And don t forget to check out the Certified Nissans and the wonderful 2006 Maximas with a $1,500 rebate or low rate financing.For...

Lincoln/Mercury: 1999 Infinity G20 - grinding noise, excessive tire wear, o2 sensors, infinity g20
o2 sensors, infinity g20, wheel alignment: Heidi:acording to my service manager,the tires may require a four wheel alignment or wheel bearing may be bad. the tires could also be cupped .may I suggest get second opinion. the service light could be from loose gas cap or o2 sensors(emissions).one more...

Lincoln/Mercury: buting a car, nissan dealership, carmax
nissan dealership, carmax, 2004 maxima: There is nothing wrong with the Maxima.Except the cost difference.The Maxima only comes with a V-6,but Altima comes with a 4 or V-6.Carmax is not only dealer in town. Consider a Nissan dealership.Because they offer selection,better financing and sometimes...

Lincoln/Mercury: my heatercore is leaking fluid on floor of passenger side how can i find out the problem and where is it located at?, nissan maxima, heatercore
nissan maxima, heatercore, heater core: Since this is a service issue,our master tech explained: 1)the heater core would require complete front dash removal to get to the heater core.(Is it worth the expense?)2)If the lines become pugged,you will get poor heat and possible over heating. My opinion...

Lincoln/Mercury: Lease/Purchase, nissan usa, nissan dealership
nissan usa, nissan dealership, best bet: Donald:Leasing is good for getting more car for less payment.There are several options.The best bet is reach your nearest Nissan dealership through Leasing mgr. to explain your driving needs.And remember not everyone is able to qualify for a lease option(ie.good...

Lincoln/Mercury: Nissan Sentra will not start, nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra
nissan sentra xe, nissan sentra, sentras: Mike:it could be the starter seloid.you might check the car through a Nissan tech for a opinion.my past sggestions has been consider the cost(money)factor.the 2006 Sentras have a $2,250 rebate.this way you have a full factory warranty with the car.(no more...

