Question about 1995 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

Car wont start

I lost the keys to my 1995 Town Car and had a lock smith make me new one's, I'm thinking he triggered the starter circuit in the anti theft system and now I can't start the car. It ran perfect before I lost the keys?

Posted by on

  • 2 more comments 
  • gerardgermai Sep 27, 2008

    i don't understand what you mean "proper value" the locksmith showed me the book, and they didn't start putting chips in the lincoln keys untill 1997, the keys he made go in and turn everything on and the car turns over like it is going to start but just wont start. It's like there's no fuel getting to the engine.

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    No the key needs to be programmed, I know this for a fact, I was a Ford dealer Mechanic for 20 years

  • yadayada
    yadayada May 11, 2010

    Did he supply the correct keys with the code for your anti-theft module, you can't just put a key in it, it has to be the proper value. Contact the dealer

  • Anonymous Mar 23, 2014

    the spare key works

×

1 Answer

  • Level 1:

    An expert who has achieved level 1.

  • Contributor
  • 3 Answers

Well if you are the first owner of the car and or have proof its yours bring it to a lincoln dealer and the will give you a code to reinstate the circuit. but i agree with the other guy i dont believe chips were in the keys untill late 97. did someone enter the door code (if equipped) to many times with the incorect one? let me know.

Posted on Nov 05, 2008

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

2 Answers

Lost my keys doors locked . How do I go about getting another key since I don't have one to make a duplicate from.


I would think you have to have the title to the car available to prove it is yours. Then you will need to get the key ignition switch and door locks changed, or find a lock-smith who might be able to make a set of keys.
Try asking lock-smiths and mechanics is your town.

May 03, 2015 | Cars & Trucks

2 Answers

1994 pathfinder wont start, wont engage, wont turn over. think i activated the anti theft device


try disconnecting battery and when disconnected switch ignition on the reconnect with ignition on may reset system sounds like a cental lock problem try tailgate

Apr 21, 2013 | Chevrolet Monte Carlo Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

1990 Lincoln Town Car wont start broken Linkage How do I fix it?


NOT RESPONDING TO THE STARTER COULD BE THE ANTITHEFT SYSTEM. GET OUT OF THE CAR WITH KEYS IN HAND, CLOSE ALL DOORS AND HOOD TRUNK ETC. LOCK ALL DOORS THEN OPEN DOORS WITH THE KEYPAD OR THE REMOTE AND TRY STARTING CAR

Apr 20, 2013 | 1995 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

1996 Lincoln Town Car wont start


the car thinks you are stealing it. get out of the car with keys in hand. lock all doors hood trunk etc. open car with key in the door. reenter car retry starter

Feb 25, 2013 | 1996 Lincoln Town Car

1 Answer

1994 park avenue will not start anti security won't go off


Hi, those can be particularly nasty to diagnose. I had a 96 park avenue-same thing after I hit a deer. OK, some info please. Did you hit anything? Replace a starter or battery? Have a new key made or have very old keys? Replace an ignition lock cylinder or have a problem turning key? Those things can trigger the passlock anti-theft system. Seems your car is in lock-down mode. (It thinks its being stolen.)
Please reply, we'll try and find a solution. Thanks, Mike

Jun 14, 2011 | Buick Park Avenue Cars & Trucks

1 Answer

Key wont start truck


try using spare key might be the anti theft system does not recognize this key also if you have a remote car starter use it if it starts this way you have to get a new key but if not you might need a new ignition switch and then dealer has to reprogram the anti theft system. try lock smith key places some can use your vin number to re-cut you a new key much cheaper then the dealer.

Nov 14, 2010 | 1998 Ford Expedition

1 Answer

Car will only start if shorted across to the starter, but within 5 seconds it dies and won't start again without shorting it across. Has good battery, good alternator. Checked all fuses. At a loss?? The...


yes! sound like the anti-thief system is causing all the troubles. the ignition lock cylinder has two small wire that read the chip on the key and send signal to the computer when you insert the key to the lock cylinder. because it ( the wire ) moves every time you turn the key, after a while the wires will break and cause an open in that circuit.
you need to replace the ignition lock cylinder ( you can repair the wires, but I donot recomment.)
you can either have a lock smith to rekey the lock cylinder to your original key, or you can just take the new key came with the lock then have the lock smith make a copy of the new key with a chip has the same resistor with the old one.

May 24, 2010 | 1996 Pontiac Grand Prix

2 Answers

Changed starter reconected battery and now anti-theft device wont let me start the car. it is a factory anti-theft system


think so ,try unlocking the locking the doors slowly then get in and try to start within 15 secs

Nov 10, 2009 | 1995 Buick Skylark

Not finding what you are looking for?
1995 Lincoln Town Car Logo

Related Topics:

230 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Lincoln Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

60667 Answers

Fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5331 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

21936 Answers

Are you a Lincoln Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...