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91 lincoln town car. does not idle for long goes dead

I have a 91 lincoln town car. My problem is when it warms up and I stop it will not idle for long then it try's to go dead. I was told it could be idle sensor. I had new plugs put in.

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It sounds like a vacuum line off somewhere, does your engine light go on?

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Car runs great till it warms up then it starts to cut out and stall what could cause this

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After scanning my 91 lincoln towncar code 327 shows .plus car will hardly stay at a idle and dies when im driving 60 miles an hour it runs good but when i come to a stop it dies

Code 327 is caused by too low of a voltage signal.

Removing the throttle body and cleaning the passages behind it where gunk builds up can help.

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Jun 11, 2011 | 1991 Lincoln Town Car

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I put a new battery in my 91 lincoln town car and when I am going down the road and turn it wants to shut the engine off.

foolow the instructions below, u have lost the idle learn, clean the ntake and then drive for a week or so. this will fix the problem.
Get a can of intake cleaner from any local parts store, not carb spray, intake cleaner, it is made by a company called CRC, remove the air intake hose to the engine, hold the idle high so the engine won't stall, then spray the can of cleaner into the intake while keeping the engine running, use at least 1/2 the can, shut down the engine and disconnect the battery for 5 minutes, then restart and complete a number of mixed driving cycles, town, freeway, stop and go etc., after a few days the problem will go away as the system will relearn to the clean intake.

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94 Lincoln TC engine stalls when slowing/stopping

Most common cause of stalling for Lincolns in that era is the TPS (Throttle Position Sensor). It regulates fuel mixture, idle speed etc. A bad TPS will usually act up in one of two ways:
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  2. When warm, car stalls when slowing down (especially if AC is on)
As far as valve cover oil leak, it's a problem that should be addressed to keep oil from fouling your spark plugs but highly unlikely to be the cause of your stalling problem. Hope this answers your question. All the best.

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Dash and tail lights on a '91 Lincoln Town Car - quit working

From what you just said i dont belive the mechanic checked your fuses correctly.

Check your self to confirm, But if no avial i belive the controller for your lighting may be fried.

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