Lincoln/Mercury: nissan 86 200sx, spedometer, speedmeter
spedometer, speedmeter, speedo cable: Jessica:the horn may not work, maybe because it might be a bad connection from the switch.and the speedmeter because of the speedo cable. my past advice has been:are these repairs exceed the value of the car?consider this:$2,250 rebate on a 2006 Sentra or...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 01 mercury cougar gas gauge, mercury cougar, gas gauge
mercury cougar, gas gauge, ford products: Hi Travis, I know it s cold out there, but you are supposed to shut of your car when you are refueling. When you restart, it resets the computer. You have nothing to worry about, this is how it is on all Ford products. My Lincoln does the same thing...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 02 Mercury Sable leaking coolant, mercury sable, temperature guage
mercury sable, temperature guage, c unit: Hi Angie, Is it green or clear like water? If it s green, you ll want to have that checked out by your local garage. If it s clear, it s likely condensation from the A/C unit, nothing to worry about and is quite normal. The more humid it is, the more condensation...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 02 Navigator ac, cold line, ac unit
cold line, ac unit, freon: Hi Kermit, Couldn t find mine either! I do have a lousey diagram and would be happy to email it to you. But, I strongly suggest taking to an A/C expert because this is a closed system. Meaning, if your low on freon, your leaking. It is not easy, unless...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 02 Sable bucking, torque converter clutch, clutch plate
torque converter clutch, clutch plate, trouble lights: HI Dave, Order yourself a bottle of Lube Guard for Ford. eBay has them for like $6.00. I think what you are experiencing is torque converter clutch chatter and the lube guard will fix this. Better yet, run down to your favorite auto parts guy and get a...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1978 Mercury Marquis V8 351/modified400, mercury marquis, transportation source
mercury marquis, transportation source, thire: Hello hun you say u have replaced the alt about a year ago thire is a main wire runing to the starter from alt. it is red i want you to follow this wire to starter and see if it is tight . i think it is louse . and will cause this staling problem . pleas...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1983 Grand Marquies, fuel injection system, crank sensor
fuel injection system, crank sensor, vac line: Hello jann this year had a certian carb . they were very touchy i would say what the carb is the problem if the vac lines are right . i would look in to have the carb checked . good luck to u hun and you have a pretty name and please rate my serivice if...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1984 Mercury Grand Marquis, mercury grand marquis, jumper cables
mercury grand marquis, jumper cables, grand marquis: hello sara sorry to say i am not in my shop wright now i will be returing sat morn . then i will email you the diagriam you need . watch your boy frend make sure he does not screw up again lol. good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name and please rate my...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1985 Linc Twn Car No hot air in car, water valve, heater core
water valve, heater core, first flush: Hello Matt this is a blockage in the heater core first flush the system . the best u can if the blockage is not to bad you can on block it. Other wise the heater core will have to be changed. Good luck to u and if you need any more help just let me...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1986 towncar, electrical faults, lincoln towncar
electrical faults, lincoln towncar, tail lights: you wouldent believe this but i just lent the book to a friend that will tell me if that front end will fit. i cant tell you at this time sorry. the lights, sounds like a broken wire. start looking near the area that got hit for a squished wire. electrical...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1988 Cougar 302 not starting, dash lights, zel
dash lights, zel, solenoid: hello hun i would check the pos. cable make sure it is not broke and check the zel. wires and the cable going to starter. some times you can get a bad starter i would have that rechecked to. good luck to u hun and if u need more help just let me know ....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1988 lincoln towncar power window, track bolts, metric bolts
track bolts, metric bolts, 1988 lincoln towncar: hello keasha the motor as a track that runs the window up and down the track bolts to window take the screws and then slide window up then you will see 3 no 10 metric bolts holding the motor in the door remove that is all thire is to it good luck to u hun...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Continental, Anti-Theft, and Intermittent fuel flow problem, side kick panel, modual
side kick panel, modual, lincoln continental: Thanks for the kind words Chris, hope I can live up to them here. You can get a key fob from the dealer for around $30. We can reprogram it to you car fairly easily. Though the anti theft should disarm when you unlock the door. You might try unlocking...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Lincoln Mark VII Odometer Error, lincoln mark vii, speedometer gears
lincoln mark vii, speedometer gears, technical service bulletins: Ah, I gave you some wrong info, I was thinking how the analog speedo/odometer works. Sorry, yours is fully electronic. Here is a couple of Technical Service Bulletins on this. Please read them in full and I have notes below and at the bottom, the correct part...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Lincoln Mark VII, lincoln mark vii, 1989 lincoln mark vii
lincoln mark vii, 1989 lincoln mark vii, turn signals: hello trudy you can try reseting the cmpuiter by takeing off the pos, cable for one min sometimes this will work . if not it is a short and will have to be brought to a shop who can run a wire diagnostiac test on the wireing to see where the short is . good...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 MERCURY GRAND MARQUIS, mercury grand marquis, caliper pistons
mercury grand marquis, caliper pistons, 1989 mercury grand marquis: Hello Bob had the same idiea as you water on the brakes allways first thoat then i agree with you a portion valve is not working wright . that would be my thoat if the system was gone threw and by the sounds of things you did good luck with this and bob let...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Merc Grand Marquis wont start, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor
mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor, mass air flow: Hi Kat, The Mass Air Flow sensor is located at the air cleaner box in the air intake tube. It will have a plug in it with 3 or 4 wires. It could also be a fuel pump, maybe. With these newer cars there are just to many sensors to try and guess. It might...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1990 Lincoln Continental, wheel bearing, lincoln continental
wheel bearing, lincoln continental, side tire: the first thing is change the oil and charge the battery or replace with a new one see if it starts then a good tune up . the caplier will have to be removed and removed and wheel bearing and brakes should be replaced on all for wheels and bearings repacked...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1990 lincoln continental suspension system, honest mechanic, car mechanic
honest mechanic, car mechanic, followup question: hello hun the way we look for leaks at the shop is start the comproser or jump it over and spray soap water from a spray bottole . then change the sextion of the line . I am in new york . dont know any good shops there but i will ask around for you . so check...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1990 towncar, jumper wire, elct
jumper wire, elct, power assist: hello dave thanks for the nice words. did you check the fuses . I really belive you have a bad fuel pump. the tank would have to be droped and rember you can run a jumper wire from your battery to the fuel pump wires and see if the car starts . to see...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1991 Lincoln Town Car, lincoln town car, railroad track
lincoln town car, railroad track, louse: hello mary if your mech. cant check it out it will have to go to a shop who can . I belive this is a louse cont. in the fuel engt or on the fuel pump . i would tell him to check that out before takeing it to another shop good luck to u hun and u have a pretty...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1991 Lincoln town car won't start, lincoln town car, work radio
lincoln town car, work radio, avail: Hi Emily, Check to see the the anti-theft is off by opening the car with the key from the driver door. If no avail try locking and unlocking the car with the remote. If you still can t get it started, try it in neutral, if no luck there, try slowly moving...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1992 Grand Marquis Headlights/Starting, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, battery cables: Hi Mark, How long did the lights stay on? Is the headlight sentery (delay) turned on accidently. I never turn mine off. This can cause the headlights to not shut of for up to 5 or 6 minutes. Make sure the car is fully in park. Try starting in neutral if...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1992 LTC Brakes and Suspension, malfunction indicator light, scan tool
malfunction indicator light, scan tool, volt meter: Hey Dave, Thanks for the Sox plug! Diagnostic Trouble Codes are stored in the computer and usually, not always, turn on the MIL or malfunction indicator light AKA check engine light. Most vehicles have three sections in the computer. ABS, Engine and Transmission....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1992 Sable steering rack, power steering pump, variable control
power steering pump, variable control, sable: Hi Michael, I had the same thing going on with a car at the shop. It was the power steering pump itself. Yeap, we changed the rack first, leaking anyway, but didn t fix it until we traded out pumps. One thing also, there is a sub-frame under the engine...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 f150 tranny, throttle position sensor, computer brain
throttle position sensor, computer brain, accurate diagnosis: Hi James, I would guess then you will have to take it to a transmission shop in town. From what you are telling me, because there is no light on, you may end up having to rebuilding that transmission. Sounds like a bad pump and there is an undated one...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Grand Marquis, brake shift interlock, grand marquis
brake shift interlock, grand marquis, brake switch: Hi Teresa, If all your wiring and fuses seem ok, then I believe you will need to replace the Brake Shift Interlock Solenoid. Located on the steering column underneath the dash. Before you do that check to make sure the wires are connected properly...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 MERCURY COUGER-DASH AND PARKING LIGHTS STOP WORKING, mercury couger, dash lights
mercury couger, dash lights, running lights: You know I hate these types of questions Larry! LOL Well, let s see what we have here. I am going to figure that it s the light switch, but let me look at something real quick... Ok, I didn t find anything that ties these all together so it must be the switch...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury Grand Marquis, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, position switch: Hi Teresa, That AOD-E model of transmission in your car will need to be rebuilt. The seals inside the transmission have dried up and are hardened. They become pliable again when that warm up. Pressure in the transmission is leaking around the seals inside....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury grand Marquis rumbling sound, mercury grand marquis, cottman transmission center
mercury grand marquis, cottman transmission center, spare tire jack: Hi William, Where do we start? First, make sure everything in the trunk is tied down, spare tire, jack and so on... Second, it could be a bad mount on the transmission or a bad shock in the rear. Could be a bad wheel bearing as well. Then again it could...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury Tracer Problems, powertrain control module, 1993 mercury tracer
powertrain control module, 1993 mercury tracer, mercury tracer: Hello hun Yes is a power tran mod. the dealer is right .And yes if the compuiter is alos melted i would change it out. but rember at a sallavge yard you can get a good used compuiter for around 50 dollors. Good luck to u again and if u need more help...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury Villager door/alarm remote reprogramming, mercury villager, courtesy light
mercury villager, courtesy light, data connector: HI Stephen, Wanted to post this as info comes through to me. The dealer will have to program the key fob. They use a computer and hook into to your data connector. It s call the STAR system. I was also told that your keyless system is a dealer install not...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury Villager, mercury villager, circulation problem
mercury villager, circulation problem, heater core: you need to find out if it is a coolant circulation problem or a heater damper door problem. tell the mechanic to check if the damper doors (the flaps that direct the air where to go) are closing at idle. if so than there is a problem with the vacume side...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 mercury tracer timing belt, 1993 mercury tracer, spark plug wire
1993 mercury tracer, spark plug wire, mercury tracer: Hi Terri, Ok, well first we need to see if we have spark. Remove a spark plug wire and hold it nest to something metal while someone cranks the engine. Another trick diagnosing is to remove the distributor cap and watch the rotor to make sure it turns....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 COUGAR, head gaskets, head gasket
head gaskets, head gasket, exaust: hello anthony this is a norm shop price to be honest both head gaskets should be done they will not find to much wroang as long as the car was not over heated it sounds to me like the car is woth it u have put a lot of money in the car. as long as it drives...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 Lin Contin oil light and such on and off, hello spring, oil light
hello spring, oil light, contin: hello spring did they replace the light in the car this is proulbly the problem it does not have to be a bad sender just a luse bulb will make it flicker . or if idile goes to low. good luck to u spring hun if you need more help we will work on this toghter...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 Mercury Sable speedometer/transmission problems, mercury sable, speed sensors
mercury sable, speed sensors, sensor measures: Is the check engine light on? This will indicate what the problem is. There are two speed sensors on that transmission. Turbine and VSS. The VSS runs the speedometer, the turbine sensor measures engine speed. If these don t match, then the computer sees a...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 mercury grand marquis @136600 miles, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, intake ports: Hi Chris, Where to start? Let s try this: Run a couple of tanks of Shell premium through that baby and see if the rattle goes away. If it s a ping, and grand-dad drove like, well grand-dad s do, then there could be some build up on the valves. Shell is...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 mercury marquis brakes, mercury marquis, abs brakes
mercury marquis, abs brakes, abs system: hello rick well rick from the start it was in the abs system . the master cyl did not have to be changed or did the boster need changeing . it was in the abs system they should have done a diagnostic test from the start . they were guessing with your wallet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1994 Town Car Stalling, hundred reasons, egr valve
hundred reasons, egr valve, fuel filter: Hi Joe, There are a few hundred reasons this could happening, I need a bit more info. Check engine light on? Does this happen hot, cold, doesn t matter? In gear, out of gear? This is likely a bad sensor, not a tune up issue. Your car is fully computer...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 Grand Marquis Electrical, grand marquis, radio clock
grand marquis, radio clock, reguardless: Hi Andre, Those are all on fuse number 8. Replace the fuse first, reguardless if it looks ok. This should take care of your issue. If you need more info please resubmit with your email address because our system does not let me send pics and the diagrams...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 lincoln towncar, bumper to bumper warranty, lincoln mercury
bumper to bumper warranty, lincoln mercury, warranty status: HI Ronda, I found this TSB about the alarm system. Also, you can not remove a factory alarm system. The ECU needs it to run the car. The shut off should be by unlocking, with the key, the driver door. Article No. 96-6-3 03/11/96 ANTI-THEFT SYSTEM...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 Mercury Sable - radiator fan, radiator cooling fan, mercury sable
radiator cooling fan, mercury sable, engine radiator: Good morning, Len! Looks like you have a bad radiator cooling fan control module. Located at the top of the radiator. It s a black rectangler box. Also, you might want to check the Engine Coolant Temperature (ECT) Sensor located on the intake manifold....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 mercury cougar, mercury cougar, auto electrician
mercury cougar, auto electrician, sterring wheel: I think I answered this earlier. But I strongly suggest you take it to an auto electrician. Probably something simple they may be aware of. There are no TSBs or recalls on this and no known issue that would be consistent with this car. Sorry I couldn t help...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 mercury cougar safety, cougar safety, mercury cougar
cougar safety, mercury cougar, tune ups: hello todd if the car runs good and no problems with the motor yea i would have the timeing changed and it would be good for a another 115,000 and as far as tranny i would have it serived and after that every 50,000 and the car would last you for ever with...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 mercury cougar, mercury cougar, annoying sounds
mercury cougar, annoying sounds, air bags: Boy, that s annoying... Sounds like a short in the column. You ll need to remove the multi function lever (turn signal) and horn mechanism under the wheel, inspect them for damage as well as connections. Disconnect the battery before hand. Remove the fuse...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 mercury sable speedometer, vehicle speed sensor, mercury sable
vehicle speed sensor, mercury sable, output speed: Hey Alex, The speedo works on an electronic speed sensor on the transmission. I would start by replacing the OUTPUT speed sensor or what we call the VSS, vehicle speed sensor. It is located towards the front of the transmission and has a 2 prong connecter...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Mercury Sable GS wagon, mercury sable, power steering pump
mercury sable, power steering pump, rear shocks: Hi Kim, I personally like Sables a lot and I am so sorry to hear you having so many problems. Here in Vegas, we joke about leaving bad cars in a ditch next to Bugsy. A gallon of gas and a match maybe... Just kiddin! LOL Since you have a boat load of cash...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Mercury Sable, mercury sable, linkage problem
mercury sable, linkage problem, manual lever: Yes Earl, The grommet on the linkage that connects to the manual lever has said so long . Easy fix, but you ll need to tow it to a repair facility. I suggest a Cottman Transmission shop if one is near by. 866-cottman then press 1 then your zip. Hope this...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Mercury Villager, haynes repair manual, radiator hoses
haynes repair manual, radiator hoses, mercury villager: I agree with you Gary, it seems like a number of extra steps when any trapped air will end up in the return... Remember to turn your key on and set your inside temp to the highest setting to allow the trapped anti-freeze in the heater core escape. Even that...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Sable oil leak, sable oil, power steering fluid
sable oil, power steering fluid, engine coolant: Hi Daryl, You found it was oil and not transmission fluid or engine coolant or power steering fluid or brake fluid. My point was that there are so many things that can leak from dozens of places that this medium makes it hard to diagnose leaking fluids....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Town Car Trunk lid., lincoln town car, dear pete
lincoln town car, dear pete, car trunk: hello larry try adjusting the latch on the trunk lid this is proulbly the problem of lube it does not hurt and on the trunk botton you will see a latch it will have a bolt in it lousen it push the latch down then the trunk lid will go down to where it should...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 Transmission leak, mecury sable, menice
mecury sable, menice, transmission leak: Hi Steph! Those darn cooler lines are a menice. I would take it to a shop and have them repair the lines. A good transmission shop can modify these so this won t happen again. I love Fords, but sometimes... Well, it shouldn t be real expensive. If you have...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1996 towncar over heating, head gasket, blower works
head gasket, blower works, fuse box: by the description it sounds like it might be a head gasket. take the spark plugs out and have a good look at them. you will be looking for one or more that is very clean. if so than that is part of the diagnosis for a head gasket. if it is the gasket than...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 MERCURY SABEL TRANS, cottman transmissions, warranty problems
cottman transmissions, warranty problems, mercury sabel: Hi Tiffany, Sorry your having trouble with your car. Sable/Taurus transmissions are identical in every way. But be very careful. The ones you find in junk yards are almost 10 years old to fit your car. If the person that owned that car only drove 10,000...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 MERCURY VILLAGER, mercury villager, sensers
mercury villager, sensers, good shape: hello shelley the heater box works by a door which opens it as sensers which open the door to let heat come threw the vents . bring it to a good shop so they can diagnostic test the sensers and then it will be back in good shape . good luck to u hun and u...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 Merc Villager no heat, coolant system, temp gauge
coolant system, temp gauge, rear heat: Hi Dave, And those Pats! 40-7! Love it. Sure miss Boston. I think, and I wish I had that car here to check it, that the heater core might be clogged. I suggest, before we go throwing parts at it, that we flush the system. The sell coolant system flush kits...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 Mercury Grand Marquis LS, mercury grand marquis, starter solenoid
mercury grand marquis, starter solenoid, grand marquis ls: hello carla is it the starter he can not get out or the starter solenoid if it is the starter when you are working out in the cold it is much harder i know i am in new york to if he can get the starter out tell him he can replace the sel. in the house and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 Mercury Sable BIG TROUBLE, mercury sable, pipe assembly
