Question about 1997 Lincoln Town Car
The radio works when the headlights are off. during the daytime it works fine but as soon as it gets dark and the head lights comes on the radio goes into a scan mode and just keeps scanning. even if i turn the lights on manually the radio starts to scan. changed the headlight switch. thanks glen
The headlight wiring and radio wiring is getting in contact and causing the short.Both the grounds needs to be checked.Because when headlight is off,the radio work's fine.As soon as the headlights are turned on,the radio goes in scan mode.Its clear indication of radio and headlight wiring issue.The wiring's are getting in contact with ant metal surface or both the radio and headlight wire are coming in contact,where they should not.I suggest you to check the headlight and radio wiring diagrams for your lincoln town car.Here is the direct link.Click the link below :---Check out all the 3 links one by one.Radio wiring diagram for 1997 LincolnTown Car?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/radio-wiring-diagram-for-1997-lincoln.html http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/lincoln-town-car-radio-stereo-wiring.html
----------------Lincoln Town Car Radio stereo wiring?
---------Headlight wiring diagram for 1997 Lincoln Town Car?http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/02/headlight-wiring-diagram-for-1997.html
----------This will help.Thanks.
Posted on Feb 13, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: fuel pump in a 1997 town car
i have successfully fixed my problem. the pump is located at the front of the fuel tank and is accessible without, i repeat WITHOUT removing the tank.
Posted on Sep 30, 2008
Open the hood and make sure the car and the lights are off.
Remove the plastic protective cover.There are 3 knobs,turn halfway and pull.Put aside and out of the way.
Remove the three pins that are holding the light assembly in place.These are flat rods with a little bend at the end.
Twist and un-plug the lights,now you can remove the whole lens.
The light bulbs can also be removed and replaced from this point.
Make sure all the bulbs are working before you put it back together.
Posted on Mar 13, 2009
remove 2 10mm bolts attaching top of headlight to the radiator support.
remove plastic clip attachinig headlight to top/front of fender.
remove 5 phillips screws on top of grill.
carefully pull out grill enough to remove 1 10mm bolt attaching headlight to radiator support and use slotted screwdriver or prybar to seperate headlight tab from the bracket that goes under the bumper cover.
with a little effort and wiggling pull out headlight assembly.
Posted on Apr 17, 2010
Open the hood. Remove the black plastic grill assssembly ( Laying horizontal between the radiator and front bumper). There will be a couple of plastic screws (or some other fastening system) for this part remove and set aside. There is another black plastic grill assembly standing vertical. Remove similar fastening devices and set aside. IF DURING THIS ENTIRE PROCESS there is ANY part that does not come off freely after removing a fastening device (plastic screw, metal screws, hex bolts, bolts) LOOK FOR A PLASTIC CLIP - unclip that as a final step in each of these processes. To continue, Each headlight is attached by three hex or phillips screws.- Remove them and set asside. There is a major clip attaching the headlight at the top. Unattach this and gently remove the entire light housing. The housing will be the unit containing all parts high beam, low beams, side lights, and blinkers. It is a nice tidy unit. To continue, look for a black plastic removable panel on the back allowing access to the back of the bulbs. Remove the 5 screws and set asside. You now have access to the bulbs. The bulbs are attached by a solid plastic clip. Grab the back of the plastic bulb housing and turn about a half of an inch to remove the bulb. Unattach the clip from the wirering harness and you will have the bulb removed. CAREFULLY remove the new bulb making sure not to touch the glass portion of the bulb with hands directly. Skin oils or other debris is not recommended to get on the bulb. Deliberately refasten the bulb wiring harness and replace to the back of the reflection housing. Reassemble all devices. Rinse wash repeat for the other side :)
This seems complex for the task at hand and it is. But from the perspective of repairing a front end after a minor collision is is wonderful. Enjoy...
Posted on Dec 09, 2010
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