Question about 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

1 Answer

1990 crown victoria had valve cover gaskets remove & replaced, and know my won't reverse good, & keeps cutting off

Had valve cover gaskets removed & replaced because oil was leaking. Since having this done, (1) my car when starting keeps cutting off, (2) Trouble trying to go in reverse, (3) When in drive my car won't pick up speed correctly so I've been driving in D2. Before have work done my car ran great, great, great. Just you would smell oil burning, and it started smoking so it was determined I needed to have valve cover gaskets removed & replaced. Please help.

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Ford Master
  • 3,103 Answers

This is a combination of issues from whomever did the work..first, in order to remove the valve covers, all the hardware on top had to be removed, to include some vacuum equipment and hoses, and the shifter link arm on the drivers side of the firewall. if these hoses arent reconnected properly, the running of the car is effected, and if the shift link arm wasnt adjusted when reinstalled, it wont shift right at all.. if the folks who worked on it wont repair it for free(and you are allowed to watch them do it) then take your bill and the defunct car to another dealer garage who will make it right and charge the bill to the former garage..nothing gets my goat worse than someone who doesnt have a clue what they are doing to my car, thats why all my work is done by me, unless I cant do it myself..(which hasnt happened yet) if you know what you are doing, fixing the vacuum system hoses and such(using a diagram from the auto parts store,) will assist the running of the engine, the shifter adjust is eithewr up top on the steering column under the hood, or under the bottom at the transmission itself...put the car in park firmly and see where the shift arm(once loosened ) sets..adjust it to fit as its supposed to be and it should shift right with all gears present..good luck..

Posted on Jan 13, 2013

6 Suggested Answers

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

  • 2976 Answers

SOURCE: Can head gasket leak without the vehicle overheating?

It could be a cracked head or a cracked block too. You need to have a compression check done and analyze your fluids carefully.

Posted on Jan 23, 2009

  • 84 Answers

SOURCE: Low coolant and oil smells like gas. No white/blue

let your car idle go back to the tail pipe if it seems to be steaming alot , and or smells like antifreeze then you have a head gasket problem or a gasket leak alowing in directly into your engine

Posted on Apr 28, 2009

gypsycat00
  • 224 Answers

SOURCE: how to remove the valve cover to replace gasket

What kind of engine? If it's a 3.0L Vulcan, you have to take off the upper and lower intake manifolds and you'll be able to take the valve covers off. There's a bunch to take off before you get to that point. The EGR Valve, Throttle body assembly, ignition coil pack, etc. Make sure you relieve the fuel system pressure (it might be behind the right side well cover of your trunk- disconnect that connection), and take off the negative battery terminal before begining work.

Posted on Jun 13, 2009

  • 102 Answers

SOURCE: how to trouble shoot starting system 98 ford crown victoria

Also check to see if there is power in the start wire form the ignition switch, the wire is a white wire with pink stripe, most likely not a common problem, but still something that could go wrong. this wire will feed the starter relay under the hood...

Posted on Sep 23, 2009

  • 181 Answers

SOURCE: 97 crown victoria wont start

GET A TUNEUP CAP&ROTOR,PLUGS WIRES,CHANGE THE ELECTRIC COIL,CHANGE THE FUEL FILTER

Posted on Oct 30, 2009

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

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

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

Modifying a 96 Crown Vic


Explain what CVPI stands for a start.

Jul 16, 2013 | 1996 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Hi Stephen, what do you know about a 1983 Ford Crown Victoria? Runs great, then stalls and won't start. replaced a few things already, still the same. Any ideas?


have you checked into the fuel throttle sensor (throttlebody)?? im haaving issues right now as well with my 2004 explorer

Jan 25, 2013 | 1983 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Why won't my 1990 crown victoria, drive over 40mph. To go over 40mph I have to be in drive 2


change out both the speed sensors for the transmission...when one goes bad the next will soon follow. A call to a parts store or ford center can get you the location of where they are located.

Jan 17, 2013 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Valve cover won't come off


Follow the detailed procedure mentioned in the link below to remove replace VALVE cover:----
Click the link below:---
VALVE COVER GASKET REMOVAL GUIDE http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/06/valve-cover-gasket-removal-guide.html

-----------
For more help on these issues,check the link below:---
Car oil leaks from valve cover gasket? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.com/2011/12/car-oil-leaks-from-valve-cover-gasket.html

--------
Lexus RX: Tapping noise under Valve Cover At Low RPM? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/lexus-rx-tapping-noise-under-valve.html
---------- How to replace Timing Belt,Water pump And Valve Guides on Mitsubishi Montero http://repairhelpcenter.blogspot.com/2012/10/how-to-replace-timing-beltwater-pump.html

----------
2000 Toyota Solara: Valve Cover Gasket Replacing? http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/04/2000-toyota-solara-valve-cover-gasket.html

----------
Valve Cover Keeps Cracking? http://schematicsdiagram.blogspot.in/2012/04/valve-cover-keeps-cracking.html

----------
These details will help.
Thanks.

Nov 23, 2012 | 2006 Subaru Forester

1 Answer

I have a 1990 Crown Victoria LTD, it started sputtering at low speed. Then stalled and won't start now. Any ideas?


You will have to start a diagnosis. Starting with the small test then on to others. 1. Getting gas to carberator 2. Pull coil wire and verify firing.

Feb 19, 2012 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

1 Answer

2000 crown victoria won't start after i got a new battery and altenator. What can the problem be?


The starter or it's solenoid

The new battery & alternator didn't
but the problem in there

Jun 09, 2011 | 2000 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Location of the pvc valve on a 2000 ford crown victoria lx


Look for a elbow shaped tube on the top of the valve cover.
It looks like only a connector but inside of the elbow is the valve.
The elbow shaped PVC valve tends to clog faster than ones that are designed to be straight.

Dec 01, 2010 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Would you please let me know where the PVC valve is located on a 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria (5.0 liter engine)?


The Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve is in the valve cover. It sticks up a bit, and has a hose running to it.

Oct 05, 2010 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

1 Answer

Replace 2004 Crown Victoria headlight


From the engine compartment, unlock the 3 tabs that are over the headlight housing area. Remove the cover and unscrew the plastic ring that has the wires protruding from it. Carefully pulls the light fixture out of the housing. Pull the 2 L-shaped tabs up and remove the lens section. Reverse the steps to re-install the headlight. If replacing the full turn signal housing, unscrew 2 screws from each light , disconnect bulb wiring and remove. Replace accordingly.

Jul 23, 2010 | 2003 Ford Crown Victoria

1 Answer

I have a oil leak and I think its coming from the back of the manifold. I change the valve cover gaskets but its still leaking what can it be.


If this is a 5.0L engine the Oil leak is probably this intake gaskets,I would reccomd you replace the PCV filter and gromet at the same time the gaskets are replace and it would be a good idea to replace the PCV valve also.It would be a smart idea to have a professional to replace the Intake Gaskets!!!!!!!

Jun 28, 2010 | 1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria

Not finding what you are looking for?
1990 Ford LTD Crown Victoria Logo

95 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Ford Experts

yadayada
yadayada

Level 3 Expert

75822 Answers

Colin Stickland
Colin Stickland

Level 3 Expert

22156 Answers

fordexpert

Level 3 Expert

5501 Answers

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

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...