mercury sable, pipe assembly, dollors: hello Rebecca Sorry to here this . I know you right you are geting screwed . any time the converter is replaced the enjecters buld up carbon the carbon should have bean cleand with a cleaning serivice which costs 40 dollors and well worth to get the carbon...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 Mercury Sable error code 1413, mercury sable, air injection
mercury sable, air injection, system monitor: Hi Phil, This is a sensor on the engine. It is likely something you can repair. I was going to try to get a diagram for you but if you go to the dealer s parts department they will have all this for you. Just give the parts counter person the code info...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 Mercury villager idles poorly, mercury villager, coolant leak
mercury villager, coolant leak, senser: hello this sounds like to me if they did a diagnostiac test what did they come up with . If they did not do one they should of. it could be a collint temp senser but should have a good diagnostiac test to see for sure let me know what u know or find pet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1997 mountaineer ignition lock, steering wheel, couple of friends
steering wheel, couple of friends, mountaineer: hello try puting the key in the ingt. and wiggile the wheel back in forth . if that does not work jack up the suv in the front . both wheels off the ground then u should be alble to on lock it. Good luck to u and if you need any more help let me know...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII interior lights, lincoln mark viii, wd 40
lincoln mark viii, wd 40, 1998 lincoln mark viii: hello tiffany sure i will help u any time just ask. it is controlled by the compuiter then i want u to take off the neg calble on your battery for 2 min and then hook it back up if this does not work then the compuiter will have to be reprogamed at a dealer...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1998 Mercury Sable Wheel Bearning Replacement, front wheel bearing, goodyear tires
front wheel bearing, goodyear tires, mercury sable: hello remove the axile nut this should be a 32 metric then jack the car up and then remove the capiler and the rotor and then u will see the nuts holding the hub and spindel remove slide off the axile . repeat installing . tork bolts to 95 on tourk wrench...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1998 Sable no Heat, glove box, culprit
glove box, culprit, sable: Hi Don, Ford has had a pretty big issue with this due to the amount of times I have answered this. Check the blend door actuator located under the glove box. That should be the culprit. Check to see that the wiper (door) moves freely when disconnected from...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 cougar Passive Anti-theft system, electronic engine control, remote keyless entry
electronic engine control, remote keyless entry, power locks: Hi Bill, Here s everything I have on this. I think it boils down to having the keyfob battery replaced and then having the dealer recode the computer to the keyfob. Disarm by unlocking the doors with the key. Anti-Theft System Overview The Perimeter...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 grand marquis, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, auto parts stores: Hi Chuck, If you are experiencing this problem mostly around 45 mph, you have torque converter chatter. Extremely common in Crown Vics, Town Cars and G. Marquis. There is a little tube of stuff called shutter fix availible at most auto parts stores that...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Lincoln Continental Brakes, rear caliper, lincoln dealer
rear caliper, lincoln dealer, lincoln continental: Well, Sir... I stand corrected. I have never seen these on a Lincoln and they sure aren t on my 2000 Navie or my mechanic s 1995 Town Car. Thank you for pointing this out. I also found a TSB reguarding the vibration and shop procedure changes to resurfacing/replacing...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Lincoln Navigator Front End Rattle, lower ball joints, road surfaces
lower ball joints, road surfaces, lincoln navigator: Hi Joe, I will answer the compressor noise because I know that one. Mine does it too and there is a TSB out on it: TSB 05-26-18 12/31/05 AIR SUSPENSION COMPRESSOR NOISE FORD: 1997-2004 Expedition LINCOLN: 1998-2004 Navigator This article...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Lincoln Town Car Horn & Locks, lincoln town car, town cars
lincoln town car, town cars, car horn: Hi Chris, I believe something is not resetting or not seeing that the car is locked. I think you might try the trunk latch and inspect it for damage or even if it s closed all the way. I spent about an hour reading about this issue but didn t find much....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 MERC COUGAR TRANS, cd4e, ashphalt
cd4e, ashphalt, rear seal: Hi Alvin, It s guys like you that make this all worth it. Sorry it is costing you so much. Thank you for the great rating. Happy Holidays! Oh, you get a funnel and fill it through the dip stick tube. Holds a total of 10 quarts, but don t put that...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mercury Cougar Turn Signal Problem, turn signal switch, 1999 mercury cougar
turn signal switch, 1999 mercury cougar, mercury cougar: Hi Jennifer, Those functions are on one fuse in your car. There is an obvious short probably in the steering column. When you replaced the switch you disturbed the short for a short time and then it made contact again when everything settled. I suggest...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mercury Mystique starter, mercury mystique, fly wheel
mercury mystique, fly wheel, wheel: hello bob the only way they are going to know this is if they checked the fly wheel the first time they installed the starter they should have told you then the fly wheel was geting worn not your fault theres they should change the fly wheel no charge . fight...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mercury Sable Idle, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hi Tim, This is likely a sensor problem. Could be an O2 sensor if the exhaust was affected in the crash. I think though, you ll find it to be a MAF (mass air flow) sensor. I suggest you take it to your nearest Cottman transmission and they will scan your...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mystique diagnostic codes, control fuel, autozone
control fuel, autozone, scaner: Hello Autozone does not have the right equip to do a diagnostiac test bring it to a shop i know it will cost but it is a sure fix. Them codes they gave you i do not even list on my scaner. have looked it up and it would cost you a arm and a leg the way...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 navigator falls on face when accellerating ,, torque converter, happy thanksgiving
torque converter, happy thanksgiving, delivery problem: Hi Roger and Happy Thanksgiving! Where to start? These 333 CID engines are really awesome and I have had no trouble with the 2 I have owned. Driving both to over 100,000 miles. Fuel pressure is good but it could be starving for fuel when you jump on it....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Cougar heat, e mail address, engine thermostat
e mail address, engine thermostat, ford products: In the summer, it s a/c, in the winter... Couple things to look at Mark. Does the car temperature gauge read normal? If it is running way low, then we need to replace the engine thermostat. If it s ok, it gets a bit more complicated. There is a blend door...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 cougar, afriend, cougar
afriend, cougar: Huh, well, I can t find where there are more than one sunroof on this car and to answer this I need to know what you mean by drivers side? If there is power to the motor, does it move at all? Is it off the track? There is only two things that make it work,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Lincoln LS Alpine radio display not working, alpine radio, 2000 lincoln ls
alpine radio, 2000 lincoln ls, factory radio: Hi Erin, You might try looking on eBay for that radio or at the junkyards in your town. It s likely someone will have it used. It would cost more to have yours fixed than it would to buy one. And I agree with you, I have the factory radio in my Navie and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Lincoln LS ac hot, heater control valve, 2000 lincoln ls
heater control valve, 2000 lincoln ls, vacuum line: Hey Lou, Hey A/C work stinks, but your problem is a bad heater control valve. I beleive there is a Technical Service Bulletin on this. Your pressures are within factory specs, so what is happening is the driverside tempeture control solenoid is not working....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Lincoln LS, 2000 lincoln ls, lincoln cars
2000 lincoln ls, lincoln cars, lincoln ls: Hi Marichal, I assumed there was a control on the wheel like mine. Looks as if you have a bad control unit. Part number XW4Z19980CA listing out at $463. Book time to install is just .6 of an hour. Follow up: I don t blame you. I love Lincoln cars...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Lincoln Navigator driver side climate controlled seat not working., lincoln navigator, navie
lincoln navigator, navie, side seat: Hi Kev, I have had my drive seat fixed 3 times and is being repair as we speak for the fourth. Passenger side I had repaired once and it is out now also. I love my Navie, but the seat accessories are junk. I too, have a 2000. If you can bear with me for...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Lincoln Town Car AC, lincoln town car, compressor clutch
lincoln town car, compressor clutch, foam insulation: Hi Josh, If I was to drive a car, this would be the one I would have. Please check ALL your fuses. There are many things that control the a/c and fan. You might also check in the fan just to make sure there is no obstruction. My girlfriends junk GM 2003...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 lincoln continetal check transmission light code, torque convertor, lincoln continetal
torque convertor, lincoln continetal, torque converter: Hi Bob, I am assuming that you meant P1744, since there is not a code P7144... That is excessive convertor slipage. The torque convertor has a set of lock-up clutches inside that come on in any gear at 45mph. If you are in a lower gear than 4th, then it...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 lincoln Ls Transmission, 2000 lincoln ls, lincoln ls
2000 lincoln ls, lincoln ls, loud bang: Hi Frank, I would say that your reverse planet blew out on you. You will need to have your transmission overhauled and that part replaced. I would not trust this to the dealer @$4500, but try a national brand. Cottman is generally less expensive than Aamco....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 lincoln navigator radiator drain, ethylene glycol, propylene glycol
ethylene glycol, propylene glycol, engine coolants: Hi Stephen, I just remove the chinsy spring clamp on the lower radiator hose and remove the radiator cap. Please do this when the car is cold... hehehe. Have the ignition turned to the on position and set the rear heat to hot. This way you ll drain mostly...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 lincoln navigator, lincoln dealer, lincoln navigator
lincoln dealer, lincoln navigator, exact problem: Hi Harry, This happened to mine too and I am surprised the dealer would replace a perfectly good pump. There is a T fitting that feeds the rear bags located very near and under the brake booster. It is green in color. It is leaking and needs to be replaced....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mercury Cougar, 2000 mercury cougar, mercury cougar
2000 mercury cougar, mercury cougar, cottman transmissions: Well done Ruben, Ok, the Cat efficiency below limit is a full catalytic converter and this needs to be replaced. A little pricey, but not to bad. There are a number of after market companies that have them available for a lot less than the dealer and seem...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mercury Sable Idle Problems, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: hello this is a vac line or a idile controll senser rember if the car is runing good when they hook it up to diagnosyiac test it will not show the bad senser . i belive vac lines or idile controll senser . good luck to u and please rate my serivice pet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mercury Sable, mercury sable, diagnostic check
mercury sable, diagnostic check, key switch: hello patty My heart goes out to you and i really mean this . The shops really dont care if your car is fixed or not as long as you keep paying for doing it 3 times . Here is you problem with your car it is not reading out on the diagnostic tests . tell them...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mountaineer serpentine belt/pulley, serpentine belt, belt pulley
serpentine belt, belt pulley, power steering fluid: hello i would just change the belt they will make noise when they get strecthed . and they will still look good i would try spraying just a touch of wd 40 on the belt and see if the noise goes away if it does then change the belt it is the problem . good...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 mercury check engine lights, 2000 mercury cougar, catalytic convertor
2000 mercury cougar, catalytic convertor, mercury cougar: Hi Rita, Please don t answer the first one! I see you got it here. Just FYI, the easiest, best way to clean the fuel system is Shell Premium. Run a few tanks of it and this will clean the entire system. I mention Shell because my car runs so good on it....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 mercury grand marquis, mercury grand marquis, cold air intake
mercury grand marquis, cold air intake, vent line: This is a small hose to the air filter box? I misunderstood. I will check with the boys at the shop in the AM and see what that is. I think it has to do with the EGR but that would throw a code and turn on the check engine light. I will get back to you...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 mercury marquis ls front end, mercury marquis, hi mike
mercury marquis, hi mike, shocks: Hi Mike, Just too many things in the front end to guess. I suggest taking it to someone that specializes in front ends, not the dealer and not a general repair shop. BTW front end stuff and be very serious, so do not hesitate on getting it looked at...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Navigator heated seats not working, weekend mechanic, navie
weekend mechanic, navie, heat pad: The good men at Lincoln have a stupid design on the heated seats. I spent $600 to have my driver seat repaired twice and now neither side works. It s because of a series of wires that connects the top heat pad to the bottom heat pad. When they take it apart...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Sable dash lights, e mail address, replacement bulbs
e mail address, replacement bulbs, dash lights: Thanks Rick, I m almost ready for Christmas! It could be a bulb, there are five in the back of the instrument panel. The are in key sockets that you turn and it rests inside. These are peanut bulbs readily available at any parts store or Walmart and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Sable Stalls. No OBD2 codes, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: Hi Maurice, Fuel cleaners tend to clog catalytic converters. But the idle back to 500 rpm at 50 miles an hour might indicate a transmission issue. You didn t mention if your check engine light was on or not, but I would imagine that it is. This means there...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2001 continental check trans message, longevity, transmissions
longevity, transmissions: HI Gregg, I agree that it may not need to be replaced. It doesn t sound like they know much about what they are doing. Any transmission guy will know that flushing a transmission will do more harm than good, especially when the transmission is already experiencing...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2001 Lincoln Executive Town Car compass, executive town car, compass module
executive town car, compass module, car compass: Yes, replace the modual on the rear view mirror. The are wicked sensitive and cleaning the front windshield people have a tendency to knock them off the mirror stem. Pressing them back on will wack the printed circuit board inside. I have replaced two in mine...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2001 Lincoln Navigator Air Suspension, bumper to bumper warranty, height calibration
bumper to bumper warranty, height calibration, 4x2 vehicles: Hey Scott, Mine does it to the left just a bit. I thought it was because I need to loose a few pounds! LOL I found this TSB about the air suspension light being on, but it looks as if it pertains to our two cars... Note that it only calls for a half an...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2001 Mercury Sable AC/Heater Fan Blower, 2001 mercury sable, mercury sable
2001 mercury sable, mercury sable, fan blower: Hi Anthony, I have my guys check every single fuse if that s what is suspected as the problem. In the mean time, blower refers to the HVAC system and fan refers to the engine cooling fan. This may be a relay problem so you will want to check those too....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2002 Lincoln LS AC Blower Hot Air, radiator fan shroud, upper radiator hose
radiator fan shroud, upper radiator hose, 2002 lincoln ls: Hi Kurt, The question answered before was that they had different tempetures of A/C blowning from either vent and was equipt with dual auto climate control. This is a DCCV unit gone bad. Yours could be something more standard like a leak in the A/C system....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2002 merc mountaineer, vacuum problem, abs light
vacuum problem, abs light, service engine soon light: The check engine light is triggered by one or more of dozens of DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) being stored in the car s computer. Take it to a place that can scan the data and you should have an easy fix. Cottman Transmissions will do this for free. Of course,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2003 Mrc Gr Mrq Heater Motor Stopped Working, blower motor, frend
blower motor, frend, mrc: Hello Kathy u habe a bad blower motor the way it sounds did any one check the fuse first ? If not i would have it checked. And have a good shop check it out . And u know all cars are differnt your frend just got lucky Good luck to u hun and if u need...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2003 Navigator alarm malfunction, side kick panel, car carport
side kick panel, car carport, ford dealer: Seems if as someone playing trick or treat on you or the family pet has the spare fob! Just kiddin ! There are no TSB s on this which means this is not a common issue. This is likely a failure in the alarm module. I suggest replacing this. Part number 4L1Z15604AD,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2003 navigator, rear quarter, heat controls
rear quarter, heat controls, heat system: Hi Dan, There is a ton of stuff that can cause this. Have you tried using the rear controls for the heating system? Remember to place the front switch to rear. In mine, the only thing in the right rear quarter is the jack and sub woofer. I couldn t find...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2003 town car, automatic temperature control, lincoln service
automatic temperature control, lincoln service, temperature control system: HI Harry, Yeah, Ford has had a bunch of trouble with their A/C in a number of models with that dual climate control. It s likely a bad control unit. Only calls for .3 hours to put it in but the part is over 600 samolians! If you just purchased it, then...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 grand marquis, grand marquis, timing chain
grand marquis, timing chain, 118500: Usually the timing chain as far as I know is a chain which it wont need to be replace (I m sorry I cant remember details for cars that old!). I just bought a use one my self with 118500 on it. The only things I did is to replace the spark plugs/wires, check...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 lincoln navigator, Burnt smell, rearend leak
Burnt smell, rearend leak, Rusty Acres Automotive: Mari, Yeah, either their right or the brakes in the rear locked up. To have them replace all the bearings, gears & seals with new parts would be VERY expensive(parts+labor). If it were me, I d have the shop get one out of a salvage yard. If you can...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Air suspension, Coil spring conversion, hard fault
Coil spring conversion, hard fault, wiring problem: Rafael, Sorry, extremely busy weekend. No, I definitely wouldn t say to replace the air bags....as they are doing what they re told to do. Not knowing for sure, I m assuming the check suspension message is coming on after a few seconds? With that...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: noisy ac, mercury cougar, orifice tube
mercury cougar, orifice tube, rattling sound: Shelby, either the a/c compressor or pulley bearing is bad on your vehicle. The good news is that winter is just around the corner and will give you some time to save up for the repair....which should be done by a qualified tech. Expect them to want to replace...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Tie rod inners, inner tie rods, 2001 mercury sable
inner tie rods, 2001 mercury sable, mercury sable: Joe, They make tools so the rack and pinion doesn t have to be removed anymore.....which makes this a easy job and most likely they have them. You should expect to pay 1.5-2.5 hours labor for the inner tie rods and however much their alignment cost. ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air suspention, air Suspension repair, continental air Suspension
air Suspension repair, continental air Suspension, air ride repair.: Paula, You didn t say what vehicle you have, but the only one I can think of that has lines close to the belt would be the 95-96 Continental. The only way to make this work properly, would be to repair the bad air line. This is a very easy and better yet,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Crown Vic air suspension noise, Air suspension parts, air ride parts
Air suspension parts, air ride parts, coil spring conversion kit: Charles, OK, good. At least I know we re on the same page. Yeah, I think the noise your talking about is the air suspension compressor(on yours=under the air filter assembly). It having to come on while driving means that you have a leak in the air springs....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: car problems, Air Suspension Low, ABS light on.
Air Suspension Low, ABS light on.: Randolph, The Check Suspension message means the module(brain) for the air suspension has detected a problem and has shut down for some reason. While this message is on, it will not adjust the suspension. When the vehicle is first started, do you hear...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: comparison, Air Suspension, Air Bags
Air Suspension, Air Bags, Air Ride: Larry, Both vehicles are pretty much the same underneath. One big difference in reliability between the Town Car and the Crown Vic/Grand Marquis is the air suspension. The Town Car came with it from the factory, but was just an option on the other two. If...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Crown Vic air suspension noise, suspensions, brakes
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Crown Vic air suspension noise, suspensions, brakes, bs

