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1994 lincoln continental, lots of issues and beeping noises

I don't know diddly squat about cars, so here goes, every time the car gets started, something likes to beep at us, it'll go on for a while, then start again later at random moments ( at least it feels like it). also, the gauges or digital instrument panel ( if thats what you call it, where the speedometer, gas, and mileage stuff goes), the lights keep going out, and I don't think they are measuring right because when we put gas in the car, the gas doesn't show up, it just stays at E or whatever it was at before, or it goes all the way up, then back down, i don't know whats wrong, I just know that something is wrong, please help me!!!

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Yes the crankshaft position sensor would cause this and is a common problem. To tell if this is what is causing the concern when you turn the ignition switch on the check engine light should come on.When you go to the start position while engine is cranking it should go out for a few seconds and still while cranking it should come back on(all of this usually takes about 10secs).If it come back on while cranking the the computer sees the signal from the sensor,if it does not come back on after 10 secs of cranking then it does not see it and this will be your problem.
Now it could be just a connector problem or the sensor itself could be bad.You can try and unplug it and plug it back up and see if it will start. If this is your concern I would recommend replacing the connector and sensor. It will be located next to the crankshaft pulley on the engine.

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SOURCE: 1999 Lincoln Continental - Overheating

No, bad thermostat.

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The cooling fan on the LS-V8 is hydraulic yes. But it also has a pressure switch on the pump that drives the fan. It is controlled by the temperature sensor. All these things must be taken into account. But the whining sound my lead me to believe that the pump is either low on fluid or is wearing out. The fluid the fan pump uses is the same as the power steering pump container so check it first. The same thing happened to my wife's Lincoln. I replaced the fan as well because everybody told me to do that but it didn't work. I found out that the fan is just a hydraulic motor in reverse it only spins as fast as the pump makes it spin and that is controlled by the temp. sensors. When the engine get's hotter the pressure goes up and the fan spins faster. This adds more power to the engine when it's running cooler because the fan doesn't have to spin at max speed. So good luck. I hope this has solved your problem.

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Having the same problem with my 2001 Merc Cougar, When does it black out? While reving or randomly? Mine is while heavy accelerating. Could be over voltage at the charging system (alternator or regulator) or internal in the cluster. Get the alternator and batt tested first, ask for a load test, then try the cluster next.

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SOURCE: 1992 lincoln continental blows cold air out of the

I dont know what that means, but I have a feeling it is low on coolant and thats why it will not blow hot air.

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