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: hope u can help, ford bronco, dome light
ford bronco, dome light, eddie bauer: Jake, I understand. If it were me, I d get a subscription to http://www.alldatadiy.com/ and get all the wiring info I need. The first thing I would try is to cut the dome light out of the circuit and replace the fuse....to see if this helped the tranny....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Left front wheel draginh on right turn, lincoln navigator, tire noise
lincoln navigator, tire noise, work accident: Enrich, Sorry but this is a hands-on problem and I can t help much without the vehicle here for me to test drive and inspect myself. Yes, the differential a possibility I guess, but has anything been done to the vehicle lately?....new tires?.....tires balanced?....brake...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Blower fan for heating and air, Blower, resistor.
Blower, resistor.: Sandy, Most likely the blower resistor is bad. It is mounted on the blower case on the passenger side, usually held in by 2 - 5/16 screws. When you take it out, inside it ll have has several spiral wires. Honestly can t remember for sure on the shifter,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: iignition cylinder, steering wheel lock, advile
steering wheel lock, advile, slide hammer: Well, at this point if you can t get it out you ll have to replace the column. With that in mind, even if you butcher the thing worse now.......your no worse than you were a day ago. Anyway try to borrow a slide hammer. Using a hardened drill bit, drill a...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: spark plug wire stuck, Broken spark plug boot
Broken spark plug boot: If it were me, I d use a hand held torches and put some heat on the boot.....maybe even let it burn a bit. You may still need at least a cheap pair of long needlenose pliers to fish out the remains, but that should get it out anyway. BTW, make sure to put...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 navigator air ride, air suspension relay, air compressor
air suspension relay, air compressor, expedition compressor: Chet, Most likely the problem is going to be the compressor relay. Keep in mind though, that the relay normally dies when the compressor goes bad, because it draws allot of amps. In other words, while replacing the relay may get you going again, if the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2004 Mercury Mountaineer Noises, money money money, lincoln dealership
money money money, lincoln dealership, ford lincoln: Connie, Noises can be very tough to diagnose when the vehicle is right in front of you....much less over the net. From what you ve described, the problem can be many things. I m sorry I can t help you, but this used to be one of my jobs when I worked for...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 89 Lincoln Town Car, 1989 Town Car air suspension leak
1989 Town Car air suspension leak: Jessica, From what you ve described, it sounds like your air suspension is leaking. Keep in mind that the type of system your car has is more of a helper system and is not as critical as the newer systems. In other words, if the system goes out totally...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: lincoln air ride, lincoln continental, air bags
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: lincoln air ride, lincoln continental, air bags, low rider

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: fuel filter location and more, ford lincoln, lincoln mark
ford lincoln, lincoln mark, easy job: Ginamarie, Its a pretty easy job to tackle. It is located on the right front side, just behind the plastic shield. The tools needed are the Ford/Lincoln quick disconnect tools. Go to any auto parts place to get the filter and ask them for these tools....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: lincoln air ride, Town Car air suspension problem
Town Car air suspension problem: Have the rear air springs ever been replaced before? If not, the first thing I would do is to perform a leak test. This can be done easily without even getting your hands dirty. The Ford shop manual recommends performing a soapy water solution for air suspension...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: relay in 2001 navigator, Air suspension compressor, compressor relay
Air suspension compressor, compressor relay, american air suspension.: Juan, There is a test for the relay, but in my experience, its not worth the time. The problem is that the relay is a solid state(little computer) relay and if tested, may pass the test 10 out of 10 times....but as soon as a load(powering up the compressor)...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2002 Lincoln Continental seat problem, lincoln continental, back seat
lincoln continental, back seat, thanks in advance: Joy, Most likely the seat track needs replacing. To get you by, you may want to try this: While your sitting in the seat and pushing the button to go forward, have someone else in the back seat push forward ON THE LOWER PART of the seat. You may get lucky...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Lincoln TownCar -acces to AC controls, lincoln towncar, chilton manual
lincoln towncar, chilton manual, refernce: Pete, I normally don’t answer questions unless I have direct experience in the matter. Theres a big difference in doing an actual a/c repair and doing the electronics associated with it. From the sounds of it, its either the motor that turns the blend...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air suspension issue, Expedition & Navigator air suspension problem, compressor runs for 90 seconds
Expedition & Navigator air suspension problem, compressor runs for 90 seconds, rear won't pump up.: Peter, The first thing I would do is to first check the compressor for pressure output with a gauge specifically made for this. They are hard to find, as they must be fabricated. Most dealers don t even have one....as they usually guess . BTW, the compressor...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2nd heater core 94 sable, heater control valve, core failure
heater control valve, core failure, pep boys: Hi Brian, Here is a big TSB on this. This could explain why the dealer one is so much more expensive. As far as the heater control valve, this one does not have one. It does have a blend door actuator and motor. Internally, an electronic circuit accepts...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 5.0 L with bad blow bye, littile, gildner
littile, gildner, pistions: hello chris welcome home. this is not good you did the right thing when you changed the pcv valve. good try . I would say the rings are worn on the pistions . this means a ring job and not cheap . that is for sure . For a cheap fix for now i would go to the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 76 lincoln ignition., lincoln mark, lock cylinder
lincoln mark, lock cylinder, clove: hello thire is no quick fix for this as to be done the right way on the back of the clove box thire should be a numdber get that number and bring it to a dealer they can make a eng. key in 5 min that is a fast fix. good luck to u and please rate my serivice...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 84 Town Car, Engine Runs Rough, lincoln town car, throttle position sensor
lincoln town car, throttle position sensor, random intervals: hello robert I would do a comprosen check and then see what your comprosen is if it is low then i would put it in the crap yard on less you want to rebuld the motor very nice car if the body is good and worth it i would think it over. My self i like...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 88 Merc Sable Transmission, mercury sable, broken axle
mercury sable, broken axle, transmission shop: Hi Cindy, You have a broken axle! Have your car towed to a transmission shop. Not the dealer. It should be right around $225 for the total repair. I m pretty sure that Cottman Transmission will tow you for free if you let them do the work, at least I would...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 88 Mercury Marquis starting, mercury marquis, swith
mercury marquis, swith, solenoid: by the sounds of it it may be the starter. if theres a dead short in the starter it will overload all the breakers. disconnect the wire going from the solenoid to the starter. try to start the car. if theres no loss of power replace the starter. if there is...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 89 Coug. wont DEcelerate., vacuum leak, vacuum line
vacuum leak, vacuum line, throttle cable: Hey JD, Sheesh, I m over worked! LOL I should have recognized this at first, you likely have a vacuum leak. The engine is over revving to compensate. Listen under the hood for a hissing sound and try to track it down. There are miles of vacuum line under...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 90 escort, radio speakers, dash lights
radio speakers, dash lights, car starter: Trying to picture what you did, I would think that you have a bad alternator. It s not charging the battery enough to keep the car running. To test this theory, start the car and then disconnect the battery. If the car dies, bad alternator, if it keeps running...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 90 Mercury Granmarquis, kind enought, switch car
kind enought, switch car, cottman transmission: Hi Pat, That check engine light is the key to repairing your car. I suggest taking your car to a Cottman Transmission because they will scan the stored codes in your car s computer for free. If you don t have a Cottman near you then take it to a shop you...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 91 LINDOLN CONTINENTAL, dear pete, lincoln mercury
dear pete, lincoln mercury, ford dealer: hello again the only way you are going to get this part is a sallavge yard i know where you can get it the number is 585 637 5000 if no 585 637 3392 . they will ship to u hope this works for u i have check all dealer and internet. no luck good...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 91 lincoln towncar, lincoln towncar, gas filter
lincoln towncar, gas filter, comeing: Hello hopeing it was . Well now u have to check to see if you are geting gas . i would remove the gas line on the gas filter and turn the car over to see if you see gas comeing out of line also on top of the motor make sure u did not knock off any vac lines...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 91 Sable Tranny Issues, hot rodder, vacuum leak
hot rodder, vacuum leak, vacuum line: Hi Scott, To completely clear all memory in the car, you would disconnect both cables from the battery and hold them together for 15 seconds. That s why the radio held. You still may have codes stored if you didn t do this. Try to keep that Nova on the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: idiling, sensor control, fuel pressure
sensor control, fuel pressure, fuel pump: hello again sorry to here this now i would check all lines going to fuel ingt system did you get a diagnostiac to see what is going on ? if not this would be a good thing it could be even a bad spark plug a weak coil . please rate my serivice good...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 92 Lincoln Air Suspension, lincoln air suspension, solenoid
lincoln air suspension, solenoid, leaks: Hi Dave, As I was reading about this, Ford might be a good place to have them at least look. I think you have a bad solenoid that when the computer calls for air to either front bag, it opens and leaks out instead of fills. I don t recommend changing to...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 cougar blend door motor replace, floor registers, heater assembly
floor registers, heater assembly, climate control: Heck no Len, I won t do you like that! LOL Here s some info for you: OPERATION Airflow The heater assembly is a blend air system that receives outside air through the blower inlet, which is connected directly to an opening in the upper cowl. Outside...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 cougar xr7 CEL and light & lighter switch, cougar xr7, serpintine belt
cougar xr7, serpintine belt, loose wire: Hi Kim, There is probably a bad fuse causing some of this. I would replace the light switch. For you to do it yourself will depend on your experience with working with auto electronics. The check engine light is not coming on because of the light switch...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 cougar, todays cars, code numbers
todays cars, code numbers, electronic computer: Ah, ok, this is a sensor problem as I suspected. Problem with todays cars is they are fully electronic/computer controlled. The software in this medium does not save the original question, I may have asked if the check engine light was on. If it is, this will...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 courger, warranty status, lincoln mercury
warranty status, lincoln mercury, grand marquis: Hi Heath, A couple of different things can cause this: Seatbelt control modual part # F2SZ14A679A from Ford for about $206. Book calls for a half an hour to install. Located in the trunk on the driver s side. Inspect all connectors for corrosion before...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 Lincoln Towncar Air Conditioner, amp fuse, lincoln towncar
amp fuse, lincoln towncar, auto window: Hi Karen, The A/C needs to be recharged, the clutch on the compressor will not come on if there is no freon in the system. This also means there is a leak. This must be repaired also. I stress taking it to an auto a/c guy. The dealer is not a good choice...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '93 lincoln Continental ,So Worried!, little old lady, emissions control
little old lady, emissions control, lincoln continental: Hello hun sorry to here you feel like this . It is a map senser it is on the fire wall it only costs 15 dollors. And easy to change just one bolt and a wire cont. Good luck to u hun and u have a pretty name pete ps if u need more help let me...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 Mercury Sable, mercury sable, honest jon
mercury sable, honest jon, missing pieces: Jon, Knocking or pinging? If it s knocking, remove the valubles from the vehicle and push it off a cliff! Just to be honest Jon, this is not a job for an untrained technician. Working with the heads and internal workings of an engine need to be addressed...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 merc sable, 4 quarts, rev car
4 quarts, rev car, hi john: Hi John, Home safe kicks in when an electrical or minor issue occurs. Check your fluid level and if it is full, you will need to have your transmission rebuilt. If it s low, try adding fluid, keeping in mind that that transmission holds 12 quarts. You will...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '93 sable 3.8L, head gaskets, 8l
head gaskets, 8l, cooling system: hello when you burp top it off when it is cold start it up with the cap off when the thermistiac opens the level will drop fill it to ring . then give it some gas with the gas peadel the level will drop shut off fill and put the cap back on. you can bring...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '93 Topaz Questions, transmission fluid change, 1993 mercury topaz
transmission fluid change, 1993 mercury topaz, mercury topaz: hello jack on the timeing chain it is good for the life of the eng. on less needs to be replaced . not commom should last. on the tranny i would do a tranny serivice it is need of changeing filter and fluid . this sounds like a speed domotor cable...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 93 VILLAGER DIES AFTER ABOUT 15 MILES, pep boys, delivery problem
pep boys, delivery problem, cottman transmission: Hi Jer, The problem with A-Z or Pep Boys and the like is they are not familiar with certain vehicles. Yours scans like a Nissan. This is why he couldn t read any codes. He was scanning it as a Ford. This is not a fuel delivery problem. It is a spark problem....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '94 Ford Bronco, 5.8L auto transmission problem, ford bronco xlt, cottman transmission
ford bronco xlt, cottman transmission, ford bronco: Hi Keith, Yeah, no this PSOM is not the issue. I have been doing this for 28 years and have never replaced one. So the odds are good that that s not it. I suggest you run it down and have it scanned again. Auto Zone or Cottman transmission are 2 that I...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Lincoln oil pump, lincoln continental, oil pump
lincoln continental, oil pump, oil pressure: hell keith this is not a bad sending unit or oil pump tell your mech to clean out oil ports in motor the oil is not geting threw the ports a simpile motor flush in the oil can solve this problem you have let me know if you need more help please rate my serivice...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Mercury Grand Marquis burning oil, mercury grand marquis, valve seals
mercury grand marquis, valve seals, 2 quarts: Hello rene the 4.6 as ben known for weak valve seales for a long tine . Now if you had bad rings it would be very hard to start and thire would be no power in your car . Did they also tell you u could have a comprosen test to all cyl to see if you have bad...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Mercury Sable 3.0 V6 Auto, mercury sable, time beauty
mercury sable, time beauty, smokeing: Hello Kelly on the cracked raditior it should be replaced it will cause your car to over heat . on the lights you have a fuse blown it is marked tail lights . check and let me know if fueses are good. on the smokeing on the botton of the car it could...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94' Mercury Tracer engine problems, valve tappets, feeler gauge
valve tappets, feeler gauge, compression stroke: Hi Laura, Valve adjustment would be my first guess. The ticking you here is lifters in the valve train. oil changes should be done every 3,000 miles or three months. Here are the specs: VALVE CLEARANCE The 1.9L engine is an in-cylinder head camshaft...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 mercury sable, mercury sable, inline switch
mercury sable, inline switch, grounding wire: Hi Brian, Yeah, that transmission was the second most common one we worked on in it s day. Sounds like its getting tired. There is no additive or fluid change that will help. In fact, just today, I had a customer call me that was having issues with an Explorer....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Sable blower motor, blower motor resistor, resistance elements
blower motor resistor, resistance elements, series resistance: Hi Chris, Here is what I have on this. HEATER BLOWER MOTOR SWITCH RESISTOR Blower Motor Resistor The heater blower motor switch resistor assembly operates in the following manner: The assembly is located on the passenger side of the A/C...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '94 sable no power and won't run, mass air flow sensor, mass air flow
mass air flow sensor, mass air flow, air flow sensor: I don t know how many miles are on this, but it s possible that the timing belt has slipped. My other thoughts are sensors and I assume your check engine light is on. The check engine light will mean there is a DTC stored in the computer. We will need to know...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 towncar climate control, pack job, recharge system
pack job, recharge system, climate control: HI Jimmy, Here s an epsert from something I was reading on your A/C: The high-pressure charge valve and low-pressure service valve are not absolutely perfect seals. Both valves may leak a very small amount of R134a refrigerant, less than 0.25 ounces...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 Villager won't start, ford motor company, battery cables
ford motor company, battery cables, reset switch: Oh! Well then, it is the alarm and that is an after market alarm system. Ford alarm will flash anti theft behind the glass of your instrument panel near the fuel gauge or temp gauge. Also, Ford alarms reset with the key, not a switch. That being the case,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 94 villager won't start, lincoln mercury, grand marquis
lincoln mercury, grand marquis, switch tower: Hey John, Do yourself a favor and just replace the switch. The parts guys at Nissan will glady key a new ignition switch to match the keys you already have. Depending on your production date is the parts are either $20 or $40. Read this: Article...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Cougar Odometer, head assembly, steady hand
head assembly, steady hand, speedometer: Very tricky Steve. If it where easy, everyone s car would have less then 10,000 miles. They normally sell the entire speedometer head assembly as one. The information I have does not show how to replace just the gears and states that the speedo head is non...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 F-150 starter problem, selonoid, starter problem
selonoid, starter problem, positive cable: Well Doug, I would have said solenoid, but since you have replaced it, next I would look at the charging system. Since we know the starter works let s check the alternator output with the lights on, a/c on, everything on and check with a VOM with the meter...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Lincoln Continental Engine Problems, head gasket, tourk
head gasket, tourk, reult: Hello David this is a shame the tourk was not right . I would buy a good used eng out of a sallavge and install it this way u will not have the problems you are haveing now on that eng it would have to be reult from botton up and you are talking 5000 atleast...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Lincoln Continental-service engine soon, continental service, lincoln continental
continental service, lincoln continental, service engine soon light: hello hun this sounds like a spark plug is not fireing i would get a good tune up again . and also have a diagnostiac test first to see if it is a senser . belive it or not but a diagnostiac can save you mone because you go for the root of the problem ....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Lincoln Town Car, lincoln town car, gas tank
lincoln town car, gas tank, battery cable: Hello Ken i belive you have gotton bad gas i would take a sampile and bring it to another gas station have them check it for you then go back where you wife bought her gas and have them dren the tank and make this wright . please rate my serivice pet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 MERCURY VILLANGER V6 NO REVERSE, front wheel drive, senser
front wheel drive, senser, diagnostic test: hello angela this is a tranny rebuld it will cost at least 12 00 to have rebult because of front wheel drive . bring to a tranny shop to put on a diagnostic test to see if it might be just a senser the diagnostic in the tranny shops are free . good luck to...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Merc Villager electrical, cottman transmission center, style cars
cottman transmission center, style cars, warning lights: Hi Scott, I suggest having the vehicle scanned for DTCs. A local Cottman Transmission center will do it for free. It s not OBDII so you ll need a somewhat experienced guy to get the codes for you. It sounds like a faulty alternator to me. If you feel it...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Mercury Sable, mercury sable, cold snap
mercury sable, cold snap, dollors: Hello hun this is a bad shifter it out of adjusment bring it to a tranny shop so they can make the adj on the calble should be no more than 100 dollors tops for the serivice . Good luck to u hun . And if u need more help just let me know . And you have...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 mercury grand marquise, mercury grand marquise, living room sofa
mercury grand marquise, living room sofa, 4 quarts: Hi again, This is why I asked before if your check engine light was on. This would indicate a possible electrical problem. You will overheat a solenoid if it is not in fluid trying to test it for too long. There are a number of solenoids in the valve body....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 nissan altima stalling, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor
mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor, mass air flow: Hi John, Replace the knock sensor! This will definitely be the problem. Knock Sensor: A sensor mounted on the engine that is designed to detect the high-frequency vibrations caused by detonation. By employing a knock sensor, a computerized engine-control...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Town Car Air Suspension, lincoln town car, car returns
lincoln town car, car returns, air suspension: hello sean thire is a small air comproser under the hood make sure what all lines are not leaking this will cause the comproser to click when thire is a leak and to be honest the air ride as a lot of problems. u might want to get rid of it and go reg shocks....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 town car, starer, hot weather
starer, hot weather, town car: Hello I belive it is in the wireing low volatage then returns to norm . Which means hard to fined a shop shoule keep this car for a while so they can see the peoblem in action. And then check volatge on the wireing which goes to starer and relay ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 villager will not start, neutral safety switch, manual lever
neutral safety switch, manual lever, position sensor: We run into this sometimes at the shop. Make sure your alarm is disabled. If you are sure that the anti-theft device is off, then you might have a bad neutral safety switch. Try moving the gear selector down while holding the key in the start position. I would...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 96 lincoln town car climate control problem, lincoln town car, victoria lincoln
lincoln town car, victoria lincoln, compatability problem: Sorry Ken, Darn real job keeps me hoppin . It would appear to be a vacuum problem. I had the same thing start last year in my Navi. I got a check engine light for bank 1 too lean, bank 2 too lean. I thought it was an O2 sensor, turned out to be a small...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 96 Mark VIII Air Ride, lincoln mercury dealership, nylon lines
lincoln mercury dealership, nylon lines, carring cases: Hi Jeff, My child support ends 10/15/06! Yes! I never heard of bagmaster. When I looked them up, they sell carring cases for guns... I believe you have a leak in one of the lines to a rear bag. As you drive, do you hear the pump running all the time?...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 96 Town Car with only 50,000 mi, vacuum leak, town car
vacuum leak, town car, lurch: You know, they really proved themselves of being a contender this year with handing Chicago an upset. And last week, smoking Green Bay! Well, Kev... Hard to determine exactly what is up with your car. Is there a check engine light on? I hope so, because...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 96 Towncar problem staying started, own accord, check engine light
own accord, check engine light: Well Jason, That is the key. Now you need to take it somewhere to have a scan performed so we can see what sensor is causing the problem. Resubmit to me what the P code number is and I will gladly explain what needs to be done. By the way, Cottman Transmission...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 96 town car limo bucks, mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor
mass air flow sensor, air flow sensor, mass air flow: HI Steve, Where to start? I prefer to tackle these issues after it s been scanned. Even without a light there could be a code to help find our way. I hate just throwing parts at a car but lets start with plugs/wires/cap and rotor. Can never hurt to give...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 Lincoln Continental, poor gas mileage, advance auto parts
poor gas mileage, advance auto parts, lincoln continental: hello marcia thire is a lot cheaper parts and what they are telling you call advance auto parts a set of good wires is 21 dollors life time warnetee and plugs are a dollor a pice. Or advance auto parts would have them parts for the same amount good luck to...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 Mark V111 blower wont stop, blower motor resistor, resistance elements
blower motor resistor, resistance elements, series resistance: Hi Klaskie, This took a little longer to answer. I had to do a lot of research on this one. Here s what I came up with: Obviously, it could be a bad control switch, here is what else I came up with. This was under the heading of continuos run on the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 Merc Villager Dash Light Replacement, negative battery cable, automotive store
negative battery cable, automotive store, gear indicator: hello again trish the number of the bulbs are 158PB you do not have to oull the wheel the panel will come ocer the wheel if you have swivel wheel you might have to drop it down . other wise it is simple job the bulbs are 2dollors a package and you 2 bulbs...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 Mercury Villager shake, cv shaft, mercury villager
cv shaft, mercury villager, engine vibration: i appreciate the quality of information you have provided. it is a difficult question. the first thing i can think of is diff bearings. because of the way it changes when you shift it rules out engine vibration of lock up shutter. i dont know how mechanical...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 Mountaineer no start, altinator, squeel
altinator, squeel, pcv valve: Hello this is a bad fuel pump it is not geting or takeing the comand every time . if u want to be sure you can do a diagnostiac test but this car likes to read false codes so do the fuel pump and relay . i belive this is your problem , good luck to u hun...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 97 merc. cougar 4.6 L Engine Idle rough...., air filter oil, oxygen sensor
air filter oil, oxygen sensor, previouse: hello justin you can have all the expernince in the world and still be wroang i will tell you the same thing i tell everyone who comes in my shop get a diagnostic test this does not guess and i am sorry i do not guess i would be out of a shop . do your self...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 98 Lincoln Contintenal Check Transmission, contintenal, free diagnosis
contintenal, free diagnosis, car lincoln: Hi Cyndi, I just love these cars. I was originally from New Hampshire and you can t live without front wheel drive luxury! Ok, have you heard the term where there s smoke... The check engine and check transmission lights come on when the onboard computer...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 98 Mountaineer Differential, ford dealer, mile trip
ford dealer, mile trip, special tools: Hi Ron, So they had a leak from one side and repaired it and then there is a leak on the other side after only thirty miles, it sounds a bit suspicious to me. I suggest you take it out of there and have a driveline specialist look at it. I mean, I could...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 98 sable tranny problems, mercury sable, torque converter
mercury sable, torque converter, stop signs: Sorry to say Burt, but it is only temporary. Like nasal spray is to a head cold. In fact, and this has been mentioned by myself numerous times to transmission questions, the fluid being changed has doomed that transmission. Is this a transmission shop or general...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 98 Taurus no heat, ground cable, degree air
ground cable, degree air, heater core: Hi Greg, There is a blend door under the dash, passenger side. It s electronic, so check it for operation. I see that it calls for Just .7 of an hour to replace. There is a TSB out on this issue. REMOVAL 1. Disconnect battery ground cable. ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 CONTOUR TIMING BELT, ford contour, mercury man
ford contour, mercury man, proper tension: Hey Darren, This is what I have on this. There are some crappy pics, if you need them, I ll need your email address. Article No. 99-25-4 12/13/99 ENGINE - 2.0L - REVISED TIMING BELT AND TENSIONER SETUP PROCEDURE FORD: 1998-2000 CONTOUR,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Cougar Check Engine Light, o2 sensors, cougar v6
o2 sensors, cougar v6, dpfe: hello it seems to me some one is misleading you once they do a diagnostiac test on your car and tell you the problem it should fix the problem. you tell them you want it fixed for the money you have already spent . a good tune up will not hurt it is good...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '99 cougar check engine light, scanner drive, emissions test
scanner drive, emissions test, catalytic converters: Well, anything is possible, I don t know what kind of service you have done over the years, but that 3 page sheet I sent you is about all I have on this. I could see if it was one, but having both go is one of two things. Yes, they are both bad, or the is...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 cougar front wheel bearing, hub carrier, brake caliper
hub carrier, brake caliper, bearing press: Hi Steve, Well, pressed, but it s not that easy. They may sell a hub assembly that has the bearing already. This is the method we use at the shop. Remove the tire and brake caliper. Remove the rotor. Remove the axle nut, axle from the bearing, lower ball...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Lincoln Continental, head gasket, lincoln dealer
head gasket, lincoln dealer, cross contamination: Well, we have to consider what the cooling system does and how. Obviously water is cooled in the radiator and returned to the engine. To see if there is flow, remove the cap on the radiator and let the engine warm up to operating temperature. Look in the radiator...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 lincoln continental no heat, shadetree mechanic, climate control system
shadetree mechanic, climate control system, vacuum lines: Hi Warren, I believe it is a bad servo motor. Located in the glove box, it mixs hot air and fresh air to give you the tempeture you desire. This is a round looking guy with a few wires and a vacuum hose or two. Of course, please check all vacuum lines...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Mercury Cougar Starter Grind, mercury cougar, gas milage
mercury cougar, gas milage, o2 sensor: HI Caleb, The grind is missing or damaged teeth on the flywheel. This can be an expensive repair due to the transmission must be removed to replace it. Of course, this is damaging the starter teeth also. The O2 sensor has nothing to do with this, but...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Mystique Dashboard, defroster duct, dashcover
defroster duct, dashcover, foam insulation: HI Steve, I see this from time to time with cars that are maticulous. The owner sometimes will use Armour-All on the dash which will cause the dashcover to actually come apart from the foam insulation. It also becomes disfigured. If you are a DIYer you...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Town Car Heater Core, car heater, heater core
car heater, heater core, air cond: Hello Hun this is a at least a 3 hour job . You have to acess the heater core under the dash it is in the heater box. the air cond tubes have to come out to it is a big job. In my shop i install for 300 . Good luck to u hun and please rate my serivice...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 99 Towncar a/c, front doors, doors windows
front doors, doors windows, heater core: hello bob yes this is a bad heater core again . it should be yet under warnerty if you had it replaced 3 or 4 months ago bring it back to the shop who did it and tell them they should repair it free of charge . good luck to you and if you need more help let...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: '99 Villager Transmission, better business bureau, rubber gasket
better business bureau, rubber gasket, transmission shop: hello steve thire no recalls on this they sell a fluid you can put in the tranny to fix the seals just ask for castile at your parts store the trannys and dodge are junk and fords are geting to have the same track record please rate my serivice pet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: ABS, grand marquis, rearly
grand marquis, rearly, abs light: Hello this is a bad or dirty senser and will have to be cleaned you can check the senser they are on the back of the rotor with a plug pull them out and clean them with elct clean what you can buy from a parts . If that does not work themn the abs will have...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: AC compressor, triple digits, greasey
triple digits, greasey, unfortunate truth: Hi Katherine! Damn those Yankees! I would love to tell you that it is just the belt. And it could be! I suggest you change it straight away! But the unfortunate truth is it is likely the compressor. There is a bearing underneith the clutch part that is probably...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: AC/Heater blower, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, heater blower: Hi Gary, I have read about everything I have on this and the only thing I can come up with is something has fallen into the blower cage. My GF had this happen in her car and when I took it apart I found a piece of insulation was in the cage. Others I have...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: AC/Heater problem., floor vents, heat vents
floor vents, heat vents, heat fan: Hi Ron, Most of the time when I get this question the complaint is blows cold air. I didn t realize your compressor was running also. In this case you may want to look at the dash control unit. It is possibly sending incorrect data to the computer. Pricey...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Air Ride, air ride, s green
air ride, s green, thingie: Hi JLaurie, Like a leveling sensor. There is a small plastic rod like thingie at each wheel. I think it s green actually. These will sometimes become unhooked. They just snap on so check those and let me know. Hey JL, Have you had this scanned? It...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: AOD 4 speed tranmission, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, gears: Hey Floyd, Sorry to say, it s that time. There are no electronics keeping it from shifting, if the governor was hung you would only have first, modualator controls vacuum and if it was bad would only allow you to shift manually but you would have all 4...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: ATC Blower speed not right, resistor elements, mercury marquis
resistor elements, mercury marquis, series resistance: Hi Bob! Here ya go: REMOVAL Disconnect the wiring harness connector from the Variable Blower Speed Controller (VBSC) assembly. Variable Blower Speed Controller (VBSC) Remove the two VBSC assembly retaining screws securing the VBSC board...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: ac, pep boys, auto parts store
pep boys, auto parts store, favorite auto: Hi again, You don t have any freon in your system. There is a sensor that looks for freon before it will let the compressor start. This way it doesn t burn up the system. Here s the trick though... If you don t have enough freon to start the compressor,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air conditioner, vacuum leak, lincoln mercury
vacuum leak, lincoln mercury, vacuum hose: Hi Chuck, Being from Vegas, most of your people are here already! LOL Seems I meet someone from Chi-Town everyday... Best bet, honestly is to ask folks you know, see if someone can recommend someone that is reliable first, and possible reasonably priced...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air conditioning, lincoln town car, freeon
lincoln town car, freeon, heater hose: hello andrea this is a bad door in the heater hose under the dashit will have to be pulled apart and the flaper repaired on the air i would check the freeon if you need more help let me know good luck to u hun and you have a prett name and please rate my...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air ride suspension, air ride suspension, lincoln town
air ride suspension, lincoln town, air suspension: Hi Daniel, Your air suspension is leaking. There is a junction connector on the front passenger side under the hood and the lines run to the back at another t connector then to the solenoids at the top of each air bag. Check all of these with smoke to...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air suspension leak down, lincoln mark vii, leaky valve
lincoln mark vii, leaky valve, somewere: I wish I could help you with this but it really is out of my field of expertise. I suggest you take it to a suspension specialist. I had an air line blow on mine and the parts department at the dealer knew exactly what it was. You might try them also. See...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: alarm ?, ford motor company, keyless entry system
ford motor company, keyless entry system, remote transmitters: Hi Anthony, Here s some stuff I found from Ford: 1. If issues are experienced with Keyless Entry keypad operation (located on driver door): a. Look for any signs of water intrusion. b. Look for proper wiring connections/connector seating. ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: aod trans, wheel disc brakes, cfm carb
wheel disc brakes, cfm carb, disc brakes: Jeeeezzzzz, Thought I answered this at work already. I suggested in one of the strings we had going that you should try replacing the governor. It s an easy install and about $40 from the dealer. This should bring fourth back into a reasonable shift point....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Bad Solenoid pack, solenoid pack, cottman transmissions
solenoid pack, cottman transmissions, broken spring: Sure my new friend, That code is Pressure solenoid c in the transmission. This is caused by a broken spring in the valve body. There is an updated one available through a company we use called Sonnex. I would charge about $450 for the repair. I suggest...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Battery charging issues, gas mileage, lincoln navigator
gas mileage, lincoln navigator, charging system: Hi Christina, The only problems I have ever had with my Navies were the charging system. I had to replace the alternator and battery in both of them. I suggest you guys do the same. After I replaced the alternator in my 2000 I even got a few miles better...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Blinkers,A/C, lincon towncar, small babies
lincon towncar, small babies, best bet: Hi Johnny, Nothing I know of that would tie those things in on one issue. I m afraid you have some sort of short in the wiring though it could be a bad relay. I didn t see anything in the wiring diagram though. Your best bet will be to try and find someone...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Brake Lights stay on, torque converter, brake switch
torque converter, brake switch, raul: Hi Raul, You have a bad brake switch. Not only does it kill the battery but it will also prevent your torque converter from going into lock-up mode and will fry your transmission. The brake switch is located up high on the brake pedal. If you had supplied...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Bronco, crank shaft, screw driver
crank shaft, screw driver, electric connections: Hello Bill It sounds like to me to u are out of time. Here is what you do this is old school but works every time . Pull out no. 1 plug pull out dis. put a thin screw driver down the plug cylnder turn the crank of eng on till the screw driver is all...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: battery goes dead overnight alarm turns light and horn on randomly, eng size, radio sound
eng size, radio sound, thanks john: hello if this is a factory alarm it is controlled by your computer . if not you can remove with no problem. i would get a wire diagnostiac to see where and what cir the short is comeing from it could cause a fire . i would not trust it a diagnostis...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: blower motor problems, mercury grand marquis, ballast resistor
mercury grand marquis, ballast resistor, 1992 mercury grand marquis: Hi Peggy, I am reading that it is one of two things. The Blower Speed Control or the Automatic Tempeture Control. If you do not have ATC then have the blower speed control switch replaced. Otherwise, most of the info I have on this points to the ATC switch...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: body work, raditor, fan blade
raditor, fan blade, lincolin: hello russ I am not a body man but i have played around with body parts . with a body shop repairing your car you are talking about 4000 with paint this i know for a fact. what kind of shape is the car in . is it worth saveing i do buy cars to fix and sell...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: brake line repair, double flare, flaring tool
double flare, flaring tool, compression fittings: Hi Rick, Run down to your local auto parts house and ask for a couple of compression fittings. These are what we have been using for years. Hey Rick, why the 5? If you were repairing it correctly, you wouldn t need me to tell you to go get the right...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: brakes on 1988 Lincoln Continental, manual brakes, lincoln continental
manual brakes, lincoln continental, abs light: Without actually checking the car, it sounds as if you either have a bad master cylinder, a bad brake booster or both. im sure if you have it checked its one of the two..thank you for your question and i hope i have helped you, i would believe its most likely...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: brakes, lincoln town car, car mechanic
lincoln town car, car mechanic, monster car: Hello you xould have sand in the brake shoes i would start looking for a honest shop i do front brakes on any kind of car for 150 is I run a honest shop. If you need more help let me know ;et me know i will try to find you a shop i am in new york ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: A/C Fan Motor Controls, fan speed control, grand marquis
fan speed control, grand marquis, climate control: I think I would look at the automatic tempeture control modual. Part number 1W7Z19980AA. Pricey little guy at $562. Book gives .9 of an hour to install. There could be a short, but I am fairly certain on this. You might try a pre-owned one from your local...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: A/C, automatic temperature control, sable light
automatic temperature control, sable light, odometer reading: Hi Carol, Good, this narrows it down a bit. It s likely a vacuum leak to the control assembly that mixes the hot and cold air. Here is a TSB on it. Article No. 98-23-20 11/23/98 FORD: 1997-98 CROWN VICTORIA, TAURUS LINCOLN-MERCURY: 1997 TOWN...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CAR ONLY STARTS IN NEUTRAL?, grand marquis, linkage
grand marquis, linkage, tranny: hello sharon this is a bad neutrial saftey switch or a linkage adj. i would bring it to a shop and have them check it out the staling is from the the tranny . it will do this because the compuiter will cause the car to stall when in neu. good luck to u hun...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Camshaft sensor trouble, camshaft position sensor, mercury villager
camshaft position sensor, mercury villager, bad computer: Oh no! Sorry about that Antonio. Yes, that is a broken timing belt. I have full instructions for replacement. If you would like them, let me have your e-mail and I ll send it over as an attachment. Timing belt is about $75 but make sure you get the tensioner...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Catalytic convertor on Mountaineer, catalytic convertor, muffer
catalytic convertor, muffer, mountaineer: Hello Randy it is right on the front cross over pipe it looks like a small muffer. it is under the front of the car. When bad will smell like rotton eggs . that is a good sing . When they are bad good luck to u and if you need more help just let...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CD4E Problems, mercury mystique, transmission overhauls
mercury mystique, transmission overhauls, cd4e problems: I think you should never ignore a check engine light. This leads to expensive repairs. Such as transmission overhauls. If you fluid is dark and burnt, you will need to have you transmission rebuilt to correct the problem. Expect to spend over $2000. Wish I...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, 1999 mercury cougar, mercury cougar
1999 mercury cougar, mercury cougar, thousands of dollars: Hi Jae, The check engine light is triggered by one or more of dozens of DTCs (Diagnostic Trouble Codes) being stored in the car s computer. Take it to a place that can scan the data and you should have an easy fix. Cottman Transmissions will do this for...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Check Engine Light, throttle position sensor, mercury villager
throttle position sensor, mercury villager, jerry irwin: Hi Jerry, Just had this this week. Inspect the wiring from the TPS, if found good replace the TPS. Review past post for part numbers. This will clear up the other codes. To clear the codes, remove both battery cables and hold them together for 10 seconds....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Coolant and Transmission Flush, slipping transmission, transmission overhauls
slipping transmission, transmission overhauls, rest water: Hi Anna, As you might have suspected, in real life, I manage a Cottamn Transmission shop in Las Vegas. I could actually change the fluid in my transmission everyday for free. I now have 113,000 miles on the original fluid. I have never changed it. I have...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Cost to replace cooling fan on '02 LS, thunderbird 3, power steering pump
thunderbird 3, power steering pump, lincoln ls: Hi Kevin, There is a TSB out on that fan and there is an update to it. The fan runs off the power steering pump. You may want to sit down for this... Labor times: 012111A Replace Hydraulic Engine 1.5 Hrs. Cooling Fan...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CRUISE CONTROL, mercury tracer, 1998 mercury tracer
mercury tracer, 1998 mercury tracer, speed sensor: Hi Phil, Most common failure is the speed sensor. It s located on the transmission. It tells the computer how fast the car is traveling. It also operates the speedometer. If your transmission is shifting oddly, this might be the cause. The fuse for the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: where's car engine computer?, coolant temperature sensor, air fuel mixture
coolant temperature sensor, air fuel mixture, mercury sable: Hey Jon, Guess what? There are no chokes on todays cars. Guess how todays cars start cold? The computer reads from the temp sensor to tell it how to mix the air and fuel. If the temp sensor is wacked, it won t let the air fuel mixture compensate for being...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: car overheating when I install the thermostat, silicone sealant, upper radiator hose
silicone sealant, upper radiator hose, mercury villager: Here you go, REMOVAL Drain cooling system, then remove upper radiator hose bracket. Disconnect coolant bypass hose from thermostat housing cover, then remove thermostat housing cover. If equipped with A/C, proceed as follows: Remove low pressure...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: My car has sprung a major leak!!!, crap job, 1995 mercury tracer
crap job, 1995 mercury tracer, mercury tracer: hello kimberly this is another bad heater who ever did the work did a crap job . i would bring it back to them and demand they do it a gain and do it right for free of charge . and the wayer in the trunk is a bad trunk seal any body shop can replace this...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: car will not start, blown head gasket, mecury sable
blown head gasket, mecury sable, combustion chamber: i really appoligise to say but it doesnt sound good. seems you might have a blown head gasket for the overheating and stalling. take the spark plugs out and look for one or two that are very clean, this shows coolant in the combustion chamber. for the shifting,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: car won`t start, inertia switch, blown fuse
inertia switch, blown fuse, fuel pump: Hi Rain, Well, this is a tough one, but I believe there is a short and a blown fuse. Check the fuses under the hood first. I believe the fuse for the fuel pump could be bad. The is also an inertia switch in the trunk. If you have hit something or have been...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: my car wont start, ford products, car wont start
ford products, car wont start, jump the car: Hi Joni, If it didn t start right after the accident I would say it was the inersia switch located in the trunk of all newer Ford products. But because it restarted, it is likely the battery. An easy test for a bad battery is this: Jump the car and get...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: car wont start, mercury grand marquis, fuel pump relay
mercury grand marquis, fuel pump relay, car wont start: hello jessica here is what you do first pull a plug wire off put a thin screw driver in the plug wire . And then turn the car over see if spark runs up the screw driver. If it does not that is wgy the car wont start . then change the eng. mod. it is front...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cars, 1993 mercury tracer, mercury tracer
1993 mercury tracer, mercury tracer, ball joint: hello u will have take the ball joint louse then remove the brake caplier off then remove the axile nut you will need a breaker bar pull the axile out . reinstall the same way u took out . good luck to u and if you need more help just let me know ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: how do you change the tramisssion oil in a 1992 Mercury Topaz?, mercury topaz, clutch packs
mercury topaz, clutch packs, pan gasket: HI Vivian, To change your fluid or service the transmission the traditional method would be to remove the transmission pan, pan gasket and filter. Replace the gasket and filter, re-install the pan and top off the fluid. I see also you want to exchange the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: change transmission oil, automatic transmission fluid, mercury sable
automatic transmission fluid, mercury sable, changing transmission: Jack, if you have an automatic transmission then you probally have one that has to be flushed out and then change the fluid.it is reccomended that you change the automatic transmission fluid in any make of car but you can get it done cheaper somewhere other...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: check engine codes, vacuum leak, good mileage
vacuum leak, good mileage, vacuum lines: Hi Paul, These codes would mean that you likely have a vacuum leak. If it was just one bank it might mean that you had a bad O2 sensor, but with both, it s a vacuum leak. Check your vacuum lines for cracks or missing. This would cause your poor milage and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: check engine light &power windows, auto glass company, autoglass shop
auto glass company, autoglass shop, mercury sable: Hi Liz, Please take time to have a local garage or a Cottman Transmission scan your car for the DTC that is causing the CEL to come on. I bet you would like to have that window working so stop by an autoglass shop and have the guys there look at the switch...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: check engine light on, lincoln town car, transmissions
lincoln town car, transmissions, dozens: Hi Ray, The check engine light is triggered by dozens of things. From engine to transmission and more. I suggest you take it somewhere to have them scan your computer and see what code or codes we have in there. Cottman transmissions will do this for free...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: check engine, rear view mirror, cottman transmission
rear view mirror, cottman transmission, town car: Hi William, They could be related, but not likely. That black square deal on your rear view mirror is a sensor and they are prone to go bad, especially after a car wash where someone bumps it a little to hard. I had a windshield replaced and the installer...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: chimeing sounds, mercurey, wd40
mercurey, wd40, villager: hello paula thire are littile black buttons which when you shut the door the chime should go off . get some wd40 and spray the black buttons it should work if it does not let me know . good luck to u hun and we will straghten this out . and you have a pretty...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cleaning fuel system, ford dealership, compression engine
ford dealership, compression engine, high compression: Hi Harry, Yes, by all means and you will notice an increase in performance also. The 87 rating is a minimum octaine rating for your car. Not only will premium help clean your fuel system, but will clean the valves and cylinders as well. I must disagree...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: climate control, lincoln town car, automatic temperature control
lincoln town car, automatic temperature control, vacuum motor: Here is the technical bulletin pertaining to your issue with the A/C: AIR CONDITIONING - AUTOMATIC TEMPERATURE CONTROL (ATC) - ERRATIC OPERATION - VEHICLES BUILT BEFORE 10/05/87 Article No. 88-2-3 LINCOLN-MERCURY: 1986-88 LINCOLN TOWN CARISSUE: Erratic...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: no compression in #8 on Navigator, engine oil dipstick, blown head gasket
engine oil dipstick, blown head gasket, hi chris: Well, that s to bad, because the 87 octaine probably burnt a hole in the top of the cylinder. This will cause a no compression reading for sure. I was trying to find more info on the web about this, but there isn t much out there. If she has been using the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cooling system, mercury mystique, electronic thermostat
mercury mystique, electronic thermostat, blown hose: Wow Mark! You blew a radiator hose. The knocking is your engine! Likely your cooling fan is not working, it s electric and thermostatically controlled. The temp gauge went down because it measures coolent tempeture, you don t have any in your radiator so it...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cougar alarm, power door locks, rke system
power door locks, rke system, implementation example: Here s some more stuff: PATS/VIC/HEC/SCIL/ICM) ^ B1213: Less than two (2) keys programmed to the PATS control. Use Diagnostic Card to run self test on PATS (or VIC/HEC/SCIL). If DTCs B1232, B1600, B1601, B1602, or B1681 are present, they must be...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cougar xr7 CEL and headlight switch, cougar xr7, serpintine belt
cougar xr7, serpintine belt, loose wire: Hi Kim, First, I would replace the light switch. Second, find a real mechanic because this guy should know that the check engine light is NOT telling you need an oil change, but that there is a problem with an electrical circuit in the car. The check engine...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cranks slow when warm, starter solenoid, battery cables
starter solenoid, battery cables, dead battery: definitely cables. i have seen it many times. replace the battery cables, both pos. and neg. and the cable from the solenoid to the starter. the solinoid system is so prone to faults that i usually add a cable from the bolt that holds the starter up to the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: cruise control, 2000 lincoln ls, moving in the right direction
2000 lincoln ls, moving in the right direction, lincoln ls: Hey Joe, I would start at the output speed sensor. Especially if you are experiencing problems with your speedo. Befroe you go throwing parts at it I would have it scanned for DTC s. If there are any codes then this will get us moving in the right direction....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Dashboard Fuel codes, mercury cougar, free diagnostic test
mercury cougar, free diagnostic test, fuel gauge: Sharon, this is a good one. It may be that the tank is too full or it could be a bad sensor since the fuel gauge is digital. I would drive it for a while until you know that the tank is not full anymore and if it doesnt stop what its doing then its probally...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Driver's/Left side Headlight, high intensity discharge, headlamp switch
high intensity discharge, headlamp switch, ambient light level: Hi Jallen, Here you go: TSB 06-12-1 06/26/06 HIGH INTENSITY DISCHARGE (HID) - SERVICE FIX LINCOLN: 2003-2005 Navigator This article supersedes TSB 06-5-2 to update the Service Procedure. ISSUE Some 2003-2005 Navigator vehicles built...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: disarm the alarm, lincoln mercury dealer, ford motor company
lincoln mercury dealer, ford motor company, remote transmitters: Funny cars those memrcurys. Just kidding! :) Here s a recall: Mr. John Sample 123 Main Street Anywhere, USA 12345 Ford Motor Company is providing a special no-charge Service Program 95B79 to owners of certain 1994 and 1995-model vehicles equipped...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: door locks, wd 40, lincoln continental
wd 40, lincoln continental, master switch: hello again sometimes you do not have to in some cases yu do it is the weather what caues this to happen . my merc the elct door lock would frezee all the time and i lube them like i am telling you . mine as ben better please rate my serivice...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: over drive off error code and low compression, lincoln mark viii lsc, lincoln mark viii
lincoln mark viii lsc, lincoln mark viii, ford transmissions: Not stuck between gears. When the OD light is on, you are in fail safe. 2nd and reverse only as I explained before. Here is the definition and diagnosing of the 624 code: Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) 624 indicate a failure of EPC circuit. DTC 625 indicates...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Electrical issues, 1997 mercury tracer, rear harness
1997 mercury tracer, rear harness, mercury tracer: hello robert i cant send you a copy of the wireing i am not set up for that as yet but where the tail lights is where the rear wireing goes follow the wires and till you see or find a break it will not be easy but can be found juat twkes time the wires also...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Emergency Brake Light, thire, emergency brake
thire, emergency brake, differnt: Hello Paula This sounds like a bad e switch on top of the hanldle thire is a switch gave it replaced and you should be fine. i am pretty sure this is your problem . u did not tell me the make of your car and model. if differnt then i said get back to me...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Emission, ckt, trouble code
ckt, trouble code, emission testing: Hi Anita, Ask your tech for the code number. Also, please supply me with the year and model of the vehicle. Thank you! Follow up: There is no Diagnostic Trouble Code with CKT in it. We are looking for a number that looks like P0755 or P1711 or hundreds...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Enginr cutting out, nissan quest, fuel pressure
nissan quest, fuel pressure, throttle body: Hi Steven, This will be a bad sensor. To determine which one it will have to be taken to a shop that can scan the computer and watch the data stream. Cottman Transmission will do this for free... Once you have this information you can resubmit to me and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: electrical problems, strange problem, electronic controls
strange problem, electronic controls, electrical problems: this is a very strange problem. i would first check to see if there is a wire thar rubs the shifter and makes contact with the r & d positions. next i would check if you need a motor mount. the engine could be torquing to one side and pulling or squishing...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: front ends ?, mercury cougar, car shock
mercury cougar, car shock, drive shaft: hello Robert Sorry to tell this but they did a bad job on the wheel alinet . i would bring it back to them demand they do it again . now adays they can give you a compuiter read out on the toe in and out on all wheel give me the read out numbers and i will...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: engine cost, mercury mountaineer, private owner
mercury mountaineer, private owner, good luck: hello tina this is a good truck the eng installed with a good used eng would be around 1000 in my shop . depending what the shop wants to sell you . it is a smart buy if the shop numbers are right for u . good luck to u hun na du have a pretty name pet...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: engine stalls, port fuel injection, sludge deposits
port fuel injection, sludge deposits, injection engines: Hi Jon, There is a TSB out on this problem,91FORD29 is the # of it. Basically says: Install an idle air by-pass service kit (F2PZ-9F939-A) as applicable to provide a permanent correction for symptoms caused by throttle body sludge deposits. Refer to...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: engine stalls, preventative maintainance, mercury sable
preventative maintainance, mercury sable, little old lady: HI Jon, I suggest telling they to fix it! LOL There are so many things this could be. Timing is set by the computer, but that wouldn t be it anyway, fuel filter in backwards, crossed plug wires, unplugged sensors. But I need to tell you and you can read...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Ford F150 Heater Control, ford f150, control dial
ford f150, control dial, heater core: Hi Dave, The dealer told you that? Well, don t go back there and warn your friends! Sheesh... Replace the control assembly instead to fix this issue. I have a pretty good set of pics for you to DIY. If you want, I could email them to you. It s all electronic....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Ford Taurus Motor/Tranny Problem, pontiac grand prix, dodge caravan
pontiac grand prix, dodge caravan, ford taurus: Hi Brooks, Thanks so much for the nice comment. Toyota, by far, makes the best transmission. Anything Dodge is the worst, putting my children through college! LOL Ford and GM overall are about the same and are fairly average. Ford trucks are the best truck...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: FRANTIC, stop screw, vacuum lines
stop screw, vacuum lines, faulty component: Thanks so much Phil, I thought that was you! LOL Ok, take a gallon of gas and a match... no wait, I save that for later... hehehe. I wish I had that car here so I could read the data stream, we are going to have to call in the heavy on this one, give me til...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Fuses, 12 volt systems, mercury cougar
12 volt systems, mercury cougar, elct: hello denise this is a short in one of the door locks this is not going to be easy on less you have testers for 12 volt systems the only way to check it is pull the door panels and on plug the elct. for door lock one at a time and each time start the car...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1978 Mercury Marquis V8 351/modified400, becarefull, voltage regulator
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1978 Mercury Marquis V8 351/modified400, becarefull, voltage regulator, apron

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1984 Mercury Grand Marquis, grand marquis, voltage regulator
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1984 Mercury Grand Marquis, grand marquis, voltage regulator

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Lincoln Mark VII, fuel gauge, mark vii
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1989 Lincoln Mark VII, fuel gauge, mark vii, wire harness

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury grand Marquis rumbling sound, rumble strips, shoulder of the road
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1993 Mercury grand Marquis rumbling sound, rumble strips, shoulder of the road, transmission fluid

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 Grand Marquis Electrical, power windows
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1995 Grand Marquis Electrical, power windows

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII interior lights, lincoln mark viii, 1998 lincoln mark viii
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1998 Lincoln Mark VIII interior lights, lincoln mark viii, 1998 lincoln mark viii, mark viii

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mercury Mystique starter, nhtsa
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 1999 Mercury Mystique starter, nhtsa

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mercury Sable Idle Problems, egr valve, sable
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mercury Sable Idle Problems, egr valve, sable, pressure hoses

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mountaineer serpentine belt/pulley, engine mechanic, stethoscope
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 2000 Mountaineer serpentine belt/pulley, engine mechanic, stethoscope, idler pulley

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 91 LINDOLN CONTINENTAL, instrument panel, warranty
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 91 LINDOLN CONTINENTAL, instrument panel, warranty

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Mercury Sable, shift cable, flange
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Mercury Sable, shift cable, flange, prob

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Town Car Air Suspension, air release valve, air compressor
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: 95 Town Car Air Suspension, air release valve, air compressor, lincoln town car

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air conditioning, automatic climate control, mid nineties
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: air conditioning, automatic climate control, mid nineties, electronic motor

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: body work, indepentant, body shop
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: body work, indepentant, body shop, different things

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: brakes on 1988 Lincoln Continental
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: brakes on 1988 Lincoln Continental

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, gas cap, clock
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: CHECK ENGINE LIGHT, gas cap, clock, radio

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Emergency Brake Light, inner fender, pressure regulator
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Emergency Brake Light, inner fender, pressure regulator, master cylinder

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Gearshift stuck, mercury sable, diff car
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Gearshift stuck, mercury sable, diff car, gearshift lever

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: High idle, 2001 mercury sable, vacuum leaks
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: High idle, 2001 mercury sable, vacuum leaks, mercury sable

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: hot restart&dies at idel, coils, nightmare
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: hot restart&dies at idel, coils, nightmare, television

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Lincoln air ride, air shocks, drier
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Lincoln air ride, air shocks, drier

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Passive Restraint Seatbelt Problem, cougar
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Passive Restraint Seatbelt Problem, cougar

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Power Steering Pump Pulley, loaner program, autozone
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Power Steering Pump Pulley, loaner program, autozone, pulley

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Programing a new remote entry device, bayway lincoln mercury, clickers
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Programing a new remote entry device, bayway lincoln mercury, clickers, two minutes

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: power steering cooler 91 Lincoln, crazy drivers, hoses
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: power steering cooler 91 Lincoln, crazy drivers, hoses, rl

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: service engine soon light, sensors, 15 minutes
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: service engine soon light, sensors, 15 minutes

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: speedometer & power steering, vehicle speed sensor, speedometer
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: speedometer & power steering, vehicle speed sensor, speedometer, dohc

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: town car blend door, climate control, town car
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: town car blend door, climate control, town car, hot air

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: transmission 98 sable, mechanics
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: transmission 98 sable, mechanics

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Whistling sound, lincoln line, lincoln
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Whistling sound, lincoln line, lincoln, ford

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: wheels, drive socket, hammer
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: wheels, drive socket, hammer

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: windshield wiper problem, thanks in advance
Lincoln/Mercury Repair: windshield wiper problem, thanks in advance

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: firing order for 1990 5.0 lincoln town car(mark7), lincoln town car, spark plug wires
lincoln town car, spark plug wires, distributer cap: Hiya s ET, Here is a page that has some good info: http://autorepair.about.com/library/firing_orders/bl-fo-9858.htm Hope this does the trick for you. Has the timing settings also. Resubmit if you need further assistance! Follow up: Hi ET, Just...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: no forward, mercury sable, forward gears
mercury sable, forward gears, mecury sable: Oh, hey, is the shifter seem real easy to move? If it does, then call a Cottman Transmission, have them tow your car to them and have them replace the shifter cable. I miss understood what your question was saying! I m sorry... Looks like just a shifter cable,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: fuel system, thoat, fuel system
thoat, fuel system, villager: hello thire is a vapor tube which runs in to the tank did they check this . it would cause it to smell of gas they would have to check the tube they are sometimes rubber or meatle just a thoat this might be a rough one i will study more on this and alos get...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Gas tank noise, vent tube, grand marquis
vent tube, grand marquis, gas tank: Hi John, I think your fuel pump is trying to tell you something! There is a vent tube that could become clogged, I really don t think so though. I think it s going to need the fuel pump replaced eventually. Probably should do it before it leaves you stranded...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Gearshift stuck, gear shift, town car
gear shift, town car, gears: Hello Again this could a bad shiht or gear shift senser i would try takeing the neg cable off the battery for 5 min hook it back up and see if it resets. If it does not then the is danage in the shifter and would have to be rebult by a colluim shop. ...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Grand Marquis EATC, mercury grand marquis, automatic temperature control
mercury grand marquis, automatic temperature control, grand marquis: Hey Andre It looks like you have fried the EATC. It probably has a short internally and blowing the fuse is sort of a warning that attention was needed in that area. The unit is designed to take no more than 15 amps and putting a larger fuse in it can cause...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Heat blows out of the back vents, but not the front of my 2000 Lincoln Navigator, lincoln navigator, gas mileage
lincoln navigator, gas mileage, manual settings: Hi Darren, Believe me, I had to ask. There is a blend door actuator that is possibly not working. It is separate from the rear heat system. Here s what I have on that: The A/C electric blend door actuator is located on the plenum assembly. Its function...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Hesitation, maf sensor, mercury cougar
maf sensor, mercury cougar, clanks: Hi Nathan, By all means. This gives us a place to start. If it was an old Chevy I would be suggesting trying different things, but these fully electronic, computer controlled cars of today are a bit different. First we need to scan the computer for codes,...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: High idle, mercury sable, throttle plate
mercury sable, throttle plate, simple test: one simple test is to block off the IAC passage to see if it is that valve. take the tube off from the air filter to the throttle body. there is a hole just before the throttle plate. clean the area with a rag, not a spray. cover the hole with duct tape and...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: Hub & Bearings, mountaineer, bearings
mountaineer, bearings, hub: hello katrina this hub and bearing should last a verry long time some times they last the life of the car . If it was not installed right and tourked it is the reason why i would make sure u have a very good shop doing this work. and that hub and spindiale...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: HVAC control, mercury grand marquis, grand marquis
mercury grand marquis, grand marquis, slide control: by the description it sounds like the leaver for the control might be broken. take the switch out of the dash, disconnect the cable and se if the switch moves freely. if it does than you need a new cable. look for breaks or cracks on the leaver for the temp...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: HVAC EATC Blower Speed, automatic temperature control, mercury mountaineer
automatic temperature control, mercury mountaineer, resistance elements: Hi Don, No, not the relay, if it was bad you would have no fan. Two things here that will cause this. The heater blower motor switch resistor has the following features: The assembly is located on the evaporator housing in the engine compartment....

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: No heat/cannot adjust temperature, lincoln town car, shadetree mechanic
lincoln town car, shadetree mechanic, crank arm: Hi Pat, I believe it is a bad servo motor. Located in the glove box, it mixs hot air and fresh air to give you the tempeture you desire. This is a round looking guy with a few wires and a vacuum hose or two. Of course, please check all vacuum lines to the...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: no heat, grand marquis, model check
grand marquis, model check, actuator: I get more and more women working on their own cars. I love it, I think it s great. This might be a short or bad connection. I am assuming the part you are installing is new. If you could put 12 volts to it to make sure it works, then you could test for continuity...

Lincoln/Mercury Repair: heater, ford shop, heater core
ford shop, heater core, dampers: sounds like the vent door on the heater box is jammed. you will need to take the car to a shop unless you are very good with heating and A/C problems. i suggest a ford shop because they are more farmiliar with the doors on the heater. you will need to tell...